Firefighters tackle flood in Brighton flat

Firefighters from Preston Circus Fire Station in Brighton were sent to tackle a flood in a ground-floor flat in the town. Water was dripping through the ceiling lights. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that one fire engine was sent to the flat in Ditchling Rise, Brighton,...
Posted On 04 Sep 2012 at 11:47 pm

Brighton charity helps kit out specialist new unit at children's hospital

A specialist gastrointestinal and nutrition unit was opened at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton this afternoon (Tuesday 4 September). The unit has been equipped with help from Rockinghorse, the Brighton children’s charity. Assad Butt, consultant paediatrician...
Posted On 04 Sep 2012 at 5:57 pm

Brighton arson and theft suspect remanded by court

The man suspected of starting three fires in Brighton and stealing from the evacuated premises has appeared in court charged with similar offences. Thomas Ashcroft, 34, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody by Canterbury magistrates yesterday (Monday 3 September) until...
Posted On 04 Sep 2012 at 12:59 pm

Police name motorcyclist who died in Hove crash

The motorcyclist who died in a crash in Hove last week has been named as 34-year-old Jacek Sawa from Brighton. Mr Sawa died last Tuesday (28 August) after his Kawasaki motorbike crashed with a Nissan Serena car in Davigdor Road, Hove, by the junction with Lyon Close just before...
Posted On 04 Sep 2012 at 12:09 pm

Friends fund £10k restoration of fabric of Hove church

A Hove church has had its antique altar frontals restored thanks to a £10,000 donation by supporters. All Saints Church in The Drive, Hove, has been undergoing something of a revival in terms of its congregation as well as its fixtures and fittings. The four altar frontals are...
Posted On 04 Sep 2012 at 10:54 am

Heroic Brighton pilot salutes those who went before

Over the next two Sundays thousands of airmen and women, past and present, will pause and remember along with their families. They will be commemorating “the few” who fought – and in many cases sacrificed their lives – during the Battle of Britain. The battle, 72 years ago, was...
Posted On 04 Sep 2012 at 10:00 am

Hove nursing home fire prompts warning about smoking

Hove firefighters are warning smokers about the dangers of carelessly discarding cigarettes after a fire at a nursing home in the town. Three fire engines from Brighton and Hove and the aerial ladder platform from Preston Circus were all sent to Wilbury Gardens at about 10.40am...
Posted On 04 Sep 2012 at 9:15 am
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