Brighton and Hove’s late night levy plans deferred again

Plans for a late night levy in Brighton and Hove have been deferred again – this time because the Government is signalling it may make it easier for councils to collect money from venues. The plans, which it’s estimated could raise £450,000, were first mooted in 2014,...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016 at 12:23 pm

Drivers cautioned after two crashes on icy A27 near Amex

Drivers are being advised to take care on the roads following two separate collisions on the A27 eastbound on Wednesday (9 March) morning. At 5.37am, police were called to a single vehicle collision at Falmer, just past the Amex Stadium. A car is believed to have collided with...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016 at 10:53 am

Founding Fish Brother passes away

The founding member of one of Brighton’s best loved bands has sadly passed away. Dave Charnsworth, dubbed Chunky Dave by the band because of his wiry frame, was one of the original members of the Fish Brothers, who have been regaling the city with their unique brand of...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016 at 10:29 am

Brighton doctors join national 48-hour strike – some operations cancelled

Junior doctors have started a 48-hour strike as they step up their dispute with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt over a new contract. Previous strikes have been well supported in Brighton. The local hospital trust – Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals which runs the Royal...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016 at 8:49 am

Long waits for more than 9,000 patients at Brighton hospital

More than 9,000 patients have had to wait longer than 18 weeks for treatment at a Brighton hospital, according to local watchdog Healthwatch Brighton and Hove. Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) is struggling to see patients referred by GPs for...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016 at 12:01 am
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