Portslade youth group finds help from lost property

A Portslade youth group has been given a £400 cheque after police sold unclaimed lost property. The cheque was handed over to the Crusader Youth Group, which is based at the Southern Cross Evangelical Church in Trafalgar Road, Portslade. The money will be spent on a laptop  so...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010 at 7:22 pm

Brighton hosts gathering of Commonwealth law chiefs

Law chiefs from around the world have come to Brighton for a four-day conference. More than 180 chief justices, judges and magistrates converged for their annual conference at Brighton University. The 40th Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association conference...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010 at 6:49 pm

Missing Hove teenager found safe and well

A teenage boy from Hove who went missing for more than a fortnight has been found safe and well. Sussex Police made a public appeal for help to find Drew Knight last week, concerned that he had no money, no phone and was increasingly vulnerable. The 15-year-old had been staying...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010 at 6:02 pm

Brighton man chases his own van after thief drives off in it

A Brighton man chased his own van up the A23 after a thief drove off in it. He spotted the van while in a friend’s car on the A27 and followed the thief for 20 miles. He also put in a call to Sussex Police – at 1.45am this morning – and guided officers to the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010 at 1:31 pm

Help catch Brighton bike thief, ask police

A suspected bike thief has been captured on CCTV. Now police are asking the public to turn him in. British Transport Police released this image of the suspect who is believed to have taken the bike from Brighton railway station on Thursday 26 August. Sergeant Judd Hinchliffe, the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010 at 10:29 am

Brighton hospital trust calls in MRSA adviser

Brighton and Hove’s hospital trust has kept MRSA infections down to the lowest level in years but is still struggling to meet its annual target. The trust which runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital has a target of no more than eight MRSA cases from April this year to March next...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010 at 10:17 am

Hove businessman elected to trade body advisory board

Hove businessman Tony Adams has been re-elected to the advisory board of a national trade organisation. Mr Adams will serve another two years as a member of the Catalogue Exchange’s advisory board. He has already served two years in the voluntary role while working as creative...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010 at 9:54 am

Brighton hospital doctors given electronic prod

Brighton hospital doctors are being helped into the 21st century with computers to record vital information about patients when they are discharged. The aim is to give each patient a clear record of their treatment while in hospital and their medication which can also be sent...
Posted On 19 Sep 2010 at 8:10 am

One in ten Brighton and Hove children go to independent school

More than one in ten children in Brighton and Hove attends an independent school. The figure was revealed in a written answer to a parliamentary question by Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister and Conservative MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton. In a reply to Graham Brady, the...
Posted On 19 Sep 2010 at 12:00 am

Hove woman sues national newspaper publisher for invasion of privacy

A woman from Hove is suing a newspaper publisher for invasion of privacy. Carina Trimingham, 44, who grew up in Hove but now lives in London, has issued a legal claim against Associated Newspapers, publisher of the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday. The newspapers carried stories...
Posted On 18 Sep 2010 at 12:39 pm