Work starts on new library and medical centre in Woodingdean

Work has started on the new Woodingdean library and medical centre in Warren Road. The new premises are being built on the site of the old library which will close on Saturday 30 March. The first phase of construction involves providing a temporary car park and library hut which...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 9:37 pm

Man survives being stabbed in the head in Brighton

A Brighton man has been accused of stabbing someone he knew in the head. The victim, also from Brighton, survived the attack which happened early last Wednesday (13 March) near Preston Park. Officers from Sussex Police were called to Sainsbury’s in Preston Road, Brighton, shortly...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 7:08 pm

Brighton pregnancy charity shows off new premises

By Jenni Davidson A Brighton pregnancy charity welcomed health professionals and supporters to its new premises for an open day on Friday 8 March. Alternatives Pregnancy Choices & Loss Support has been working since 1990 to support people facing an unplanned pregnancy and...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 4:47 pm

Brighton elm tree saved until April

By Jenni Davidson A much-loved elm tree at the Seven Dials has been given a further reprieve until Tuesday 2 April. Senior council officers confirmed on Friday (15 March) that no work would be done to the tree or the railings around it before then. The tree in Vernon Terrace was...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 3:41 pm

Brighton police donate money to Hove homeless hostel

A Brighton police officer has handed over a £300 donation to St Patrick’s Homeless Hostel in Cambridge Road, Hove. The donation was accepted by Tom Bradshaw from the hostel and will go towards funding Freeview boxes and television for the residents. The donation comes from the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 3:14 pm

Paramedics to take fewer Brighton and Hove 999 patients to A&E

Health chiefs in Brighton and Hove have agreed that paramedics answering 999 calls should take fewer patients to hospital. The board of the Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) agreed the move as part of its annual operating plan. The board was told that about 60...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 11:16 am

Hove campaigners want to save field by listing it as a village green

People living by a school playing field in Hove have applied to have it listed as a village green. They took a donkey with them to Brighton Town Hall yesterday (Monday 18 March) when they went to hand in their application. They were acting in response to a proposal by Cardinal...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 7:41 am

Three protesters glue themselves to factory gates in Brighton

Campaigners have blockaded the gates of a Brighton factory on the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. A group of Smash EDO activists arrived at the EDO MBM factory in Home Farm Road, Moulsecoomb, at 6am and three of them affixed themselves to the gates using bicycle...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 7:37 am