Labour and Tory MPs join forces to oppose fire service changes

A Labour MP and a Conservative MP have joined forces to oppose changes to East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, the Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown, and Maria Caulfield, the Conservative MP for Lewes, are concerned about cuts and a loss in service. These would...
Posted On 27 May 2020 at 7:27 pm

Hove petrol station granted 24-hour drink licence

A petrol filling station can sell alcohol 24 hours a day despite objections from licensing officials and a neighbour. But the BP garage, in Kingsway, Hove, was urged to improve the way that it communicates with neighbours. The licensing application was made by BP in the name of...

Four rescued from fire in Brighton flat

Four people were rescued from a fire in a flat in Kemp Town this morning (Wednesday 27 May). And fire chiefs said that an investigation into the cause was under way. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it was scaling back its operation after the fire in St George’s...
Posted On 27 May 2020 at 3:13 pm

Sussex Cricket goes on the front foot over refunds

Sussex Cricket has spelt out its position on refunds today (Wednesday 27 May) on the eve of what should have been the club’s opening match of the Twenty20 Vitality Blast. Any individual tickets purchased for Sussex matches in this year’s Blast, County Championship and One-Day Cup...
Posted On 27 May 2020 at 3:04 pm

Rockinghorse charity delivers hampers to Brighton children’s hospital

The Brighton children’s charity Rockinghorse has delivered hampers donated by supporters to staff working at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital.   Rockinghorse said that the treats were a small gesture to thank the doctors, nurses and others working at the Royal Alex...
Posted On 27 May 2020 at 2:41 pm