Whitehawk beat Lewes in local derby

By Tim Embleton Lewes 2 Whitehawk 3 Ryman Premier League high-fliers Whitehawk visited the Dripping Pan in Lewes on Saturday (8 December) to taking on a side that had not lost a home game since the first week of the season. The match was a historic first meeting between local...
Posted On 11 Dec 2012 at 4:44 pm

Pensioner dies days after being arrested over his wife’s death

The 85-year-old Hove man who was arrested on suspicion of murdering his 71-year-old wife has died in hospital. Frederick Saunders, of King George VI Mansions in Court Farm Road, Hove, was arrested after a member of the South East Coast Ambulance Service staff called police to his...
Posted On 11 Dec 2012 at 3:37 pm

Brighton and Hove MPs call for animal experiment licences to be published

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative MP for Hove, and Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, have called for the open publication of licences granted for animal experiments. They have signed a House of Commons motion which highlights the lack of transparency around...
Posted On 11 Dec 2012 at 11:00 am

Sussex University vice-chancellor joins General Medical Council

The man in charge of Sussex University has been chosen as one of the 12 members of the new slimline General Medical Council (GMC). Michael Farthing, 64, will take up his post with the medical profession’s regulator from Tuesday 1 January. His appointment was welcomed at the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2012 at 8:58 am

Brighton and Hove bosses show support for ‘living wage’

The campaign to ensure people in Brighton and Hove are paid a living wage has won the backing of businesses and other big employers. Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce, which is the driving force behind the local scheme, said more firms were on course to commit to the scheme....
Posted On 11 Dec 2012 at 12:01 am