Albion must show more Dunk-irk spirit to maintain faltering promotion push 

Rotherham United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The faltering Seagulls failed for to win for the 8th match running and have collected just 3 points out of a possible 21 since beating Charlton in early December. But just as worrying the Albion, they haven’t scored since...
Posted On 12 Jan 2016 at 10:20 pm

Brighton man spared drink driving ban

An unemployed man from Brighton has been spared a driving ban despite having more than three times the permitted amount of alcohol in his system. John Duignan, 40, of Queen’s Park Road, Brighton, was arrested at Stanmer Park, Brighton, on Monday 14 December, Sussex Police said....
Posted On 12 Jan 2016 at 8:05 pm

Housing benefits subsidy errors totalled £124k last year

Housing benefits subsidy errors totalled an estimated £124,000 in the past financial year, according to an auditor’s report. And Brighton and Hove City Council may have to pay back the money to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The errors amounted to less than 0.1 per...
Posted On 12 Jan 2016 at 5:30 pm

Deadline looms for Brighton and Hove primary school applications

The deadline for applications to Brighton and Hove’s primary, infant and junior schools for this September is Friday 15 January. The deadline applies to reception places for September 2016 (children born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012) and year 3 of junior school...
Posted On 12 Jan 2016 at 2:32 pm

Woman treated in hospital after being attacked in Brighton

A woman was treated in hospital after being attacked in the centre of Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Witnesses to an assault on a woman in her fifties from Cuckfield who was attacked in Russell Road, Brighton, on Sunday 3 January. “The victim was walking back to her...
Posted On 12 Jan 2016 at 9:34 am

Patcham and Portslade on flood alert

Patcham and Portslade are in flood alert after the recent heavy rainfall. Brighton and Hove City Council said yesterday (Monday 11 January): “The ground water level in Patcham has risen past the 39.35mAOD (above ordnance datum) level. “Today’s rainfall is likely...
Posted On 12 Jan 2016 at 9:05 am