Albion win in Austria but Knockaert limps off

Fortuna Düsseldorf 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Albion kicked off their long-awaited Premier League season with a win against Fortuna Düsseldorf. Niki Maenpaa, who signed a new contract shortly before kick-off, made a number of good saves for the Albion throughout the match....
Posted On 14 Jul 2017 at 8:41 pm

Five people arrested over fake bus ticket racket in Brighton

Five people were arrested by Sussex Police officers today (Friday 14 July) as they investigate a bus ticket fraud in Brighton and Hove. The force said: “On Friday officers executed warrants at two properties in the city as part of an inquiry into the sale of fake tickets,...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017 at 5:23 pm

Man robs delivery driver of his van in Brighton

A delivery driver was robbed of his van in the centre of Brighton on Wednesday (12 July), Sussex Police said today (Friday 14 July). The force said: “At about 2.45pm on Wednesday  a driver was returning to his Ford Transit when he was approached by an unknown man who pushed him...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017 at 5:18 pm

Drink driver given four-year ban after attacking and racially abusing police

A drink driver who racially abused and assaulted police has been convicted in court, fined and banned. Louise Bailey was arrested and charged with a string of offences after members of the public reported seeing her crash into a lamppost and two stationary bicycles in St James’s...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017 at 5:07 pm

Eight fire engines sent to tackle high-rise blaze in Brighton

Eight fire engines were sent to tackle a blaze on the 17th floor of a 24-storey tower block in Brighton this morning (Friday 14 July). The fire was out within 35 minutes and two men were treated at the scene by paramedics after breathing in smoke. East Sussex Fire and Rescue...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017 at 4:05 pm

Brighton care service requires improvement, says CQC

A Brighton care service has made changes for the better after a few tough years but still “requires improvement”, according to an official report. MiHomecare Woodingdean, which supports 126 people in their own homes, was said by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to have improved...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017 at 3:14 pm