Brighton MP hands hospital petition to Health Secretary

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has handed in a petition urging the government to release £420 million to modernise the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Mr Kirby presented the petition to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt at his Department of Health offices in Whitehall in London at...
Posted On 15 Oct 2013 at 6:52 pm

Churchill Square in Brighton to stay closed for at least four hours

Churchill Square shopping centre in Brighton is to stay closed for at least four hours, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said this morning (Tuesday 15 October). The shopping centre was evacuated because of a fire at about 8.30am. Four fire engines were sent – two from...
Posted On 15 Oct 2013 at 1:42 pm

Churchill Square in Brighton evacuated because of fire

Churchill Square shopping centre in Brighton has been evacuated because of a fire. A gas cylinder caught light at about 8.30am. Hundreds of people were evacuated and filled the seafront pavements as fire safety officers tried to account for everyone. East Sussex Fire and Rescue...
Posted On 15 Oct 2013 at 11:16 am

Southern Water opens £300m plant to treat Brighton and Hove’s sewage

Southern Water opened its new £300 million waste water treatment works and sludge recycling centre in Peacehaven yesterday (Monday 14 October). The project was the largest ever undertaken by the company. It’s taken about 20 years to come to fruition and four years of building...
Posted On 15 Oct 2013 at 6:35 am

Missing Portslade teenager found safe and well

A teenager who went missing from her home in Portslade last week has been found safe and well. Harriet Wells-Town, 16, was last seen at her home a week ago on the evening of Tuesday 8 October. Sussex Police said on Friday (11 October) that she was thought to be in the Brighton...
Posted On 15 Oct 2013 at 12:04 am