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

Wanted Brighton man arrested as police investigate burglary

A wanted man from Brighton was arrested by police officers responding to reports of a burglary. Daniel Sallis, 27, of Bexhill Road, Woodingdean, was wanted for recall to prison when he was held in Withdean on Saturday night (16 March). He was freed from prison on licence last...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013 at 6:08 pm

Woman charged with stealing charity box from Hove shop

A woman has been charged with stealing a charity box from a shop in Hove. The 46-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of taking the box from the Brunswick Food and Wine shop in Western Road, Hove, shortly before 5pm on Monday 4 March. Sarah Sleigh, who lives near by in...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013 at 5:19 pm

Protester challenges conviction for glueing herself to Brighton factory gate

A woman who glued herself to the gates of a Brighton factory is due to challenge her conviction for aggravated trespass at Lewes Crown Court tomorrow (Tuesday 19 March). Jessica Nero, 36, is appealing against the verdict last August of Brighton Magistrates’ Court when she was...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013 at 4:40 pm

Standards panel clears Hove councillor of misconduct

A councillor has been cleared of breaching Brighton and Hove City Council’s code of conduct. The verdict was delivered at a Standards Panel hearing held at Hove Town Hall this morning (Monday 18 March). It followed a complaint by Angela Pereira, a manager at the EF language...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013 at 1:47 pm

Have you seen missing man in Brighton and Hove?

A man who went missing two years ago has been spotted recently in Brighton, police believe. They are asking for help to trace David Thompson, 42, who left his home on the Welsh island of Anglesey on Wednesday 22 September 2010. He said that he was heading to Southampton to try to...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013 at 10:47 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Feeling glad Ulloa – Albion smash Palace!

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Crystal Palace 0 The Albion all but avenged the Selhurst Park horror show of October 2002 with a scintillating display against a bemused looking Crystal Palace. It was Albion’s first home win against their arch-rivals...
Posted On 17 Mar 2013 at 9:19 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Calderon – I enjoy being the skipper

By Tim Hodges Inigo Calderon told Brighton and Hove News how he enjoys captaining the Albion in Gordon Greer’s absence. He said that he finds he has to talk more to the referee when he skippers the Albion but he is not too disappointed when he is not selected to lead the...
Posted On 16 Mar 2013 at 8:34 am