Light aircraft crashes into sea at Shoreham

A light aircraft has crashed into the sea at Shoreham close to the shore this afternoon (Thursday 30 March). Well that ride took an interesting turn! #planecrash #shorehamairport #Shoreham #lancing #brightonandhovecityairpo… https://t.co/hOxuoOOG4j pic.twitter.com/DNaxfxkm7V...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017 at 5:11 pm

Brexit and the high cost of living in Brighton hit hospital staffing

Brexit and the high cost of living in Brighton are making it harder for health chiefs to recruit enough nurses. The day after the British government wrote to the European Union to start the formal process of leaving the EU – known as Brexit – a senior nurse spoke about the impact...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017 at 4:00 pm

Seafront traders fear they could go under if paving works overrun

Seafront business have been venting their frustrations this week at how seafront building work – or the lack of it – is hurting their trade. To the west, traders in the new West Pier Arches say they fear that work to repave the area outside their premises with...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017 at 12:51 pm

Brighton’s Disco Bunny stars in new Kasabian video

A dancer who reached global audiences when he starred in a video of him twisting and shouting with a pink-coated pensioner in Brighton has landed a new role in rock band Kasabian’s latest video. Pablo Woodward, better known as the Disco Bunny, plays an inpatient at the West...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017 at 12:37 pm

Teenage boy robbed of bike in Brighton street

A teenage boy was robbed of his bike in a Brighton street, Sussex Police said this morning (Thursday 30 March). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery of cycle from a teenage boy in Brighton. “The 17-year old from Lewes was attacked in Surrenden Road,...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017 at 11:13 am

Whistleblowing champion urges hospital chiefs to support staff who speak out

A whistleblowing champion urged Brighton hospital bosses to provide support for staff who speak out. Caroline Owens has spent almost three months as the freedom to speak up guardian at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. The trust runs the Royal Sussex County...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017 at 10:13 am

Brighton hospital’s new boss promises £30m A&E upgrade

The new chief executive of Brighton’s main hospital trust said that up to £30 million will be spent upgrading Accident and Emergency (A&E) at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Marianne Griffiths, who takes over on Saturday (1 April), along with a team from Western Sussex...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017 at 12:01 am