Whitehawk Inn wins plaudits for improving its information and advice service

The Whitehawk Inn has won plaudits for improving the information, advice and guidance that it offers. The community centre, which also provides adult education and routes back into work, was assessed for its Matrix accreditation. Matrix is the international quality standard for...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 3:24 am

Chief prosecutor’s personal experience of racism reinforces her determination to stamp out hate crime

The chief prosecutor for the south east has spoken about her personal experience of racism and how it has reinforced her determination to stamp out hate crime. Jaswant Narwal said: “I know only too well from my own experiences over the years what it feels like to be the victim of...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 2:23 am

Golf day raises £1,000 for Brighton special school

A golf day raised £1,000 for a special school in Brighton – despite the rainy conditions. The event was organised by a grandparent of two children at Downs View School and Link College along with his colleagues in the Surrey Freemasons. The challenges were a hole in one...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 2:04 am

Thief stole 95-year-old Hove woman’s handbag

A thief stole a 95-year-old Hove woman’s handbag during a trip to the shops. Sussex Police published a CCTV picture of the suspect and asked for the public’s help in tracing her. The force said today (Monday 21 August): “Do you know this woman? “Police would like to talk to her...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 8:02 pm

Brighton doctor’s surgery rated as good in inspection by official watchdog

A Brighton doctor’s surgery has been rated as good in an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The official watchdog carried out a focused inspection at the GP surgery in Ship Street, Brighton, run by Adolfo Gracia. The CQC looked at whether the practice was well-led...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 7:47 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion close in on Dwamena

Brighton and Hove Albion have agreed terms with FC Zurich for Ghanaian striker Raphael Dwamena. The 21-year-old forward will travel to the UK for a medical. His permanent transfer will be subject to an EU work permit and international clearance. The fee is so far undisclosed but...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 5:57 pm

Brighton and Sussex universities confident about student numbers despite the national drop in applications

The two universities in Brighton are confident about their student intake despite a national drop in the number of applications. With results day just last week, Sussex University and Brighton University said that it was too early to give final numbers for this year’s intake. But...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 3:39 pm

Three months of roadworks planned for busy double junction in Lewes Road

More roadworks are planned for Lewes Road, in Brighton, with three months of delays expected. The aim is to make two busy junctions safer and to cut the queues that currently build up in Union Road, north of The Level, and at the bottom of Elm Grove. Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 2:59 pm

Police offer £1,000 reward to find wanted Brighton and Hove drug dealing suspect

A £1,000 reward has been offered by Sussex Police to find a wanted man who detectives believe was part of a £12 million drug dealing gang. The force put up the money today (Monday 21 August) after Louis Makai, 46, formerly of Langridge Drive, Portslade, breached the conditions of...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 1:19 pm

People travelled from Brighton and beyond to see this years Airbourne

Once again the organisers of the Eastbourne International Airshow, known as Airbourne, have put on a spectacular four day display of the highest order. The show ran from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th August and people from Brighton, Sussex and all over the south and beyond...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 12:38 am