Brighton solar power scheme seeks backers

The Brighton Energy Co-operative is to set up the first community-owned solar power scheme in the area. The pioneering project is looking for local supporters to help it raise £200,000 through a share offer. The funds will be used to buy and instal solar panels on the roofs at...
Posted On 08 May 2012 at 11:30 pm

Former Brighton priest charged with child sex abuse

A priest who worked in Brighton and Hove has been charged with sexually assaulting two boys more than 20 years ago. Father Wilkie Denford, 77, of Broad Reach Mews, Shoreham, was charged today (Tuesday 8 May) and has been bailed to appear at Mid Sussex Magistrates’ Court on...
Posted On 08 May 2012 at 6:42 pm

Sense of hope spurs Brighton mother

Melanie Robinson is stepping out to mark her deafblind son Josh’s 18th birthday. She plans to walk from London to Brighton to raise funds for the charity Sense which has helped them both since Josh was born. She still recalls doctors telling her 18 years ago that her newborn son...
Posted On 08 May 2012 at 10:34 am

Brighton animal charity seeks homes for 9,000 laying hens

Staff at the RSPCA Patcham kennels are preparing to rescue 9,000 chickens which are due to be sent to a slaughterhouse. The free range egg-laying hens are no longer wanted because of supermarket rules. But they could remain productive for a good few years yet. Jenny Wells, the...
Posted On 08 May 2012 at 1:15 am

Pet theory for tales of woe as RSPCA caseload soars in Brighton

For a nation of animal lovers the picture could be better. The RSPCA has reported a big rise in the number of pets being treated cruelly and an increase in the number abandoned. And it’s harder to persuade people to take on the expense of another mouth to feed when times are...
Posted On 08 May 2012 at 1:03 am
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