Three Brighton and Hove rabbis signed letter to Labour over anti-semitism

Three rabbis from Brighton and Hove were among the 68 British rabbis who signed a letter urging the Labour Party to listen to their community in the row over anti-semitism. They were Rabbi Hershel Rader, of the Brighton and Hove Hebrew Congregation, Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah, of...
Posted On 02 Aug 2018 at 10:15 pm

Drugs seized and three Brighton men arrested in raids before Pride

A significant amount of drugs and money has been seized in raids in the run up to Pride this weekend, Sussex Police said this evening (Thursday 2 August). Three men from Brighton were arrested in the raids on two separate properties, the force said. In a statement, Sussex Police...
Posted On 02 Aug 2018 at 7:53 pm

Brighton hospital bosses give upbeat report ahead of official inspection

Brighton hospital bosses have given an upbeat assessment as they flagged up an impending official inspection. Marianne Griffiths, who runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital, said that she believed that inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) would see a “huge...

Licensing chiefs rebuff firms hoping to party during Brighton Pride

Businesses hoping to celebrate Pride this weekend by laying on a party have been rebuffed by council licensing chiefs. Twenty-two firms from bars to coffee sellers to car hire companies have applied for permission to sell alcoholic drinks as huge crowds are expected in town. But...

Brighton nurse’s lifesaving blankets up for award

A lifesaving blanket plan in a Brighton hospital has been shortlisted for a national award. Ward manager Karen Lee gave elderly patients at the Royal Sussex County Hospital different coloured blankets with various patterns. They helped the pensioners, some with dementia, to find...

Woman raped early today in Southwick

A woman has reported being reported being raped in Southwick in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 1 August). Sussex Police said: “Detectives are appealing for witnesses after receiving a report that a 28-year old woman had been raped by a man while she was walking home...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018 at 2:42 pm

Brighton crash driver hunted by police

The driver of an Audi car is wanted by police after leaving the scene of a crash in which a motorcyclist suffered minor injuries. The crash happened in the afternoon rush hour yesterday (Tuesday 31 July). Sussex Police said: “Police are keen to speak the driver of an Audi which...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018 at 2:30 pm