Bournemouth see off The Albion  again 

Bournemouth 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 AET  Albion lost for the second time in a few days at AFC Bournemouth, but this time to an extra time goal from Joshua King.  Chris Hughton gave full debuts to Tim Krul, Jose Izquerido and Ezequiel Schelotto. Albion’s...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017 at 10:45 pm

Don’t miss the legendary Theatre Of Hate at Patterns, Brighton

I have to say that I am rather excited about seeing the awesome Theatre Of Hate play live again. I was a fan right from the beginning, when they unleashed their very first double-A-sided 7” single release entitled “Original Sin”/”Legion”. This was way back in 1980, when Kirk...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017 at 9:21 pm
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University’s ambitious Preston Barracks plans backed by city planners

Ambitious plans to transform the former Preston Barracks site into a university complex of research labs, student halls, new homes and shops, with a footbridge across Lewes Road linking it to more student halls on the Mithras House site has been given the backing of city...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017 at 4:40 pm

Right to buy owners could be forced to sell back to council if they move

Former council tenants who bought their homes could be forced to sell them back to the city council if they put them up for sale in a bid to reverse the housing crisis. Local councils have been able to use these powers since 2005 – but until now, Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017 at 3:44 pm

Good Samaritans who helped victim of seafront attack urged to come forward

Police investigating an assault on a 36-year-old man on Brighton seafront during the early hours of Sunday 10 September are appealing for witnesses. The attack, believed to be unprovoked, took place near the junction of the Lower Esplanade and West Street, Brighton, between 2am...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017 at 9:27 am

Brighton students protest end of free bus service

Almost 5,000 people have signed a petition protesting about the end of a free bus service between Falmer and the University of Brighton’s Varley Park halls of residence. The previous service, operated by the Big Lemon, ran between the halls of residence at Varley Park and...
Posted On 18 Sep 2017 at 5:00 pm

North Street in Brighton to close for eight weeks from today

One of Brighton’s busiest roads is due to close for eight weeks for resurfacing from today (Monday 18 September). Southern Water is resurfacing the road from the Clock Tower to just before East Street. Brighton and Hove Buses said that it was putting diversions in place, designed...
Posted On 18 Sep 2017 at 7:56 am

Armed police to step up patrols in Brighton after latest terror attack

Armed police have been on patrol on the streets of Brighton after the latest terror attack in London on Friday (15 September). Sussex Police said: “Following the terror attack on a train at London’s Parsons Green tube station on Friday morning (15 September), Sussex Police...
Posted On 18 Sep 2017 at 7:39 am

Portslade national teaching school urges council not to cut pupil numbers

A Portslade school is urging councillors not to cut pupil numbers against the wishes of the head and governors. Benfield Primary School said that the proposed cut would mean turning away children whose parents wanted to send them there. It could also put at risk Benfield’s...
Posted On 18 Sep 2017 at 7:19 am

Football club plays charity fundraiser to pay for talented Portslade teenager’s funeral

A local football club is playing a charity match this afternoon (Sunday 17 September) to raise money to pay for a talented teenager’s funeral. Southwick FC are hosting the match with the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) where Josh Ayuba, 18, of Flint Close, Portslade,...
Posted On 17 Sep 2017 at 1:11 pm