Brighton & Hove Albion: Saints alive!

By Tim Hodges Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Southampton 3 The Albion were given a lesson in finishing by Premier League Southampton at the Amex this evening (Wednesday 31 July). Albion paraded their new orange and black kit. It was David Stockdale’s first game since he...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 10:14 pm
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Wife beater jailed again

The first person in Brighton jailed for breaching a new domestic violence protection order introduced last month has been sent back to prison for yet another breach of his order. Kahal Sene, 43, of Sillwood Road, Brighton was sent to prison for a further 28 days on Thursday (July...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 3:25 pm
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Where will you be watching the Tour of Britain as it comes to Brighton?

The key times and locations of the Tour of Britain’s penultimate leg which ends in Brighton have just been published. The city hosts the leg on Saturday, 13 September and thousands of people are expected to line the streets to see the riders finish. The Tour of Britain is...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 1:37 pm
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Power cut hits Brighton seafront

A power cut has hit Brighton seafront and The Lanes this lunchtime, with the pier, arches, traffic signals, car parks and council buildings all affected. The Brighton and Hove News understands the Kings Road seafront arches had power restored at about 1.15pm – but 45...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 1:25 pm
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Eastbourne should learn from Brighton’s West Pier – strike while the iron’s hot

Eastbourne Pier bosses can learn from what went wrong with the West Pier in Brighton – they need to strike while the iron’s hot. They should already be looking at ways to fund any repairs, restoration or rebuilding even while they are assessing the damage caused by the fire...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 12:38 pm

Do you have room for a West Pier column in your garden?

Do you miss the West Pier columns? Some of them are soon to go on sale for anyone wanting a large memento of the pier. The columns removed from the beach this year are safely in storage ready to be made into a memorial garden when the Brighton i360 is finished. But some of those...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 12:27 pm
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Fight to save Rose Hill Tavern survives legal challenge

The Rose Hill Tavern has survived a challenge from its new owners who wanted the council to strip it of its special protection. The pub was sold by Enterprise Inns earlier this year, and regulars afraid it would be turned into homes persuaded the council to make it an asset of...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 11:49 am
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Caroline Lucas’s call for mothers to be added to marriage certificates gets huge backing from MPs

A proposal from Caroline Lucas to add the names of mothers as well as fathers of the bride and groom to marriage certificates has received the backing of scores of MPs. The Brighton Pavilion MP put forward the idea in an early day motion in Parliament on Wednesday 4 June –...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 11:08 am
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Three teenagers held after crash with police car shuts Eastern Road in Brighton

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of stealing a car which crashed into a police car in Eastern Road, Brighton, this morning (Thursday 31 July). One of the three boys is still in the Royal Sussex County Hospital, also in Eastern Road, where he is being treated for...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 11:07 am

Private landlord register mooted by council

Would a register of private city landlords be a good idea? That’s what Brighton and Hove City Council is asking in its new housing survey. The idea has been praised by Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas who says that if linked to a mandatory licensing scheme, it would...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 10:49 am
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