Hove doctors’ surgery rated good by official watchdog

A Hove doctors’ surgery which recently moved to new premises has been rated good by the official watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The surgery was given an overall rating of good – the second highest of four ratings. It was also graded good for providing a service that...
Posted On 29 Dec 2015 at 7:02 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion v Ipswich Town: Wilson on bench as Hughton mixes it up a little 

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Andrew Crofts and Connor Goldson start for the Seagulls tonight (Tuesday 29 November) as Manchester United loanee James Wilson drops to the bench, fuelling further speculation that he might return to his parent club. The former Premier League champions...
Posted On 29 Dec 2015 at 6:50 pm

Escaped murderer back behind bars after being arrested in Hove

A murderer who absconded from prison is back behind bars after being recaptured in Hove after two and a half years on the run. Derek Passmore, 50, was arrested on Christmas Eve, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 29 December). The force said: “A man who absconded from Ford Prison...
Posted On 29 Dec 2015 at 6:35 pm

Brighton and Hove Christmas tree recycling points open

People were urged to recycle their Christmas trees at one of the recycling sites across Brighton and Hove. Brighton and Hove City Council said that people could leave real trees at the sites from today (Monday 28 December). The council said: “Every tree we collect will be turned...
Posted On 28 Dec 2015 at 11:59 pm

Wanted Brighton teenager arrested in Peacehaven and returned to prison

A teenager from Brighton who was wanted by the police was arrested last night (Sunday 27 December) and has been returned to prison. William Westein, 19, formerly of Theobald House, Blackman Street, Brighton, was part of a gang that stole 20 cars over four months until their...
Posted On 28 Dec 2015 at 10:19 pm

Brighton charity funds trauma room at children’s A&E

A Brighton charity has helped fund a specialist “trauma room” in the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital. The trauma room opened just over a week before Christmas thanks to the support of the Rockinghorse sick children’s charity....
Posted On 27 Dec 2015 at 5:40 pm

Fire crews tackle blaze in first floor flat in Brighton

Fire crews put out a blaze that started in a first-floor flat in Brighton two days before Christmas. The fire, in May Road, near Brighton General Hospital, started accidentally. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Two appliances from Preston Circus were mobilised to May...
Posted On 27 Dec 2015 at 5:07 pm

David raises his stock as Albion draw with Brentford

Brentford 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion could only draw with Brentford in a fairly low-key encounter at Griffin Park. Keeper David Stockdale made a serious of excellent saves in the second half which kept Albion in the match. On-loan Manchester United striker James Wilson...
Posted On 26 Dec 2015 at 8:00 pm

Sussex astronaut helps inspire bishop’s Christmas sermon

Sussex astronaut Tom Peake helped inspire the Bishop of Chichester’s Christmas sermon. Bishop Martin Warner, whose diocese includes Brighton and Hove, preached the sermon in Chichester Cathedral yesterday, (Friday 25 December): “We all know who’s missing from the family’s...
Posted On 26 Dec 2015 at 7:29 pm

Brighton hospital trust boss sends farewell message

The chief of executive of Brighton and Hove’s main NHS hospital trust has sent a farewell message to staff as he leaves to take up a similar job in Kent. Matthew Kershaw joined Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) almost three years ago and left yesterday...
Posted On 25 Dec 2015 at 4:02 pm