Hove MP aims to lower voting age after his name is drawn in ballot for private members’ bills

Peter Kyle, the Labour MP for Hove, hopes to lower the voting age to 16 after his name was drawn in the ballot for private members’ bills. Mr Kyle came 18th out of 20 in the ballot. MPs drawn first have a much better chance of changing the law. But last year John Glen, the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2017 at 11:38 pm

Hove businesses hold garden party for local children’s charity

Hove Business Association is to hold a garden party to raise money for a local children’s charity, the Starr Trust. The business networking group has teamed up with Hove Museum and Art Gallery to put on the garden party which it is calling Hooray for Hove and Portslade. The new...
Posted On 30 Jun 2017 at 11:17 pm

Five people become Church of England priests in Brighton and Hove

Five people have become Church of England priests in Brighton and Hove after being ordained in two services conducted by the Bishop of Chichester and the Bishop of Lewes. The Bishop of Chichester Martin Warner ordained two men at St Bartholomew’s Church in Brighton – Andy Birks,...
Posted On 30 Jun 2017 at 8:12 pm

Brighton coach crash driver questioned as girl, 6, is treated in hospital

Police have questioned the driver of a coach which hit a mother and daughter in Brighton yesterday morning (Thursday 29 June). The daughter, a six-year-old girl who goes to St Bartholomew’s Church of England Primary School, in Brighton, suffered serious injuries to one of her...
Posted On 30 Jun 2017 at 6:04 pm

Brighton hospital bosses unfairly sacked black consultant

Brighton hospital bosses unfairly sacked a black consultant having made it impossible for him to return to work, an employment appeal tribunal judge said yesterday (Thursday 29 June). Brain surgeon James Akinwunmi had previously told an employment tribunal that NHS emergency...
Posted On 30 Jun 2017 at 4:22 pm