Brighton MP calls for job-sharing rethink

MPs should be able to job-share, according to Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion. Ms Lucas already shares the leadership of her party with Jonathan Bartley and believes that the practice should be extended. She was speaking at a parliamentary reception for the...
Posted On 05 Sep 2017 at 6:33 pm

Wanted – the Brighton sob story fraudster who faces jail

A convicted fraudster from Brighton, who uses sob stories to scam her victims, is being hunted by Sussex Police. Andrea Thorne, 31, of Percival Terrace, Brighton, is wanted on suspicion of fraud and of breaching a two-year criminal behaviour order imposed by Brighton magistrates...
Posted On 05 Sep 2017 at 4:53 pm

Brighton child rapist held in prison to await sentence

A child rapist from Brighton faces a prison sentence after he admitted nine sex offences against six girls when he appeared at Hove Crown Court. Lewes Harby, 20, admitted four counts of raping a 12-year-old girl, one count of raping a 13-year-old girl, sexually assaulting girls...
Posted On 05 Sep 2017 at 4:03 pm

Hove ‘recovery’ centres rated outstanding by official watchdog

Two Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) services for people with mental health problems have secured the highest possible rating for quality from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The two recovery-based residential properties, BHT’s Archway Project, were awarded an overall rating of...
Posted On 05 Sep 2017 at 1:32 pm

Organ donor plea after 20 Brighton and Hove patients die waiting for a transplant

Twenty people have died in Brighton and Hove waiting for an organ transplant over the past ten years, NHS bosses said. And 21 other people from Brighton and Hove are on the transplant waiting list at the moment, prompting a fresh plea for organ donors to come forward. NHS Blood...
Posted On 05 Sep 2017 at 12:20 pm