Albion lose in Selhurst Park thriller

Crystal Palace 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 The Seagulls almost came back from being dead and buried after finding themselves two down at Palace after just 14 minutes. Wilfried Zaha put Palace ahead with just five minutes gone, then James Tomkins doubled their lead on the...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 6:40 pm

Premier League Match Day 34 – Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion

Albion face the old enemy at Selhurst Park this afternoon. They will by buoyed by Southampton’s collapse at home to Chelsea despite the home side being 2-0 in front on the hour mark. Thousands of travelling fans will be hoping for Chris Hughton’s side to take a vital step...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 2:35 pm

Evacuated Brighton flats ‘made safe’ say police

A block of flats in the centre of Brighton has been “made safe”, Sussex Police said. The flats, Highleigh, in Grove Hill, not far from John Street Police Station, were evacuated earlier this morning (Saturday 14 April). Bomb disposal experts were called in to deal with “items...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 1:07 pm

1977 arty punk band The Mekons still rockin’ Sussex

THE MEKONS 77 + ASBO DEREK + JON LANGFORD’S FOUR LOST SOULS -THE CON CLUB, LEWES 12.4.18 The packed out crowd at the Lewes Con Club tonight witnessed the rare spectacle of an evening in the company of the original 1977-1980 line-up of The Mekons, known currently as The Mekons 77....
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 11:41 am

Bomb disposal experts called as police evacuate block of flats in centre of Brighton

A block of flats has been evacuated in the centre of Brighton as police await the arrival of bomb disposal experts. Sussex Police said: “Police have evacuated a 12-storey block of flats in central Brighton on Saturday (14 April). “Officers arrived at Highleigh in...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 11:01 am

Stalker harassed Sussex police and crime commissioner for five years

An obsessive stalker from Brighton harassed Sussex police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne for five years. The Conservative politician spoke out as she and Sussex Police prepare for National Stalking Awareness Week on Monday (16 April). The 53-year-old Brighton-educated police...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 9:42 am

Brighton athlete challenges for medal in Commonwealth Games 1,500m final

Brighton Phoenix runner Charlie Da’Vall Grice narrowly missed out on a medal in the final of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia. The 24-year-old former Cardinal Newman pupil finished fourth today (Saturday 14 April). He was beaten by two Kenyans and a Scot, with...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 8:47 am

‘Washed Out Festival’ – Day One: Friendly and relaxed atmosphere with terrific live music

‘WASHED OUT FESTIVAL’, BRIGHTON: DAY ONE 13.4.18 Firstly, congratulations to Patrick and his team at Apple Shampoo Events for organising such a great musical event here in Brighton. ‘Washed Out’ is a two day festival located in the centre of Brighton across six venues. The...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 2:57 am

Brighton bus company celebrates ‘solar bond’ success … by asking for more money

A Brighton bus company is celebrating the success of its “solar bus bond” fundraising to enable it to switch to running a fully electric fleet. The Big Lemon was awarded just over £500,000 by the government towards the £1 million cost of upgrading its fleet, provided it...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018 at 1:00 am