Almost 200 people turn out for Mayor’s Charities Walk

Almost 200 people turned out for the inaugural Mayor’s Charities Walk from Saltdean to Portslade today (Sunday 30 April). They enjoyed bright and dry weather for most of the day as they raised money for a variety of good causes walking the boundary of Brighton and Hove. Mayor...
Posted On 30 Apr 2017 at 11:38 pm

Brighton TV presenter chosen to run for Parliament for Labour

Brighton TV presenter Sophie Cook has been chosen to run for a seat in Parliament by Labour at the general election on Thursday 8 June. Britain’s first transgender newsreader has been picked to fight the East Worthing and Shoreham seat where she will take on the sitting...
Posted On 30 Apr 2017 at 8:58 pm

Brighton governors rule out seeking academy status for college

The governors of a Brighton sixth form college have ruled out seeking academy status after a review of education for 16 to 19-year-olds in the area. In a statement they said: “The governing body of BHASVIC (Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College) have informed the Department...
Posted On 30 Apr 2017 at 8:29 pm

Labour activists prompt last-minute change of heart in Kemptown as party picks Brighton and Hove councillor as candidate

Labour activists prompted a last-minute change of heart in Brighton Kemptown, persuading a selection panel to pick a local councillor as the party’s general election candidate. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, 30, will contest the seat on Thursday 8 June after a heated internal debate....
Posted On 30 Apr 2017 at 3:26 pm

Labour to spring surprise candidate on Brighton Kemptown

The Labour Party is preparing to spring a surprise candidate on Brighton Kemptown today (Sunday 30 April). A selection panel meeting is expected to pick charity chief executive Michelle Thew, who became chief executive of Cruelty Free International, formerly the British Union for...
Posted On 30 Apr 2017 at 10:20 am

Are they downhearted?  No As wonderful post match. atmosphere lifts spirits as Albion ARE promoted to Premier League despite loss

By Tim Hodges from the Amex  Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Bristol City 1  Albion had a extremely frustrating early evening, as a resilient and had working Bristol City claimed all three points in a match Albion could have  lifted the Football League Championship...
Posted On 30 Apr 2017 at 12:26 am

Brighton doctors’ surgery given good rating by CQC

A Brighton doctors’ surgery has been given a good rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The official watchdog carried out an inspection of the Montpelier Surgery, in Victoria Road, Brighton, less than a year after highlighting safety concerns. The surgery was found to have...
Posted On 29 Apr 2017 at 9:59 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Bristol City 1  It’s disappointing to say the least but Albion have it all to do to receive the Football League Championship Trophy at the Amex this evening.  A 43rd minute goal by Josh Brownhill separates the two teams. Albion have...
Posted On 29 Apr 2017 at 6:22 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: The day of our lives 

Today could well eclipse the 21st May 1983. As an Albion win against Bristol City will see them lift The Football League Championship Trophy. Quite simply the most prestigious prize in the clubs near 116 year history.  Albion boss Chris Hughton told Brighton & Hove News...
Posted On 29 Apr 2017 at 12:05 pm

Hove Conservatives select candidate to take on Peter Kyle

Hove Conservatives have selected local activist Kristy Adams as their candidate in the general election on Thursday 8 June.   She will try to win the seat back from Labour MP Peter Kyle who took it against the national swing two years ago with a majority of 1,236....
Posted On 28 Apr 2017 at 9:52 pm