Brighton & Hove Albion are top again after a successful Rovers return 

Blackburn Rovers 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 3  Albion go back to the top of the football league after a super win over Blackburn. Goals from Shane Duffy, Dale Stephens and Glenn Murray’s first away goal of the season, saw Albion have to weather a late Rovers fight...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016 at 10:17 pm

Hughton rotates as Albion take on Blackburn at Ewood Park

Chris Hughton has rotated his squad as Albion take on Blackburn Rovers.  Tomer Hemed replaces the free scoring Glenn Murray up front . However Murray who hasn’t scored on road this season, drops to the bench.  Czech international Jiri Skalak replaces injured Jamie...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016 at 7:31 pm

Union bosses and Southern sit down for ACAS talks again

Talks between the train drivers’ union Aslef and Southern are to resume tomorrow at ACAS during the second day of the driver’s strike. Charles Horton, CEO of GTR, said: “We reached out to Aslef as we said we would and now welcome the opportunity to discuss a way...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016 at 5:30 pm

Brighton and Hove Co-ops to stop selling superstrength lager and cider

Five of Brighton and Hove’s Co-op stores have agreed to stop selling beer, lager and cider above 6% strength as part of a council initiative which has already seen street drinking cut by a third. The Southern Co-operative, which runs Co-Op stores on the Falmer campus in...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016 at 2:14 pm

Commuters stay at home as first day of drivers’ strike brings Southern trains to a halt

Trains from Brighton and Hove seemed “eerily quiet” this morning as thousands of commuters decided to work at home rather than try and struggle in on the strike-hit Brighton mainline. A protest is being called by angry passengers at London Victoria on Thursday at...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016 at 12:18 pm

Spontaneously combusting tea towels spark fire at Brighton pub

A couple of spontaneously combusting tea towels sparked a small kitchen fire in a Brighton pub yesterday afternoon. The Southover in Hanover was the latest Brighton eatery to fall victim to the exploding tea towel phenomenon, which happens when oil residue on cloth is heated up...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016 at 10:51 am

New Brighton traffic camera will clock your average speed

A new traffic camera along Marine Parade to be installed this week will measure motorists’ average speed, the first such camera to be used in Brighton and Hove, and the first permanent one in Sussex. Sussex Safer Roads Partnership is replacing the fixed safety camera...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016 at 9:26 am