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  • MAN DIES IN FREAK LADDER ACCIDENT

    A 76-YEAR-OLD man died when a ladder flew off a builder's pick-up truck and hit him on the head as he walked a friend's dog. Frank Elliott was just 50 yards from the care home where he lived in School Lane, Hadlow Down, near Uckfield, when the accident

  • POLICE DEPUTY IS SUSPENDED

    THE DEPUTY Chief Constable of Sussex has been suspended over the fatal shooting of an unarmed man last year. Mark Jordan was suspended last night by the Sussex Police Authority after it considered a report by the Kent Constabulary into the shooting of

  • 'I COULD SEE THE AGONY HE WENT THROUGH'

    THE family of a CJD victim today told how a fun-loving father died after being reduced to a shell of his former self. Graham Byrne, 39, from Southwick, died at the weekend of pneumonia brought on by the hereditary form of Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease, known

  • SHOW MY HORROR ON FILM

    AFTER years of sleeping rough in Brighton, reformed drug addict Stephen Smith is having his breathtaking life story turned into a big-screen movie. James Morrison reports. WHEN the producer of the original Star Wars film first read the drug-addled life

  • WORKER WINS FIGHT AGAINST FERRY FIRM

    A CABIN assistant has won her claim for unfair dismissal after being made redundant by ferry firm P&O Stena. Patricia Irastorza lost her job when P&O Stena ended its Elite fast service from Newhaven to Dieppe. Mrs Irastorza claimed she was not

  • Pullin into semi-finals

    JULIE Pullin from Hove continued her good progress in the LTA 25k dollar Satellite at Redbridge by reaching the semi-finals. Pullin had a convincing 6-2, 6-2 victory over Martina Sucha from Slovakia and will now face Warwickshire's Louise Latimer today

  • FEEDBACK WITH CHRIS CHANDLER

    THE COLUMN WHERE WE RESPOND TO YOUR COMPLAINTS AND OPINIONS WE HAVE been taken to task this week over our campaign to bring the Albion to a new stadium to be built at Falmer on the outskirts of Brighton. Not only have we been accused of one-sided reporting

  • FEEDBACK WITH CHRIS CHANDLER

    THE COLUMN WHERE WE RESPOND TO YOUR COMPLAINTS AND OPINIONS WE HAVE been taken to task this week over our campaign to bring the Albion to a new stadium to be built at Falmer on the outskirts of Brighton. Not only have we been accused of one-sided reporting

  • SHAREHOLDERS CAN BANK ON XTRA CASH

    SHAREHOLDERS in the Halifax can expect an average windfall of £217 as the bank undertakes a major restructuring programme. The operation involves the bank returning £1.5 billion in cash to its 3.6 million shareholders in a major share transfer scheme

  • MAN DIES IN FREAK LADDER ACCIDENT

    A 76-YEAR-OLD man died when a ladder flew off a builder's pick-up truck and hit him on the head as he walked a friend's dog. Frank Elliott was just 50 yards from the care home where he lived in School Lane, Hadlow Down, near Uckfield, when the accident

  • 'I COULD SEE THE AGONY HE WENT THROUGH'

    THE family of a CJD victim today told how a fun-loving father died after being reduced to a shell of his former self. Graham Byrne, 39, from Southwick, died at the weekend of pneumonia brought on by the hereditary form of Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease, known

  • Culvs is named coach

    ALBION have appointed captain Ian Culverhouse as reserve team coach. They have also extended the former Norwich and Swindon sweeper's contract by a year through to June 2000. New boss Jeff Wood, director of youth Martin Hinshelwood, chief scout Ken Craggs

  • Albion face German test

    ALBION will face a former German under-21 international who has played in the Champions League at Roots Hall tomorrow. Lars Unger, a 26-year-old midfielder on loan from Fortuna Dusseldorf for the rest of the season, made his debut for struggling Southend

  • Pullin into semi-finals

    JULIE Pullin from Hove continued her good progress in the LTA 25k dollar Satellite at Redbridge by reaching the semi-finals. Pullin had a convincing 6-2, 6-2 victory over Martina Sucha from Slovakia and will now face Warwickshire's Louise Latimer today

