5 things we noticed as Brighton & Hove Albion beat Reading 

1 ) It was very cold – a clear night and a strong wind ensured the wind chill was below freezing. 2) The sparse crowd – the weather may have played a part. But the Albion are in the top six with the best chance of promotion to the top flight for 37 years and only just...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 10:30 pm

Budget ‘fails the homeless’ says Brighton housing chief

The boss of one of Brighton’s most well-used homeless services says that today’s budget has “failed the homeless” despite a pledge to cut the number of rough sleepers. George Osborne this afternoon pledged £115million for specialist supported housin...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 5:42 pm

Brighton lettings agency slammed for letter urging landlords to raise their rents

Brighton students living in “overpriced” housing have hit out at a letter sent by a city lettings agency urging landlords to sign up with them so they can hike their rents. The letter, sent by senior negotiator Emma Gretton, said it had helped landlords put up rents...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 5:35 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion’s final home match moved to bank holiday Monday for live TV slot

The finale of the football season for Brighton’s home fans will be played out live on TV in a fixture that has been moved to the May Day bank holiday. Brighton and Hove Albion said that the club’s final home game of the season against Derby County would kick off at 2.30pm...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 4:28 pm

Surrey sales rep in court over attempted Pavilion Gardens rape

A Surrey sales rep has been charged with attempting to rape a woman in Pavilion Gardens in Brighton earlier this month. The attack took place in the early hours of Saturday, 5 March. Nathan Charles Hunter, 23, from New Malden, is current in prison on remand having appeared at...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 2:37 pm

Labour to explore forming its own trust to run Brighton and Hove academy schools

Brighton and Hove’s Labour party has pledged to explore starting its own trust to run any schools forced to turn into academies under new plans announced by the government today. As widely anticipated, the Chancellor George Osborne said in his budget speech this afternoon...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 2:30 pm

Masked man robs Moulsecoomb convenience store

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Morris Convenience store, Widdicombe Way, Brighton. A man wearing a mask, gloves and white hoodie walked into the shop at around 8.50pm whilst two workers were cashing up behind the till. The suspect, who is...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 2:29 pm

Boy, 14, stabbed in Brighton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old boy was stabbed in College Place, Brighton at around 8.20pm last night. The victim, who is from Brighton, was walking with a friend in Bloomsbury Place when they were approached by a man. They walked towards College Place,...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 1:23 pm

Cricketer Steve Magoffin signs one-year contract extension with Sussex

The cricketer Steve Magoffin has signed a one-year extension to his contract with Sussex. He will remain at the County Ground – the 1st Central County Ground under a new sponsorship deal – until at least the end of the 2017 season. The club said: “The tall seamer has also...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 12:32 pm

Synergy Centre and police to attempt compromise after bitter licence hearing

The Synergy Centre and Sussex Police are to sit down and attempt to thrash out an agreement over the centre’s licence bid after a five hour hearing yesterday. Bitter words were spoken on both sides in the council chamber, with police accusing the management of “bloody...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016 at 12:23 pm
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