Hove mother and son in latest Three Lions video

A Hove mother and son appear in the latest Three Lions video released as England prepared for their World Cup semi-final. Stef Fallows and four-year-old Aiden were part of a sign language singalong to the enduring football anthem. They joined other youngsters with Down’s syndrome...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018 at 5:09 pm

Former Brighton councillor quits as Conservative national vice-chairman over Brexit

Former Brighton councillor Maria Caulfield has resigned as the Conservative Party’s vice-chairman for women over the government’s position on Brexit. Mrs Caulfield, now MP for Lewes, said that she had resigned “in protest at the announcement of the Prime Minister’s final Brexit...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018 at 3:17 pm

Deans campaigners fear more development between their villages

Campaigners who fought plans for 45 homes on an Ovingdean paddock fear that their approval on appeal will open the door to hundreds more between the Deans. Lightwood Group originally planned 105 homes on that site – and when the plans were first unveiled, there was an...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018 at 3:02 pm

Royal Sussex trust comes out of financial special measures

£20million of savings has helped Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) slash its deficit and come out of special measures for financial reasons with immediate effect. The NHS Trust announced this afternoon that “significant focus and discipline”...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018 at 2:04 pm

Have you seen missing patient?

Efforts are being made to trace 55-year-old Roy Atkins, reported missing from the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, since the early hours of Tuesday morning (10 July). Mr Atkins had been attending as a voluntary mental health patient when he disappeared. The image shown...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018 at 1:39 pm

Could new water fountains help Brighton cut down on plastic?

New water fountains are part of Brighton and Hove City Council’s plans to cut back on plastic. Six fountains are proposed for the project in an effort to reduce plastic waste. This is just one idea up for discussion tomorrow when the council’s Policy, Resources and...

World Cup fans urged to celebrate safely

Police are urging football fans to celebrate – or commisserate – after England’s World Cup game against Croatia tonight. After the team’s victory on Saturday, fans pouring out of pubs in West Street temporarily blocked the road, and scuffles have been...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018 at 9:37 am