Lib Dems confirm candidates in Hove and Brighton Kemptown and consult members on whether to stand aside in Brighton Pavilion

The Liberal Democrats have confirmed their general election candidates in Hove and Brighton Kemptown and are consulting members in Brighton Pavilion on whether to stand aside in favour of the Greens. Carrie Hynds, 29, is the party’s candidate for Hove. She lives in the...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017 at 11:08 pm

Health watchdog sends 42 inspectors into Brighton hospital trust

The official health watchdog is sending 42 inspectors to the trust that runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton tomorrow (Tuesday 25 April). The inspectors, from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), are carrying out a three-day inspection of the Brighton and Sussex...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017 at 10:36 pm

Hove man jailed for rape

A 22-year-old man from Hove has been jailed for four counts of rape after a trial by jury that started six weeks ago. Michael Manion, of Nutley Close, Hangleton, was sentenced to seven years in prison by Judge David Rennie at Brighton Crown Court today (Monday 24 April). Three of...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017 at 9:17 pm

Brighton and Hove council’s agency and bank staff bill tops £9m

The bill for agency and bank staff topped £9 million in a year at Brighton and Hove City Council, according to figures it released in answer to a “freedom of information” request. The council spent £7.6 million on agency staff, with the highest amount going on qualified social...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017 at 5:19 pm

Brighton and Hove man wanted over seafront stabbing

A man from Brighton and Hove is being hunted by police over a stabbing on the seafront in the early hours of the morning. Rupert Delamare, 23, was arrested after the attack along with a local teenager. Delamare was released on police bail but has since disappeared. Sussex Police...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017 at 1:33 pm

The impossible dream – the incredible rise of Brighton and Hove Albion to the Premier League

Brighton and Hove has gone Albion  crazy since last Monday. But it hasn’t always been like that. As recently as 1998 the then Seagulls chairman Dick Knight had to almost beg the council to lend support to the club. Nowadays of course the council leader Warren Morgan is a...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017 at 1:24 am