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

Brighton pop festival given permission to go ahead

The Shakedown festival will go ahead in Stanmer Park in September but the organisers have been told to find a new venue next year. Despite objections by neighbours and park users Brighton and Hove City Council has decided to give landlord’s consent for the two-day event. The...
Posted On 29 Jan 2013 at 5:19 pm

Brighton man jailed for six years in Bali for having drugs

A 43-year-old man from Brighton has been jailed for six years in Bali for having almost an ounce (23 grams) of cocaine. Julian Ponder was also fined a billion rupiah (£65,000) for an offence that is punishable by life imprisonment. The cocaine was estimated to be worth abou...
Posted On 29 Jan 2013 at 2:29 pm

Work starts on £5m Brighton Station revamp

Work has started on the £5 million remodelling of Brighton Station. The train operator Southern said: “The project will deliver more modern facilities while maintaining and restoring the architectural importance of the Grade II* listed station.” The work is a joint project...
Posted On 29 Jan 2013 at 1:25 pm

MP holds surgery in Hove doctor’s surgery

Hove MP Mike Weatherley held his constituency surgery in a doctor’s surgery. Mr Weatherley discussed the future of Dr David Henderson’s practice in Burwash Road in Hangleton along with Dr Elle Turlini and practice manager Nicky Blackmore. They asked for the meeting to discuss the...
Posted On 29 Jan 2013 at 9:48 am