Whitehawk to have new pharmacy

A new pharmacy is to open in Whitehawk three years after the old Lloyds pharmacy closed. Residents and councillors have been campaigning for a replacement for the Lloyds pharmacy in Arundel Road. They even petitioned the Brighton and Hove Primary Care Trust (PCT) – now part of...
Posted On 31 Jan 2013 at 11:47 pm

Brighton and Hove support group expands into East and West Sussex

A support group based in Brighton and Hove is reaching out to lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people across East and West Sussex. Mind Out, the mental health service run by and for members of the LGBT community, is holding a wellbeing event to mark the occasion. It is...
Posted On 31 Jan 2013 at 11:08 pm

Portslade pupils presented with awards

Portslade academy sponsor Sir Rod Aldridge told pupils at their annual prizegiving to think big, have high aspirations and be prepared to take risks to succeed. Sir Rod told pupils at the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) about his own career last night (Wednesday 30...
Posted On 31 Jan 2013 at 8:12 pm

Date set for police move to Hove Town Hall

Hove Town Hall will host officers and other staff from Sussex Police from Thursday 14 February. Only back office policing staff will remain at the old police station in Holland Road, Hove, until it is sold. The site is expected to be used for much-needed school places by Brighton...
Posted On 31 Jan 2013 at 3:13 pm

Hove landowner given more time to revamp trading estate

The owner of the Sackville Trading Estate in Hove has been given three more years to start work on overhauling the site. Coal Pension Properties, which runs the old National Coal Board pension scheme for miners – has planning permission to build a supermarket, other shops and...
Posted On 31 Jan 2013 at 2:01 pm

Broken down train delays Brighton, Hove and Portslade commuters

Passengers from Brighton have been stuck on a broken down Thameslink train near Hassocks for nearly three hours. The problem has led to delays and cancellations for thousands of commuters from Brighton, Hove and Portslade this morning (Thursday 31 January). Thameslink operator...
Posted On 31 Jan 2013 at 8:30 am

Restoration work completed on historic Brighton seafront lift

The year-long restoration of a Victorian lift on Brighton seafront has been completed. The Madeira Lift will reopen to the public at Easter after the renovation of its roof and the installation of new lights. Councillor Geoffrey Bowden, the chairman of the Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 30 Jan 2013 at 9:57 pm

Brighton Station to have £850k ‘cycle hub’

Hundreds more cyclists will be able to park at Brighton Station if an £850,000 “cycle hub” is given planning permission. Transport Minister Norman Baker said today (Wednesday 30 January) that the government would provide £550,000 of the funding. The money will come from the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2013 at 7:19 pm

Man jailed for Hove wine bar attack

A 21-year-old man has been jailed for six years for smashing a pint glass into another man’s face in a wine bar in Hove. Daniel Boyle caused his 30-year-old victim a serious eye injury in the attack at Misty’s wine bar in Church Road, Hove. Boyle, of Hudson Close, Worthing,...
Posted On 30 Jan 2013 at 6:50 pm

Most Brighton and Hove dementia sufferers have the condition undiagnosed

Patients and carers in Brighton and Hove are being promised a better deal when it comes to dementia. Almost two in three sufferers have not had their condition diagnosed. So while family doctors have identified more than 1,100 patients locally as having dementia, there are more...
Posted On 29 Jan 2013 at 7:11 pm
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