Hove MP welcomes backing of top judge to stop abusers cross-examining victims in family court

Hove MP Peter Kyle has welcomed the backing of a senior judge in the Labour member’s campaign to end the practice of abusers cross-examining their victims in the family court. Mr Kyle co-sponsored a debate about domestic abuse in the House of Commons in September. In the debate...
Posted On 31 Dec 2016 at 10:36 pm

Elvis leaves the building – Albion striker goes home on loan

Albion striker Elvis Manu has gone out on loan to the Dutch team Go-Ahead Eagles for the remainder of the season. Manu has featured in few of Albion’s games this season although the Dutch striker was involved in League Cup and Checkatrade matches. Former Albion striker Mike...
Posted On 31 Dec 2016 at 6:35 pm

Queen recognises Brighton charity chief and public servants in honours list

A charity chief and public servants are among the local names in an honours list that includes knighthoods for tennis champion Andy Murray and Olympic runner Mo Farah. Sarah Brennan, 58, from Brighton, who runs the mental health charity Young Minds, becomes an OBE for services to...
Posted On 31 Dec 2016 at 11:57 am

Honours List – Long-serving detective recognised for family liaison work

A long-serving detective who started her career in Brighton has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in the New Year Honours List. Detective Constable Louise Pye – known as Lou to her colleagues – has helped many families of people who have died over many years. Detective...
Posted On 31 Dec 2016 at 9:58 am

Forecaster issues fresh fog warning

The Met Office issued a further warning about the blanket of fog over Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area – and the dangers that it brings. Poor visibility is affecting driving conditions and leading to some flights being cancelled into and out of Gatwick Airport....
Posted On 31 Dec 2016 at 9:18 am

Four men banned for drink driving in Brighton

A court has banned four drivers for drink driving in Brighton since the start of the month. They were arrested by officers from Sussex Police during the annual Christmas and new year crackdown on drink and drug driving. Olorunfemi Oye, 19, a student, of Stanmer Court, Lewes Road,...
Posted On 31 Dec 2016 at 8:50 am

Teenage girls filmed brutal attack outside Brighton supermarket – police urge them to come forward

Two teenage girls are believed to have filmed a brutal attack outside a supermarket in Brighton on their mobile phones. Detectives are urging the pair to come forward to provide vital evidence to help their investigation. A 49-year-old has spent a week in hospital since the...
Posted On 30 Dec 2016 at 7:41 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion match against Cardiff postponed due to thick fog

For the first time a Brighton and Hove Albion match at the Amex has been postponed due to thick fog that has enveloped the whole of Brighton and Hove. Referee Chris Kavanagh made the decision just after 6pm this evening (Friday 30 December) to call off the game against Cardiff...
Posted On 30 Dec 2016 at 6:08 pm

Brighton and Hove enveloped by thick fog

Large parts of Brighton and Hove have minimal visibility this afternoon as the city and surrounding areas have been hit by a pea-souper. There was a thick fog this morning and, although there was an interlude of sunshine around lunchtime, by 3.30pm it was fairly miasmic in...
Posted On 30 Dec 2016 at 4:20 pm

5 things we found out from Albion striker Glenn Murray

Brighton and Hove News caught up with Glenn Murray at this week’s press conference. Here are a few of the things that were discussed. 1) The striker, who is closing in on 70 Albion goals, had never been to Brighton and Hove before joining the Seagulls in January 2008. 2) He...
Posted On 30 Dec 2016 at 1:32 pm