Hospital staff donate hundreds of crutches to African patients

Staff at a hospital in Hove have donated hundreds of crutches to patients in Africa. The donation was organised by physiotherapists at the Spire Montefiore Hospital, in Hove, after hey collected more than 750 crutches over the past six months. They will help patients who have...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017 at 10:58 pm

Former acting head from Hove to run newly confirmed academy

A former acting head of Hove Park School has been confirmed as the head teacher of Peacehaven Community School. Austen Hindman has overseen improved results since taking over as the acting head at Peacehaven which had fallen below the government’s baseline target for GCSE...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017 at 9:33 pm

Suspected rapist could be in Brighton, say police

Police are hunting a suspected rapist who may be in Brighton and have asked the public for their help in tracing him. Sussex Police said: “Police investigating the rape of a woman at an address in Worthing are seeking public assistance in tracing 36-year-old Joseph Warren who is...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017 at 7:01 pm

Pier charity appoints new chairman and takes Brighton seafront office

The West Pier Trust has a new chairman and new premises on Brighton seafront. The former Sussex University vice-chancellor Michael Farthing takes over the unpaid chairmanship of the trust from Glynn Jones. The trust said: “Michael will lead in forging bonds between the trust, the...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017 at 3:44 pm

Brighton MP praises local parties for standing down candidates

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas has praised local political parties for stepping aside in the general election in June to build a “progressive” alliance. She spoke shortly after Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrats voted not to put up their candidate – Paul Chandler – in...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017 at 5:59 am

Watchdog gives Brighton short-term care home a good grading

The government’s official health and social care watchdog has given the Craven Vale Resource Centre, in Brighton, a rating of good across the board. Hundreds of people a year – mostly over 65s – stay at Craven Vale, in Craven Road, Brighton, usually after being discharged from...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017 at 5:42 am

Greens pull out of general election contest in Brighton Kemptown

The Green Party is standing aside in Brighton Kemptown at the general election on Thursday 8 June. The decision was taken at an extraordinary general meeting of the Brighton and Hove Green Party at Community Base, in Queen’s Road, Brighton, last night (Wednesday 26 April). The...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017 at 1:31 am