Brighton & Hove Albion 115 years old today 

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club was formed 115 years ago on 24 June 1901 at the Seven Stars pub in Ship Street Brighton. The venue is still in use today. John Jackson, the main founder of the club, formed Albion from the ashes of the defunct Brighton and Hove Rangers....
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 9:36 pm

‘Time travel artist’ shares unique video of West Pier in Brighton

A photographer known as the Time Travel Artist has published a video showing the West Pier in Brighton morph from its present skeleton to its original glory – and back again. The time lapse technique used by James Fox grew out of his approach to “rephotography” – taking a photo...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 9:07 pm

Girl, 5, found in Brighton – police ask for help finding mum

A little girl has been found just outside Brighton railway station at lunchtime today (Friday 24 June). Sussex Police has asked for help finding the five-year-old’s mother. The force said: “Police are trying to trace the mum of a little girl found at Brighton train station. “The...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 5:50 pm

Attempted smash and grab at Falmer campus Co-op

Witnesses are sought to an attempted smash and grab involving a stolen vehicle at Sussex University. Police were called to Refectory Road at the campus at Falmer following a report of the incident at about 12.38am on Friday (24 June). On arrival, officers discovered an abandoned...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 10:43 am

Brighton and Hove council leader vows to fight for city and look outwards after EU Leave vote

The leader of Brighton and Hove City Council has vowed to fight for the people of the area after the vote for Leave in the European Union (EU) referendum. Councillor Warren Morgan also said that we should keep looking outwards, reviewing the shape of the local government set up,...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 10:01 am

Brighton MP urges “a period of calm” after vote to leave EU

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas has called for “a period of calm” after David Cameron resigned as Prime Minister this morning (Friday 24 June). The Green MP – a former MEP (Member of the European Parliament) – said: “David Cameron was right to announce his resignation this...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 9:20 am

Teachers’ strike to close Brighton and Hove schools

A strike will close schools across Brighton and Hove on Tuesday 5 July when teachers walk out over pay and conditions. Members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) will hold the one-day strike after voting by more than nine to one in favour of industrial action. The NUT is...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 9:01 am

Brighton church given £40k for urgent repairs

A Brighton church has been given £40,000 for urgent repairs to its roof, stonework and gutters. St Mary’s Church, in St James’s Street, Kemp Town, has been awarded the grant by the National Churches Trust, the charity supporting church buildings of all denominations. The trust...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 8:32 am

Brighton and Hove votes Remain as Britain votes Leave in EU referendum 

Brighton and Hove has voted overwhelmingly in favour of Remain as Britain votes to Leave the European Union in the referendum. David Cameron has resigned as Prime Minister with a replacement to be elected within three months. Talks about Britain’s exit from the EU will be...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016 at 5:48 am