Sad goodbyes as Brighton doctors’ surgery closes today

Patients and staff said sad goodbyes and a fond farewell as a doctors’ surgery in Brighton closed this afternoon (Friday 16 September). The Willow House, in Heath Hill Avenue, Bevendean, closed for the final time. It had almost 2,000 patients on its list. Bevendean has had a GP...
Posted On 16 Sep 2016 at 10:41 pm

Couple caught on camera stealing laptop from Hove shop

A couple have been caught on camera stealing a laptop from a shop in Hove – and now the police want help to work out who they are. Sussex Police released CCTV images showing the man and woman wanted for theft after cameras caught them in action in Staples in Davigdor Road, Hove....
Posted On 16 Sep 2016 at 9:05 pm

Brighton man jailed for 20 years for stabbing girlfriend a hundred times

A man from Brighton has been jailed for 20 years for stabbing his girlfriend more than a hundred times. Jamiv Usman, 32, of Meadowview, Brighton, brutally attacked Shanon Reynolds, who was 19 at the time, and left her for dead. Usman carried out the frenzied attack after she...
Posted On 16 Sep 2016 at 5:22 pm

Jamie Oliver launches Sugar Smart campaign in Brighton

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is inviting people in Brighton and Hove to take part in a challenge to cut their sugar intake. The Sugar Smart campaign aims to raise awareness of the harm that excessive sugar consumption can do in a bid to help reduce obesity and improve dental...
Posted On 16 Sep 2016 at 2:20 pm

We face £18m budget challenge, says Brighton and Hove City Council leader

This month we begin the process of deciding what services the city council can provide to you, how they are paid for and what your council tax bill will be for 2017-18. The process will end with Budget Council in February and here are some facts you need to know before we start....
Posted On 16 Sep 2016 at 1:57 pm

Fire breaks out in high-rise block in Brighton

Fire crews spent more than three hours tackling a blaze in a high-rise block of flats in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Friday 16 September). A crew returned to Essex Place in Montague Street, Kemp Town, at breakfast-time this morning to carry out an inspection....
Posted On 16 Sep 2016 at 10:06 am

John Lewis puts Brighton store plans on show

John Lewis is putting its plans for its Brighton store on public display today (Friday 16 September) and tomorrow (Saturday 17 September). The department store firm has bought the Boots site on the corner of Queen’s Road and Dyke Road, opposite the Clock Tower. The firm,...
Posted On 16 Sep 2016 at 8:31 am