Brighton & Hove Albion win again – this time at Southend

Southend United 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Albion showed great pace and energy to overcome League 1 Southend at Roots Hall. A Solly March brace and another from Glenn Murray, all in the first half, saw Albion return to the slick passing style we saw last season. Izzy Brown,...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 10:00 pm

Auditor flags up concerns about school budgets, council staff cuts and growing use of outside contractors

A senior auditor has flagged up concerns about school budgets, council staff cuts and the growing use of outside contractors in his annual report. A report to members of Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Many schools have started to take difficult decisions on staffing levels...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 6:21 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Chelsea striker on loan

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed a striker on loan from Premiership champions Chelsea and hope to field the 20-year-old at Southend United this evening (Tuesday 25 July). The club said this afternoon: “Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the loan signing of Izzy Brown...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 3:29 pm

Raiders steal gas and air from Brighton hospital

Three or four people drove into a Brighton hospital car park and stole six cylinders of gas and air in an early hours raid. They used a car with stolen number plates to plunder the laughing gas from a store at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. Sussex Police sai...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 3:10 pm

Police investigate claims of racism after dogs accused of killing neighbour’s cat in Hove

Police are investigating claims that a woman was racially abused after a row between neighbours over a dog attack that left a pet cat dead in Hove. Sussex Police said that anyone with information about the incident last week should contact the force. A spokesman for Sussex Police...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 3:05 pm

Portslade youngsters brighten up local doctors’ surgery with happy art

Primary school children from Portslade came up with the right medicine when patients asked their doctors for something more cheerful in the waiting room than boring old posters. Links Road Surgery teamed up with nearby Brackenbury Primary School for an art competition with the...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 2:27 pm

Another stabbing in Brighton leaves a man with life-changing injuries

A second stabbing in Brighton within 48 hours has left a man with injuries described as “life changing but not life threatening”. Two men were taken to hospital with stab wounds after police and the ambulance service were called to a street in Coldean. Neighbours said that it...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 9:24 am

Panto returns to revived Brighton theatre – oh yes it does!

Brighton director James Weisz is bringing panto back to a Brighton theatre for the first time since it reopened. Along with writer Patric Kearns, he will be putting on Pinocchio at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA), formerly the Gardner Arts Centre. The...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017 at 7:49 am