Financial healthchecks net £500k for 200 vulnerable Brighton and Hove residents

A project to give financial healthchecks to more than 200 vulnerable people in Brighton and Hove has left them £500,000 better off. The project helped 232 people most of whom were women and people living in rented homes. About a third of the people who were helped had children, a...
Posted On 30 Jun 2013 at 4:43 pm

Thousands run the Race For Life at Stanmer Park

More than 2,500 women and girls ran 5k through Stanmer Park and Coldean woods on a glorious sunny afternoon in east Brighton this afternoon (Saturday 29 June). Although the winner of the Race for Life completed the course in about 20 minutes, it was far more about the taking...
Posted On 29 Jun 2013 at 9:28 pm

Sussex University to spend £220m improving campus

Sussex University plans to spend £220 million on a five-year programme of work intended to improve its Falmer campus. The investment programme includes plans to enhance the science estate, extend the library, create new teaching space and invest in sport. It will involve getting...
Posted On 29 Jun 2013 at 4:20 pm

Plans submitted for college and two schools in Brighton and Hove

City College Brighton and Hove has applied for planning permission to build new classrooms and hundreds of student flats as part of a £73 million modernisation project. The scheme will involve building a new eight-storey teaching block on the college car park in Pelham Street,...
Posted On 29 Jun 2013 at 12:54 am

Hove man jailed for two burglaries

A 35-year-old man from Hove has been jailed for two burglaries. Anthony Harrison, 35, of Victoria Terrace, was sentenced to two and a half years at Lewes Crown Court. He broke into a house in Marine Avenue, Hove, on Saturday 16 March and another property in Seafield Road, Hove,...
Posted On 28 Jun 2013 at 8:51 pm

New Brighton and Hove patient watchdog holds public meeting

A new patient watchdog for Brighton and Hove is asking people to come to a public meeting to help improve accident and emergency (A&E) services. Healthwatch Brighton and Hove is a new health and social care watchdog which describes itself as run by and for local people. The...
Posted On 28 Jun 2013 at 7:33 pm

Do you recognise suspected Brighton rapist?

A woman from Brighton was raped after she ended up at a man’s home in the early hours of the morning. The woman, who is in her fifties, was sitting in a shop doorway when the man first approached her. After a brief chat, Sussex Police said that the man took her back to his home...
Posted On 28 Jun 2013 at 6:38 pm

Brighton and Hove Buses to merge with Metrobus in Crawley

Brighton and Hove Buses and Metrobus in Crawley are to be merged by parent company Go Ahead. The merged business will be run by Martin Harris, who took over from Roger French as managing director of Brighton and Hove Buses ten weeks ago. Mr French and Mr Harris worked together in...
Posted On 28 Jun 2013 at 5:57 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion head coach gives first interview

Oscar Garcia has given his first interview since joining Brighton and Hove Albion as head coach. He took part in a question and answer session with a representative of the club. Welcome to Brighton. What are your first impressions? I’m impressed with the people I’m working with...
Posted On 28 Jun 2013 at 6:01 am

Blueprint for future of Brighton and Hove submitted to government for approval

A blueprint for the future of Brighton and Hove is being submitted to the government for approval today (Friday 28 June). The City Plan sets out a framework to plan for homes and jobs in the area until 2030. If it is approved after being examined in public by a planning...
Posted On 28 Jun 2013 at 12:54 am