10 things you might not know about Brighton and Hove Albion

1) The Seagulls were the only professional team in Sussex from 1920 to 2011 until Crawley Town were promoted to the Football League. 2) The club was founded on 24 June 1901 at the Seven Stars public house in Ship Street, Brighton. Until 1998 it was believed that the Albion were...
Posted On 07 Mar 2015 at 3:42 pm

Hove bank staff save pensioner from losing £10k in scam

Staff at a Hove bank prevented an 82-year-old customer from handing over £10,000 to fraudsters this week. The pensioner was phoned at 2pm on Wednesday (4 March) by a man claiming to be a police officer. He told the pensioner to withdraw £10,000 and to keep the caller on the line...
Posted On 07 Mar 2015 at 3:37 pm

Most of what we do is ‘a waste of time’, says Hove MP

Much of what happens in Parliament is a waste of time, according to Hove MP Mike Weatherley who is standing down in May. He spoke about his frustrations and his achievements as a backbench member of the House of Commons during an interview on the BBC Parliament channel last night...
Posted On 07 Mar 2015 at 2:10 pm

Archbishop of Canterbury to preach sermon in Brighton tomorrow

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is to preach a sermon and answer questions at St Peter’s Church in Brighton tomorrow morning (Sunday 8 March). His visit marks a remarkable turnaround for a church that was earmarked for closure until just over five years ago. He will be...
Posted On 07 Mar 2015 at 1:39 pm

Wetherspoons faces ‘mother of all fights’ against London Road Co-op plans

Wetherspoons will face stiff opposition to its plans to open in the old Co-op on Brighton’s London Road. After months of speculation, the pub giant has now submitted a planning application to Brighton and Hove City Council. The full details are not yet available, but...
Posted On 07 Mar 2015 at 9:34 am

Brighton landlord responds to council request to tidy up his property with giant AroeMSK graffiti mural

WITH VIDEO: When a Brighton landlord was sent a letter asking him to spruce up his property, he decided to take the request very seriously. But instead of heading down to B&Q for a few litres of paint, he called in the services of renowned Brighton graffiti artist Aroe MSK....
Posted On 07 Mar 2015 at 9:29 am