Brighton MP highlights measures to help pubs

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has spoken of his dismay at the rate of pub closures and welcomed a consultation on measures to tackle problems in the trade. Mr Kirby, a Conservative, highlighted an announcement by the Business Secretary Vince Cable. The Liberal Democrat...
Posted On 10 Jan 2013 at 11:22 pm

Brighton and Hove GPs oppose further privatisation, says NHS campaigner

Family doctors in Brighton and Hove believe that “no further NHS services should be offered to the private sector”, a local campaigner said today (Thursday 10 January). Ken Kirk, of the Brighton and Hove Keep Our NHS Public group, spoke out after sending a survey to 163 GPs...
Posted On 10 Jan 2013 at 3:47 pm

Changes to be decided for one of Brighton and Hove’s accident blackspots

It can be tricky to cross the Seven Dials but it’s trickier to win agreement for changes. Forty four people have been injured at the Dials over the past five years, nine of them seriously. Eighteen of those injured were cyclists. It will surprise few people that the busy...
Posted On 10 Jan 2013 at 12:07 pm

Brighton and Hove police offer reward in hunt for wanted ex-prisoner

A reward of £500 is being offered as police hunt for a Brighton man who is wanted for recall to prison. Daniel Sallis, 27, from Woodingdean, is wanted for failing to comply with the conditions of his prison release licence. He has a long list of previous convictions and has been...
Posted On 10 Jan 2013 at 10:39 am

Brighton and Hove include three of Labour’s 30 most keenly targeted seats

The Labour Party believes that it needs to recapture the three parliamentary seats in Brighton and Hove to win back power at Westminster. The party published its target seat list for the 2015 election campaign on Tuesday (8 January). It is made up of 106 seats that Labour hopes...
Posted On 10 Jan 2013 at 9:49 am
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