Two Hove doctors’ surgeries ordered to close

Two doctors’ surgeries in Hove have been ordered to close with immediate effect, leaving 10,000 patients without a GP. Goodwood Court Medical Centre, in Palmeira Place, by the corner of Cromwell Road, and its Eaton Gardens branch surgery, by the corner of Eaton Villas, were...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 8:56 pm

Brighton man left with broken skull after savage gang attack

WITH VIDEO: A Brighton man was subjected to a brutal attack in which a gang of men and women kicked their victim repeatedly while he lay on the ground. CCTV footage captured the moment the 28-year-old man ran across Grand Junction Road in Brighton and was knocked to the ground by...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 3:05 pm

Up to a thousand cyclists expected at Brighton’s tenth naked bike ride

The organisers of Brighton’s tenth annual naked bike ride are expecting up to a thousand bare behinds to take to the saddle in a celebration of cycling this Sunday. The event, which highlights the vulnerability of cyclists and the environment, is one of ten in the UK and 50...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 2:55 pm

Pinhole cameras trace ghostly track of sun across Brighton and Hove sky

A Hove artist has used pinhole photography to track the sun passing over the city’s landmarks over a series of months. Nick Sayers made his cameras from scrap aluminium cans and installed them between the summer and winter solstice at a range of locations in Brighton and...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 2:17 pm

Brighton cookery writer Marguerite Patten dies

No-nonsense Brighton cookery writer Marguerite Patten has died aged 99, her family announced today. Patten, who was employed by the Ministry of Food during the war and hosted BBC cookery show Kitchen Front, wrote more than 170 books, selling 17 million copies. Her family said she...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 2:07 pm

Another Brighton cyclist injured by wire across woodland path

A Brighton cyclist who broke his collarbone after getting caught in wire pulled over a woodland path in East Brighton. Darren Gibson, 49, of De Montfort Road, was injured on Bank Holiday Monday as he rode along the path in woodland by East Brighton Golf Club at about 1pm. Police...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 1:45 pm

Burglary at Brighton petrol filling station

Burglars broke into the Esso filling station, in Patcham, between midnight and 1am yesterday (Tuesday  9 June). The intruders forced the main door at the garage, which is beside the Mill Road roundabout, before stealing cash and cigarettes. Sussex Police said that officers were...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 1:42 pm

A nod to Monty Python as Brighton and Hove MPs vote together in Commons EU referendum debate

The three Brighton and Hove MPs all voted together in the House of Commons yesterday (Tuesday 9 June) at the end of the debate on the European Union Referendum Bill. Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, invoked Monty Python during her five-minute speech near the...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 1:39 pm

Battle of Waterloo to be remembered at veteran’s tomb in Hove churchyard

The victory at Waterloo is to be commemorated in a Hove churchyard around the tomb of a soldier who fought in the battle. A spokesman for St Andrew’s Church, in Church Road, Hove, said: “On Thursday 18 June there will be a short act of Remembrance for the Royal Regiment of...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 1:08 pm

Brighton doctors’ surgery rated good by watchdog

A Brighton doctors’ surgery specialising in students and older patients has been rated good after an inspection by an official watchdog. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) praised the New Larchwood Surgery, in Waldron Avenue, Coldean. New Larchwood is a nurse-led practice run by...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015 at 12:52 pm
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