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WHSmith recall travel adaptors due to fire and electrocution risk

A range of travel adaptors have been recalled by a major High Street retailer due to the discovery that they could present a serious safety risk.

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Grove Lodge Roundabout

Outrage over planned overnight closures on the A27

Council leaders are outraged at news that a stretch of the A27 will be closed overnight for several weeks while Highways England replace street lighting.

Transport
Dogs painted on one of Brighton's bendy buses

Painted pooches show dogs are welcome on Brighton buses

Brighton and Hove Buses has painted dogs into the windows of one of its bendy buses to let passengers know their pet pooches are welcome on board.
Transport
The CityStasher founders

New luggage storage network gets Brighton businesses on board

A new sharing economy solution for luggage is proving a hit among Brighton’s visitors.

Business
Weather. Photo: Shutterstock SUS-150730-111708001

Your Bank Holiday weather for Sussex

With many events planned for the Bank Holiday weekend across the county, the weather is currently looking good for Sussex.

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The NSPCC has released a report on the number of reports of child neglect it has received

Child neglect referrals on the rise in Brighton and Hove

The number of potential child neglect cases referred to authorities in Brighton and Hove by a national charity has increased by more than a third over the last five years, new figures have revealed.

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Over a third of girls face online pressure to live the ‘perfect life’

Over a third of girls face online pressure to live the ‘perfect life’

Pressure to showcase a ‘perfect’ life online is affecting the wellbeing of girls and young women, according to new research.

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Openreach said it was 'a real coup' for Brighton to be part of the rollout

Brighton and Hove to benefit from ‘ultrafast’ broadband pilot

Thousands of people living in parts of Brighton and Hove will be among the first in the country to benefit from a new ultrafast broadband network being built by Openreach.

Business
West Pier Centre(Photograph: West Pier Trust)

West Pier Centre to celebrate landmark's history

A commemoration to the West Pier’s cultural contribution to Brighton and Hove, the newly opened centre for the West Pier Trust will celebrate the landmark's rich heritage.
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Sam Taylor and Claudia Miles co-directors of Veritas Justice, which will be providing the service to victims of stalking in Sussex

Support service for victims of stalking in Sussex

Victims of stalking in Sussex will be able to access specialist support services to ensure their ‘voices are heard and they are taken seriously’.

Crime
Flowers were left on Shoreham's Old Toll Bridge in the days following the tragedy in 2015

Two years on from airshow crash, Shoreham remembers

Residents in Shoreham have remembered the victims and all those affected by the Shoreham airshow crash today, two years after the tragedy.

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Police

Missing Brighton woman found safe

Sussex Police said a missing French woman in Brighton has been found safe and well.

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Fire at Falmer (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Warning over countryside safety after Falmer field fire

Firefighters are urging the public to take extra care in the countryside, after six fire engines were called out to tackle a blaze in a Falmer field last week.

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Lauren and Josie Sayers

Brighton sisters land parts in the West End and big screen

Two youngsters from Brighton have landed parts in a West End musical and a film.
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Product warning

Cot mobile recalled over choking fears

A cot mobile has been recalled by its manufacturer due to fears that a part could present a choking hazard.

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Brighton and Hove

Rents in Brighton and Hove almost half average pay

Private tenants in Brighton are spending 45.5 per cent of their pay packet on rent, according to figures by the GMB union.

Politics
There has been fierce debate on how to improve the A27 at Arundel. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: A27 bypass route options finally unveiled

Potential routes for an A27 bypass have been revealed by Highways England this morning.

Transport
Congested junction at New England Street, New England Road and London Road in Brighton

Brighton academic says Government 'too slow' on air pollution

A top Brighton scientist said the Government’s plan to ban new diesel and petrol cars from 2040 is 'just too long' a wait.
Environment
The CPS has new guidance on prosecuting hate crime offences

Online hate crime to be treated as seriously as offline offences

Online hate crime is set to be treated as seriously as offences committed face-to-face, according to new guidance.

Politics
Police released a CCTV image after the theft

CCTV released after elderly woman's handbag stolen in Hove

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they wish to speak to after a 95-year-old woman's handbag was stolen while she was shopping in Hove.

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