FA Cup: Brave Hawks crash out of cup

Whitehawk 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 3 (AET) Whitehawk’s dream of playing Everton at Goodison Park is over as they went out of the FA Cup to League Two side Dagenham & Redbridge. Danny Mills put the Hawks ahead on 18 minutes after great work from Jake Robinson. Kyle...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 10:56 pm

Brighton bomb claims another victim

A police officer who dealt with the aftermath of the Grand hotel bomb in Brighton has died. Jonathan Woods, a retired Metropolitan Police detective, suffered a form of cancer linked to asbestos that he is believed to have breathed in after the blast in 1984. Mr Woods was an...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 10:02 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs agree new priorities

Health chiefs approved new priorities for the coming four years with themes that include reducing inequalities and integrating services. The Greens said that the aims were laudable but would be undermined by significant budget cuts. Labour accepted that money would be tight and...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 7:55 pm

Parent-led group responds to proposed changes affecting vulnerable children in Brighton and Hove

A parent-led support group has responded to proposed changes to support services for some of the most vulnerable children in Brighton and Hove. Mascot, which stands for Managing Autistic Spectrum Condition Online Together, is urging open communication and proper consultation to...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 3:41 pm

Big drop in Brighton and Hove mental health patients being held in police cells

The number of mental health patients in Brighton and Hove being held in police cells has dropped after a concerted drive by health chiefs and Sussex Police. Only six have been detained in police cells under section 136 of the Mental Health Act in the current financial year. This...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 1:19 pm

5 things we are still delighted with as Brighton & Hove Albion can only draw with QPR

1) The amount of times Don Goodman said “Brighton and Hove Albion” in commentary after criticisms that he or his colleagues referred to the club as “Brighton Albion” recently. Or so we are told. This time 19 years ago you’d have thought the club were...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 9:37 am

Emergency accommodation in Hove to become eight-storey block of flats

Dozens of new homes in an eight-storey block of flats are to be built on the site of The Happy Cell in Davigdor Road, Hove. The fitness studios – in a building which also includes 26 rooms let for emergency accommodation – is to be demolished and replaced by 47 flats. The current...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 5:45 am

Brighton children’s charity boosted by Dress as an Elf Day

The Brighton children’s charity Rockinghorse has been given a boost as fundraisers took part in Dress as an Elf Day. The charity said: “Elves were the order of the day for many local schools and businesses who dressed in red and green on Friday (11 December) to support...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 5:13 am

Brighton foster parent celebrates journey from growing up in care in Whitehawk to being honoured at Buckingham Palace

A foster parent from Brighton, who grew up in care in Whitehawk, has been honoured at Buckingham Palace after being made an MBE. Rob Goddard was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June for his services to foster care. With his wife Mandy – who was also made an MBE...
Posted On 16 Dec 2015 at 4:29 am
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