Hove councillor moved to tears over patient’s treatment

Proposed changes to mental health services in Brighton and Hove prompted an outburst from a former carer who now sits as a councillor. Dawn Barnett said that she had been left in tears as she tried to help a distressed constituent. She raised the case of the man from her...
Posted On 30 Jan 2012 at 1:27 am

Fire crews tackle small blazes in Portslade and Whitehawk

Fire crews tackled two small fires in Brighton and Hove over the past few days. Firefighters from Hove were called to a property in Portslade early yesterday evening (Sunday 29 January) after a toaster caught fire. Two crews were sent to the incident in Graham Avenue, Mile Oak,...
Posted On 30 Jan 2012 at 1:03 am

Girl, 2, critical after being hit by car on Southwick coast road

A two-year-old girl is being treated in hospital in Brighton for serious head and internal injuries after being hit by a car. The girl was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Eastern Road, Brighton, after the accident on the A259 seafront road, Albion Street in...
Posted On 29 Jan 2012 at 9:59 pm

Hove fire crews rescue man from flat

Firefighters rescued a man from a smoke-logged building in Hove late on Wednesday night (25 January). Two East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service crews from Hove found him when they searched the building – a block of flats – after being called to a kitchen fire in...
Posted On 29 Jan 2012 at 9:39 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Anfield Ahoy!

The Albion have been drawn away to Liverpool in the 5th round of the FA Cup. In another incredible similarity with that famous 1983 cup run the Seagulls could face Liverpool exactly 29 years to the day of that epic 2-1 win. The Seagull’s narrowly lost to Liverpool in this...
Posted On 29 Jan 2012 at 4:08 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Krul deflection as Albion beat Newcastle United

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Newcastle United 0 The Albion beat Newcastle by a goal to nil to progress to the 5th round of the FA Cup for second year running. The Geordies, who beat Manchester United 3-0 just a short while ago, could not penetrate...
Posted On 28 Jan 2012 at 11:16 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: LuaLua – If I score I'll somersault!

By Tim Hodges Kazenga LuaLua told Brighton and Hove News earlier this week that if he scores against his former club Newcastle today (Saturday 28 January) he will without doubt perform one of his famous somersaults. Incredibly the Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder broke his...
Posted On 28 Jan 2012 at 7:39 am

Hove legal secretary jailed for £480k fraud

A legal secretary has been jailed for more than four years for stealing almost £500,000 while working for a law firm in Hove. Leanne Harris, 25, was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison for fraud by Judge Michael Lawson at Hove Crown Court yesterday (Friday 27...
Posted On 28 Jan 2012 at 7:39 am

Brighton woman charged in case of missing Portslade father

A 67-year-old Brighton woman has been charged in relation to the Gary Hampson murder investigation. Linda Rosenberg, of Montpelier Road, Brighton, has been charged with doing acts intending to pervert the course of justice. She has been remanded in custody and will appear at...
Posted On 27 Jan 2012 at 5:40 pm

Brighton hospital's £420m rebuilding plan approved

A ten-year £420 million rebuilding of Brighton’s main hospital has been given planning permission. Three new buildings will replace all those now on the southern half – or Eastern Road – side of the Royal Sussex County Hospital site in Eastern Road. A helipad...
Posted On 27 Jan 2012 at 5:12 pm