Health Secretary urged to release funds for £420m Brighton hospital revamp

All three political parties in Brighton and Hove have united to urge the government to release the money so that work can start on the revamp of the Royal Sussex County Hospital. A unanimous vote instructed John Barradell, chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council, to...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 9:58 pm

Budget takes bite out of Brighton and Hove café culture

Brighton and Hove’s café culture has come under attack in the budget, according to a leading local politician. Councillor Gill Mitchell, leader of the opposition Labour group on Brighton and Hove City Council, said that Conservative Chancellor George Osborne had buried a...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 7:13 pm

Brighton and Hove honours former council leader

Tributes have been paid to former council leader Brian Oxley who has been made an Honorary Alderman of Brighton and Hove. Mr Oxley received the award at a special meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council after a unanimous vote by councillors of all parties. He was first elected...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 3:54 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet not bothered by Forest's magnificent seven

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing Gus Poyet seemed sceptical that Albion would do any transfer business today, the last day of the loan window. The Albion boss did not envisage any more players arriving at the Amex but will wait to see how the day develops regarding any...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 11:51 am

Crimewatch appeal for missing drugs suspect who may be in Brighton

A man wanted by police may be hiding in Brighton, according to detectives. Robert Gamble, 53, who is wanted in relation to drugs offences, is known to have links to the area. He absconded after a pack of cocaine worth about £8,000 was removed from his body by doctors at the Royal...
Posted On 22 Mar 2012 at 10:02 am