NHS nurses rally again in Brighton tomorrow

Nurses and GMB, the union for NHS workers, are supporting a second national day of protest marches and rallies across the country including in Brighton and Hove. The union, which has been campaigning for “fair pay” for all NHS workers, is supporting members as they try to...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020 at 8:23 pm

Greens urge help for Brighton and Hove’s EU nationals to achieve settled status

As Greens, we value the great contribution of EU citizens in our city. EU nationals are vital for our culture and hospitality sectors, they are saving lives in the NHS and in the care sector every day during the ongoing covid-19 pandemic and they have helped keep our city going...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020 at 7:33 pm

Police arrest wanted man over Brighton supermarket attack

A wanted man has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out a brutal attack in a shop in Brighton. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 11 September): “Wanted man Kamil Kaminski has been arrested and charged by police in Brighton. “The 22-year-old man was sought in...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020 at 6:46 pm

Pensioner arrested for damaging cars in Portslade

A pensioner has been arrested by police investigating damage to cars in South Portslade. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 11 September): “A second suspect has been arrested in connection with damage to parked cars in the south Portslade area. “A 77-year-old local man was...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020 at 6:31 pm

BHASVIC student tests positive for coronavirus

A year 13 student at BHASVIC has tested positive for the coronavirus, the college said today (Friday 11 September). The principal William Baldwin communicated promptly with public health officials, colleagues, parents, pupils and the media. The student was understood to have...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020 at 6:12 pm

Three student covid cases linked to Hangleton house party

Three college students at Cardinal Newman have now tested positive for coronavirus in an outbreak linked to a house party in Hangleton. The year 13 student who parents were informed of yesterday plus one more student went to the party last Friday and a third student who has also...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020 at 3:20 pm

‘Bulky’ flats plans up for decision

Two sets of plans to replace houses with “bulky” flats are recommended for approval despite objections from neighbours.  Deller Holdings Limited has two planning applications going before Brighton and Hove City Councillors next Thursday (17 September) for 55 and 57...

Rise in rough sleepers expected as evictions restart

A steep rise in the number of rough sleepers is expected once evictions start again later this month.  The council wants to make sure every homeless person housed during the pandemic is offered a secure home.  But new rough sleepers are hitting the streets as quickly as the...

Hove man charged with damaging parked cars in Portslade

A Hove man has appeared in court charged with causing criminal damage to parked cars in Portslade. Shouidur Rahman, 33, of Boundary Road, Hove, was also charged a number of other offences when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday 10 September). He was...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020 at 12:45 pm

Housing repairs strikers announce more dates

More walkouts have been announced in an ongoing dispute between the city council and members of its housing repairs team. The strikers are currently on the fifth day of their first strike, and this morning announced another ten-day strike starting on Monday, September 28. The...
Posted On 11 Sep 2020 at 12:08 pm
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