Hospital bosses tackle £28m deficit

Hospital bosses discussed how to tackle a £28 million deficit at a board meeting in Brighton today (Monday 25 January). They had planned to report a deficit for the financial year but are losing more money faster than they had budgeted. The reasons include an over-reliance on...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 11:28 pm

Brighton and Hove teacher suspended over alleged affair with teenage pupil

A 46-year-old Hove school teacher has been suspended while police investigate claims that he had an affair with a 17-year-old pupil. Cardinal Newman Catholic School, in the Upper Drive, Hove, said that a member of staff was suspended as soon as the allegations were made known....
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 10:54 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council appoints new finance chief

Brighton and Hove City Council has chosen a new finance chief just over a year after the post became vacant. David Kuenssberg, 44, a senior civil servant from Hove, will start in the £115,000-a-year post on Monday 4 April. He replaces Catherine Vaughan who left to become finance...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 7:12 pm

CCTV clue to Brighton attack after man left with fractured skull

A man suffered a fractured skull when he was attacked near Brighton Station, Sussex Police said today (Monday 25 January). The force said: “Police are trying to identify a group of men who officers believe may have information about an attack on a man near Brighton railway...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 5:27 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion re-sign Steve Sidwell after 13 year gap.

By Tim Hodges – Albion reporter  The Albion have signed another member of the 2002/3 squad as Stoke midfielder Steve Sidwell joins on-loan until the end of the season.  Sidwell played for the Seagulls between October 2002 and January 2003. Scoring five times in...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 5:12 pm

Batten down the hatches – Wednesday’s looking very wet

Today’s dry skies and bright sunshine are set to disappear by Wednesday as the Met Office issues yet another severe weather warning, this time for rain. The yellow be aware warning is in force from 3am to 6pm on Wednesday, with as much as 4cm of rain due to fall in places,...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 2:32 pm

Convict with wonky nose sought by police

Police are searching for Harvey Moses, who is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence. The 44-year-old was released from prison for fraud and theft offences in December, but has since failed to comply with licence conditions and is now wanted on...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 1:43 pm

Builders hand over keys to Brighton and Hove’s newest school

Construction company Kier has handed over the keys to the newest school in Brighton and Hove. And the head teacher, governors and staff of the Bilingual Primary School took a tour of the new premises on the edge of Hove Park. Founder and chair of governors Marina Gutierrez cut a...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 5:03 am

Hove school requires improvement, according to Ofsted

The biggest school in Brighton and Hove requires improvement, according to inspectors from Ofsted. The official watchdog said that Cardinal Newman Catholic School’s study programmes for 16 to 19-year-olds were good. And figures published last week indicated that, in Brighton and...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 4:32 am

Brighton and Hove Lib Dems criticise ‘secret process’ to pick King Alfred developer

The Liberal Democrats have criticised the three political parties on Brighton and Hove City Council for using a “secret process” to choose the developer for the King Alfred Leisure Centre site. Michael Wilbur, who chairs the Brighton and Hove Lib Dems, said: “It is outrageous...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016 at 1:15 am
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