Children and young people offered easier access to mental health help

Children and young people are being offered easier and faster access to mental health help by a new NHS service. The Brighton and Hove Community Wellbeing Service started earlier this month and was mentioned as councillors were given an update today (Monday 19 June) on recent...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 10:22 pm

The butterflies of Brighton and Hove – exclusive report Part 5: Waterhall & Westdene

This is part 5 of an exclusive report specially commissioned by Brighton & Hove News on the butterflies of our city and so you may wish to save all of the parts for future reference! Brighton and Hove Butterfly Sites – Waterhall: Waterhall Conservation Area and...

Three nurseries to close at Brighton schools

Three nurseries are to close at Brighton schools from the end of the summer term – Queen’s Park, Middle Street and St Mark’s. The schools are trying to redeploy staff where possible but at least two jobs are expected to go as a result of the closures. Councillors formally agreed...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 6:27 pm

Brighton to host Jeremy Corbyn’s first major speech after election

The Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s first major speech since the election is to take place in Brighton. Mr Corbyn is due to address delegates attending Unison’s annual conference at the Brighton Centre on Friday morning (23 June). Mr Corbyn’s visit to Brighton comes after his...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 4:53 pm

Fire damages Brighton restaurant and police appeal for witnesses

Fire damaged a Brighton restaurant in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday 18 June). Three people were safely evacuated from a flat above the restaurant – La Tana, in Ladies Mile Road, Patcham. Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses after the force was contacted by...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 3:35 pm

Hanover parking controls could start in early October

New resident parking schemes for the Hanover & Elm Grove and Craven Vale areas of the city could begin in early October, if agreed by the Environment, Transport and Sustainability committee. Originally almost 60% of those who responded to the consultation* were in favour of...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 3:05 pm

Brighton man wanted for recall to prison

A Brighton man is being hunted by police so that they can return him to prison. Sussex Police said: “Police wish to trace Dean John Keily, 34, from Brighton, who is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence for early release. “Keily was serving 140 days...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 2:50 pm

Trains stopped as lineside fire breaks out on Brighton mainline

A lineside fire are causing chaos on trains to and from Brighton and Hove this afternoon. The fire at Coulsdon South is leading to delays between Gatwick and Croydon. The ‘quarry lines’ are blocked, which means all services between Purley and Redhill are at a...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 2:09 pm

Final push for donations as Hove Plinth fundraiser enters final days

With just three days to go until the end of fundraising for the first sculpture on the Hove Plinth, a final push is being made to get the total over the £40,000 target. After a public vote, Hove Civic Society announced that Jonathan Wright’s Constellation sculpture would be the...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 1:53 pm

Two men arrested over five-hour siege in Brighton

Two men have been arrested over a five-hour siege in Brighton this morning (Monday 19 June). The stand-off with armed police, in Whitehawk Close, ended at about 9.30am, with the arrest of a 36-year-old man. Sussex Police said: “A man has been arrested following an incident in...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017 at 1:28 pm
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