Huddersfield keeper aWARDs Brighton and Hove Albion ugly win

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Huddersfield Town 0 Albion beat Huddersfield to move back into the Championship play-off places after a largely unconvincing display. Jamie Murphy’s early miss looked like being the focal point of a poor match until...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 11:29 pm

Helicopter scrambled for moonlight swimmer  

A moonlit dip inadvertently sparked panic this evening when passers by mistook a sea swimmer for something more worrying. Police were called after a woman was seen entering the waves by the Palace Pier shortly after 9pm. The police helicopter was up above central Brighton from...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 10:26 pm

Hove MP challenges Education Secretary over grammar schools

Hove MP Peter Kyle has challenged the Education Secretary Justine Greening about the government’s proposals to support the creation of more grammar schools. But the Conservative cabinet minister sidestepped the Labour MP’s question when she made a statement to the House of...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 9:36 pm

i360 got stuck because of loose sensor and oversensitive balance system

Loose sensors and an oversensitive balance system have been blamed for the i360 pod getting stuck, stranding hundreds of passengers on board. The glass pod stopped moving twice in the last week, for two and a half hours on Thursday and then just over an hour on Sunday night. It...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 8:53 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Huddersfield Town 0 Albion are level with Huddersfield on a balmy night at the Amex. The game has had only one clear chance of note with Tomer Hemed sending Jamie Murphy clean through but the Scottish winger shot straight at Town keeper Danny Ward....
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 8:39 pm

Car park part closed for four days after vehicle crashes into gates

A vehicle crashing into the gates of the Trafalgar Street car park means its upper level will have to be closed for four days while repairs are carried out. It’s not known when the damage to the car park happened or how, except that it was accidental. The part-closure will...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 4:37 pm

Child’s bike stolen from King Alfred

Police are appealing for witnesses after a child’s BMX bike was stolen from outside the King Alfred leisure centre in Hove. The £149 Voodoo BMX belongs to a 12-year-old girl and is a dark grey and purple. The bike which had been left in the cycle area at the centre in...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 3:53 pm

Union steps in with hardship fund as ambulance staff remain unpaid

The GMB union is to make hardship payments to members working for the non-emergency ambulance service who are owed thousands of pounds by their employers. The first payments will be made after a demo outside a Brighton GPs’ surgery as the GMB holds protests where the...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 3:25 pm

i360 says tests are progressing well – but can’t yet say when it will reopen

Bosses at the beleaguered i360 say that tests to determine why its glass pod keeps getting stuck are progressing well – but there is still no news on when the attraction will reopen. The pod closed on Sunday night after almost 200 passengers got stuck inside for more than...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 2:07 pm

New school catchments scrapped and shake-up delayed as site for new school still not decided

A shake-up of Brighton and Hove’s new schools admission process could be put on hold as the site for a new secondary school in the east of the city has still not been determined. But controversial changes to the city’s catchment areas appear to have been all but...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016 at 1:30 pm
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