Brighton & Hove Albion draw League 2 Coventry in FA Cup 5th round

Brighton and Hove Albion have been handed a plum draw in the FA Cup 5th round. The Seagulls will take on League 2 Coventry City – winners of the 1987 Cup final – at the Amex. Albion manager Chris Hughton collected a runners up medal against Coventry, having been in...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018 at 7:35 pm

Local Brighton girl duo ARXX to launch new EP

Last November, the Brighton & Hove News were fortunate enough to catch a live set from local garage rock duo ARXX at The Haunt supporting PINS. ARXX who broke on to the scene in early 2014 are two women with one big sound, namely Hannah Pidduck (vocals/guitar) and Clara...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018 at 5:37 pm
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Brighton schoolgirl to fly out for first leg-saving operation tomorrow

A little girl whose family appealed for help to raise money for a lifechanging operation to save her leg is to fly out to Israel for treatment tomorrow. Westdene schoolgirl Kyra Warrell, 6, who has a rare leg deformity, was told by doctors that the only option open to her in the...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018 at 5:36 pm

Girl injured in Peacehaven hit and run

A teenage girl was injured in a hit and run in Peacehaven on Friday evening (26 January). Sussex Police said today (Monday 29 January): “Police are seeking the driver of a car which failed to stop after a collision with a teenage girl in Peacehaven. “Shortly after 6.30pm on...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018 at 5:07 pm

Ulloa returns to Brighton and Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa on loan from Leicester City, three-and-a-half years after the player left the Seagulls. Ulloa has signed until the end of the season and Albion manager Chris Hughton said, “We’re...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018 at 10:39 am

A friend of age and guide of youth – Brighton pensioners’ champion dies aged 84

There are some people who are forces of nature. Individuals whose charisma and willpower drives all before them. In this city, you tend to think they should have their name on a bus. One such was Isla Robertson, pensioners’ champion and activist, who died on Wednesday 20 December...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018 at 3:02 am