Brighton & Hove Albion: Calderwood keen to make home advantage work

By Tim Hodges from the Albion press conference Albion assistant manager Colin Calderwood told Brighton and Hove News this lunchtime that he expects Albion to use the atmosphere of the Amex to see off Bristol City tomorrow evening (Tuesday 20 October). Calderwood said:...
Posted On 19 Oct 2015 at 7:52 pm

Bulldog follows police in appealing against licence restrictions

The decision to restrict Brighton’s oldest gay bar’s opening hours is now the subject of an appeal by the venue itself, as well as Sussex Police. The Bulldog, which used to have 24-hour licence, was told last month it would have to stop serving alcohol at 2am, with a...
Posted On 19 Oct 2015 at 6:04 pm

Uber decision in Brighton and Hove to be delayed

The decision on whether Uber can have a private hire vehicle operator’s licence in Brighton and Hove will not be made public today (Monday 19 October). Uber applied for a licence from Brighton and Hove City Council and today a council licensing panel heard from the company and a...
Posted On 19 Oct 2015 at 3:08 pm

Attackers at large after stabbing at Portslade flats

  Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in which a man was stabbed in the stomach at a flat in Portslade. At 3.35am on Sunday (18 October) police were called to a flat at Downland Court, Stonery Road, Portslade-by-Sea, where a 26-year-old Hove man had been...
Posted On 19 Oct 2015 at 2:13 pm

Brighton sex offender brought before court after being extradited from Malta

A former Brighton man has appeared in court to face sex offence charges after being extradited from Malta after a European Arrest Warrant was issued. Roderick MacDonald, 77, also known as Roderick Robinson, and currently of no fixed address, was handed over by Maltese authorities...
Posted On 19 Oct 2015 at 1:34 pm

Hove MP challenges Business Secretary over support for self-employed

Hove Labour MP Peter Kyle has challenged Business Secretary Sajid Javid over the omission of self-employed people in the government’s Productivity Plan. Mr Kyle said that there wasn’t a single reference to self-employment in the plan even though there were 4.5 million...
Posted On 19 Oct 2015 at 12:02 pm

Hove meditation centre shut down as homeless occupants arrested for harassment

A meditation centre in Hove has been shut down after repeated reports into anti-social behaviour and causing a nuisance to local residents.  The order, under the Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, was heard before Brighton magistrates and served on September 25....
Posted On 19 Oct 2015 at 10:49 am