Sixty cancer patients a year die too early in Brighton and Hove

More than 60 cancer patients a year die much sooner than those in other parts of the country, according to a report discussed by health chiefs today (Tuesday 18 July). It said that cancer was also more common among poorer people and that they were more likely to die sooner. In...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017 at 9:55 pm

It’s muggy – Met warns of thunder and lightning and possible flash floods

The Met Office has issued a yellow rain warning and said that thunderstorms overnight could bring flash floods. The official forecaster said: “Thundery showers are expected to push north across southern parts of the UK through Tuesday evening (18 July). “Although many places...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017 at 8:16 pm

‘Shocking’ amount of litter collected in two-hour Brighton beach clean

Local volunteers who cleaned Brighton and Hove beaches said that they found a “shocking” amount of debris over just a couple of hours at the weekend. More than 20 volunteers came together for the tenth annual Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project to help clean the beach, gathering...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017 at 8:04 pm

Benefit campaigners plan picket of controversial new homeless scheme

A new homeless scheme set up in response to a council resolution to use empty spaces to house rough sleepers has come under fire from campaigners who say it is curtailing tenant rights. Space Mates, a homeless advocacy organisation, is hoping to set up a pilot project to house 15...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017 at 6:51 pm

Hove supermarket ram raided

Police are investigating after a stolen car was used to ram raid Sainsbury’s Local store in Portland Road, Hove, at 11.45pm on Monday (17 July). Officers were called at 11.35pm after a Vauxhall Nova was reported stolen from Wordsworth Street in Hove. Police then received...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017 at 4:14 pm

Dirty old town – Brighton’s polluted roads to blame for 2,000 deaths, new report says

More than 2,000 people will die of causes related to air pollution over the next 12 years – much of it generated on Brighton and Hove’s traffic-choked roads. The bold claim was made in a new report – Polluted Cities – commissioned by Green MEP and former Brighton councillor Keith...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017 at 4:11 pm

Copywriting Brighton opens for business

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Posted On 18 Jul 2017 at 11:19 am

Prime Minister gives award to the man who helps Brighton remember its Indian heroes

The Prime Minister Theresa May has recognised a local historian who has been helping Brighton to remember its Indian war heroes. Mrs May has announced a Points of Light award to Davinder Dhillon for his work as the chairman of the Chattri Memorial Group. He is a key figure in...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017 at 12:22 am