Touching distance … Brighton & Hove Albion need one more win for promotion glory 

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Albion require one more victory for promotion to the Premier League. Anthony Knockaert’s brace at Molineux ensures that if the Seagulls can beat Wigan Athletic at the Amex on Easter Monday (17 April) they will win...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 7:24 pm

Man raped on Brighton beach

A man has reported being raped by another man on Brighton beach early this morning. Sussex Police said: “The 18-year-old victim was walking eastwards towards Brighton Marina when he reported that he was followed and pulled on to the beach near the Volks Railway between...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 6:12 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Halftime with Hodges

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Seagulls are inching closer and closer to the Premier League. Anthony Knockaert’s late first-half goal separates the teams at Molineux. Tomer Hemed hit the crossbar for Albion on 25 minutes and Lewis Dunk has been...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 5:57 pm

Albion unchanged at Wolves  – as Huddersfield win with 97th minute penalty 

Brighton and Hove Albion are unchanged away to Wolverhampton Wanderers but the Seagulls cannot win promotion today (Saturday 14 April) after Huddersfield Town picked up three points courtesy of a last-gasp penalty. The terriers beat Preston North End 3-2. However, Albion will be...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 5:03 pm

Boy, 15, dies two weeks after falling from Brighton Marina car park

A 15-year-old boy has died in hospital just over a fortnight after falling from a car park at Brighton Marina. In a message headed “Sad news from Longhill High School”, school business manager Jimmy Hollingworth wrote to pupils, parents and staff. He said: “We are deeply saddened...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 2:14 pm

Brighton and Hove landlord fined £45k for putting lives at risk in shared house

A landlord has been ordered to pay £45,650 after he put tenants’ lives in danger in a shared house in Hove. The fine is the largest to date in Brighton and Hove for breaking the law governing shared houses, also known as houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). Muharrem Kartal, 51,...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 2:32 am

Brighton social workers have learnt from mistakes in ‘tragic’ adoption case, says children’s services chief

Children’s services boss Pinaki Ghoshal said that social workers in Brighton and Hove had learnt from the complex and long-running adoption case described in one court hearing as “tragic”. A girl, 4, was taken from her natural father at just a few weeks old and placed with...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 12:50 am

Brighton craft brewer opens own pub

A Brighton craft brewer has opened its own free house after taking over the site of a closed pub owned by Enterprise Inns. Landlord Rhys Davies threw open the doors of the Brighton Bierhaus – formerly the Jury’s Out and previously the Thurlow Arrms – on the corner of Edward...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 12:20 am