Motorcyclist, 17, suffers life-threatening injuries in crash in Brighton

A 17-year-old boy on a motorbike suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash in Brighton yesterday afternoon (Saturday 14 August). Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision with a BMW in Wilson...
Posted On 15 Aug 2021 at 11:14 am

It’s now time to unite and move on

The growing climate emergency has always been at the front of our minds and it remains ever more so today. Recent floods in Germany, Turkey, Italy and China and wildfires raging in Europe surely focus our attention to this issue. It appears that UK government thinking has now...
Posted On 15 Aug 2021 at 3:30 am

Brighton and Hove nurse swims Channel to raise funds for hospital charity

A Brighton and Hove nurse swam the English Channel with the aim of raising £5,000 for a hospital charity. But already Annie Shotton has raised almost three times as much from her solo swim to France which took 12 hours and 45 minutes last  week. Mrs Shotton, 38, has worked at the...
Posted On 15 Aug 2021 at 1:00 am

Brighton woman injured in fall from flats

A Brighton woman has been injured in a fall from a balcony at a block of flats. The woman fell from a balcony at Westbrook, a three-storey block in Lustrells Vale, in Saltdean. The South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb) were called out at about 8.20am yesterday (Saturday 14...
Posted On 15 Aug 2021 at 12:30 am

Global IT contest organisers shortlist council for digital transformation award

The organisers of a global IT competition have shortlisted Brighton and Hove City Council for an award for digital transformation. Mendix, part of the Siemens group of companies, shortlisted the council for its work with low-code – a way to widen the pool of people who can...
Posted On 15 Aug 2021 at 12:05 am