Brighton and Hove health watchdog highlights ambulance firm’s failings

The independent health watchdog for Brighton and Hove has highlighted failings by the non-emergency ambulance contractor Coperforma in a critical report published today (Tuesday 20 December). Healthwatch Brighton and Hove said: “A report examining the experiences of Sussex...
Posted On 20 Dec 2016 at 8:30 pm

New police chief for Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove has a new police chief – Chief Superintendent Lisa Bell – who takes over from Nev Kemp. Chief Superintendent Bell began her career in Brighton and said: “It was 25 years I ago when I walked into Brighton Police Station as a probationary constable, feeling...
Posted On 20 Dec 2016 at 7:47 pm

Albanian eagle flies high over Brighton Town Hall To Celebrate Independence Day

The Albanian flag flew high over Brighton Town Hall to mark Independence Day for the many ex-pats living in the local area. Dozens of members of the Albanian and Kosovan community celebrated the occasion with representatives of Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council....
Posted On 20 Dec 2016 at 6:35 pm

Missing Brighton schoolboy found

A 15-year-old schoolboy from Brighton who went missing last week has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said this morning (Tuesday 20 December). The force said: “Missing Brighton boy Hassan Chebbi has now been found. “He was found in the early hours of this morning safe and...
Posted On 20 Dec 2016 at 2:35 pm

Degrees of kindness – university staff donate hundreds of gifts for children in need

Staff at Sussex University have donated hundreds of Christmas presents for children in need in Brighton and Hove. Administrator Simon Robinson organised the collection over several weeks at the university’s Falmer campus for vulnerable children from 0 to 12 years old. Her...
Posted On 20 Dec 2016 at 12:04 pm