War veteran Bernard Jordan ,who went missing from a nursing home in Hove, has been found in Normandy. Sussex Police were called yesterday (Thursday 5 June) by staff at a nursing home in Hove who said an 89-year-old who lived there had gone out at 10.30am that morning and had not been seen since.
Bernard had gone missing wearing his war medals. He has lived in Hove for his entire life. He served in the Royal navy during the Second World War. He was mayor of Hove in the mid-1990s.
A veteran who went missing from a nursing home in Hove, has been found in Normandy. Sussex Police were called yesterday (Thursday 5 June) by staff at a nursing home in Hove who said an 89-year-old who lived there had gone out at 10.30am that morning and had not been seen since.
The pensioner had gone out with his war medals on.
The nursing home received a phone call from a younger veteran from Brighton at 10.30pm who said he had met the pensioner on a coach on the way to France and that they were safe and well in a hotel in Ouistreham.
Sussex Police say he is fine and with his friends, and will return after D-Day celebrations finish.
Police are seeking witnesses to an incident on the A2023 Hove Street, Hove, at 1.26pm on Tuesday, in which a five-year-old boy suffered a broken leg.
The boy was on foot when he was in collision with a car outside The Connaught public house.
He was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.Anyone who saw the collision is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email email@example.com, quoting serial 653 of 27/5.
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Among the options being considered - a "strike" where they keep children away from classes or sending pupils to school not wearing school uniform.
The head teacher and governors say they are just consulting on the move which would remove the 1500 pupil Hove Park School and Sixth Form from local authority control and give the school extra freedoms.
The case raises serious questions about whether the process of converting to an academy is robust enough if it can still go ahead amid strong opposition. Critics say there should definitely be a ballot of parents rather than just a vote of the governing body. Christine Alsford reports.
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