Hughton thinks patience was the key for Albion – but still no Zamora

Chris Hughton told Brighton & Hove News this lunchtime that he instructed his players to keep patient, be first to the ball and keep their shape, whilst they weathered  the storm when under the cosh in the first half against Fulham last Friday.  “They were...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016 at 5:46 pm

Brighton’s live music venues tell city council they need more support

More needs to be done to support live music in Brighton, a panel heard today – but the council is able to offer little protection to the possibility new neighbours can shut down established venues with noise complaints. A special policy panel held in Brighton last week,...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016 at 2:19 pm

Homeless man hit by car in Portslade dies

A homeless man has died after being hit by a car in Old Shoreham Road in Portslade last week. Anthony Charles Parsons, 54, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where he was in a critical life-threatening condition after the collision at 5.35am on Tuesday (12...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016 at 1:52 pm

Plans for 100 homes on Ovingdean meadow dismissed on appeal

Hugely controversial plans to build 85 homes on a meadow in Ovingdean have been dismissed on appeal – but the government inspector said a smaller scale development would be acceptable. Hundreds of people, including Simon Kirby MP, protested the plans to build on the...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016 at 1:02 pm

Former Brighton cafe squatted

A former Brighton coffee shop has been taken over by squatters. Taylor Street Baristas closed in November after its owners decided to concentrate on their branches in London. Just over a week ago, squatters broke in and took it over, and since then windows have been broken and...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016 at 12:23 pm

Brighton and Hove parents to learn today which primary school their children will go to in September

Seven in eight Brighton and Hove children have been given places at their first preference primary school this year, with 2.4% not given a place at any of their schools of choice. Letters and emails are going out today to families to let them know which school their children have...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016 at 9:35 am

Brighton and Hove passengers face prospect of strikes and disruption

Train passengers travelling to and from Brighton and Hove are facing the prospect of strikes and disruption from three different groups of staff. They should learn tomorrow (Tuesday 19 April) whether one group of railway staff – train conductors – will back a strike....
Posted On 18 Apr 2016 at 8:57 am