Business leaders spell out big picture for Brighton and Hove Fairness Commission

Two local business leaders shared an overview of some of the big issues facing employers at a meeting of the Brighton and Hove Fairness Commission. Gavin Stewart, executive director, of the Brighton and Hove Economic Partnership, and Sarah Springford, director of the Brighton and...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 8:45 pm

Health chiefs aim to reassure patients as owner quits five Brighton and Hove doctors’ surgeries

Health chiefs have written to patients at five doctors’ surgeries across Brighton and Hove after the company that owns them said that it was quitting. NHS bosses hope to reassure people as they work out how to ensure that about 11,500 patients still have a doctor when the...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 8:35 pm

Do you know Brighton robbery suspect captured on CCTV?

Sussex Police urged a Brighton robbery suspect captured on CCTV to give himself up. The force said: “Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a violent robbery in Brighton. “Officers were called to Bartholomew Square at around 4am...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 4:53 pm

Hospital bosses share details of £485m modernisation project with Brighton neighbours

Hospital bosses are to share the latest details of their £485 million modernisation project with their Brighton neighbours this evening (Wednesday 20 January). The Hospital Liaison Group meeting will include updates about the modernisation of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 4:31 pm

Violent arrest on London Road after reports of Level knifeman

WITH VIDEO: This is the moment a teenager was apprehended by a van full of police officers after reports of a knifeman on the Level. The dramatic arrest, which began with one officer using his baton after the youth refused to take his hands out of his pockets, unfolded in front...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 2:32 pm

Missing Brighton restaurant worker found safe and well

A Brighton restaurant worker who had been missing for five months was found safe and well within hours of his disappearance being published in the media. Sussex Police issued an appeal for help tracing Biwash Magar at just after 8am today (Wednesday 20 January). Shortly before...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 1:11 pm

Brighton man jailed for more than six years for grooming girl online

A Brighton man has been sentenced to prison over sexual offences involving children. Benjamin Toop, 28, of Shanklin Road, Brighton, was sentenced to six years and eight months imprisonment ar Chichester Crown Court on Friday 15 January, having pleaded guilty at a hearing in...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 12:40 pm

Police search for burglar on the run

Police are searching for 30-year-old Brighton burglar Lee Compton who is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the conditions of his release licence. Compton, from Roundhill, Brighton, was convicted for housebreaking in February 2013 and given a community order. He was...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 12:36 pm

Have you seen the Brighton restaurant worker who has been missing since the summer?

A man who was sent home from work in Brighton in August has not been seen by family or friends since, Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 20 January). Biwash Magar was sent home after turning up drunk at the Chilli Pickle, in Jubilee Street, Brighton, in August. Sussex Police...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 9:16 am

Woman held after stabbing in Brighton street

A woman has been arrested after a man was stabbed in a street in the Hanover area of Brighton yesterday lunchtime (Tuesday 19 January). Sussex Police said: “A 45-year-old man was treated for a stab wound following an incident in Brighton on Tuesday lunchtime. “Police...
Posted On 20 Jan 2016 at 8:58 am