Coronavirus cases fell for 10 days before lockdown, Brighton and Hove health chiefs report

The number of people testing positive for the coronavirus is falling in Brighton and Hove, the director of public health Alistair Hill said. And fewer people were being admitted to local hospitals too, according to the Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) managing...

Bigger student houses comply with coronavirus rules, university tells neighbours

Concerned neighbours have been told that more than six students are allowed to live in the same shared house. They had asked whether students in some shared houses were breaking the “rule of six” when there were more of them under one roof. Brighton University community liaison...

Coronavirus outbreaks reported at growing number of Brighton and Hove care homes

Routine tests in care homes are identifying more people with the coronavirus including those who do not appear to have any symptoms. Initially the positive results found staff had covid-19 but increasingly the results were finding that residents had the virus, with the numbers...

Will seafront lanterns ever be restored?

Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle says he is concerned that corroded seafront heritage lamps which are being removed may never be replaced like for like. Modern replacement lamps have been installed this week on Madeira Drive after 20 were found to be dangerously corroded...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020 at 5:14 pm

Community heroes nominated for BBC award

A clutch of community heroes from Brighton and Hove have been nominated in this year’s BBC Make a Difference Awards. The awards, run by Radio Sussex, aim to celebrate those who have gone the extra mile over the last year. Brighton and Hove nominees range from a local...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020 at 2:47 pm

Reward offered in hunt for convict thought to be on run in Brighton

A £200 reward has been offered by police who are looking for a man who has gone awol after being released from a six-year sentence for grievous bodily harm. Michael Bell, 61, was supposed to be residing in Peterborough after his release, which was part of his licence conditions....
Posted On 11 Nov 2020 at 11:34 am