Brighton and Hove health chiefs flag up community trust concerns

Health chiefs in Brighton and Hove have spelt out a number of concerns about a community trust which has a crucial role in freeing up hospital beds. The problem areas were flagged up in a report to the Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) governing body meeting...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015 at 5:05 pm

Brighton and Hove Labour pledges to build more council housing

Leading Labour politicians in Brighton and Hove have promised to build more council housing if they win the elections in May. The pledge was one of five housing promises spelt out by the Brighton and Hove Labour Party yesterday (Monday 26 January). They are intended to “tackle...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015 at 3:50 pm

Ethical Brighton gift shops to close

An ethical gift shop is to close its two Brighton branches in an “honest, open and principled” way after falling foul of competition from the internet. Evolution is closing its stores in Bond Street and Western Road and is holding sales in both branches. In a...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015 at 2:41 pm

Brighton seafront hole is finally fixed

Repairs to a partially collapsed arch on Brighton seafront are finally to be finished, nine months after a hole appeared in King’s Road. The essential works are due to be completed this week and the A259 King’s Road fully reopened at the junction with West Street. The...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015 at 2:11 pm

Red gloves provide clue in police search

Police are trying to track down the owners of this pair of red gloves which they believe may have been stolen from a car. Officers were called to St Leonard’s Road in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, January 27) to reports of two men acting suspiciously and looking...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015 at 12:32 pm

Thameslink’s Brighton mainline route the UK’s most unpopular train service

Suicides and signal problems have contributed to Thameslink’s service on the Brighton mainline being rated the worst in the country by passengers. Independent watchdog Passenger Focus asked 27,000 passengers what they thought of their most recent journey, and of those...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015 at 11:54 am