Saltdean sea arrest prompts praise for PCs

A Brighton man’s arrest after being pulled from the sea has prompted a pat on the back for the bravery of two police dog handlers. The 41-year-old man was brought ashore with the help of a police dog in the early hours of Sunday. He had fled from officers from Sussex Police who...
Posted On 03 Dec 2009 at 7:45 pm

160 jobs to go at Brighton and Hove City Council

Brighton and Hove City Council is to help fund its “lowest ever” council tax rise by slashing 160 jobs. The council announced this week it intends imposing a rise of 2.5% – which while its lowest ever is still above inflation, and more than the expected national average....
Posted On 03 Dec 2009 at 9:17 am

Brighton kebab shop fined £3k for shocking hygiene breaches

A Brighton takeaway had an 8cm mound of grease lurking under the grill and stored raw burgers in a fridge that wasn’t turned on. The hygiene breaches have cost Rocky’s, of Edward Street, Brighton, a fine of nearly £3,000. The kebab shop was prosecuted by Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 03 Dec 2009 at 8:10 am

Trackside fire causes rail disruption

Rail services from Brighton and Hove are being disrupted this morning because of a trackside fire. The fire servive has put a 200m cordon around the blaze, next to the tracks between West Worthing and Durrington-on-sea. Buses are replacing trains between Worthing and...
Posted On 03 Dec 2009 at 8:03 am
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