Chris Rea’s Brighton gig tonight cancelled after singer collapses

Chris Rea’s gig at the Brighton Centre this evening (Sunday 10 December) has been cancelled after the singer collapsed on stage last night. A tweet from the Brighton Centre said: “Cancellation – Statement from Chris Rea’s Promoter’s: Unfortunately Chris Rea has...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017 at 2:30 pm

Brighton neurologist signs open letter to government on climate change

A professor of neurology from Brighton is among 18 doctors to have signed an open letter to the government urging action on climate change. The letter from Nigel Leigh, of Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and a number of eminent colleagues was published in the BMJ (British...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017 at 2:02 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion must put rough patch behind them

Huddersfield Town 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion lost their third match out of four as the reality of the Premier League starts to sink in. An ideal opportunity to put some points on the board in this winnable fixture, lost. The Seagulls were undone by two first half goals...
Posted On 09 Dec 2017 at 7:46 pm

Half time with Hodges – Huddersfield Town 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion are two goals down at the break, both scored by Huddersfield Town’s Steve Mounié. The Beninese striker joined the Terriers in the summer and on his debut also put two past Crystal Palace. The Seagulls’ best chance came from a Shane Duffy knockdown for Dale Stephens,...
Posted On 09 Dec 2017 at 3:54 pm

Opinion – Our night shelter will help rough sleepers but it won’t end rough sleeping

This Sunday the council will be opening a winter night shelter for local rough sleepers at the Brighton Centre. This will provide a safe space for 30 local people over the coldest months of the year. Once warm and after a hot meal, they will be able to start to engage with our...
Posted On 09 Dec 2017 at 3:39 pm

Scaffolding firm fined over two Brighton sites

A scaffolding firm has been fined for its unlicensed work at two Brighton sites. Robinson Scaffolding, a Southwick firm run by Peter Robinson, was brought before the bench at Brighton for breaking the law. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “The city council’s Highway...
Posted On 09 Dec 2017 at 8:25 am

Brighton MP to stand down from seat on council

Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle is to resign his East Brighton seat on Brighton and Hove City Council. Mr Russell-Moyle, 31, was elected to the House of Commons at the general election in June with a majority of almost 10,000. He won his parliamentary seat just 10 months...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017 at 7:55 pm

Seafront team thanked for rescuing woman from chilly waters

Brighton’s seafront team have been thanked for saving the life of a woman who was in the waves this morning. A seafront officer who was patrolling the beach as normal spotted the distressed woman in the water opposite the Grand Hotel at about 11.15am. He pulled the woman...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017 at 5:47 pm

Brighton commuters advised to avoid both Victoria and London Bridge as rail havoc continues into evening

Brighton and Hove commuters who struggled into work this morning amid huge delays caused by faulty signalling are now facing an equally awful journey home. A power outage on the London to Brighton signalling system combined with a points failure at Haywards Heath brought services...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017 at 5:33 pm

High Court judge backs suspended Brighton Labour member in fight with party

A High Court judge has backed a suspended Brighton Labour Party member in his fight against expulsion. Tony Greenstein applied for an injunction when the party refused to delay a disciplinary hearing, details of which were sent to him while he was in hospital after an operation....
Posted On 08 Dec 2017 at 5:24 pm