Brighton and Hove Albion: Rams raid the Amex as Kuszczak makes another howler

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Derby County 2 The Albion lost their Champoinship play-off semi-final first leg against Derby, after a bizzare own goal from Polish keeper Tomasz Kuszczak. But it was the Seagulls who went in front on 18 minutes with a fierce...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 11:38 pm
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Meadow Vale protesters to hold Brighton Town hall demo before council meeting

Campaigners against housing on Meadow Vale in Ovingdean are planning to hold a demo outside Brighton Town Hall at 3pm today (Thursday 8 May). They want to make clear their opposition to proposals to build on the greenfield site before a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 3:44 pm

Brighton and Hove’s Labour leader spells out his plans

Labour’s leader in Brighton and Hove has spelt out his priorities if his party wins control of the council in local elections in a year’s time. Councillor Warren Morgan used an article to set out his plans for running Brighton and Hove City Council. He wrote: “In a year’s time...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 2:19 pm

Fancy owning a bag pre-loved by Liz Hurley, Davina McCall or Zoe Ball?

A new pop-up shop is giving “civilians” the chance to own Liz Hurley’s old handbag – and a dozen more celebrity’s cast-offs. Handbags for Hospices has been selling second hand handbags since launching in Brighton in March 2012 with a sale of 130 bags...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 2:01 pm
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Brighton and Hove’s new bishop to be consecrated by Archbishop of Canterbury next week

The new bishop for Brighton and Hove is to be consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby in a service at Westminster Abbey next Wednesday (14 May). The Bishop of Lewes Richard Jackson will look after the part of the Church of England’s diocese of Chichester that...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 1:43 pm

Lightning strikes twice after car comes off road at same spot as crash six weeks ago

A car has crashed into a parked car in Marlborough Place, just six weeks after another car crashed into parked cars and into railings at the exact same spot. The blue BMW hit a parked white Kia 4×4 at about 10.45am this morning – at about the same time of day when the...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 1:32 pm
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Pendulum dodging becomes Brighton Festival hit

A choreographic installation where the audience dodges hundreds of swinging pendulums has become one of the first hits of this year’s Brighton Festival. William Forsythe’s choreographic installation Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time No. 2 is at the old municipal...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 8:42 am
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Kemptown MP proposes moving Treasury, Home Office and DfE to Brighton

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has proposed that the Treasury, Home Office and Department for Education relocate to Brighton. The suggestions were made as a series of written questions to the Chancellor George Osborne, Home Secretary Theresa May and Education Secretary Michael...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 8:08 am
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Council goes to court to move on Brighton traveller camp

Brighton and Hove City Council is going to court to get an eviction order to move on an unauthorised traveller camp in Brighton this week. Travellers moved onto land at Surrenden Field off the London Road on Tuesday. Yesterday, the council made a joint visit to the site with...
Posted On 08 May 2014 at 8:04 am
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