Latest swine flu outlook for Brighton and Hove

The threat of swine flu in Brighton and Hove has receded slightly. But local health experts are still meeting each week with the approach of the annual winter flu season when the number of cases is expected to rise. The forecast for deaths from swine flu have been revised...
Posted On 15 Nov 2009 at 10:45 pm

Brighton breezy and high winds hit Hove

Storms have continued to batter Brighton and Hove with strong gusts reaching up to 100mph. The roads and railways have been affected, with fallen trees disrupting some Southern rail services. At Hove railway station, fire crews were called into action after roof sheeting came off...
Posted On 14 Nov 2009 at 6:20 pm

Hove couple back in court to fight for holiday home

A couple from Hove have argued their case in court again as they to try to hang on to the holiday villa they built in Northern Cyprus. The long-running dispute involving David and Linda Orams won’t be over just yet though. Three judges in the Court of Appeal in London have...
Posted On 13 Nov 2009 at 11:59 pm

Detective to share Brighton's drug strategy successes

A Brighton detective has been invited to address a national conference on tackling drugs. Detective Chief Inspector Ian Pollard, who is based in John Street, Brighton, will explain why he believes the methods adopted by Sussex Police are proving to be a success. At the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2009 at 11:12 pm

Brighton commuters face more rail chaos

Brighton commuters face further disruption to hundreds of train services as First Capital Connect drivers refuse to work overtime or on rest days. About 200 services between Brighton and Bedford were cancelled today on top of 50 yesterday – and further disruption is expected...
Posted On 12 Nov 2009 at 11:56 pm

Brighton Business School offers social marketing course

Social marketing experts are laying on a course at Brighton University to help professionals understand how they can motivate people to lead healthier, happier lives. The social marketing postgraduate certificate is the first of its kind in Britain and is intended to offer career...
Posted On 12 Nov 2009 at 6:55 pm

Brighton's biggest roadworks to end within weeks

Motorists across Brighton and Hove can breathe a sigh of relief as Southern Water’s three-year project to replace nearly 35 miles of water mains is due to end within weeks. The final stages of the project to replace Brighton’s Victorian sewers is scheduled for completion by...
Posted On 12 Nov 2009 at 12:54 am

Brighton student wins third £1,000 award

Brighton University is giving out more than £200,000 in scholarship money to 210 students at a series of ceremonies. The first is tomorrow (Thursday). The scholarships will be presented at the university’s campuses in Moulsecoomb, Falmer and Grand Parade in Brighton. The first...
Posted On 11 Nov 2009 at 11:50 pm

Queen's cousin to open Brighton retirement flats

The Queen’s cousin comes to Brighton tomorrow (Thursday) to open a block of retirement flats. The Duke of Gloucester is due to open Patching Lodge between Park Street and Freshfield Road in the Queen’s Park area of Brighton at about midday. The £13.6 million scheme contains 76...
Posted On 11 Nov 2009 at 10:58 pm

Busy Brighton street faces roadwork chaos

Fresh traffic chaos is coming in Brighton with a warning that gas mains are to be relaid in St James’s Street. Southern Gas Networks plans to start the work in February. The plans are to be discussed this evening by the St James’s Area Local Action Team. The LAT meeting starts at...
Posted On 11 Nov 2009 at 1:04 am