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Desperate search for new venue after nursery fire

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A popular nursery school in Hove is desperately looking for a new home after it was destroyed by fire at the weekend.

Up to 70 families regularly use the Cbabies nursery which became the country's first webcam pre-school in 2002.

One man has been arrested following the fire.

As Andy Dickenson reports.

Andy spoke to parent Celine Stenson, grandmother Joyce Lovell, eye-witnesses Charlie Barbagelata and Dr Richard Inwood.

Dozens of families left to find childcare after nursery destroyed by fire

A fire has devastated a children's nursery in Sussex.

At its height eight engines were called to the blaze in Palmeira Avenue in Hove.

56 youngsters attend the nursery and parents will now be left finding alternative childcare.

An investigation is underway.

Tom Savvides spoke to Grandmother Joyce Lovell, neighbour Abigail Wright and Andrew Gaudsen from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.


General election 2017: The view from Hove

Hove in Sussex was the one bright spot for Labour in 2015. There, Peter Kyle was elected. But with a majority of little more than a thousand, it is all to play for once again. John Ryall has our report.

Warnings about men acting suspiciously around cars in Hove

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Police are appealing for more information about two men trying car doors in Hove.

These two men have been seen walking along St Heliers Avenue, looking in car windows and trying the handles.

On one occasion, on March 6, they got into a car and stole a Sat Nav and a bag left on the seat.

Officers have focused patrols in the area and reminding residents to make sure their cars are locked and nothing is left on display.

Angry commuters challenge rail bosses over cancellations and delays

Angry commuters fed up with months of cancellations and delays - put their grievances directly to rail bosses at a public meeting today.

It was called by Hove and Portslade MP Peter Kyle who wanted Southern operators - Govia ThamesLink - to hear first hand the impact poor service is having on thousands of train users.

Sarah Saunders reports.

Care home creates "Memory Lane" for dementia patients

Dementia can be a devastating illness, and one of its most common effects is memory loss.

Often, sufferers recall the distant past more clearly than recent events.

Now, a care home in Sussex has created a special garden recreating the post-war era, to keep alive the memories of its dementia patients.

Malcolm Shaw spoke to Nosi Ncube, manager of Fairdene Lodge in Hove, and Warren Benbow, whose family made the project possible.

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