Two hundred people petition Brighton hospital bosses to reinstate race equality champion

More than 200 people have signed an online petition urging Brighton hospital bosses to reinstate the sacked race equality champion at an NHS trust. Colleagues set up the petition to “Reinstate Vivienne” after she was dismissed on Wednesday (28 June). Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé joined...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 10:35 pm

Hove dog Astute Missile wins English Greyhound Derby at 28/1

Astute Missile trained at Hove by Seamus Cahill has won the prestigious Greyhound Derby even though it was the rank outsider. Running out of trap 4 the Hove raider took advantage of some early crowding at the first bend and triumphed by three quarters of a length. Hove’s...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 9:52 pm

Eight new council homes to be built in Brighton

Eight new council homes are a step closer to being built in Brighton despite a row over rents and construction costs. A terrace of six four-bedroom houses and another building containing two two-bedroom flats are planned for a scrap of land in Lynchet Close, Hollingdean, by...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 4:08 pm

Two Hove dogs in Greyhound Derby Final

Hove will have two representatives in the Greyhound Derby Final today (Saturday 1 July). The event is being held at Towcester now that the competition’s spiritual home at Wimbledon has been closed down. Both dogs are trained by Seamus Cahill. Droopy’s Acrobat runs out...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 3:10 pm

No smoke! Police issue warning to people at Green Pride in Brighton

Sussex Police issued a warning this morning to people planning to attend Green Pride in Preston Park, Brighton, today (Saturday 1 July). The force said: “Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council are urging anyone attending Green Pride in Brighton this weekend to do so...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 8:41 am

The butterflies of Brighton and Hove – exclusive report Part 8: Hangleton, Portslade & North West Hove

This is part 8 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 – Hangleton/Portslade – North-West Hove:...