Brighton & Hove Albion: The (lost) Generation Game

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Tottenham Hotspur 3 By Tim Hodges at the Amex Stadium , at Falmer, in Brighton Brighton and Hove Albion played their first home match in a permanent stadium for over 14 years in fact their first proper home match for a generation. At 2:53 the team...
Posted On 31 Jul 2011 at 9:52 pm

Brighton couple have hopes of building retirement bungalow dashed for fifth time

An elderly couple have had their hopes dashed of building a retirement bungalow next to their house in Patcham. Raymond Counsell, 82, and Ray Counsell, 74, of Ridgeside Avenue, said that they were finding the steep steps up to their present home increasingly difficult and the...
Posted On 30 Jul 2011 at 11:30 pm

Sussex win in Holland to stay top

Clydesdale Bank 40, Amstelveen Sussex 271-2 beat Netherlands 123 by 148 runs By Jack Bradshaw Sussex Sharks hammered The Netherlands by 148 runs in the Clydesdale Bank 40 to extend their lead at the top of Group A in Amstelveen. Centuries from Chris Nash and Lou Vincent saw the...
Posted On 30 Jul 2011 at 10:17 pm

Two men in court over disappearance of Portslade father

Two men appeared in court today in connection with the disappearance and suspected murder of a father from Portslade. Daniel Alexander, 61, a homeless former mechanic from Brighton, and Roy Bartup, 57, of Natal Road, Brighton, were brought before a judge at Lewes Crown Court....
Posted On 29 Jul 2011 at 10:05 pm

Hundreds investigated for breaking planning rules in Brighton and Hove

More than 800 claims of planning rules being breached were reported to Brighton and Hove City Council over the past year, councillors were told. Some 37 per cent were deemed unfounded and 14 per cent were minor with no further action being taken. The report, presented by Gerard...
Posted On 29 Jul 2011 at 4:45 pm

Brighton beach party organisers being served with noise abatement order

The organisers of a giant barbecue on a Brighton beach have been threatened with having their cooking and musical equipment confiscated. Fifteen coaches are expected to bring people to the event on Saturday (30 July) and many more are expected to make their own way here. Brighton...
Posted On 28 Jul 2011 at 7:04 pm

Two teenagers treated in hospital after fight on Brighton seafront

Two teenagers were treated in hospital after a fight on Brighton seafront. Four people have been arrested. Sussex Police said that officers were called to the Lower Promenade opposite the bottom of West Street at 4.40am today (Thursday 28 July) after reports of a number of people...
Posted On 28 Jul 2011 at 2:56 pm

Champagne Charlie conman convicted

A conman known as “Champagne Charlie” has been arrested and convicted of fraud in just two days after being spotted on a bus. John Clugston, 64, from Southwick, was being sought by the Metropolotan Police and with help from Sussex Police because of his links to Brighton and...
Posted On 28 Jul 2011 at 2:51 pm

Hove care home to close

A home for people with mental health needs in Hove is to close. All the residents have been found places in other homes, a council scrutiny meeting was told this afternoon. The disclosure came during an update to councillors on the financial turmoil affecting care home company...
Posted On 27 Jul 2011 at 5:18 pm

MPs raise concerns about threat to language schools

A committee of MPs which came to Brighton to gather evidence has criticised proposed government restrictions on student visas. The proposed restrictions could cut the number of foreign students coming to Brighton and Hove to learn English. The language schools sector is worth...
Posted On 27 Jul 2011 at 3:22 am
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