Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls are toothless up front as Cherries pick a great time to score

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 0 AFC Bournemouth 2 Albion were given a harsh lesson in finishing and discipline as Bournemouth, the surprise package of the Championship, beat them with two quality goals at the Amex. Albion failed to muster a single shot...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 11:57 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges 

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 AFC Bournemouth 0 Albion are level with Bournemouth in a so-far dire encounter at the Amex. The Seagulls have failed to register a shot on target with Leon Best struggling up front on his own. Dale Stephens and Joao Teixeira have created some chances...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 8:38 pm

Brighton Conservative candidate brushes off Green rival’s question over donor’s influence

A Green candidate in the general election has questioned whether his Conservative rival has been swayed by two donations from a Brighton land owner. The suggestion – made by Davy Jones who is standing in Brighton Kemptown – has been dismissed by Simon Kirby, the Tory who won the...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 7:21 pm

Skinny thug slashes Brighton teen’s face at the Old Steine

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was beaten up in Brighton. The victim, an 18-year-old man from the area, was walking towards Old Steine down Edward Street at around 9pm on Wednesday 1 April. As he was crossing William Street by the law courts he asked a man for a...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 6:40 pm

Four-year-old girl bitten in the face by dog

A four-year-old girl was bitten in the face by a dog in Brighton while waiting outside shops in Whitehawk. The girl was outside shops with her older sister in Findon Road, at around 6.30pm on Thursday (April 9) when the dog bit her, causing a single puncture wound to her upper...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 4:21 pm

Royal Sussex bed shortages lead to cancelled operation

A woman says she is being let down by the “crumbling” NHS after her operation at the Royal Sussex County Hospital was cancelled at the last minute because of a bed shortage. Susan Levy, 51, had a parastomal hernia diagnosed in November after having to go to hospital...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 4:14 pm

Anti-rape poster campaign cut short after huge protest

Sussex Police says it is cutting short its controversial anti-rape poster campaign after a massive outcry from feminist campaigners who said it blamed victims. The posters, the first phase of a wider rape prevention campaign, encouraged friends to stay together to help prevent...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 3:24 pm

More parts of Madeira Terraces closed off

More sections of the Madeira Terraces have been closed to the public this week after new structural problems were discovered. Fencing went up on Thursday preventing access to the walkway above the Jag Gallery in Madeira Drive. And Brighton and Hove News understands that artists...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 11:42 am

Full list of local election candidates for Brighton and Hove City Council

The full list of candidates standing for election to Brighton and Hove City Council on Thursday 7 May has been published. The name and party of each of the 236 candidates in all 21 wards was published this morning (Friday 10 April). Nominations closed yesterday (Thursday 9 April)...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 10:56 am

Brighton child dies of meningitis

A child from Brighton has died of meningitis. Public Health England said this morning a child has died of presumed meningococcal septicaemia.  A spokeswoman said: “This is seldom transmitted from person to person.  “Only close household contacts need...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 10:15 am
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