The public needs better information about coronavirus, Brighton MP tells Health Secretary

The public needs better information about the coronavirus outbreak, Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas told the Health Secretary today (Tuesday 11 February). The Green MP called on Health Secretary Matt Hancock to launch a more high-profile public health campaign to better...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 3:01 pm

Slavery order granted against Hove brothel madam

A Hove madam who ran brothels in Scotland has been made the subject of a slavery and trafficking risk order after being arrested for doing the same in her hometown. Chin Chih Chang is believed to have been running two brothels at addresses in Hove. The CPS is currently...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 3:00 pm

Inquest opens into death of Brighton ambulance paramedic

An inquest opened into the death of a Brighton ambulance paramedic today (Tuesday 11 February). James McKeough, 48, was on his motorbike when he died in a crash with a tractor on Monday 3 February. South East Coast Ambulance Service’s operational unit manager for Brighton and...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 1:40 pm

Second GP surgery closes for deep clean

A second Brighton GP surgery has closed for a deep clean while health officials tackle the coronavirus outbreak. The Deneway Surgery at Lionsdene in Deneway is a branch of the Warmdene Surgery which closed yesterday after GP Dr Catriona Greenwood was confirmed as having...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 10:41 am

Hove superspreader Steve Walsh speaks from hospital bed

The Hove father who is at the centre of a UK outbreak of coronavirus has thanked the NHS, friends family and colleagues for their support. Steve Walsh, a scoutmaster who leads the 3rd Hove St Leonard’s scout troupe, told the Mail he contacted the NHS as soon as he realised...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 10:10 am

Brighton Festival tickets go on sale tomorrow

Tickets for the 54th Brighton Festival go on sale to members at 7.30am tomorrow (Wednesday 12 February). And they go on general sale next Wednesday (19 February) for 120 events at more than two dozen venues – from Saturday 2 May to Sunday 24 May. Guest director Lemn Sissay, the...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 10:08 am

Brighton primary school members self-isolating after contact with coronavirus patients

UPDATE: A Brighton primary school has told parents that two people from the school are off work after coming into contact with a coronavirus patient. Cottesmore St Mary’s Catholic Primary School has this morning written to say that neither will be in school for two weeks....
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 9:05 am

Man charged with stealing safe from Brighton karaoke bar

A man has been charged with a series of burglaries on Middle Street, Brighton. Jody Robert Keating, 45, of no fixed address, has been charged with four counts of burglary. On Friday, 31 January, Slamstar Karaoke, The Werks Group and two further business premises within The Werks...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 8:25 am

The Rossi Bar gets sweaty with Wife Swap USA

WIFE SWAP USA + NERVES + PIN UPS + MONAKIS – THE ROSSI BAR, BRIGHTON 08.02.20 This particular Saturday night in Brighton was most certainly buzzing! Seems that concert folk weren’t caring one iota about an impending storm, they were going to go out in the town and have fun!...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020 at 1:23 am

Council tax rise and job cuts expected in Brighton and Hove

Council tax bills look likely to go up by 3.99 per cent – or an average of £75 a year – in Brighton and Hove from April. Just over half the increase – 2 per cent – is to go towards the rising cost of adult social care as Brighton and Hove City Council prepares to set its budget...
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