Man convicted of stalking Brighton woman online

A man who launched a campaign of online abuse against a Brighton woman has been convicted of stalking today. Nicky Wright, 40, from Waters Road, London, was found guilty of stalking, following a trial at Brighton Magistrates’ Court in respect of his actions towards Nicola...
Posted On 31 Jul 2018 at 4:31 pm

Former council chief to chair Brighton hospital trust

The former chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council is to chair the board of the NHS trust that runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Alan McCarthy, 64, joins Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) from Sussex and Surrey Healthcare Trust (SASH) where he served...
Posted On 31 Jul 2018 at 2:11 pm

Brighton driver unhurt in crash which left a young man dead

A driver from Brighton was unhurt in a car crash which left a 22-year-old man dead. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision in Bolney on Sunday night (29 July). “Emergency services were called at 11.30pm on Sunday to a report a man had been...
Posted On 31 Jul 2018 at 12:35 pm

Patients left in pain when Hove care home ran out of medicine

Patients were left in pain because a care home in Hove ran out of medicines, blamed partly on its reliance on agency nurses. Official inspectors said that Lindridge, in Laburnum Avenue, Hove, required improvement – the third year in a row that it had received the same...
Posted On 31 Jul 2018 at 12:11 pm

Thugs attack passenger on train from Brighton to London

Two thugs repeatedly punched a passenger on a train from Brighton to London in an unprovoked attack. The victim left the train at Three Bridges and was treated in hospital after being assaulted on the night when England’s footballers beat Colombia in the World Cup finals. The...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018 at 10:04 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion – Baldock leaves as Zamora joins for a 4th spell

Brighton and Hove Albion striker Sam Baldock has left the club and joined last season’s Championship strugglers Reading. Baldock was Sami Hyypia’s first major signing back in 2014. Current Albion manager Chris Hughton said: “Sam has been a pleasure to work with during...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018 at 9:27 pm

Revised plans for Brighton care home reflect parking concerns

Revised plans to build a care home on a derelict site in Hollingdean have been submitted to Brighton and Hove City Council. The site owner, Hazeldene Project Management, wants to build a three-storey care home with more than 80 bedrooms at Grove Park, the former William Moon...

Flats, café and offices planned for Brighton pub

Four years after people started the fight to save the Cuthbert Pub, new plans for a café, offices and flats have gone in to Brighton and Hove City Council. Plans for the site in Freshfield Road, Brighton, include building a three-storey extension on the side of the building for...

Let’s Go Fly a Kite – at the theatre!

Let’s Go Fly a Kite, JW Productions. The Old Market, Hove The critically acclaimed family show Let’s Go Fy a Kite comes to the Old Market for one night only, on Saturday 11 August. Directed by Natalie Sexton, writer and director of This Boy Tom which was a hit of this...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018 at 11:30 am

A Handbag?! Oscar Wilde classic comes to BOAT

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, JW Productions There’ll be cucumber sandwiches for tea at Brighton Open Air Theatre this week – and handbags at dawn too – as Oscar Wilde’s much-loved classic opens on Wednesday (1 August). The fearsome Lady...
Posted On 30 Jul 2018 at 10:58 am