Brighton woman seriously injured in seafront crash

A 22-year-old woman from Brighton was seriously injured in a car crash on the seafront in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 8 July). She was the passenger in a Renault Clio which overturned in a crash with a Mini at the junction of Madeira Drive and Duke’s Mound in...
Posted On 08 Jul 2014 at 11:00 pm

Brighton expedition leader describes polar bear mauling in attack which killed schoolboy

A Brighton mountain leader described being mauled by a polar bear during an expedition on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago. Andy Ruck, 30, of Chichester Drive East, Saltdean, was giving evidence at the inquest into the death of 17-year-old schoolboy...
Posted On 08 Jul 2014 at 7:38 pm

Hove MP prepares for life after the party

Conservative MP Mike Weatherley mixes music and politics but his life is about much more than just a party The past week has been a busy time for Hove MP Mike Weatherley. He hosted the finals of Rock the House, billed as Parliament’s biggest competition, last Tuesday (1 July). He...
Posted On 08 Jul 2014 at 6:59 pm

Brighton doctor’s family awarded £130k for terrifying ordeal after Home Office failures

The Home Office must pay the family of a Brighton doctor £130,000 after they suffered a terrifying ordeal as a result of official failings. The parliamentary ombudsman has also ordered the Home Office to apologise to the family of Alison Hewitt. Dr Hewitt suffered a sustained...
Posted On 08 Jul 2014 at 6:22 pm

Brighton housing charity chief named as Inspirational Leader of the Year

Brighton Housing Trust chief executive Andy Winter has been named as the Inspirational Leader of the Year at the Housing Heroes Awards. The awards were presented at a ceremony in Manchester hosted by Paralympic athlete Tanni Grey-Thompson and organised by Inside Housing magazine...
Posted On 08 Jul 2014 at 12:30 am