Brighton & Hove Albion legend Peter Ward talks to Brighton and Hove News

Albion legend Peter Ward is back in Brighton for the Robert Eaton Memorial Fund match at Lewes tomorrow (Friday 24 April). The annual charity match between Albion and Crystal Palace fans is played in memory of the former Brighton College pupil and Albion fan Robert Eaton, who...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 11:25 pm

Hughton wants Albion players to show the desire to win 

By Tim Hodges from the Albion pre-match press conference Chris Hughton told Brighton and Hove News today that he wants the Seagulls to show the worldwide television audience on Sky Sports that they have the desire to win a football match. Speaking at this morning’s press...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 6:48 pm

Duke of York’s staff push for union recognition

Staff at the Duke of York’s cinema are asking for union recognition after their colleagues in London went on strike and were given a pay rise. Staff at the Picturehouse’s Brixton cinema was balloted for industrial action last year and as a result staff’s pay was...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 1:13 pm

Hove photographer’s picture picked out for national competition

A Hove photographer has been featured as one of the top entries in National Accident Helpline’s #FreshStartPhotos competition. Vincent Matthews, 46, entered a photo titled An educated walk, taken on New Church Road last Thursday. He said: “The image was taken at the...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 12:25 pm

The fight for Brighton Pavilion comes under international observation

Brighton Pavilion has been chosen as one of six constituencies to be observed by an international group of MPs and electoral officials next month. The group, from India, Jamaica, Namibia and New Zealand will spend six days in Brighton, from Sunday, May 3 to Friday, May 8,...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 11:41 am

Family cat doused in petrol after prowl round Hangleton

A Hangleton family were horrified when their cat returned home after an evening prowl doused in petrol. Jess Doughty’s puss Boots came back to the house in Amberley Drive at about 10pm on Tuesday dripping with the flammable liquid. Boots has since made a good recovery, but...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 10:46 am

Brighton road repainted – then resurfaced

A council cock-up led to a Brighton road being dug up and resurfaced just days after it was repainted. Residents of Heath Hill Avenue were left scratching their heads after the second lot of roadworks to resurface the road started in April – the week after repainting had...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 10:23 am

Charity vintage market opens on Brighton’s London Road

A new London Road charity shop has modelled itself on the Open Market with vintage clothes, furniture and jewellery stalls. The Martlets Trading Co was officially opened on Monday afternoon by Brighton and Hove mayor Brian Fitch. It is now open seven days a week and hopes to also...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 9:59 am

Robbery at Saltdean post office

Police are attending a reported robbery at a post office in Saltdean. Officers were called to the scene at 8.35am on Thursday (23 April) to reports that a man had entered The Vale Post Office in Lustrells Vale and taken money from the till. No one was hurt and there were no...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 9:47 am

Motorcyclist caught doing 75mph past Hove Park School

A 50-year-old Hove man was caught travelling at 75mph along the Old Shoreham Road close to Hove Park School. The motorcyclist, who was riding a Triumph Spring ST motorbike, was speeding at more than twice the 30mph limit when he was spotted close to the Weald Avenue Junction at...
Posted On 23 Apr 2015 at 9:17 am