MPs grill rail minister over Southern crisis after Brighton Station overcrowding

MPs grilled the new rail minister today over Southern’s woeful performance after the service went into meltdown yet again yesterday, culminating in the doors to Brighton Station being locked to stop dangerous overcrowding inside. Peter Kyle and Caroline Lucas grabbed Paul...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016 at 5:46 pm

Brighton and Hove patients wait too long to see doctor, says Healthwatch

Too many patients face too long a wait to see their doctor, according to a report by Healthwatch Brighton and Hove. The report said that a quarter of patients locally had to wait more than a week for an appointment with their GP (general practitioner). This compared with a...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016 at 5:30 pm

Swimmer dies after getting into trouble by Palace Pier

A swimmer who got into difficulties while swimming in the sea near the Palace Pier has died despite attempts to revive him on the beach. Ambulance crews gave the 44-year-old man CPR as he lay on the beach, watched by hundreds of horrified tourists on the hottest day of the year,...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016 at 1:44 pm

Man sentenced for transphobic abuse

A Brighton man has pleaded guilty to a transphobic public order offence, after targeting his victim on two separate occasions. Matthew Sullivan, 35, of Ladysmith Road, appeared before Brighton Magistrates on July 6 charged with using threatening, abusive or insulting words or...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016 at 12:03 pm

i360 to open on August 4

The i360 has finally announced its opening date, with flights starting at 2pm on Thursday, August 4, and ticket sales now open to the public. Online sales started within the last hour and at present tickets are still available for all slots on the first day, and the first...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016 at 10:16 am
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