Brighton driver jailed for 16 weeks

A driver from Brighton has been jailed for 16 weeks for assaulting police, having cannabis and failing to supply a specimen. David Adams, 34, a builder from Charlotte Street in Kemp Town, was sent to prison on Friday (13 July) when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court....
Posted On 17 Jul 2012 at 11:07 pm

Brighton head teacher gears up as others prepare for a break

While most teachers will be looking forward to their summer holidays, Carolina Gopal is stepping up a gear for six incredibly busy weeks. She is the head teacher of the Brighton and Hove Bilingual Primary School which plans to open in September. Her job list for the summer...
Posted On 17 Jul 2012 at 8:59 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs accused of rationing cataract operations

A senior opposition politician has accused health chiefs in Sussex of rationing cataract operations for financial reasons. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley promised to investigate the claim which was made by Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham in the House of Commons today...
Posted On 17 Jul 2012 at 8:19 pm

Three bailed over vicious attack in Brighton

A man suffered a blood clot on his brain and a broken cheekbone after being attacked in the centre of Brighton at the weekend. The 29-year-old was the victim of what Sussex Police described as a vicious assault. Detectives have issued an appeal for witnesses to the attack outside...
Posted On 17 Jul 2012 at 5:01 pm

Hove woman's suspected kidnapper kept in custody to await trial

A man from Portslade is being held in prison to await trial on a charge of kidnapping a hairdresser’s receptionist from Hove. Stephen Webber, 41, of George Williams Mews, Portslade, was remanded in custody by Brighton magistrates yesterday (Monday 16 July). The unemployed...
Posted On 17 Jul 2012 at 4:30 pm

Brighton and Hove state schools send below average numbers to university

The percentage of A level students from Brighton and Hove who go to university is much lower than the national average, according to figures published today (Tuesday 17 July). The Department for Education (DfE) said that just over a third of Brighton and Hove state school...
Posted On 17 Jul 2012 at 3:11 pm
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