Deacons from Brighton and Hove ordained at Chichester Cathedral

Three Church of England deacons from Brighton have been ordained in a service at Chichester Cathedral. They were among 16 ordinands, including a woman from Hove who will serve as a deacon in Chichester. The new deacons who will serve in Brighton are Helen Rawlings of the Church...
Posted On 01 Jul 2013 at 8:46 pm

Patcham councillors critical after evicted travellers move half a mile

Two Brighton councillors have criticised the handling of the eviction of a group of travellers. The Patcham ward councillors called for the group of about 50 vehicles to be moved off the playing fields at Braypool immediately. Councillor Geoffrey Theobald, who is also the leader...
Posted On 01 Jul 2013 at 7:54 pm

Brighton University wins £136k research grant

Brighton University has been awarded a £136,000 research grant to work with a leading alternative energy company. The university will work with Ceres Power, which is based in Horsham and has developed fuel cells based on low-cost steels. The research project will look at ways to...
Posted On 01 Jul 2013 at 4:02 pm

Eight Brighton and Hove businesses shortlisted for Sussex Food and Drink Awards

Eight businesses from Brighton and Hove have been shortlisted for the finals of the 2013-14 Sussex Food and Drink Awards. They are among 68 finalists from across the county to be announced by the organisers as public voting opened for the awards’ eighth year. And they were all...
Posted On 01 Jul 2013 at 12:29 pm

Brighton school appoints new head

The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) has appointed a new principal. Dylan Davies, who is currently senior vice-principal at the City of London Academy in Southwark, will take over running the school in Falmer in January next year. In the meantime Michael Brett will...
Posted On 01 Jul 2013 at 12:01 pm

Brighton medics and ambulance crews test nasal spray for heart attack patients

Ambulance crews are working with Brighton hospital staff to test a nasal spray that they hope will save the lives of heart attack patients. The spray directly and quickly cools the brain of the patient before he or she reaches hospital, which is thought to improve their chances...
Posted On 01 Jul 2013 at 9:55 am