Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls beat former landlords

Gillingham 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 The Albion came back from behind to beat the club’s former landlords Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium. The hosts went ahead just after half-time, with Bradley Dack firing past Niki Maenpaa. Dack had a chance to double the Gills...
Posted On 29 Jul 2015 at 10:38 pm

Lorry gets stuck in The Lanes

A lorry trying to make its way through The Lanes has got stuck in Black Lion Street this lunchtime. Joe Ifill-Hosier took this picture of the Polish HGV which has got itself jammed while trying to turn out of Black Lion Street into Prince Albert Street. Rob Newman-Williams,...
Posted On 29 Jul 2015 at 1:03 pm

Brighton man convicted of sexually assaulting girl, 6

A Brighton man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl. Samuel James Day, 32, of no fixed address, was convicted following a seven-day trial at Hove Crown Court, which ended on Tuesday (28 July). He has been remanded in custody to await sentencing on...
Posted On 29 Jul 2015 at 12:11 pm

Brighton and Hove social workers will learn from judge’s criticisms in ‘tragic’ adoption case

Social workers in Brighton and Hove will learn the lessons from an adoption case described as “tragic” in the High Court. The judge, Alison Russell, criticised Brighton and Hove City Council and four social workers involved in the case. They sought to finalise the adoption of a...
Posted On 29 Jul 2015 at 11:19 am

Brighton and Hove girl to be reunited with her family in ‘tragic’ adoption case

A two-year-old girl from Brighton and Hove is to be reunited with her birth family in an adoption case described in court as “tragic”. The toddler will now live with her father and her sister and two brothers and have contact with her mother who suffers from mental illness. The...
Posted On 29 Jul 2015 at 11:08 am