Brighton woman survives fire after being woken by smoke alarm

A fire chief said that a woman from Brighton owed her life to having a smoke alarm. Crew Commander Tony Bush spoke after dealing with the fire at a flat in Tudor Close, Rottingdean, in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 8 January). Two fire engines from Roedean and Preston...
Posted On 08 Jan 2013 at 5:34 pm

Brighton cyclist ordered to pay £1,000 for ignoring one-way sign

A cyclist from Brighton has ended up with a bill for more than £1,000 after he ignored the one-way traffic rule in St James’s Street in Kemp Town. PC Elaine Welsh gave Jean Blaison, 59, of Phonenix Rise, Brighton, a £30 fixed penalty notice in July 2011. She said that he narrowly...
Posted On 08 Jan 2013 at 4:57 pm

Hangleton link road needs safe crossing point, say councillors

Two Hangleton councillors are calling for a safe crossing to be created on the link road to the Brighton bypass. They have written to Brighton and Hove City Council chief executive Penny Thompson to ask that the council’s Transport Committee looks at the issue. Conservative...
Posted On 08 Jan 2013 at 3:34 pm

Hove man jailed for sexually abusing a girl

A 55-year-old man from Hove has been jailed for seven years for sexually abusing a five-year-old girl. David Lennon, of Lovegrove Court in Ingram Crescent East, Hove, was convicted of five counts of indecently assaulting the girl in the summer of 1999. He was jailed for seven...
Posted On 08 Jan 2013 at 12:56 pm

Hospice urges families to join Hove seafront walk

The Martlets Hospice in Hove is asking families to sign up for a seafront sponsored walk. The event is called the Walk to Remember and is also intended as a way for families to raise money for the hospice while remembering a loved one. The walk starts at the Hove Lawns Café at...
Posted On 08 Jan 2013 at 10:41 am
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