Brighton & Hove Albion edged out by Manchester City on Premier League debut

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Manchester City 2 Albion improved on their previous top-flight debut even though they lost to a Sergio Aguero opener and a Lewis Dunk own goal at the Amex. City penned Albion back for large parts of the first half and Albion’s game plan was...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 10:37 pm

Brighton and Hove Conservative leader urges party to target young voters

There are few things that are as important in life as voting so I was incredibly encouraged that June’s general election turnout in the 18 to 24 age group was 72 per cent. I’ve said before that whoever young people decide to vote for, it is up to us as politicians to persuade...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 8:12 pm

Half time with Hodges: Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Manchester City 0 

Brighton and Hove Albion have been pegged back in their own half for long periods of this first Premier League encounter. Gabriel Jesus has had the ball in the net for Manchester City but he was adjudged by the referee Michael Oliver to have used his hand in the process. It...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 6:25 pm

Watchdog says police acted properly in car chase before Brighton man’s death

An independent watchdog has found that police acted properly in trying to catch a reckless driver who knocked over and killed a Brighton man earlier this year. Jonos Sasvari, 78, of Little Preston Street, Brighton, was crossing Old Steine at the bottom of St James’s Street when...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 5:00 pm

Teams are in: Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City – FA Premier League

Glenn Murray drops to the bench as Brighton and Hove Albion prepare for their first top-flight game in 34 years. #BHAFC – Ryan; Bruno, Suttner, Duffy, Dunk; Propper, March, Stephens, Brown, Gross; Hemed. Substitutes: Hünemeier, Knockaert, Maenpaa, Sidwell, Murphy, Murray,...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 4:49 pm

Education, social care and housing dominate complaints to ombudsman about Brighton and Hove council

Education, social care and housing dominated complaints to the local government ombudsman about Brighton and Hove City Council in the past year. They made up 85 – or almost two thirds – of the 134 complaints to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. There were 29...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 2:14 pm

The Glorious Twelfth: Paradise regained as Brighton & Hove Albion are back in the top flight after 34 long years away

After 12,149 days away Brighton and Hove Albion are finally back in the big time. Today the Seagulls play their first ever match in the Premier League, taking on the 2012 and 2014 champions Manchester City. The club has had its fair share of much-publicised turmoil over the...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 12:00 am