End of an era as Kazenga LuaLua leaves Brighton and Hove Albion

Kazenga LuaLua is to leave the Albion after an almost eight-year association with the club. The winger is set to join Championship club Sunderland on a free transfer after the Seagulls agreed to cancel his contract. LuaLua first joined the Albion in February 2010 on loan from...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 10:11 pm

First tenants to move into Brighton’s biggest council housing scheme of recent years

The first tenants are due to move into the 57 newly built flats in Whitehawk after completion of the biggest council housing scheme in Brighton and Hove in recent years. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “We’ve built 57 new homes at Kite Place consisting o...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 6:16 pm

Search for relatives of World War One hero to attend unveiling of memorial in his honour

A call is going out to trace relatives of a World War One hero from Brighton. A memorial service will be held and commemorative stone laid at the Old Steine War Memorial in Brighton to honour Ernest Beal, who was awarded the Victoria Cross after being killed in action in March...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 4:02 pm

Revealed: How high-end flat plans for former council offices will restore listed building’s ‘grandeur’

The next chapter for King’s House has been unveiled today with plans to restore the former council offices to their original residential use and replace its 1980s extension with flats. The Victorian Grade II building, which was sold by Brighton and Hove City Council in...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 4:01 pm

Court denies suspended Brighton Labour member’s bid to unveil identities of his accusers after reading his ‘offensive’ tweets

A controversial Labour party member who was suspended after multiple complaints of anti-Semitic and abusive comments has failed in his bid to be given details of who made the complaints after some of his “offensive” tweets were read out in court. Jewish anti-Israel...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 2:47 pm

War Horse canters on to Brighton Centre stage tonight

The stage play War Horse opens a two-and-a-half week run at the Brighton Centre this evening (Thursday 25 January). After eight years in London – and more than two years after being booked to come to Brighton – the touring version of the much-loved tale is finally...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 2:20 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs praise big drop in bed blocking

An NHS trust based in Brighton and Hove has reported a big drop in the level of bed blocking. The reduction in bed days lost because of “delayed transfers of care” – widely termed bed blocking – was praised by the board of the Sussex Community NHS...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 12:09 pm

Union threatens strike if Brighton and Hove council votes to transfer Royal Pavilion and Museums staff to trust

Staff may go on strike if councillors vote to transfer them from the Royal Pavilion and Museums to a newly created cultural trust. A decision is expected this evening (Thursday 25 January) on whether Brighton and Hove City Council will push ahead with the move. The GMB union said...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 2:39 am

Brighton crowdfunding firm requires real-life ‘dragons’ to commit before asking public for cash

A Brighton business is hosting a new breed of angels who light the way for crowds brave enough to invest online but wary enough to want to minimise risk. They are part of the burgeoning crowdfunding sector – a strand of fintech responsible for raising billions of pounds over the...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018 at 2:25 am