Brighton and Hove Albion v Crystal Palace cup clash to be Monday night televised fixture

The Brighton and Hove Albion v Crystal Palace FA Cup clash is to be played on a Monday night when it will be the live televised fixture. There were hopes of a Sunday lunchtime kick off in some quarters with a view to reducing the number of fans likely to have spent time drinking...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017 at 5:43 pm

Calls for clarity on council land event charging after ‘vast differences’ in fees

The amount that organisations are charged for holding events on Brighton and Hove council land varies hugely, according to opposition councillors who are calling for a clearer fee structure. The city’s Green councillors have asked for a range of changes in how events are...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017 at 2:35 pm

Painter charged with yesterday’s armed robberies

A 26-year-old painter has been charged with a string of offences in connection with yesterday’s armed robberies in Brighton. Armed police made a dramatic arrest at the top of North Street in front of crowds of Christmas shoppers yesterday morning following the raids at Dyke...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017 at 2:10 pm

Brighton and Hove News to partner with Johnston Press in BBC local democracy reporting project

Brighton and Hove News will be working in partnership with Johnston Press, the publishers of the Brighton and Hove Independent, to take part in a flagship BBC local democracy reporting project. Johnston Press has won the contract to employ three new local democracy reporters to...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017 at 11:04 am

Terrorist who holed up in Brighton had been ‘on MI5’s radar’

The former Brighton student who killed five people in the Westminster Bridge terror attack in March had been “on MI5’s radar”, according to an official report. But Khalid Masood, 52, a former Sussex University student, was no longer classed as a threat – or subject of...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017 at 1:00 am