Cold snap prompts warning to people in Brighton and Hove

People are being urged to take care as temperatures plummet in Brighton and Hove this weekend. Vulnerable people in particular are being urged to take a range of precautions by Brighton and Hove City Council. The council said: “On average there are around 25,000 excess...
Posted On 20 Nov 2015 at 10:22 pm

Brighton and Hove church deacon jailed for webcam sex offences

A church deacon has been jailed for nearly three years after he pleaded guilty to more than half a dozen sex offences. Peter Keeley-Pannett, 71, of Bristol Road, Brighton, went on Skype and used his webcam to contact vulnerable teenage schoolboys. Keeley-Pannett – also known as...
Posted On 20 Nov 2015 at 7:45 pm

Brighton trust celebrates its ‘hospital stars’

The main hospital trust for Brighton and Hove celebrated the achievements of dozens of staff at its sixth annual Hospital Star Awards. The final prize of the night – the Chief Executive’s Special Award – went to a man who cleans the operating theatres where cardiac patients have...
Posted On 20 Nov 2015 at 3:13 pm

Record year as thousands turn to Brighton and Hove Citizens Advice

Thousands of people turned to the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) for help in Brighton and Hove in what has turned out to be a record year. After the advice bureau’s annual general meeting (AGM) in Brighton this evening (Thursday 19 November) Green councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty...
Posted On 20 Nov 2015 at 1:26 am