Albion to don friendly at Oxford United 

By Tim Hodges Brighton & Hove Albion have arranged an additional pre season friendly away at newly promoted Oxford United on Tuesday 26th July. Albion haven’t played the U’s since 1995. Oxford were Albion’s bogey team of the 1980’s. Thrashing the...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016 at 10:29 pm

Two Brighton and Hove doctors’ surgeries to close next month

Two doctors’ surgeries are to close next month – one in Brighton and the other in Hove. The Practice Hangleton Manor, in Northease Drive, Hove, will close at the end of Friday 15 July. The Practice North Street, which is based in Boots, at the Clock Tower, will close a fortnight...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016 at 8:01 pm

Brighton parent offers education chiefs a geography lesson with school catchments petition

A Brighton parent has challenged education chiefs to think about the geography around schools as they look at catchment areas. Ben Varey, of Friar Road, pleaded with them not to split his local community – as would happen if the council adopted any of the three options currently...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016 at 6:44 pm

England’s World Cup winning hat-trick hero helps Brighton charity to raise £38k over lunch

The footballer who scored three goals to help England to World Cup victory 50 years ago helped a Brighton charity net £38,500 at a fundraising lunch. Hat-trick hero Sir Geoff Hurst entertained almost 500 guests from the business community at the lunch at the Grand hotel on behalf...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016 at 3:33 pm

Another student house must be converted back to family use

A government planning inspector has agreed with the city council that a Brighton landlord must stop using a family home to accommodate students. The council took enforcement action against owner Terence Hermon for continuing to house students at 21 Upper Wellington Road without...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016 at 3:12 pm

Brighton warned of threat of thunderstorms tomorrow

There is a small chance Brighton and Hove will be hit by heavy thunderstorms and hail tomorrow – but if they do come, the impact could be severe. The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning over a large part of southern England, including Brighton and Hove, from 1pm...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016 at 3:00 pm

Man held after stabbing in Portslade

A man has been arrested after a stabbing in Portslade. Police are trying to trace a second suspect and have appealed for witnesses to come forward. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a man sustained knife wounds in Portslade. “At about...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016 at 1:39 pm

Brighton beachgoers warned to take care when throwing away disposable barbecues after four seafront bin fires in one night

Sunlovers are being warned to be careful when throwing away disposable barbecues after firefighters were called to three bin fires along Brighton and Hove seafront within the space of half an hour last night. The first fire broke out at 9.30 last night in Madeira Drive, with...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016 at 10:45 am
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