5 things we learnt about Brighton & Hove Albion’s 1-0 loss at Bolton Wanderers 

1) Albion slip back to 20th in the Championship but have a better goal difference than Charlton Athletic in 12th place. 2 The Seagulls have now not scored an away league goal since Saturday 10 January. It will be exactly two months since they last hit the net on the road when...
Posted On 28 Feb 2015 at 7:56 pm

Hundreds take part in Slow Ride at Preston Park Velodrome

WITH VIDEO: About 300 riders defied miserable weather to show their support for the Preston Park Velodrome at a Slow Ride this morning. Cyclists young and old riding low bikes, tall bikes and all sizes in between rode sedately around the cycle track, which has been closed for...
Posted On 28 Feb 2015 at 2:47 pm

Brighton Wheel asks to stay open for another five years

The Brighton Wheel has applied for permission to stay open for another five years, well after the Brighton i360 is built. The wheel was originally granted permission in 2011, but only on condition it was dismantled in May next year. The official reason given with the amendment...
Posted On 28 Feb 2015 at 2:13 pm

Peers visit innovative Hove doctors’ surgery

Two members of the House of Lords visited an innovative doctors’ surgery in Hove. Nigel Crisp and Shirley Williams were shown around the Brighton Health and Wellbeing Centre, in Western Road, Hove, where they met staff and patients. Lord Crisp used to be the chief executive of...
Posted On 28 Feb 2015 at 2:10 pm

Bear Road closed for three hours after taxi crashes with pedestrian

Brighton’s Bear Road was closed for three hours after a taxi collided with a pedestrian. The accident happened at around 5am this morning. A police spokesman said: “We were called to an incident in Bear Road at 5am. “Our officers are still dealing with the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2015 at 1:45 pm

Brighton union leader extends olive branch to new college management

The leader of a trade union representing City College staff in Brighton has extended an olive branch to the new management. Unison branch secretary Alex Knutsen is due to meet senior management next week and expects to meet the new interim principal Monica Box soon afterwards....
Posted On 27 Feb 2015 at 11:16 pm

Brighton toddlers help explain the blue/black dress conundrum

A study helped by Brighton toddlers is shedding more light on the colour perception science behind the blue/black or white/gold dress puzzle. The picture posted on Tumblr by Highlands singer Caitlin McNeill has taken the world by storm, with millions of people arguing over...
Posted On 27 Feb 2015 at 11:11 pm

Petition launched in protest at Northern Lights licence review

Almost 3,000 people have signed a petition launched in support of Brighton bar Northern Lights within less than a day of it being launched. The Little East Street bar faces having its opening hours restricted and even its licence suspended by Brighton and Hove City Council next...
Posted On 27 Feb 2015 at 7:06 pm

Hove man jailed after being caught with huge stash of child internet porn

A Hove man has been sentenced over possession of indecent images of children. Michael Astill, 67, of McNair Court, Portland Road, Hove, appeared at Lewes Crown Court yesterday and was sentenced to ten months imprisonment, having pleaded guilty at a previous hearing to 14 counts,...
Posted On 27 Feb 2015 at 6:17 pm

Voice clue to Hangleton, Shoreham and Portslade armed robberies

Police investigating a series of armed robberies have released CCTV footage in the hope that someone may recognise the suspects from their voices. The raids occurred between November 28 and December 16 in Portslade, Hangleton and Shoreham and the CCTV shows the suspects entering...
Posted On 27 Feb 2015 at 6:14 pm
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