Brighton hospital admits half a dozen flu patients a day

Brighton and Hove’s main hospital is admitting about half a dozen flu patients a day. A message to staff at the Royal Sussex County Hospital this week said: “Our staff will be seeing many more patients who are carrying the flu without developing symptoms.” The admissions figures...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 9:14 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion break transfer record to land Dutch ace

Albion have secured the signing of Netherlands international Jurgen Locadia from PSV Eindhoven. The fee is thought to be in the region of £16 million, eclipsing the amount paid for Jose Izquierdo. The 24-year-old has signed a contract with Albion until June 2022, having...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 8:43 pm

Brighton police seek man as concern grows for safety of missing girl, 15

Police believe that a missing 15-year-old girl has been seen with a man in Brighton this week as they asked again for help to find her. Detectives also want to speak to a man whose photograph they released as they said that their concerns are growing for the girl’s safety. Sussex...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 6:32 pm

Brain training devised by Brighton researcher cuts epileptic seizures

Brain training devised by a Brighton clinical researcher can cut the number and frequency of epileptic seizures in patients who have not responded to drug treatment. Details of the groundbreaking research have been published in The Lancet and Cell Press journal Ebiomedicine. One...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 4:33 pm

Brighton builders asked for advice on anything from parenting to finance, survey shows

A survey of Brighton builders has shown that customers are not only asking their advice on extensions and refits, but also parenting, finance, The survey, which was carried out by Sussex builders’ merchant Chandlers, found that 95% of the 750 local builders they asked had...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 3:03 pm

Former cricket coach to be tried for historic sex offences against six boys

An ex-sports coach has been sent for trial accused of sexually assaulting young boys in Brighton and West Sussex between 24 and 38 years ago. Michael James Green, 74, of no fixed address, appeared in custody at Lewes Crown Court on Friday (12 January), charged with 17 indecent...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 2:19 pm

Southwick pensioner conned out of thousands by bogus meter reader

A bogus meter reader ransacked an 86-year-old woman’s home and stole thousands of pounds worth of cash from her bedroom. The woman, who lives in Whiterock Place, Southwick, let the man into her flat on Wednesday 10 January at about 12.15pm, believing him to be a genuine...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 1:59 pm

Cycle parking booms in Brighton with 200 new spaces in one year

The number of cycle parking spaces in the city will have gone up 10 per cent in just one year by April, the city council announced yesterday. The last phase of new cycle stands for 2017-18 has just started being installed, which will provide space to park 124 bikes mainly in...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 1:09 pm

Missing teenager spotted in HMV

Police believe missing teenager Yasmin Price may still be in Brighton after she was spotted here on Sunday. Police are concerned for Yasmin who has been missing since Saturday (13 January) when she left her home in Harold Drive at 5.30pm and hasn’t returned. The 15-year-old...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 12:51 pm

Opinion – Labour scaremongering ignores the real lesson: children are being better educated under the Conservatives

A couple of years ago a Labour Shadow Education Spokesperson claimed that the Conservative government had created a “vacuum” in education in an attempt to paint an image of an education system in decay. This was designed to scare parents about their children’s futures. The...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018 at 12:15 pm
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