5 things we learnt from Brighton and Hove Albion’s pre Blackburn press conference

1) That Connor Goldson was vice-captain at Shrewsbury last season. Albion’s new signing also told us he went to school in the Telford area. 2) Tomer Hemed enjoys playing alongside Sam Baldock and finds his strike partner unselfish and willing to work for the team. 3) Hemed...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 11:43 pm

GCSE results up across Brighton and Hove

Provisional figures indicate a big improvement in GCSE performance in Brighton and Hove’s secondary schools this year. The results released today (Thursday 20 August) suggest that in Brighton and Hove’s state schools the percentage of pupils achieving A* to C in English is above...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 6:06 pm

Brighton’s Longhill Students make significant progress in their GCSEs

Longhill High School reported some outstanding subject results this year and ten star scholars although overall GCSE performance dipped slightly. Head teacher Haydn Stride said: “I would like to both congratulate and thank families of our students for their support across the...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 5:32 pm

Outstanding results in English and triple science at Patcham High School

Students at Patcham High School got 59 per cent A* to C grades including English and maths which is an increase of 12 per cent from last year. Deputy Head Mike Newman said: “The average grade per child has increased. “These results show a real commitment from students. “In...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 4:14 pm

Seafront trader calls for Volks-style vision to help revamp crumbling terraces

A leading seafront trader has issued a call to arms to the city to come up with innovative ways of raising the money required to restore the dilapidated Madeira Terraces. Neil Sykes, secretary of the Brighton Seafront Traders Association, who also runs the Modern World Gallery on...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 3:09 pm

Brighton businessman used unassigned vanity numberplates on flash cars to dodge parking fines

A Brighton man who flouted parking restrictions in the city by parking numerous high end vehicles with unassigned vanity plates has ended up with a bill of nearly £8000. Julian King, 43, a company director of Withdean Road, Brighton, bought three registration plates with...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 2:52 pm

Diseased logpile leads to destruction of 14 Hove elms

More than a dozen elm trees are having to be destroyed after becoming infected by a logpile which became a breeding ground for elm beetles.   Council tree experts became aware of a concentration of affected elms in the Westbourne Street area of Hove last week. After an...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 2:27 pm

Dorothy Stringer Head praises students and Brighton and Hove partnership for 8 per cent improvement in GCSEs

By Roz Scott GCSE A* to C grades at Dorothy Stringer High School rose by 8 percentage points from last year to 73 per cent which is 4 per cent above the national average. This is just 1 percentage point below the school’s best ever results. Head teacher Richard Bradford said: “I...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 2:08 pm

Missing Brighton boy found safe

A boy who went missing from his home in Brighton at the end of last month has been found safe, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 20 August). The force said: “Police in Brighton have found a teenage boy who had gone missing. “Fifteen-year old Jack Lineham-Pulling, who was...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 1:53 pm

Bobby Zamora unlikely to feature for Albion this Saturday against Blackburn

Albion boss Chris Hughton told Brighton & Hove News this afternoon that Bobby Zamora is again unlikely to feature this Saturday. The returning Albion legend may however be involved after the weekend. Hughton said “With Bobby we are keeping the door open for him, but...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 1:42 pm
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