Brighton hospital forced to cancel operations

Brighton’s biggest hospital has had to delay non-urgent operations after an unusually busy weekend. The decision to cancel operations at the Royal Sussex County Hospital came as a “state of business continuity” was declared. But cancer operations would still go ahead, chief...
Posted On 10 Dec 2012 at 11:51 pm

DVLA bans Brighton and Hove City Council from using its database

Brighton and Hove City Council has been banned from using the DVLA database of cars and drivers. Campaigning watchdog Big Brother Watch said that Sussex Police had also been temporarily banned from using the national database. The council and police were among more than 300...
Posted On 10 Dec 2012 at 8:56 pm

Brighton woman, 48, arrested after two men are stabbed

A woman from Brighton was arrested on suspicion of stabbing two men in a flat in the town in the early hours of this morning (Monday 10 December). Sussex Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service were called to the flat in Lavender Street shortly after 1.20am where they found...
Posted On 10 Dec 2012 at 6:08 pm

Cliff Richard to play the County Ground in Hove

Veteran pop star Cliff Richard is to perform at the County Ground in Hove in June next year. Sir Cliff, 72, will bring his Midsummer Nights series of shows to the Sussex county cricket ground on Saturday 15 June. Tickets for the show – called Still Reelin’ and A-Rockin’ – went on...
Posted On 09 Dec 2012 at 2:20 pm

Brighton mother wins delay after running off with ill son

A mother from Brighton who ran away with her seven-year-old son has won a ten-day delay before a judge decides whether to allow doctors to treat him. Sally Roberts told High Court judge David Bodey that she was not “bonkers”. She said that she had taken a principled...
Posted On 09 Dec 2012 at 1:57 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Draw Valley

By Tim Hodges Charlton Athletic 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 The Seagulls won a share of the points in south-east London this afternoon, twice coming from behind. The Addicks took the lead after just ten minutes when Lawrie Wilson headed in a corner. It was 20 years to the day...
Posted On 08 Dec 2012 at 10:57 pm

Three arrested after stabbing on Brighton bus

Two teenagers are among three people arrested after a stabbing on a bus full of Brighton university students. Two boys, a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old, and a 24-year-old Brighton man are being held after the incident in the centre of Brighton shortly before 6am today (Saturday 8...
Posted On 08 Dec 2012 at 6:25 pm

Whitehawk to play Lewes for the first time

By Tim Embleton Whitehawk FC make the short trip to Lewes tomorrow (Saturday 8 December) for a local derby at the Dripping Pan. Whitehawk sit at the top of the Ryman Premier Division going into this game with 29 points gained so far this season. Second placed Margate have the...
Posted On 07 Dec 2012 at 11:30 pm

Brighton fire leaves five needing emergency accommodation

A fire at a property in Brighton has left five people in need of emergency accommodation. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service sent firefighters from Hove and Preston Circus in Brighton to tackle the blaze shortly before 5pm this afternoon (Friday 7 December). No one was hurt but...
Posted On 07 Dec 2012 at 8:53 pm

Brighton and Hove churches open night shelter for the winter

Nine churches across Brighton and Hove are opening their doors overnight between now and the end of February to offer shelter for the homeless. This is the second year that churches in Brighton and Hove have worked together to provide a winter night shelter. The project is being...
Posted On 07 Dec 2012 at 2:20 pm