Funding boost to help pregnant women and new mums suffering mental health problems

Extra funding is being targeted at mental health support for pregnant women and new mums in the community. The NHS is allocating an extra £40 million to 20 areas, including Sussex, with the aim of helping more than 30,000 women over the next four to five years. A further £20...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016 at 3:18 pm

Woman freed from wreckage of car after smash outside Hove school at speeding hotspot

A woman had to be cut free from the wreckage of a two-car crash outside a school this afternoon in a road where residents have called for a speed crackdown. The woman in her 50s was rescued from the car after the crash at the corner of Westbourne Gardens and New Church Road...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016 at 2:55 pm

Brighton and Hove fire crews sent to tackle a flood, fire and car crash

Firefighters from Brighton and Hove were sent to tackle a flood, fire and car crash in the space of 24 hours. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 5.35pm yesterday (Wednesday 30 November) two appliances from Preston Circus and Roedean were sent to Freshfield Road,...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016 at 1:48 pm

Dozens spell out anger over Woodingdean phone mast debacle at public meeting

More than 50 people turned out to voice their anger about the new phone mast in Woodingdean at a public meeting last night (Wednesday 30 November). The mast, in Warren Road, went up despite being refused planning permission by Brighton and Hove City Council. But mistakes meant...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016 at 12:08 pm

Brighton girl goes missing after failing to spend night at friend’s house

Police are concerned for a missing girl from Brighton. Verphy Kudi, 14, told her mum she was staying with a friend in Hove over the weekend but didn’t return home. It has also been established that she didn’t stay with the friend at all. Verphy has been sending...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016 at 11:24 am

Police start annual Christmas crackdown on drink drivers

The annual Sussex Police crackdown on drink and drug drivers starts today (Thursday 1 December). The force said that it had made “a significant investment in its ongoing campaign to tackle drink and drug driving this Christmas”. It said: “Approximately 300 officers across the...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016 at 10:42 am
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