Brighton and Hove to lose a fire engine and jobs

A fire engine is to be cut from Preston Circus in Brighton or Hove after a meeting of the East Sussex Fire Authority in Eastbourne today (Thursday 5 June). Between a dozen and two dozen jobs are also expected to go. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “This means we...
Posted On 05 Jun 2014 at 4:22 pm

Saltdean woman banned after being caught drink driving twice in two days

A woman from Saltdean has been banned from the roads after being caught drink driving twice in two days. Charlene Palmer, 33, of Saltdean Vale, Saltdean, was disqualified from driving for three years and fined £110 each for the two drink driving offences at Brighton Magistrates’...
Posted On 05 Jun 2014 at 4:01 pm

Infected drip blamed as three babies suffer blood poisoning in Brighton hospital

Three babies are being treated for blood poisoning at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. They are believed to have contracted septicaemia from infected saline drips and an investigation is under way, according to Public Health England. The three newborns are among 15...
Posted On 05 Jun 2014 at 8:13 am

Firefighters rescue Brighton man from blazing flat

Firefighters rescued a Brighton man from a fire in a first floor flat in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 5 June). They gave him first aid after bringing him out of the smokelogged building. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it received a 999 call at 1.40am...
Posted On 05 Jun 2014 at 7:07 am