Minister praises Hove MP’s thought-provoking call for better cancer care

A government minister praised Hove MP Mike Weatherley for his thought-provoking and heartening speech about his battle with oesophageal cancer. Junior Health Minister Jane Ellison, a fellow Conservative, said: “Things are improving but there is much work still to be done. “We are...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 11:51 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Six of the best – Seagulls beat Leeds as two straight wins move them clear of drop zone

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Leeds United 0 Albion moved clear of the Championship relegation zone after comprehensively beating Leeds with goals from Sam Baldock and Inigo Calderon. Although Leeds forced a corner after just 30 seconds, Albion were...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 11:36 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Leeds United 0 Albion lead at half time through a Sam Baldock goal. The forward sent the ball sliding under Marco Silvestri from a Craig Mackail-Smith cross. The star turn for Albion again has been Joao Teixeira who has shown some great touches and...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 8:41 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council budget – Labour Party proposes amendments

Labour said that it wanted to freeze parking charges for 12 months, keep all children’s centre services running for another year and maintain funding for voluntary groups in Brighton and Hove. The party has submitted amendments to the Brighton and Hove City Council budget in...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 7:46 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council budget – Conservatives propose amendments

The Conservatives have submitted amendments to the Brighton and Hove City Council budget proposals to support their call for a council tax freeze. The party said: “Conservatives have launched their 2015-16 budget proposals, the centrepiece of which is a council tax freeze and...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 7:24 pm

Independent and UKIP councillors combine to protect vulnerable from cuts in Brighton and Hove

An Independent councillor and a UKIP councillor are working together to try to stave off cuts which would affect some of the most vulnerable people in Brighton and Hove. Councillor Christina Summers and Councillor Leigh Farrow want unallocated reserves of about £1 million used to...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 7:02 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Hughton says Seagulls face tough test from in-form Leeds

Chris Hughton said that Brighton and Hove Albion’s visitors this evening (Tuesday 24 February) will present a tough test for the Seagulls. The Albion boss said: “I expect a tough test. They’re in good form, particularly away from home. “It’s one hell of an achievement to go away...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 5:58 pm

Labour’s tuition fees policy will hit poor, says Sussex University chief

Labour plans to cut university tuition fees will hurt the poor, according to the vice-chancellor of Sussex University. Michael Farthing spoke out as the party prepares to announce a policy of cutting the maximum tuition fee from £9,000 a year to £6,000. Professor Farthing said...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 3:23 pm

Northern Lights could have licence restricted

Popular Brighton bar Northern Lights faces having its licence restricted after police made a series of complaints about the way it is operating. But landlady Pauliina Talvensaari has launched a blistering counterpoint to the accusations. The issue will be aired in full at a...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 3:20 pm

Another Little Oaks nursery told to make urgent improvements

Another Little Oaks nursery has been warned by inspectors it must make urgent improvements. The Islingword Road branch of the nursery chain was visited by Ofsted last month after being rated inadequate last November. Inspector Mara Conroy said it had not yet done enough to stop...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 3:09 pm
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