Dean's back at Brighton and Hove Albion

By Tim Hodges Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of four players on transfer window deadline day (Friday 31 August) Spanish midfielders Andrea Orlandi and David Lopez have joined from Swansea City and Atletico Madrid respectivly. Orlandi joins for an undisclosed...
Posted On 31 Aug 2012 at 11:07 pm

Date set for enthronement of Brighton and Hove's new bishop

A date has been set for the enthronement of the new Bishop of Chichester Martin Warner. Dr Warner will formally take up his new job, which includes responsibility for Brighton and Hove, on Sunday 25 November. He is likely to be the last bishop – or one of the last bishops – to be...
Posted On 31 Aug 2012 at 9:29 pm

Hove MP ‘thrilled’ as squatting in a home becomes a criminal offence

Hove MP Mike Weatherley said that he was thrilled that squatting in someone else’s home would become a criminal offence from tomorrow (Saturday 1 September). Mr Weatherley said that the change in the law had come about “after a long campaign to thwart the anti-social practice”....
Posted On 31 Aug 2012 at 6:54 pm

Brighton Paralympian takes bronze in judo

Brighton sportsman Ben Quilter has won bronze in the men’s under 60kg judo at the Paralympic Games in London. Quilter, 30, beat Takaaki Hirai from Japan yesterday after losing to the defending champion Mouloud Noura from Algeria in his first bout on the opening day of the Games....
Posted On 31 Aug 2012 at 5:27 pm

Brighton arson and thefts suspect pictured on CCTV

A CCTV picture of the man suspected of starting three fires in Brighton has been released by police. The man is believed to have started fires at the Royal Albion Hotel in Old Steine at 2pm on Sunday (26 August), at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery at noon the next day and at the...
Posted On 31 Aug 2012 at 4:04 pm

Ahead of their time – Brighton charity supporters use 30th birthday to step up their work

Some of the best views of Brighton and Hove are to be had from the 14th floor of the tower block at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. But many of the people who spend day in day out there are too preoccupied to take in the panorama. They are either working in the Trevor Mann Baby...
Posted On 31 Aug 2012 at 2:40 pm

Archbishop of Canterbury criticises local failures to protect children from paedophile priests

The Church of England diocese that includes Brighton and Hove has been criticised in an official report – as has the recently retired Bishop of Chichester. The report was commissioned by Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams to investigate repeated failures to protect children...
Posted On 30 Aug 2012 at 4:03 pm

Bye Noone! Brighton and Hove Albion sell Scouse winger and sign a Spaniard

Gus Poyet has signed Spanish midfielder Andrea Orlandi from Swansea City after selling popular winger Craig Noone to Cardiff City. Noone, 24, joined Brighton and Hove Albion from Plymouth Argyle for £300,000 in January last year and helped the club to win the League One title. He...
Posted On 30 Aug 2012 at 3:00 pm

Brighton radio boss explains personal reasons behind move to children’s charity

Ryan Heal leaves his job as managing director of the Brighton radio station Juice 107.2 tomorrow (Friday 1 September). On Monday (3 September) he will start his new job as chief executive of Rockinghorse, the Brighton children’s charity. He said that he had always felt that it...
Posted On 30 Aug 2012 at 1:47 pm

Man suspected of harassing Brighton woman on Facebook is a police officer

The man arrested on suspicion of harassing a Brighton woman on Facebook is a serving police officer. Lee Rimell, 32, from Birmingham, was arrested eight days ago (Tuesday 21 August) after Nicola Brookes, 45, won a High Court case forcing Facebook to reveal his identity. The West...
Posted On 29 Aug 2012 at 6:02 pm
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