Constable honoured with blue plaque at his old Brighton lodgings

A blue plaque is being unveiled at a house in Brighton where the artist John Constable lived and painted. His great-great-grandson Richard Constable is due to unveil the plaque in a ceremony on Friday (5 July) at 1pm. Constable (1776-1837) was productive and successful during his...
Posted On 03 Jul 2013 at 11:31 pm

Pot-bellied conman targets Hove pensioner for a second time

A pot-bellied conman tried to steal money from a pensioner for a second time in a month. He had called at the home of the 85-year-old pensioner in Cranmer Avenue, Hove, just over a fortnight earlier and stolen £1,400. On Monday (1 July) the same doorstep conman returned with an...
Posted On 03 Jul 2013 at 7:25 pm

Brighton and Hove politicians share personal experiences in debate about care for the dying

The way we care for elderly people came under the spotlight in a recent episode of the BBC TV programme Panorama. Most of those who work in rest homes and nursing homes handle their vulnerable residents with warmth and compassion. But the programme highlighted exceptions. It made...
Posted On 03 Jul 2013 at 9:09 am