Older generation questions Brighton candidates at hustings

By Jess Staufenberg Brighton’s politically engaged over-55s attended a heated hustings last night to question party candidates over policies affecting older people ahead of the next general election. The hustings was organised by the National Pensioners’ Convention and the panel...
Posted On 31 Oct 2014 at 5:47 pm

Dognapping alert in Brighton

A would-be dognapper tried to steal a pet in Brighton while separately another owner contacted police after her suspicions were aroused that a man might be a dog snatcher. The first incident happened almost a fortnight ago – on Sunday 19 October – at Black Rock in Brighton when a...
Posted On 31 Oct 2014 at 5:13 pm

Brighton Labour candidate speaks out after controversial selection

A Brighton Labour candidate has spoken out after he was chosen to stand in place of a deselected councillor. NHS manager and physiotherapist Daniel Yates, 41, was picked for Moulsecoomb and Bevendean – one of Labour’s safest seats on Brighton and Hove City Council. He will...
Posted On 31 Oct 2014 at 11:23 am

Man critical after being hit by van on Hove seafront

A man is in hospital in a critical condition after being hit by a van on Hove seafront this morning (Friday 31 October). The 34-year-old Swedish pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit on the A259 Kingsway by the corner of Osborne Villas, close to the King...
Posted On 31 Oct 2014 at 10:33 am

Brighton MP raises concerns over closure of doctors’ surgery

The Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown Simon Kirby has raised concerns about the impending closure of a doctors’ surgery in his constituency. Mr Kirby has written to the interim director of NHS England in Surrey and Sussex, Sarah Creamer, about the future of the Eaton Place...
Posted On 31 Oct 2014 at 10:08 am
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