Albion boss Hughton didn’t know ‘other results’ prior to Reading kick off

With both Huddersfield and Newcastle dropping points earlier in the afternoon Albion Chris Hughton told Brighton & Hove News today that he was unaware of the outcomes prior to the end of the Reading match last Saturday  saying “I only knew the results after the...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 9:24 pm

‘Crazed’ man who flashed one woman and bit another’s arm jailed for eight weeks

A homeless man who exposed himself to one woman then bit another’s arm in London Road last week has been jailed for eight weeks and added to the sex offenders’ register today. Richard Packman, 45, pleaded guilty this morning to assault, indecent exposure and resisting...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 5:50 pm

The end is nigh for Kensington Street graffiti

The clock is ticking for the murals lining Kensington Street, as barriers are put up across the bays they overlook in readiness for new homes to be built. The sites have been earmarked for housing for several years now, but it was only last November that the council gave...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 5:39 pm

Help build a sensory room for Percy

A Brighton woman is hoping to raise enough money to build a sensory room to help a disabled boy take control of his surroundings. When Lacy Johnson joined Hamilton Lodge deaf school last September, she was given the care of another new member of the school’s community,...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 4:46 pm

Man’s jaw broken after attack in London Road

A man was taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after being attacked in London Road last week. The 26-year-old man was assaulted near Boots at around 10.45am on Wednesday by a man wearing a green tracksuit. Police are now appealing for witnesses. The assault happened just...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 3:10 pm

Builder jailed after groomed girl he arranged to meet in Brighton turned out to be online paedophile hunter

A builder has been jailed for eight years after the 12-year-old girl he groomed then arranged to meet in Brighton turned out to be an adult man who filmed the rendezvous. Danny Watson, 37, had been convicted for possessing indecent images of children less than a year before he...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 12:38 pm

Brighton man convicted of dangerous driving

A Brighton man sped away from police and hit speeds of up to 60mph, narrowly missing a cyclist and prompting a pedestrian to jump out of his way. He had been pulled over after wheel spinning in a Ford Focus car pumping out loud bass music. When two officers stopped him, they said...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 12:33 pm

Southern reminds Brighton and Hove season ticket holders about compensation deadline

Train operator Southern is reminding season ticket holders to check whether they are eligible for compensation under a Department of Transport scheme. The train company said: “The one-off scheme, announced last December by the government solely for Southern’s passengers,...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 12:00 pm

Six arrests after Saturday night football brawl

A brawl between Reading and Albion football fans at a Brighton pub which led to officers kettling crowds outside Brighton Station led to a handful of arrests on Saturday night. Untitled from Daniel Moon on Vimeo. The fight kicked off at the Grand Central pub in Surrey Street at...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 11:01 am

i360 shut until Wednesday after data cable snaps

A snapped data cable has stranded the i360 pod until at least Wednesday while specialist replacement parts arrive and are tested. The pod got stuck on Friday afternoon, when it stopped moving on its descent just after 3pm, leaving passengers inside for about an hour before a...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017 at 9:54 am
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