Six arrested in drugs raids ahead of Brighton and Hove Pride

Six people have been arrested in drugs raids as Sussex Police prepare for Brighton and Hove Pride. The force said: “Police have carried out a number of drug warrants and made six arrests in Brighton and Hove ahead of this weekend’s Pride event in the city “Four raids were carried...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 11:28 pm

Brighton and Hove to be among the first British cities to offer pioneering HIV drug

Brighton and Hove is to be among the first British cities to offer a pioneering HIV drug treatment known as PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis). The news was announced this afternoon (Thursday 3 August) by NHS England as it set out how it would run trials to protect people at high...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 7:21 pm

Brighton stabbing – police offer £500 reward to catch suspect Jordan Ash

A £500 reward is on offer for help catching 18-year-old Jordan Ash who police want to speak to about the stabbing at KFC, in London Road, Brighton, last month.   Sussex Police said: “Police have offered a £500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 5:31 pm

Boy, 15, arrested in Brighton after 80mph police chase down the A23

A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Brighton after a police chase down the A23 in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday 2 August). Sussex Police said: “Police arrested a boy after a stolen car was recovered at Brighton Marina following a night-time pursuit from the A23...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 4:12 pm

Concern for Brighton boy, 14, missing for almost a week

Sussex Police said that officers were concerned for the welfare of a 14-year-old boy who has been missing for almost a week. The force said today (Thursday 3 August): “Police are concerned for a missing teenager from Brighton. “Regan White was last seen in Widdicombe Way in the...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 4:06 pm

Brighton flytipper given suspended prison sentence

A flytipper from Coldean has been given a 24-week prison sentence suspended for two years after dumping flooring waste in Lewes Road, Brighton. Charles Brazil, also known as Charlie Brazil, 38, of Ridge View, Coldean, was also ordered to do 50 hours of unpaid work for the...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 4:01 pm

Brighton-based NHS trust praised for supporting clinical research

An NHS trust based in Brighton has been named one of the top five best community trusts in the country for research activity. Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT), which has its headquarters at Brighton General Hospital, contributed to more than two dozen studies in the...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 3:38 pm

Generous Brightonians urged to give to homeless charities rather than rough sleepers

The generous people of Brighton and Hove are being urged to give money to homeless charities rather than directly to rough sleepers. The charities and the council believe that direct donations too often prolong the time that rough sleepers stay on the streets. By giving to...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 2:09 pm

Nominations open to celebrate unsung heroes of mental health care

Nominations have opened to celebrate the unsung heroes of mental health care in Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area. Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust wants to hear about outstanding local NHS staff as part of their Positive Practice Awards celebrating the best in...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017 at 1:37 pm