New ITV drama filming in Brighton this week

New ITV drama The Level has been filming in Brighton this month at locations across the city. The six-part drama, billed as a “tense new thriller” starring Philip Glenister, Laura Haddock, Noel Clarke and Karla Crome, is written by Brighton writer Gaby Chiappe and...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 11:45 pm

Brighton patients prepare to march to save doctors’ surgery

Patients are preparing to hold a demo outside a meeting where the future of a group of doctors’ surgeries in Brighton and Hove is due to be decided. They will march from the War Memorial in Old Steine, Brighton, to the Brighthelm Centre at the top of North Road where an NHS panel...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 10:22 pm

Condiments of the season at Hove as cricket prospects Salt and Pepper show first class sense of humour

Cricket fans wanting a flavour of the future were treated to a dash of Salt and Pepper at Hove yesterday (Wednesday 20 April). The pair showed a first class sense of humour as Sussex played out a draw with Essex in the County Championship. Cheeky Sussex fan Stuart Ashby savoured...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 6:07 pm

Brighton parents publish children’s book to raise money for school

By Frances Solomon Two Brighton parents plan to write, illustrate and publish their own book to raise money for their children’s school. Journalist Noemi Camara, her partner Dan Vaughan and fellow parent Iris Villarrubia hope that The Tortoise That Ran Too Fast will help...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 2:57 pm

Whitehawk surgery placed in special measures

A Whitehawk GP surgery has been placed into special measures after a disastrous inspection. The Care and Quality Commission (CQC) today published a report into an unannounced inspection of the Broadway Surgery at Wellesbourne Health Centre carried out in February. It found that...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 1:34 pm

Man with long thin face robs taxi driver

Do you recognise this man who robbed a taxi driver in a nasty attack in the early hours of Monday morning (April 18)? At around 12.50am a man got into the back of a taxi on the Old Steine, Brighton. He asked the driver to take him to Abbey Road but during the journey directed him...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 12:38 pm

Queen gives birthday nod to Brighton headhunters

A Brighton firm of headhunters has been given a royal seal of approval on the Queen’s 90th birthday. The pharmaceutical search firm Stelfox has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its outstanding contribution to international trade. The award, announced today...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 12:25 pm

City College goes back to the drawing board and heads back into the black

City College Brighton and Hove is going back to the drawing board with plans to redevelop its Pelham Street campus. Chief executive Nick Juba shared news of the rethink with members of the Greater Brighton Economic Board at a meeting this week. He was pitching for financial...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 11:18 am

Brighton police will be out in force on Saturday in case of St George’s Day trouble

Brighton and Hove Police will have an increased police presence in the city this Saturday (23 April) in case of any potential disruption on St George’s Day. Although no plans for any nationalist marches here have been announced, the huge scale of problems experienced during...
Posted On 21 Apr 2016 at 10:44 am