Brighton student housing scheme’s backers outnumber objectors

Supporters currently outnumber opponents to a project that includes hundreds of student rooms in Moulsecoomb Way, Brighton. There are currently 52 comments supporting plans to build a complex of five to seven-storey buildings at One Moulsecoomb Way, replacing the KSD...

Drink sales on Hove Lawns restricted by licensing chiefs

Alcohol sales have been given the go-ahead on Hove Lawns, despite protests from neighbours. Bars will only be allowed on the lawns for up to 40 days a year after pleas from dozens of people living in the area. Brunswick and Adelaide ward’s Green councillors Phélim Mac Cafferty...

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Procol Harum’ by Procol Harum (Selected Video) This...
Posted On 30 May 2019 at 4:30 pm

Calling all cancer beaters – are you ready to Race for Life?

Sponsored editorial Have you joined the world’s most important race? It’s your last chance to join the Race for Life at raceforlife.org. Join today and get 30 per cent off the Brighton Pretty Muddy event, using the code: MUDDY19. After 25 years of being a female-only event, we...
Posted On 30 May 2019 at 1:02 pm

Brighton man charged with slashing woman’s face with knife

An unemployed Brighton man has been charged with slashing a woman’s face with a knife, leaving her with a serious injury that required specialist surgery. Ryan Rose Jenson, 33, of Bernard Road, Brighton, appeared in court accused of maliciously wounding Sinead Fears, causing her...
Posted On 30 May 2019 at 11:47 am

Hove hospital wins accreditation for cancer care

A Hove hospital has won accreditation for its cancer care from two national organisations. The Montefiore Hospital has earned the Bupa Cancer Survivorship Programme accreditation as well as the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark. Spire Healthcare, which runs the Montefiore, said:...
Posted On 30 May 2019 at 11:44 am

Man reported missing from Brighton hospital

UPDATE: Matthew Sturgess has been found safe. Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who has gone missing from a hospital in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Police are searching for Matthew Sturgess, who is missing from Brighton. “The 38-year-old was last seen leaving the...
Posted On 30 May 2019 at 11:18 am