Brighton and Hove crews put out 1,000 fires last year

Fire crews from Brighton and Hove have tackled almost 6,000 fires in the past five years. The figures, published this week, show that in the year to the end of March crews from East Sussex Fire and Rescue dealt with 1,030 fires in Brighton and Hove. The fire service believes that...
Posted On 23 May 2010 at 12:33 pm

Brighton lifeboat rescues four from stranded speedboat

The Brighton lifeboat has rescued four people from between the piers. They got into difficulty when the engine of their speedboat conked out and they couldn’t restart it. The RNLI lifeboat was launched from Brighton Marina just after 9.50am. It quickly reached the stranded boat...
Posted On 23 May 2010 at 12:01 pm

Hove bedding store to close

The Hove branch of Hamsey’s is to close. The bedding store opened its Hove branch – in West Way, Hangleton – just two years ago where the Co-op used to be. Simon Hunt, director of the 40-year-old chain, has written to residents throughout the area to let them know about the...
Posted On 23 May 2010 at 11:44 am