Rail union to stage demo outside Parliament to mark anniversary of dispute with Southern

The RMT rail union is to stage a demo outside Parliament to mark the anniversary of its dispute with Southern. Southern train guards – or conductors – have become on-board supervisors, with Southern imposing new contracts during the long-running dispute. The move came as part of...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 8:24 pm

Sussex University scientist wins award for DNA research

A Sussex University academic has been recognised for his work with one of the most prestigious prizes for scientific research. Laurence Pearl, head of the university’s Life Sciences School, has won the Novartis Medal and Prize in the Biochemical Society Awards 2018. Professor...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 8:03 pm

Hove teenager missing from home for a week

Police are concerned about the welfare of 17-year-old Ella Sears, who was reported missing from her home in Hove. Ella was last seen in Hove on Wednesday, April 12 when she returned home briefly and left. She is known to have contacts in both the Croydon area and in Brighton and...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 2:41 pm

Former Labour candidate announces she won’t be standing this June

A high profile local Labour member who has twice stood for election in Brighton has announced she won’t be contesting Brighton Kemptown in June’s General Election. Nancy Platts stood for Labour in Brighton Pavilion against Caroline Lucas in 2010, and in Brighton...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 12:45 pm

Cyclist ‘snatched keys from car ignition’ after row with driver

Police in Brighton and Hove are appealing for a cyclist to come forward following a row with another road user on Monday, 3 April. The driver of a Mercedes called police shortly before 12.45pm near to the junction of Cromwell Road and The Drive in Hove following an exchange of...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 11:20 am

New doctors’ surgery opens in Hove after two practices merge

A new doctors’ surgery opened in the centre of Hove yesterday (Tuesday 18 April) with the merger of two local practices. The Trinity Medical Centre threw open its doors in the converted Holy Trinity Church, in Blatchington Road, Hove. Patients will come and go through the...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017 at 1:02 am