Six homes handed back during Brighton and Hove tenancy amnesty

Six families will be housed thanks to a tenancy fraud amnesty for council housing and temporary accommodation in Brighton and Hove. The six homes returned through the amnesty were two three-bedroom, two two-bedroom and two one-bedroom properties. They bring the total number of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 5:00 pm

Purse thefts in Brighton and Hove prompt police warning

A spate of thefts of purses and handbags has prompted police to warn women to keep their personal possessions on them and in sight while shopping. Sussex Police said: “Police are warning residents in Brighton and Hove to be on their guard following a spate of bag and purse thefts...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 3:44 pm

NHS reports 15 newly recorded cases of female genital mutilation in Brighton and Hove, says children’s charity

Fifteen newly recorded cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Brighton and Hove were reported by the NHS in 2015-16, according to the NSPCC children’s charity. But there were no prosecutions and, the NSPCC said, local courts made no FGM protection orders. The charity said...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 2:15 am

Brit Award winner Rag ’n’ Bone Man becomes patron of Brighton music charity

The Brit Award winner Rag ’n’ Bone Man has become a patron of the Brighton music charity Audio Active. The singer, who comes from Uckfield and honed his craft in Brighton, became involved with Audio Active through the Brighton hip hop night Slip Jam which was one of his earliest...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 1:17 am

Required improvements at Brighton doctors’ surgery have been made, says watchdog

The required improvements at a Brighton doctors’ surgery have been made, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The official watchdog revisited the Saltdean and Rottingdean Medical Practice, at the Grand Ocean Medical Centre in Longridge Avenue, Saltdean, 10 weeks ago...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017 at 12:39 am