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  • Gatwick Slashes Carbon Emissions by 90% with Innovative Biofuel Switch

    In a groundbreaking move towards sustainability, London Gatwick has significantly reduced its carbon footprint by adopting Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as a substitute for diesel fuel. This innovative step has led to a dramatic cut in carbon emissions from its diesel vehicles by 90%, translating to an annual saving of over 950 tonnes of carbon […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • Jail Sentence for Hastings Shoplifter

    A woman from Hastings has been sentenced to prison after engaging in a series of thefts across local businesses. 40-year-old Rona Colvin, residing at St Helens Crescent, faced charges including 11 instances of shoplifting and one assault charge, spanning from 23 December to 10 February. During a hearing at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 12 February, […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • Technical Glitches Force Two Planes to Emergency Land at Gatwick

    Gatwick Airport experienced a night of heightened activity on Monday 26th February as a commercial flight was diverted there and another plane landed under emergency conditions. The first incident involved EasyJet flight EZY41TX, which was en route from Funchal to London Gatwick. The aircraft issued a distress signal, squawking 7700, indicating a general emergency, as […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • Police Hunt for Suspects After Brighton Chemical Assault

    In a concerning incident on the evening of Monday, 26 February, emergency services from East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (ESFRS), Sussex Police, and the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) were mobilised to Oriental Place, Brighton, following reports of an attack involving a suspected noxious substance. The victim, identified as a 40-year-old man, was […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • Public Urged to Report Sightings of Romance Fraud Suspect

    Could you assist in locating Gordon Gallagher? The 49-year-old is sought for not appearing at crown court bail concerning multiple accusations of ‘romance’ fraud. He is accused of initiating relationships with various women and then defrauding them of their money. Gallagher has no permanent residence and is known to have connections in Sussex and Surrey, […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • Late-Night Drug Bust in Portslade Leads to Arrest

    In a late-night operation on 23 February, police carried out a search at a residence on St Aubyns Road, acting under Section 46 of the Firearms Act. The search led to the discovery of Class A and B drugs and a significant sum of money at the location. 34-year-old Sean Bailey, a resident of St […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • Newhaven Lifeboat Crew Saves Fisherman After Crushing Injury at Sea

    Newhaven Lifeboat’s volunteer crew was launched by HM Coastguard at 1:46 am to aid a 38m fishing vessel located 19 nautical miles south of Newhaven. The vessel called for medical assistance after one of its crew members suffered a severe injury. Braving a slight sea state and a northerly breeze of 10 knots, the seven-member […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • People Injured as Tree Hits Van and Bus in Horsham

    A sudden and violent gust of wind wreaked havoc on Guildford Road in Horsham, leading to an incident where a tree was uprooted and crashed onto a moving van and a bus. The unexpected event occurred at around 12:50 pm, leaving six people injured and causing significant disruption. Eyewitnesses described the moment as terrifying, with […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • Paramedics Respond to Fatal Medical Incident in Hollingbury

    A tragic event in Hollingbury, Brighton, on the evening of Saturday, February 24, as emergency services were mobilised to a medical emergency at the junction of Carden Avenue and Dale Drive. The incident, occurring around 6:15 pm, saw a coordinated response from both the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) and Sussex Police. Upon arrival, […] Read more on www.Sussex.News

  • Video: Brighton Half Marathon 2024 finish

    The Brighton Half Marathon, one of the most anticipated events in the UK’s running calendar, concluded yesterday with thousands of runners crossing the iconic finish line on Madeira Drive. Winners by Category and Their Times Men’s Open Women’s Open Wheelchair Category Read more on www.Sussex.News