Planners approve £20m scheme for 104 ‘truly affordable’ homes in Portslade

A £20 million scheme to build 104 truly affordable flats in Portslade has been grated planning permission this afternoon (Wednesday 4 September). The homes have been designed to be rented or sold to local working families on low wages. The scheme was devised by Homes for Brighton...

Shared houses dominate the workload of Brighton and Hove’s planning enforcement officials

Almost 200 owners of shared houses were sent formal notices for breaching planning rules in Brighton and Hove over the past year. Dozens more shared houses were the subject of complaints in the same period – the year to the end of March. The figures were revealed this...

Campaigners step up the fight against plans for Hove hotel and flats

Campaigners fighting high-rise developments in Hove have urged people to send in fresh objections to a proposed hotel. There are currently 146 objections to RKO Developments’ plans for an 80-room hotel and 80 flats on the corner of Cromwell Road and Palmeira Avenue. New...

Brighton and Hove coroner demands action after patient hanged herself in hospital

The Brighton and Hove coroner has demanded action from health chiefs after a patient hanged herself in hospital with a dressing gown cord. Bethany Tenquist, 26, died earlier this year, 16 days after hanging herself in Mill View Hospital, in Hangleton. In a report to Sussex...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019 at 4:14 am

Winter is coming, so Brighton and Hove health chiefs are preparing!

As winter is coming, draft plans to deal with the increased demands on medical services are going before Brighton and Hove health chiefs. The plan is being developed by the local A&E (accident and emergency) delivery board. The board is made up of representatives from...

Approval given for two Brighton doctors’ surgeries to merge

A merger between two doctors’ surgeries was approved by Brighton and Hove health bosses. Matlock Road Surgery, run by Dr Paul Allan, will merge with the Beaconsfield Medical Practice, in Preston Road, Brighton, in March next year. The move was given the rubber stamp by the...