Second Brighton hospital patient ‘drank cleaning fluid’

An inquest into the death of a Brighton hospital patient who drank Flash floor cleaning fluid was told that another patient had previously drunk toilet cleaner. Joan Blaber, 85, died in September last year six days after drinking Flash left by her bedside at the Royal Sussex...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018 at 6:04 pm

Thirty flats approved for site of old Brighton housing office

An eight-storey block of flats has been approved for the site of the former housing office in Selsfield Drive, Moulsecoomb. The block of 30 flats are being built by Brighton and Hove City Council and are intended to be let for “affordable” rents. Thirteen letters of...

Teen wanted in connection with spree of random attacks across Brighton and Hove

Police have issued a picture of a teenager they wish to talk to in connection with five random unprovoked attacks in the early hours across Brighton and Hove in June. An appeal for information about the five assaults was issued along with CCTV of three men by police hours after...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018 at 4:05 pm

It’s cut-price Treason on the pier

The Treason Show is back on the Palace Pier in Brighton with some cut-price ticket offers for students and 999 personnel. And the cast, led by the show’s founder and director Mark Brailsford, have the usual suspects in their sights in a series of songs and skethches. Donald...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018 at 2:23 pm

Council could step in to buy new affordable homes rejected by housing associations

Affordable homes in new developments which housing associations don’t want to buy and manage may instead be bought up by Brighton and Hove City Council. In the last year, a number of plans for small numbers of affordable homes in new developments fell through because none...

Brighton independent radio station tunes in to crowdfunding

Radio Reverb has started a crowdfunding campaign to buy a new transmitter. With reference to the takeover of Brighton broadcaster Juice by Britain’s  biggest commercial radio company Global, Radio Reverb’s fundraising and sponsorship chief Ella Gray Thomas said:...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018 at 9:50 am