Brighton MP sends a message from the Patcham pylons

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas sent a message to the “Stand Together” rally this evening (Tuesday 28 June) at The Level. The Green MP cited the welcoming inscription on the Patcham pylons on the A23 on the approach to Brighton. The rally was held “in the aftermath ...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 10:04 pm

Hangleton patients invited to share concerns and hear updates about local health services

Patients in Hangleton will be given an update on local health services tomorrow (Wednesday 28 June) and offered an opportunity to share their concerns. The Hangleton and Knoll Health Forum said: “There has been a lot going on with our partner surgeries with the decision to close...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 9:33 pm

Brighton and Hove adoption services praised

Adopted children in Brighton and Hove are benefiting from a joined-up service which makes forming attachments between children and parents a priority, a Government report said today. The city’s adoption services were singled out for praise by Ofsted in its national 2016...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 4:48 pm

Withnail the Frankengull spotted in Brighton parks

Animal lovers have reacted with horror after a seagull with a four inch nail sticking out of its neck has been spotted in Brighton parks – although the gull itself appears to be largely unaffected. This picture of the herring gull – already given the nicknames...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 3:50 pm

Two meetings for commuters to air train grievances

Two meetings are to be held in Brighton and Hove in the coming days for disgruntled commuters to air their grievances. The meetings have been called after many weeks of misery on the Brighton mainline following a bitter dispute between the RMT union and Southern bosses....
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 3:05 pm

Catering students set to take part in cooking competition

Third year catering students from City College Brighton and Hove will be putting their aprons on for the third and final cooking competition which will take place on Thursday 30 June to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Brighton and Early Birth Association (EBA). The ‘Hell’s...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 1:53 pm

Students help clear up Brighton’s city gateway

A road where more than half the houses are shared by students is set to be the first to be cleared up by a team of university volunteers. The University of Sussex has put together a team of staff and students for clear up Viaduct Road tomorrow, blitzing rubbish and graffiti...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 1:00 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion plan Italian job in final pre-season friendly

Brighton and Hove Albion will host Italian side Lazio in the Seagulls’ final pre-season friendly which will take place at the Amex Stadium on Sunday 31 July with a 3pm kick-off. Albion announced the fixture this morning (Tuesday 28 June) and said that tickets for the match will...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 12:10 pm

Portslade car park to close while utility works take place

A Portslade car park is to close for half a day next week to allow utility works to take place. A council spokesman said: “The council car park in South Street, Portslade, will be closed for part of Tuesday July 5 so that Southern Water can carry out essential works....
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 11:36 am

Church to commission independent review of Bishop George Bell sex abuse case

The Church of England is to commission an independent review of the handling of sex abuse claims made against the former Bishop of Chichester George Bell. The church settled a case last year with a woman who said that the bishop abused her when she was a child. The accompanying...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016 at 11:30 am