Brighton & Hove Albion: Little Tyke – Albion beaten by Barnsley

Barnsley 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Albion lost their second game in succession and now sit firmly outside the play-off places in the Championship. Former Albion target Jason Scotland put Barnsley in front after just 15 minutes and that’s the way it stayed until...
Posted On 12 Mar 2013 at 10:01 pm

Brighton and Hove bus boss vacates another driving seat

One of the best known people in Brighton and Hove retires in a few weeks’ time. Roger French, the managing director of Brighton and Hove Buses, has spent 30 years in the driving seat. But he wears a number of other hats too. He is also stepping down as chairman of a much-loved...
Posted On 12 Mar 2013 at 7:13 pm

Hove burglar jailed after stealing a can of coke

A 27-year-old burglar has been jailed for two and a half years after he stole a can of coke from a property in Hove. Eclan Ray, of Unity Close, Willesden, London, took the drink from the garage of a house in Yorklands, off Dyke Road Avenue in Hove. He was arrested near by on...
Posted On 12 Mar 2013 at 7:01 pm

Seven Dials elm tree campaigners switch tonight’s meeting venue

Campaigners trying to save a healthy elm tree are holding a public meeting in Brighton tonight (Tuesday 12 March). The Save Our Tree meeting will be held at the West Hill Community Hall, at the junction of Compton Avenue and Buckingham Place. The doors open at 7pm and the meeting...
Posted On 12 Mar 2013 at 6:13 pm

Brighton and Hove ‘emergency’ child reading scheme to grow

A reading recovery centre in Brighton has moved to a new site as its ‘emergency’ child reading scheme is growing The scheme is helping more than 200 Year 1 children every year who have been struggling to read. It uses an intensive 20-week programme of one-to-one daily tuition in...
Posted On 12 Mar 2013 at 4:33 pm

Brighton and Hove schools closed after more snow falls overnight

Several schools in Brighton and Hove have closed today (Tuesday 12 March), including all the mainstream secondary schools, after more snow fell overnight. There were big queues on the A27, A23 and M23 with many abandoned cars. Sussex Police said: “Don’t travel unless it’s...
Posted On 12 Mar 2013 at 6:59 am