Hove solicitor who stole from clients followed example of crooked secretary jailed for fraud

A former Hove solicitor has been sentenced for stealing almost £110,000 from three elderly clients – the first fraud coming just months after a legal secretary he had employed was jailed for similar offences. Paul Arscott, 49, of Woodland Avenue, Hove, avoided prison today...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018 at 2:21 pm

Six-month reprieve for Brighton doctors’ surgery

A doctors’ surgery in Brighton has been given a six-month contract extension before it closes, the Green Party said. But “residents deserve answers” over the future of urgent care services, the party added. The Greens said: “Proposals to close the Brighton Station Walk-in Centre...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 7:53 pm

Brighton’s most tuneful run opens for entries and looks for headline sponsor

Brighton’s most musical run has opened for entries for its second year next year and has put a shout out for a headline sponsor. The Brighton Run2Music is also expanding to include not just a 5K run but 10K and half marathon (21K) distances. The event has been described as...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 7:53 pm

Ferret therapy credited with giving health boost to youngsters from Brighton and Hove

Spending £3,000 on ferret therapy might spur some people to ask whether it was wise to let teenagers spend council tax payers’ money. It turns out that the relatively modest sum helped 10 young people with mental health problems a chance to benefit from the therapeutic...

Hove Park pupil, 13, missing since Friday

Thirteen-year-old Kai Allison has not been seen since going missing from his home in Brighton on Friday (November 9). Kai is thought to be staying with friends in the city, but due to his age there are concerns for his welfare and police are appealing for information about his...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 6:06 pm

Hove couple’s dream home turned down by planners

A couple’s plan to demolish their bungalow and replace it with a large house has been turned down by planners. Brighton and Hove City Council officials recommended granting planning permission to replace the three-bedroom bungalow in Meadow Close, Hove, with a four-bedroom...

Plaques and displays mark 100th anniversary of Brighton’s suffrage movement

A new display at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery and the unveiling of a blue plaque, will help to mark the 100th anniversary of the Suffrage Movement in Brighton and Hove. Staff at Brighton Museum have created a display which commemorates Brighton & Hove’s suffrage heritage....
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 5:51 pm

Trigger warning: Sussex students to debate ‘snowflake’ generation?

If there really is a generation of “snowflakes” in our universities, they may need a “trigger warning” later this week. Sussex University is to host a debate entitled Generation Snowflake: Fact or fiction? on Thursday evening (15 November) from 6pm to 8pm....
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 5:17 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion extend top scorer Glenn Murray’s contract

Brighton and Hove Albion has agreed to extend striker Glenn Murray’s contract by a further year, until the end of the 2019-20 season. Murray, 35, is Brighton’s leading goalscorer, having scored six times this season. He notched up his 100th goal for Albion with his most...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 4:28 pm

Man goes missing from hospital in Hove

A man has gone missing from a mental hospital in Hove. His disappearance has prompted a public appeal for help finding him from Sussex Police. The force said: “Police are concerned for Michael Robinson who has gone missing from a mental health unit in Hove. “The...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 1:03 pm