Union calls strike ballot for ambulance staff over unpaid back pay

The GMB union has called a strike ballot of members working for the Sussex Patient Transport Service over unpaid back pay. The union said that ambulance staff were owed an estimated £45,000 in back pay and unsocial hours payments by the latest sub-contractor Docklands Medical...
Posted On 27 Jul 2016 at 6:55 pm

Brighton property developer wins Big Brother

By Claire Jacobs A property developer from Brighton won Big Brother on Channel 5 last night – to the shock of many viewers. Jason Burrill, the oldest winner at 45, beat the bookies’ favourite Hughie Maughan for the £70,000 prize. Less than 1 per cent of the votes separated the...
Posted On 27 Jul 2016 at 1:30 pm

Parking permit amnesty in Brighton and Hove starts next week

A parking permit amnesty is starting in Brighton and Hove on Monday (1 August) after a sample audit suggested people were using permits that they should have given back. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Residents in possession of parking permits for zones where they no...
Posted On 27 Jul 2016 at 12:48 pm

Man jailed for biting off another man’s lip in fight in Brighton

A man has been jailed for four and a half years for biting off another man’s bottom lip during a late-night fight on Brighton seafront. Patrick Doran, 25, held his 45-year-old victim’s head with both hands as he sank his teeth into him. The injured man was taken to the Royal...
Posted On 27 Jul 2016 at 11:48 am