Leeds pay penalty as Brighton & Hove Albion go top of the Football League

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Leeds United 0  By Tim Hodges from the Amex  Albion are top of the Football League tonight, 20 years after they were rock bottom of it.  They won thanks to a penalty in each half, the first from Glenn Murray after a deliberate hand ball...
Posted On 09 Dec 2016 at 10:48 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time  with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Leeds United 0  Albion lead Leeds at half time. In a feisty encounter at the Amex.  A Glenn Murray penalty seperates the teams. Referee Ayling pointed the spot after Kalvin Phillips handled on the goal line after a Anthony Knockeart...
Posted On 09 Dec 2016 at 8:35 pm

Firefighters to race ambulance crews to medical emergencies in Brighton and Hove

Firefighters are to race ambulance crews to some medical emergencies in Brighton and Hove as part of a trial by the East Sussex fire service. East Sussex Fire Authority said that it had “given the go ahead to a pilot which means firefighters attend certain medical emergencies...
Posted On 09 Dec 2016 at 7:10 pm

Changes for Brighton & Hove Albion as Leeds come to town

Albion play Leeds United at the  Amex tonight and make three changes to the team that drew with Cardiff. Sebastien Pocognoli comes in for is first league start in place of the suspended Gaetan Bong. Anthony Knockeart and Oliver Norwood start in midfield as Steve Sidwell and...
Posted On 09 Dec 2016 at 7:06 pm

Council to save £200k a year by switching to cheaper and more reliable street lights

Brighton and Hove City Council aims to save more than £200,000 a year by switching to cheaper and more reliable street lights. About 20,000 lamp posts will be changed to use LED (light-emitting diode) technology as part of a three-year project costing £8 million. The council’s...
Posted On 09 Dec 2016 at 7:03 pm

Southern bosses appeal after judge turns down legal bid to halt train drivers’ strike

Southern railway bosses have lodged an appeal after their legal attempt to stop next week’s strike by train drivers was rejected by a High Court judge. Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), Southern’s parent company, sought an injunction against the train drivers’ union Aslef but was...
Posted On 09 Dec 2016 at 4:30 pm

Beware of thieves ‘jamming’ car keys

Sussex Police issued a warning to drivers to beware of thieves “jamming” car keys so that vehicles are left unlocked. The forcewide alert followed an incident in Eastbourne yesterday afternoon (Thursday 8 December). Police said: “There have been some reports nationally of thieves...
Posted On 09 Dec 2016 at 4:08 pm

Housing Minister praises ‘innovative’ £100m scheme to build 1,000 affordable homes in Brighton and Hove

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell has praised the “innovative” £100 million scheme to build 1,000 affordable homes in Brighton and Hove. His remarks came after a joint venture with Hyde Housing was agreed in principle last night by members of Brighton and Hove City Council. At the...
Posted On 09 Dec 2016 at 11:02 am