Fears grow over Hove care home operator's financial crisis

Residents of two Hove care homes face an anxious summer after the company running the homes announced a temporary fix to try to solve its financial problems. Southern Cross, which owns Bon Accord in New Church Road and The Downs in Laburnum Avenue, Hangleton, has said that it...
Posted On 01 Jun 2011 at 2:06 pm

Fire service merger to be discussed in secret tomorrow

The fire service for Brighton and Hove is taking a step closer to merging into one countywide organisation for Sussex. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Authority, which covers Brighton and Hove, is meeting tomorrow to decide whether to pursue a merger with West Sussex. The two fire...
Posted On 01 Jun 2011 at 1:25 pm

Brighton's communal bin trucks both out of action

A double whammy has left refuse and recycling staff battling to clear a backlog around Brighton and Hove. Both of the trucks used to empty communal bins have been out of action since Friday and staff are trying to catch up after the bank holiday weekend. Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 01 Jun 2011 at 12:30 pm