Brighton and Hove Albion return to winning ways at Rotherham

Rotherham United 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Albion cruised to victory against lowly Rotherham with second-half goals from Anthony Knockaert and Solly March. The result maintains the six-point gap between the Seagulls and third-placed Huddersfield Town. They beat Aston Villa....
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 11:15 pm

Brighton man robbed at ‘gunpoint’

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed by a suspect in St George’s Terrace, Brighton. The 22-year-old victim was approached just after 12.35am on Thursday 23 February by a man who produced a weapon which the victim described as a gun. He demanded his...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 6:23 pm

Court turns down Hove taxi driver’s appeal to win back his licence

A court has turned down an appeal by a Hove cabbie after his taxi driving licence was revoked by Brighton and Hove City Council. Mohammed Chebbi, 52, of Egmont Road, Hove, lost his hackney carriage licence – the licence to drive a taxi – in September after his ex-wife claimed...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 5:44 pm

Two treated for breathing difficulties after white powder spillage in Hove

Two people have been treated for breathing difficulties after a spillage of suspected builders’ lime along Sackville Road, which has led to the surrounding area being closed. Emergency services are at the junction of Sackville Road and Portland Road where white powder is on...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 5:39 pm

Crime scene tape used to flag up fly-tipping

Streets all over the city are becoming ‘environmental crime scenes’ as part of a council crack down on fly tipping. Flytipped rubbish is being marked with special ‘environmental crime scene’ tape to highlight the problem and remind residents that flytipping is a criminal offence....
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 5:03 pm

Hove artists facing eviction say gentrification is driving them from the city

A group of Hove artists who are facing the prospect of being turfed out of the studio they’ve used for 32 years say their predicament is part of the gentrification which is pushing creative people out of Brighton and Hove. Red Herring Studios, which is home to 23 artists at...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 4:41 pm

Brighton trains delayed after London Bridge closed due to suspicious vehicle

Thameslink services are delayed this afternoon after London Bridge Station was closed due to a security alert. The Metropolitan Police has requested that no trains run through the station, which is leading to massive delays that are expected to last until 4pm. Trains scheduled to...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 3:28 pm

New ways to give to homeless people online

A new way to give to homeless people without handing over cash is being launched in Brighton. Brighton Housing Trust (BHT), which runs the First Base Centre, is partnering with People of the Streets, which has created an online store for people to buy essentials such as...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 2:44 pm

Hove cocktail bar in trouble over brawls, cocaine and vicious attacks

A Hove cocktail bar plagued by cocaine and brawls where two people have been seriously injured and a woman raped after leaving the venue highly drunk faces temporary closure. Sussex Police has detailed a catalogue of incidents at Misty’s Cocktail Bar on Church Road, Hove,...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 1:12 pm

Jury chosen for trial of Portslade man over murder of Mile Oak teenager Shana Grice

The jury has been chosen for the trial of a Portslade man over the murder of Mile Oak teenager Shana Grice. Michael Lane, 27, a tyre and exhaust fitter, of Thornhill Rise, Portslade, pleaded not guilty when he appeared at Hove Crown Court by video link in September. This morning...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017 at 12:09 pm
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