Ofsted accused of marking down Brighton and Hove schools despite evidence of good performance

Inspectors from the watchdog Ofsted have been accused of marking down Brighton and Hove schools despite evidence of good performance. Concerns were highlighted over two schools with at least one other thought to have been adversely affected by inspectors going in with their minds...
Posted On 13 Oct 2014 at 4:47 pm

Youngsters on waiting list as Brighton and Hove Scouts seek more helpers

Dozens of youngsters are on a waiting list to join their local Beavers, Cubs and Scouts in Brighton, Hove and Portslade because of a shortage of leaders. District Commissioner David Simon and three youngsters spoke about the Scout movement at a Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 13 Oct 2014 at 3:43 pm

Passer-by thwarts robbery in Brighton

A passer-by thwarted an armed robbery in Brighton on Saturday night (11 October). Two men threatened a 35-year-old man with a knife, in London Road, Brighton, and demanded that he hand over his property just before 11pm. They chased him but ended up running off empty-handed after...
Posted On 13 Oct 2014 at 2:26 pm

Nurses, midwives and ambulance crews to strike in Brighton and Hove today

NHS staff from six unions are due to go on strike in Brighton and Hove this morning (Monday 13 October). Nurses, midwives and ambulance staff are scheduled to walk out from 7am to 11am in a dispute over pay. They have sought to reassure the public that emergency patients will...
Posted On 13 Oct 2014 at 12:53 am

Brighton hospital trust needs to recruit nurses from abroad

Brighton’s main hospital trust is to recruit nurses from abroad because it cannot attract enough home-grown staff. Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust has previously recruited nurses and doctors from places such as Ireland, India and the Philippines. The trust,...
Posted On 13 Oct 2014 at 12:23 am
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