Hove mum wins Best Writer prize at first Mumsnet Blogging Awards

A mother of two from Hove has won the Best Writer prize at the first Mumsnet Blogging Awards for her blog Hurrah for Gin. Katie Kirby was one of almost 500 bloggers and vloggers who submitted entries in three categories Best writer – judged by bestselling novelist Lionel Shriver...
Posted On 21 Nov 2015 at 9:47 pm

Brighton gym coach jailed for sexually assaulting two girls

A gymnastics coach from Brighton has been jailed for six years for sexually assaulting two girls. Martin O’Hara, 50, of Medmerry Hill, Higher Bevendean, denied the offences. He was convicted of eight indecent assaults by a jury at Brighton Crown Court after a ten-day tria...
Posted On 21 Nov 2015 at 2:46 pm

Experts flag up rise in food poverty in Brighton and Hove

A growing number of people in Brighton and Hove appear to be affected by “food poverty”, according to a new report. The number of food banks now stands at 15, with two thirds of them reporting rising demand in the past year. And almost 300 food parcels are being given out each...
Posted On 21 Nov 2015 at 2:28 pm