Parking cash company crashed owing £3.2m to Brighton and Hove City Council

The company that collected cash from parking machines around Brighton and Hove went bust owing the council £3.2 million. The loss was not insured and Brighton and Hove City Council is unable to tell what chance it has of recovering the unsecured debt. It is believed to be...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 11:59 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: 23 years since David Beckham’s debut at the Goldstone Ground

Twenty three years ago today football legend David Beckham made his Manchester United debut in an area of Hove now occupied by Nando’s and Toys R Us.  He replaced Andrei Kanchelskis, who nearly signed for Albion 11 years later. United substitute Beckham played the last 20...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 5:45 pm

Ring of steel goes up on Brighton seafront ready for Labour conference

The ring of steel is going up on Brighton seafront as preparations for the Labour Party conference gather pace. The event is expected to generate an estimated £15 million for the local economy with hotel and guest house rooms booked up for the coming week. As a result, some...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 4:59 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Hughton “we can’t have everything go our way”

By Tim Hodges from the Albion Press Conference  Albion boss Chris Hughton told Brighton & Hove News this lunchtime that training so far this week has been positive after the frustrations of last Saturday’s draw away at Wolves. But was quick to point out Albion...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 4:40 pm

Brighton and Hove church deacon charged with webcam sex offences

A church deacon from Brighton and Hove has been charged with eight sex offences involving a webcam and is due before magistrates next week. Peter Keeley-Pannett, 71, had been working in the parish of Portslade and Mile Oak. The parish includes St Nicolas Church, in the Old...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 3:29 pm

Brighton money launderer ordered to forfeit £41k found stuffed in suitcase

A Brighton woman has received a suspended prison sentence and has been ordered to repay £41,000 drugs profits. At 7am on 16 December 2012 police received a 999 call about a fight in a 7th-floor flat in Grove Hill, Brighton. In the foyer officers approached three men who admitted...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 2:08 pm

Supertides to hit Brighton and Hove next week

Supertides which could reach 7m above normal water levels are predicted to peak on Tuesday and Wednesday next week, prompting a warning from the Environment Agency. And a storm surge or other adverse weather conditions could drive them even higher, leading to another bout of...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 2:03 pm

Good Samaritan couples could hold key to solving two Brighton rapes

An investigation has been launched into two separate rapes this month in which women woke up distressed and confused in a flat close to Brighton Station. Police say there are clear similarities between the two cases, but they are keeping an open mind as to whether they are...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 11:19 am

Keegan keen but a million miles out of Brighton & Hove Albion’s price range

Ex Albion manager Alan Mullery revealed at a corporate event this morning that  ex England and Liverpool superstar Kevin Keegan, expressed an interest in joining Albion in the early 1980’s        Keegan was keen to move back to the UK after...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 11:12 am

‘Duck pond stand off’ as suspected heroin dealer flees Brighton police

A suspected drug dealer attempted to escape police by hiding on the island in the middle of the Queen’s Park Pond in what has been described as a “duck pond stand off”. Police were called just before 5.30pm last Monday (September 14) to a group of men and women...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015 at 9:59 am
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