Brighton hospital trust accused of being institutionally racist

The main hospital trust serving Brighton and Hove has been accused of being institutionally racist by a support group for black and minority ethnic (BME) staff and patients. Nine of the BME staff – including two medical consultants – who volunteered to help the trust tackle its...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016 at 3:36 pm

Fresh Southern train strikes announced for first week of September

Two more days of strike action have been called for Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 September as the row between the RMT union and Southern over the role of guards continues. The union is protesting against changes to the guard’s role, with a shift to customer services and the...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016 at 2:42 pm

Police hunt for angry ginger man who punched cyclist on Brighton seafront

Police are seeking a man they want to question in connection with an assault on a cyclist in Brighton. The 23-year-old victim was cycling along a shared space on Kings Road just after 10am on Saturday, August 6, when he braked to avoid a man and then rode past him. There was an...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016 at 1:04 pm

Brighton and Hove patients given reminder of bank holiday alternative to A&E

Patients in Brighton and Hove are being asked to remember alternatives to accident and emergency (A&E) over the bank holiday weekend. Care UK said that the NHS walk-in centre would be open and able to treat a wide range of minor injuries and illnesses. Marjorie Gillespie,...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016 at 10:17 am

Brighton care home ‘requires improvement’

A Brighton care home has been told it “requires improvement” after an unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Dane House Care Home, in Dyke Road Avenue, Brighton, was good when it came to providing care that was safe, responsive and well-led, the CQC said....
Posted On 22 Aug 2016 at 7:51 pm

Brighton woman’s death sparks short-lived murder investigation

The mysterious death of a Brighton woman led to the arrest of a man on suspicion of murder before a post-mortem ruled out a physical assault. The 37-year-old woman died at a house in Cowfold Road, Whitehawk, on Saturday morning, after emergency services were called to reports she...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016 at 4:08 pm

Man walks out of Brighton Marina cinema and vanishes

Police are searching for Michael Goodey, who is missing from Brighton. The 40-year-old had been at the cinema at Brighton Marina with his family on Sunday (21 August) and left on his own accord at about 11.35am, and has not been seen since. Police are concerned for his welfare,...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016 at 10:54 am

First the naked bike ride, now Brighton hosts the naked beach clean

By Claire Jacobs Environmentalists are stripping naked to clean Brighton Beach to get into the record books. Strip The Beach is a clean-up campaign designed to declutter the beach of rubbish whilst raising awareness of the problems that sea litter, marine plastics and discarded...
Posted On 21 Aug 2016 at 1:30 pm

Luck runs out for magnificent Grice – Brighton’s latest Olympic 1500m finalist

Brighton Phoenix runner Charlie Grice showed great promise in the final of the men’s 1500m at the Rio Olympics this morning (Sunday 21 August). The former Cardinal Newman schoolboy held his own in a slow but physical race, crossing the line at the bell with the race leaders. The...
Posted On 21 Aug 2016 at 1:40 am

Brighton & Hove Albion pegged back by Reading

Reading 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 The Seagulls drop to second in the league after old boy Paul McShane equalised for Reading with half an hour left to play. The Royals went in front from a close-range shot from Jon Swift which deceived the recalled David Stockdale after just...
Posted On 20 Aug 2016 at 7:36 pm