Hospital waiting times improve, says NHS

A higher proportion of patients are being treated at an NHS hospital within an 18-week target, according to NHS South of England. The regional organisation said: “Patients in the South of England are getting ever more prompt hospital treatment as waiting times continue to shorten...
Posted On 30 Jun 2012 at 11:50 pm

Brighton charity keeps running with help of £20k marathon effort

Sixty runners raised £20,000 for local charity Amaze when they took part in the Brighton Marathon earlier this year. The charity, which helps families with disabled children, said that the money would enable to extend the hours operated by its helpline. Parents call up for advice...
Posted On 30 Jun 2012 at 11:59 am

Mayor to open Brighton skate park tomorrow morning

The mayor of Brighton and Hove is to open the new Hollingdean skate park tomorrow morning (Sunday 1 July) at the T in the Park Festival. Councillor Bill Randall will open the skate park at 11.30am – earlier than previously advertised – during the festival which runs from 11am to...
Posted On 30 Jun 2012 at 7:44 am

Brighton property firm helps police look into toddler's death

A Brighton property business said that it was helping police as they investigate the death of a two-year-old girl. Allsop Residential Investment Management (ARIM), of Prince’s House in Queen’s Road, Brighton, manages the block where the toddler fell to her death from the...
Posted On 29 Jun 2012 at 11:45 pm

Three children rescued from fire in Brighton flat

Firefighters saved three children from a burning top floor flat in Brighton last night (Thursday 28 June). They rescued a four-year-old boy and two 14-year-olds – a girl and a boy – from the flat in Clarence Square, Brighton, between Western Road and the seafront. Five Sussex...
Posted On 29 Jun 2012 at 7:36 pm

Armed banker jailed for stalking Brighton doctor

A city bank worker has been jailed for stalking a Brighton doctor and subjecting her to a four-month campaign of terror. Al Amin Dhalla, 42, was given an indeterminate jail sentence at Lewes Crown Court this afternoon (Friday 29 June). Judge Charles Kemp said that he should serve...
Posted On 29 Jun 2012 at 4:29 pm

Sword found in Brighton after attack

A sword has been found in Brighton which detectives believe was used in an attack on the seafront just under a fortnight ago. A man’s ear was almost completely severed in the attack which happened in the early hours of Saturday 16 June. The injured man was taken to the Royal...
Posted On 29 Jun 2012 at 3:16 pm

Brighton’s digital reputation could help win crucial cash for faster broadband

When the railway pioneers chose to build a line to Brighton, it was already the most popular seaside resort in the country with 2,000 visitors a week. And those running the town had been pushing to join the railway revolution with increasing zeal. After three years of work the...
Posted On 28 Jun 2012 at 7:11 pm

Hotel approved on former Brighton ice rink site

A hotel is to be built in Brighton on the site of a former ice rink. Plans for the Light Brighton Apart Hotel in Queen Square were approved at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee at Hove Town Hall yesterday (Wednesday 27 June). The 12-strong committee...
Posted On 28 Jun 2012 at 6:37 pm

Brighton cancer survivor wants help to tackle taboo

A testicular cancer survivor from Brighton is to speak at a series of three public meetings as he sets up a campaign to beat male cancer. Two years ago, after watching Embarrassing Bodies on television, Ryan Walshe checked himself and found a lump. He had cancer diagnosed and...
Posted On 28 Jun 2012 at 6:20 am
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