Report explores how pandemic affects people from ethnic minorities

People from ethnic minority groups appear to be struggling more during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report. And it said that better relationships were needed between people from black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee (BAMER) communities and the NHS. The report was...

Brighton cricket club plans to modernise Victorian pavilion

A Brighton cricket club wants to add a balcony to its pavilion, modernise its changing rooms and make its clubhouse accessible for people with disabilities. St Peter’s Cricket Club, which is based by the Preston Park velodrome, has leased the Victorian pavilion for just over 130...

Thieves steal Amazon and Hermes delivery vans after drivers leave engines running

Thieves have stolen Amazon and Hermes delivery vans left unattended and with their engines running in Brighton and Hove. Sussex Police said: “Police are urging motorists to be vigilant following a spate of thefts of unattended vans over the past few days. “At least five incidents...
Posted On 16 Feb 2021 at 5:37 pm

Stop dumping homeless people miles from Brighton and Hove, plead Eastbourne MP and councillors

Homeless people from Brighton and Hove are still being dumped in neighbouring towns, with the problem being raised at Prime Minister’s Questions. A further 51 homeless people have been given rooms in Eastbourne in recent weeks, according to the Conservative MP for Eastbourne...

Dozens of ‘Level Up Laptops’ delivered to two Brighton primary schools

More than 40 “Level Up Laptops” have been given to two Brighton primary schools to help children learn from home. Carlton Hill Primary School, in Brighton, has been given 23 refurbished laptops shortly after 20 were handed to nearby St Luke’s Primary School. Head teacher Tamsen...
Posted On 16 Feb 2021 at 12:29 pm

Police issue ‘sextortion’ warning

Several teenagers have been blackmailed in cases described by the police as “sextortion” cases. These have prompted Sussex Police to issue a warning about the dangers of sharing intimate pictures by phone or online. The force said: “Police are warning of sextortion and the...
Posted On 16 Feb 2021 at 11:54 am