Liverpool cinq sorry Albion – Seagulls suffer heaviest Amex defeat so far

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Liverpool 5 Albion were given a footballing lesson and were out-thought, outmuscled and outplayed by the impressive five times former European champions Liverpool. It was Albion’s biggest home defeat since the loss to Stoke in May 2006. The Reds...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 11:07 pm

Opinion: Public support has played a key part in saving the Madeira Terraces

We did it! Not just me and the council – but the community, the city, residents, businesses and organisations coming together to act to save a valued part of our local heritage. We hit the target for the Madeira Terraces crowdfunding campaign with more than 24 hours to...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 11:04 pm

Opinion: Less doom and disaster – give us news without bias!

Recently published “wellbeing” data for the UK showed a significant improvement in life satisfaction and an overall increase in happiness. A few days later, as I sat watching the BBC News at 10 reporting on the Conservative budget, I genuinely thought I had accidentally tuned in...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 10:25 pm

Two arrested and five ejected as Liverpool thrash Brighton at the Amex

Two people were arrested at the Brighton and Hove Albion v Liverpool match this afternoon (Saturday 2 December). Five others were ejected from the American Express Community Stadium (the Amex), Sussex Police said. The force said: “Sussex Police arrested two people and five others...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 9:00 pm

Opinion – Justice failing the young

Youth courts are retaining jurisdiction in ever more serious cases. The orthodox view is that youth courts are the right venue for under-18s. The 2017 Youth Sentencing Guideline states that “young people should be tried in the youth court” as it is “best designed to meet their...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 7:46 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Liverpool 2

Albion have literally been cut wide open by a simply formidable unit in Liverpool. The visitors have had virtually all the possession in the first half. Emre Can headed in a corner on the half hour. Less than a minute later Philippe Coutinho sliced Albion open and Roberto Firmino...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 3:52 pm

Premier League Match Day 15 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Liverpool

Albion take on Liverpool in the league for the first time since March 1983. Izzy Brown comes in for only his second start of the season as both Jose Izquierdo and Solly March drop to the bench. Albion: Ryan; Bong, Bruno, Dunk, Duffy; Gross, Propper, Knockaert, Brown, Stephens;...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 2:36 pm

Royal Blood thrill Brighton Centre audience with homecoming gig

ROYAL BLOOD – BRIGHTON CENTRE 29th NOVEMBER 2017 Royal Blood, the upstart duo, returned home to the Brighton Centre on Wednesday 29th November, after an extensive six week European tour. They were happy to be back in Brighton and their fans were delighted to be there to...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 1:08 pm
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Plans for 800-home estate in Hove go on show today

Plans for a new housing estate in Hove go on show today (Saturday 2 December). The proposals are to build 825 homes in Toad’s Hole Valley, the largest undeveloped site in Brighton and Hove. More than 2,000 people are expected to live on the 91-acre site – a triangular...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 9:49 am