5 more things we learnt from Brighton & Hove Albion’s pre match press conference 

1) Dale Stephens told @bhcitynews how he knows he and the other midfielders and wide players must chip in to try and end Albion’s run of no goals in four matches .  2) Stephens also said he wants goals to become more of a part of his game . The former Charlton...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 9:29 pm

Strong support for demolishing Georgian shop to create new Brighton Lane

Plans to knock down one of Brighton’s oldest buildings to create a new entrance to The Lanes, and access to an even older building behind it, have gained support across the city. Developer RBS wants to demolish 15 North Street, currently a branch of Timpson’s, to...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 5:08 pm

Portslade car hire and leasing company targets derelict site as business booms

The Rivervale contract hire and leasing company should find out next week whether plans to build new premises next to its showroom can go ahead. The company told planners that it had outgrown its existing centre on the Victoria Road Industrial Estate. If planning permission is...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 4:56 pm

Albion boss wants to help players through scoring drought frustrations

Albion boss Chris Hughton said he will keep pushing and persuading the players in pursuit of breaking the team’s goal drought. Speaking at this morning’s pre-match conference, Hughton said: “You have to be postive and analyse games – we had 65% possession...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 4:29 pm

Green campaigners invite students to sign over their votes

A row has broken out over student votes after a Green campaign group started handing out proxy voting forms on Falmer campus. The Students for Caroline campaign for the party’s Brighton Pavilion candidate Caroline Lucas is offering University of Sussex students...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 3:58 pm

Woman hit by bus outside Churchill Square

A woman has been hit by a bus outside Churchill Square in Brighton. Western Road was closed to traffic as police dealt with the incident, but is now reopen and services are running again with slight delays. A spokesman for South East Ambulance Service said: “We attended the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 3:05 pm

Brave Brighton woman tells how she was raped by husband and uncle

An incredibly brave Brighton woman was raped by two of the people she trusted most in her life – her uncle, and then her husband. Now, she has spoken out after both were sentenced following two separate trials in which she had to relive her painful experiences. Tina...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 2:51 pm

Derailed Brighton train removed

The derailed train at Brighton Station which has caused almost 24 hours’ worth of delays has finally been removed. An investigation is still ongoing, although a Southern Rail spokesman said it appears the cause was driver error. Network Rail has now handed back the line to...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 12:49 pm

Neighbours aghast after five-storey building goes up metres away without anyone telling them

People living next to a building site are furious after a new five-storey block of flats started going up without anyone informing them. The first residents of Ebeneezer Apartments in Ivory Place knew of the development less than four metres away from their block was when the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 8:26 am

Blue plaque for architect who designed Brighton and Hove schools

Architect Thomas Simpson is to be honoured for the schools he designed in Brighton and Hove with a blue plaque at West Hove Infant School. The building in Connaught Road is one of several school buildings in the city he designed while architect and surveyor to the Brighton School...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015 at 8:17 am
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