  • FEEDBACK WITH CHRIS CHANDLER

    THE COLUMN WHERE WE RESPOND TO YOUR COMPLAINTS AND OPINIONS WE HAVE been taken to task this week over our campaign to bring the Albion to a new stadium to be built at Falmer on the outskirts of Brighton. Not only have we been accused of one-sided reporting

  • BASSAM STOKES UP THE FLAMES

    COUNCIL leader Lord Bassam has sparked a political furore by ruling out three sites for waste-to-energy incinerators in Brighton and Hove. His comments have infuriated politicians in East Sussex and angered opposition councillors at home, who accused

  • BILL RISE IS NEW BLOW FOR TOWN

    CRAWLEY residents are facing an inflation-busting rise in council tax bills. The average Band C tax for the next year is expected to rise by 6.4 per cent from £630.72 to £670.96. The rise is more than twice the rate of inflation and is the second blow

  • SHAREHOLDERS CAN BANK ON XTRA CASH

    SHAREHOLDERS in the Halifax can expect an average windfall of £217 as the bank undertakes a major restructuring programme. The operation involves the bank returning £1.5 billion in cash to its 3.6 million shareholders in a major share transfer scheme

  • POLICE DEPUTY IS SUSPENDED

    THE DEPUTY Chief Constable of Sussex has been suspended over the fatal shooting of an unarmed man last year. Mark Jordan was suspended last night by the Sussex Police Authority after it considered a report by the Kent Constabulary into the shooting of

  • THE PLACE TO BE

    AS THE new millennium approaches, Brighton and Hove are poised to take centre stage for celebrations in the South. There are also hopes the twin towns may be recognised as a city. As the Argus gears up to help launch Brighton and Hove's city charter bid

  • SHOW MY HORROR ON FILM

    AFTER years of sleeping rough in Brighton, reformed drug addict Stephen Smith is having his breathtaking life story turned into a big-screen movie. James Morrison reports. WHEN the producer of the original Star Wars film first read the drug-addled life

  • WORKER WINS FIGHT AGAINST FERRY FIRM

    A CABIN assistant has won her claim for unfair dismissal after being made redundant by ferry firm P&O Stena. Patricia Irastorza lost her job when P&O Stena ended its Elite fast service from Newhaven to Dieppe. Mrs Irastorza claimed she was not

  • Davis ready for action

    STUNNED Albion teenager Danny Davis is in contention for his first team debut. The youth team midfielder thought he would be playing in front of just a few people at Sussex University tomorrow. But boss Jeff Wood has drafted the 18-year-old from Seaford

  • FEEDBACK WITH CHRIS CHANDLER

    THE COLUMN WHERE WE RESPOND TO YOUR COMPLAINTS AND OPINIONS WE HAVE been taken to task this week over our campaign to bring the Albion to a new stadium to be built at Falmer on the outskirts of Brighton. Not only have we been accused of one-sided reporting

  • THE PLACE TO BE

    AS THE new millennium approaches, Brighton and Hove are poised to take centre stage for celebrations in the South. There are also hopes the twin towns may be recognised as a city. As the Argus gears up to help launch Brighton and Hove's city charter bid

  • Culvs is named coach

    ALBION have appointed captain Ian Culverhouse as reserve team coach. They have also extended the former Norwich and Swindon sweeper's contract by a year through to June 2000. New boss Jeff Wood, director of youth Martin Hinshelwood, chief scout Ken Craggs

  • Davis ready for action

    STUNNED Albion teenager Danny Davis is in contention for his first team debut. The youth team midfielder thought he would be playing in front of just a few people at Sussex University tomorrow. But boss Jeff Wood has drafted the 18-year-old from Seaford

  • Albion face German test

    ALBION will face a former German under-21 international who has played in the Champions League at Roots Hall tomorrow. Lars Unger, a 26-year-old midfielder on loan from Fortuna Dusseldorf for the rest of the season, made his debut for struggling Southend

  • BASSAM STOKES UP THE FLAMES

    COUNCIL leader Lord Bassam has sparked a political furore by ruling out three sites for waste-to-energy incinerators in Brighton and Hove. His comments have infuriated politicians in East Sussex and angered opposition councillors at home, who accused

  • BILL RISE IS NEW BLOW FOR TOWN

    CRAWLEY residents are facing an inflation-busting rise in council tax bills. The average Band C tax for the next year is expected to rise by 6.4 per cent from £630.72 to £670.96. The rise is more than twice the rate of inflation and is the second blow