Four men convicted of prostituting 16-year-old runaway girl from Brighton

Four men have been convicted of prostituting a 16-year-old runaway girl from Brighton. Sussex Police said that it was the first prosecution in the county for child sexual exploitation by a group. As a result four men have been convicted and face a stretch in prison when they are...
Posted On 28 Mar 2015 at 8:05 pm

Brighton tea experts mix with PM at Downing Street reception

The couple behind a growing tea business based in Brighton told the Prime Minister David Cameron about their blend of success at a Downing Street reception this week. Mike Turner and Krisi Smith were invited to No 10 having benefited from the government’s Start Up Loans...
Posted On 28 Mar 2015 at 2:16 pm

Estate agent pledges funds for Brighton HIV and AIDS charity

A Brighton estate agent has promised to donate 5 per cent of the fee from every sale this year to the Sussex Beacon. Bosses at the Queen’s Road branch of Your Move made the pledge on setting up a new sales team to work alongside the existing lettings staff. The money that they...
Posted On 28 Mar 2015 at 1:50 pm

Brighton and Sussex student unions win cash for votes

The two university students’ unions in Brighton have been awarded £15,000 by the government to boost voter registration. Individual voter registration – rather than, as previously, by household – is expected to mean that some students may miss out at the general and local...
Posted On 28 Mar 2015 at 1:18 pm

Watchdog raises concerns about bed blocking and staffing at Brighton hospital

A health watchdog has raised concerns about bed blocking and staffing at Brighton and Hove’s biggest hospital. Healthwatch Brighton and Hove also called for better care for the growing number of patients with dementia at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. In a report published...
Posted On 28 Mar 2015 at 9:27 am
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