Take stock and move on – Albion must wait for Championship glory

Norwich City 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Seagulls lost for the first time in six matches after two bizarre goals left them trailing before half time. Former Albion target Alex Pritchard twice saw shots rebound off the woodwork, hit Albion keeper David Stockdale and rebound...
Posted On 21 Apr 2017 at 10:14 pm

Drug-dealing Brighton teenager given second chance after being caught with ecstasy

A teenage drug dealer was given a second chance by a judge at Brighton Crown Court today (Friday 21 April). Mohammed Deghayes, 18, of Chadborn Close, Brighton, was sentenced for having MDMA, also known as ecstasy, with intent to supply. The judge, George Lawson-Rogers, sentenced...
Posted On 21 Apr 2017 at 7:46 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion make changes as they look to capture the most prestigious prize in the club’s history 

Chris Hughton makes four changes to the team that won promotion to the Premier League at the Amex on Monday (17 April). Victory tonight (Friday 21 April) will mean that Brighton and Hove Albion are promoted as champions. Seb Pocognoli, Oliver Norwood, Steve Sidwell and Jamie...
Posted On 21 Apr 2017 at 7:23 pm

A third Labour councillor pitches to be Brighton Kemptown candidate

A third Labour councillor has put himself forward to be the party’s candidate in Brighton Kemptown at the general election on Thursday 8 June. Councillor Tom Bewick said today (Friday 21 April): “I believe I am the best candidate to take on Simon Kirby, providing a credible...
Posted On 21 Apr 2017 at 7:14 pm

Brighton man charged with string of shoplifting offences

A Brighton man has been charged with a string of shoplifting offences, Sussex Police said today (Friday 21 April). Paul Tucker, 37, of Findon Road, Whitehawk, has been arrested and charged with 13 offences of shoplifting. Twelve of the thefts are alleged to have taken place in...
Posted On 21 Apr 2017 at 6:34 pm

Hughton: I’m looking forward to a break

As Albion prepare to win the Football League championship at Norwich this evening, Chris Hughton revealed he will be taking a break before preparing for the club’s debut season in the Premier League. Hughton told Brighton and Hove News: “It’s such a long hard...
Posted On 21 Apr 2017 at 1:49 pm

Albion promotion is not life or death – it’s much more important than that!

There can only be one story on people’s minds this week and, no, it isn’t the general election. Even those not normally followers of local sport will have been caught up in the Easter weekend excitement as the Albion secured promotion to the Premier League. Fans like me were of...
Posted On 21 Apr 2017 at 7:31 am