Brighton and Hove fire crews tackle food fires and smoke

Fire crews were called out to kitchen fires and in response to smoke alarms three times over the weekend in Brighton and Hove. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that the call-outs underlined the perils of overcooked food. The most recent call-out came early yesterday...
Posted On 18 Apr 2011 at 11:59 pm

Two arrested after Brighton night club attack

A 20-year-old man was treated in hospital after being attacked in a night club in Brighton. Sussex Police said that two suspects, both 36 and from Gwent, in Wales, have been arrested on suspicion of assaulting the 20-year-old and causing him actual bodily harm (ABH). The attack...
Posted On 18 Apr 2011 at 9:43 pm

Brighton teenager treated in hospital after hit and run

A teenager was treated overnight in hospital after being injured in a hit and run. Sussex Police said that a 45-year-old man from Telscombe Cliffs had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision. The 18-year-old was taken to the...
Posted On 18 Apr 2011 at 9:33 pm

Brighton students help gap year travellers stay safe and reassure families

A system to help keep track of gap year backpackers has been developed with help from Brighton University students and is being made available from today. The university said: “It’s every parent’s nightmare – their son or daughter is off travelling and suddenly the emails and...
Posted On 18 Apr 2011 at 1:56 pm

Former Tory wants to be Heard in Hangleton and Knoll

A former Conservative council candidate is running against her old party in the local elections next month. Jo Heard, 43, is standing as an Independent in Hangleton and Knoll on Thursday 5 May. She decided to run when she missed out on the selection for the Conservatives after...
Posted On 18 Apr 2011 at 5:30 am

Southern promises Saturday and Sunday service over Easter weekend

The main train operator between Brighton and London has set out its plans for the Easter weekend. Southern said that it would run a normal service until and including Thursday (21 April) and that this would resume on Tuesday 26 April. On Good Friday (22 April), Saturday 23 April...
Posted On 18 Apr 2011 at 5:19 am