Brighton hospital chief to leave

The chief executive of Brighton’s biggest hospital is leaving to head a new national health organisation. Duncan Selbie, who runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital, has been appointed chief executive of Public Health England. Mr Selbie wrote to staff today to tell them that he...
Posted On 05 Apr 2012 at 9:06 pm

Brighton nurse uses harrowing loss to promote lifesaving idea

Sarah Bellamy has been a qualified nurse for 26 years. She has been a widow for a year. Her husband Stuart was taken into hospital after collapsing at home. As things took a turn for the worse, she had a clearer view than most of how things might have been done differently. She...
Posted On 05 Apr 2012 at 8:00 pm

Older Brighton and Hove homes need mass insulation scheme, says council leader

Brighton and Hove’s older housing should be insulated using local government pension funds, according to Green council leader Bill Randall. Councillor Randall, a housing expert, said that his plan would create jobs, reduce our gas and electricity bills, cut harmful carbon dioxide...
Posted On 05 Apr 2012 at 6:42 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion: Greer hungry for play-off glory

Albion skipper Gordon Greer has spoken of his excitement as Brighton chase for a play-off place. He said: “It’s a hectic schedule but it should be exciting. We’ve got a strong squad and we’ve got a good chance. “It’s a good position to be in, chasing a play-off place instead of...
Posted On 05 Apr 2012 at 3:44 pm

Brighton teenager needs stitches after attack

A teenager from Brighton had to have stitches in his lip after being attacked in the town centre in the early hours of Saturday (31 March). The 19-year-old victim was walking along East Street with two friends when he was attacked at the junction with Bartholomews at about...
Posted On 05 Apr 2012 at 2:36 pm

Hove MP to host public meeting about travellers

Hove Conservative MP Mike Weatherley is to hold a public meeting about plans to build a permanent travellers sitein Patcham. Mr Weatherley will be joined by councillors at the meeting next Friday from 6pm to 8pm at Patcham Community Centre in Ladies Mile Road, Brighton. The...
Posted On 05 Apr 2012 at 2:17 pm