Hove hospital staff celebrate ‘outstanding’ rating from official health watchdog

Staff at a hospital in Hove have been celebrating an rating of “outstanding” from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the government’s official health watchdog. The Montefiore Hospital, in Montefiore Road, Hove, said that it was one of fewer than a dozen private hospitals in the...
Posted On 26 Oct 2017 at 11:26 pm

More than 1,200 people donate as Madeira Terraces crowdfunder tops £200k

More than 1,200 people have pledged a donation as the Madeira Terraces crowdfunding campaign total tops £200,000 with just over a month to go. The total is almost halfway towards the £429,000 target for the online fundraising campaign. The money is wanted to fund the first steps...
Posted On 26 Oct 2017 at 9:16 pm

Man jailed for running sex ring which used Brighton hotel

A man has been jailed for running a sex ring which trafficked 19 women and prostituted them from a number of hotels, including one in Brighton. Hong Chin, 45, was given a four-year prison sentence at the Central Criminal Court – better known as the Old Bailey – in London today...
Posted On 26 Oct 2017 at 7:50 pm

Man held for murder after woman stabbed to death in Brighton house

A woman was found stabbed to death in a house in the Fiveways area of Brighton this morning (Thursday 26 October). A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody, Sussex Police said this afternoon. The force said: “Police have launched a murder...
Posted On 26 Oct 2017 at 4:45 pm

Brighton secondary school celebrates record student numbers

A Brighton secondary school has more students than at any time since it first opened, the chair of governors has announced. The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) said that it has 886 students on its books for the 2017-18 academic year. Jim May, who recently took over as...
Posted On 26 Oct 2017 at 12:59 am