Man rushed to hospital after falling 30ft off ladder

A man has been rushed to hospital this afternoon with serious head injuries after falling 30ft off a ladder. The air ambulance landed on The Level after being called to the incident in Caledonian Road at 2.35pm. A police spokeswoman said: “Emergency services are dealing...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014 at 9:16 pm

Cancer rates rise in Brighton and Hove

More people are dying from cancer in Brighton and Hove than the national average. The numbers have been rising even though the wider national rate is steady. A report to the Brighton and Hove Health and Wellbeing Board said: “Around 1,100 people in the city are diagnosed...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014 at 5:31 pm

Driver smashes into parked cars in Hove

A car smashed into two parked cars in Norton Road, Hove, at 4am on Sunday 24 August, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 9 September). A black Dacia Sandero collided with a silver Toyota Aventis and a black Seat Exeo before being abandoned. It was left blocking the road. PC Daniel...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014 at 3:05 pm

Prison inmate who escaped from Brighton hospital is recaptured

A Lewes prison inmate who escaped from hospital in Brighton has been arrested. Jamie Halifax, 25, who ran off while being treated at Royal Sussex County Hospital on Wednesday 27 July has been charged with escaping lawful custody. Sussex Police said that he was arrested in Sutton...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014 at 3:05 pm

London Road business backer offers message of hope

The former chief executive of Pizza Express may inspire investors to take a look at the efforts to revive London Road, Brighton. David Page, who built the business with Luke Johnson and Hugh Osmond, holds a 13 per cent stake in Meat Liquor, in York Place, yards from the southern...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014 at 1:07 pm

Both Brighton MPs speak in support of banning puppy and kitten farms

Both Brighton MPs have called for a ban on puppy and kitten farming in a debate in Parliament. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, and Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, spoke during the debate in the House of Commons on Thursday (4...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014 at 1:07 pm

Brighton and Hove secondary school catchment areas may be scrapped

Brighton and Hove’s catchment areas may be scrapped as work starts on a major review of secondary school admissions Brighton and Hove’s catchment areas may be scrapped. The prospect is one of the possibilities being considered as part of a review of secondary schools admissions...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014 at 1:06 pm

Campaigners call meeting to ‘save the NHS’

Campaigners have called a public meeting as they urge politicians to “pledge to save the NHS”. Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, and Nancy Platts, the Labour parliamentary candidate in Brighton Kemptown, are due to address the meeting on Wednesday 24...
Posted On 09 Sep 2014 at 7:04 am
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