Elderly Hove woman treated after fire in her 8th floor flat

An elderly woman from Hove was led to safety after a fire in her eighth floor flat last night (Monday 19 December). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service sent four fire engines and an aerial ladder platform to Goldstone House in Clarendon Road, Hove, shortly before midnight. A...
Posted On 20 Dec 2011 at 8:20 pm

Fan cautioned for shouting homophobic abuse after Brighton match

A Barnsley football fan has been cautioned for hurling homophobic abuse at Brighton supporters leaving a match at the Amex stadium in Falmer. Sussex Police said that the 18-year-old from Bromley, Kent, answered bail this week. He was stopped by police after shouting abuse at fans...
Posted On 20 Dec 2011 at 6:08 pm

Standards panel reaches verdict on conduct of Hove councillor

A Hove councillor faces no punishment after a hearing found that she broke the rules about standards of conduct. Councillor Dawn Barnett was cleared of failing to treat others with respect and breaking equality laws. But she was found to have brought her office or authority into...
Posted On 20 Dec 2011 at 1:14 pm