Brighton house fire brings rush-hour chaos to coast road

A house fire on the border of Rottingdean and Saltdean has brought rush-hour chaos to the A259 coast road. Seven fire engines and an aerial ladder platform have been sent to Cranleigh Avenue with crews from Preston Circus and Roedean in Brighton at the scene. The A259 Marine...
Posted On 07 Nov 2013 at 7:01 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs win funding for prostate campaign

Health chiefs in Brighton and Hove are working with a national charity to encourage more men to check whether they have the signs of prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer UK has awarded funding for a specialist nurse to work with the Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group...
Posted On 07 Nov 2013 at 10:34 am

Five-vehicle crash causes rush-hour jam on A23 and A27 in Brighton

A lorry and four cars crashed on the A23 by the slip road for the A27 Brighton Bypass during the rush hour this morning (Thursday 7 November). All five vehicles were travelling south by the Patcham junction when the lorry clipped the kerb. Sussex Police said: “Four other vehicles...
Posted On 07 Nov 2013 at 10:31 am

Firefighters from Brighton and Hove help tackle Newhaven factory blaze

Firefighters from Brighton and Hove were sent to help tackle a blaze at a perfume factory in Newhaven early this morning (Thursday 7 November). About 60 firefighters were sent to deal with the suspected arson at the Quintessence Fragrances factory on the Hawthorne Industrial...
Posted On 07 Nov 2013 at 10:17 am

Boy arrested after attempted shop robbery in Brighton

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery at a shop in Brighton. His arrest followed reports of a masked youth threatening a shop worker with a wooden stick and demanding to be given cash from the till. Sussex Police said that officers were called to Corner...
Posted On 07 Nov 2013 at 9:59 am