Staff at NHS ambulance trust serving Brighton and Hove bullied, harassed and sexually preyed on women

Staff at the NHS ambulance trust serving Brighton and Hove bullied, harassed and sexually preyed on women, according to a study published today (Friday 4 August). The study was entitled Bullying and Harassment at South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust: An Independent...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 8:18 pm

Drowned man found on Seaford beach came from Brighton

A man found unconscious on the beach at Seaford earlier this week is believed to be a pensioner from Brighton. Despite attempts to revive him, he died at the scene. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 4 August): “An elderly man whose body was found in the sea at Seaford on...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 7:48 pm

Police warn people to look out for fake meter man in Hove

Police have issued a warning after a fake meter man was reported by a number of people living in a couple of streets in Hove. Sussex Police said today (Friday 4 August): “Police have received reports of a man acting suspiciously in Hove. “The man has been reported to be knocking...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 7:37 pm

Two women sexually assaulted in Brighton

Two women were sexually assaulted in broad daylight in Brighton within three hours of each other, police said today (Friday 4 August). Sussex Police has published an efit which was created with the help of one of the victims. Both attacks happened on the morning of Thursday 29...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 6:19 pm

When it comes to tackling HIV in Brighton and Hove … we’ll always have Paris

Brighton and Hove has become the first city in Britain to sign up to a “fast track” commitment to try to eradicate HIV. Brighton and Hove City Council leader Warren Morgan and the mayor of Brighton and Hove Mo Marsh formally signed the Fast Track Cities “Paris Declaration” at...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 5:24 pm

Man saved as he fell from scaffolding in Hove

A man was saved as he fell from scaffolding in Hove this afternoon (Friday 4 August) after a stand-off lasting more than an hour. The man, who was believed to be in distress, had climbed to roof height outside a house in Portland Road, Hove. Emergency services were called and...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 4:53 pm

Man accused of abusing Brighton schoolgirl awaits jury’s verdict

The jury has retired in the case of a Brighton man accused of sexually abusing and trying to rape the daughter of family friends. William Burrell-Ashbee, 27, of Howard Place, Brighton, is on trial at Lewes Crown Court charged with abusing the girl between dates in February 2012...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 4:14 pm

We won’t wait another 50 years for lasting equality

This weekend tens of thousands will take to the city’s streets celebrating our LGBT community. Our special city which has provided refuge for thousands of LGBT people will remind the world of our values of hope and solidarity. The Green Party has been a longstanding advocate of...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 3:17 pm

Pride in Brighton and Hove

This weekend Brighton and Hove opens its doors to thousands of people visiting the city to enjoy Pride, one of the biggest events of its kind nationally and one of the biggest in our calendar. It’s a chance for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans*) community, to celebrate,...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017 at 6:01 am