Brighton MP highlights concerns about local NHS in Commons debate

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas flagged up concerns about the NHS in Brighton and Hove in an hour-long debate in the House of Commons yesterday evening (Monday 24 October). The Green MP spoke for half an hour about a series of problems affecting patients and staff in and...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016 at 9:13 pm

Brighton man being hunted by police for return to prison

A Brighton man is being hunted by police for return to prison after breaching the terms of his release. Sussex Police said: “Police are looking for wanted man Robert Cole. “The 32-year-old, from Brighton, is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence for...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016 at 6:46 pm

Uber applies to renew its licence to operate in Brighton and Hove

The taxi business Uber has applied to renew its licence in Brighton and Hove almost a year after it was first given permission to operate in the area. The controversial company was awarded a one-year licence by Brighton and Hove City Council a year ago. That licence expires on...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016 at 6:29 pm

University submits formal plans for £60m life sciences building and bio-innovation centre

University bosses have submitted a detailed planning application for a £60 million life sciences building and bio-innovation centre to Brighton and Hove City Council and Lewes District Council. The new building on Sussex University’s Falmer campus is intended to harness expertise...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016 at 5:53 pm

Airport decision is ‘a real blow’ for Brighton and Hove, says council leader

The government’s decision to favour expansion at Heathrow rather than Gatwick is “a real blow” for the local economy, according to the leader of the council. Councillor Warren Morgan, the Labour leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, said: “We’re incredibly disappointed the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016 at 5:25 pm

Police ask for help tracing burglar caught on camera in Brighton

Police are asking for help to trace a burglar caught on camera after breaking into a tapas bar and restaurant in Brighton. The man, who was wearing a New York Yankees baseball cap, stole £800 and left a trail of damage when he burgled Olé Olé, in Meeting House Lane, Brighton....
Posted On 25 Oct 2016 at 3:05 pm

Friends of Hove Park ask for help planting 5,000 bulbs

The Friends of Hove Park are asking for volunteers to help to plant 5,000 purple crocus bulbs on Friday (28 October). The bulbs are being planted as part of the Purple4Polio campaign, an initiative involving the Royal Horticultural Society and Rotary. It aims to raise awareness...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016 at 1:19 pm
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