Hove MP raises concerns about care homes as he hosts his first Commons debate

Hove MP Peter Kyle raised concerns about care homes as he hosted a Commons debate for the first time yesterday (Wednesday 13 January). The Labour MP spoke for almost 20 minutes and won praise from the Conservative minister Alistair Burt who responded on behalf of the government....
Posted On 14 Jan 2016 at 7:04 pm

Father’s tribute to ‘fabulous, kind and beautiful’ A23 crash victim

The father of the 21-year-old woman who died in a crash on the A23 just north of Brighton earlier this week has paid tribute to his fabulous, kind and beautiful daughter. Andrew Cambridge praised his daughter Brianna Cambridge who lost her life in the accident as she drove to...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016 at 5:43 pm

Hanover gets an early spring clean

The latest Cityclean-backed community clear-up has whizzed around Hanover and Elm Grove today, digging up weeds, picking up litter and leaving the streets spick and span. The clear-up was the latest in a series where the council’s refuse staff lend their equipment and...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016 at 3:17 pm

Union urges council to take Brighton and Hove housing repairs contract back in-house

The GMB union has urged Brighton and Hove City Council to take its £20 million-a-year housing repairs and maintenance contract back in-house. The union spoke out as councillors were told by the Mears that it would ensure the council was repaid in full after a building...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016 at 2:55 pm

Brighton theatre patron – and international film star – Alan Rickman dies aged 69

The actor and director Alan Rickman, who was also the patron of one of Brighton’s independent theatres – The Emporium – has died at the age of 69. The Emporium’s artistic director James Weisz said: “We are deeply saddened and shocked by the news of Alan’s death. “Alan was a huge...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016 at 2:47 pm

Body found on Brighton beach

The body of a man was found washed up on Brighton beach earlier this week. Police were contacted by a member of the public who had seen a body on the beach near the Volks railway line at Brighton on Tuesday (12 January) just before 8am. Officers attended and the body of a man...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016 at 2:20 pm

250 Brighton and Hove employers now signed up for Living Wage

The Brighton and Hove Living Wage Campaign has just signed up its 250th member, a Hove bakery which will join a wide range of organisations paying its staff at least £8.25 an hour. Brighton Chamber has run the Brighton and Hove Living Wage Campaign for four years, looking at the...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016 at 12:56 pm

Law students help Brighton families with court queries and form-filling

University of Brighton student lawyers are to offer free assistance to people who need help with filling forms, are worried about attending court or need advice on how courts work. The university has joined the Community Legal Outreach Collaboration Keele (CLOCK), a joint...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016 at 11:45 am
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