Regulator raises concerns with Brighton hospital bosses

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a report after carrying out three visits to Brighton and Hove’s main hospital trust. The CQC, which is the official regulator for hospitals and care homes, will be returning to Brighton next month to carry out a formal inspection....
Posted On 03 Apr 2014 at 11:10 am

X-Factor finalist to learn sign language at Brighton school

X-Factor finalist Lucy Spraggan visited Hamilton Lodge deaf school in Brighton today (Wednesday 2 April). The 22-year-old singer-songwriter is to learn sign language at the school in Walpole Road, Brighton. She is also keen to help students at the school with songwriting and...
Posted On 02 Apr 2014 at 11:53 pm

Brighton pensioner arrested after driving wrong way along A27

A 74-year-old pensioner from Brighton has been arrested for driving the wrong way along the A27 this morning. Sussex Police said: “A car was stopped near Lewes after travelling up to five miles eastbound on the westbound carriageway on the A27 at Falmer from 6.40am on Wednesday 2...
Posted On 02 Apr 2014 at 6:03 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Lancashire hotshots – Albion and Rovers score three a piece in thriller

Blackburn Rovers 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 The Albion grabbed a vital point in a six-goal thriller at Ewood Park this evening (Tuesday 1 April). David Rodriguez finally broke his Albion duck with his first Seagulls goal just after the quarter hour. But Jordan Rhodes...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014 at 9:58 pm
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University technical college plans to go on show

Building plans are to go on show for the university technical college which is being sponsored by Brighton University and the charitable foundation behind two schools in Brighton and Hove. The plans are for the new University Technical College (UTC) at the grade II listed Marine...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014 at 9:05 pm

Sussex University seeks independent governors

Sussex University is looking to recruit new governors, with at least one post becoming vacant at the start of August. The university has advertised for “independent members” to join the university’s council and wants candidates with “significant board level and governance...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014 at 5:59 pm

Young men attack women in Hove and Portslade

A gang of young men attacked and robbed two women in separate attacks 20 minutes apart in Hove and Portslade. The thugs first approached a 65-year-old woman from Shoreham in the Aldi car park in Carlton Terrace, Portslade, as she walked towards the store at about midday on...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014 at 2:16 pm

Hove school to consult over whether to become an academy

The fastest improving school in Brighton and Hove is to consult over whether to become an academy. The governors at Hove Park School agreed last night (Monday 31 March) to begin a consultation with current and prospective parents and carers, students and staff. No decision will...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014 at 9:50 am