Brighton and Hove Albion sign Nigerian international

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed a Nigerian international defender. The 29-year-old centre-back, Leon Balogun, joins on a free transfer having left the Bundesliga side FSV Mainz 05. Balogun has signed a two-year deal with the Seagulls. Albion manager Chris Hughton said:...
Posted On 23 May 2018 at 12:05 am

Bank holiday plea to keep Brighton A&E free for those most in need

Health chiefs have issued a bank holiday plea to use the Brighton Station Walk-in Centre to keep A&E free for those in greatest need of emergency specialists. They said: “Residents and out of town visitors in need of non-urgent medical treatment this May bank holiday...
Posted On 22 May 2018 at 12:04 pm

Brighton primary school wins praise after Ofsted inspection

A Brighton primary school has won praise from the official education watchdog Ofsted in a newly published letter. St Bartholomew’s Church of England Primary School, in Ann Street, just off London Road, Brighton, received the positive letter after an inspection earlier this month....
Posted On 22 May 2018 at 1:05 am

Police double reward for wanted Hove man

Police have doubled the reward being offered to catch a Hove man who fled a hospital in handcuffs. A £1,000 reward is on offer as officers aim to recapture Jessie Burbridge who escaped from police even though he was awaiting treatment for a broken arm. The 22-year-old escaped...
Posted On 21 May 2018 at 11:15 pm

Nine rescued from broken down lifts in Brighton

Nine people were rescued from broken down lifts in Brighton over the weekend, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said today (Monday 21 May). The first lift breakdown happened at lunchtime on Saturday when five people were stuck in a lift in Windsor Street, Brighton. The second...
Posted On 21 May 2018 at 8:11 pm

Housing campaigner uncovers identity of sub-contractor accused of overcharging Brighton and Hove council by six-figure sum

A housing campaigner has uncovered the identity of a sub-contractor accused of overcharging Brighton and Hove City Council by a six-figure sum. Steve Parry revealed that MA Construction (Brighton), a Portslade company, was responsible for embroiling housing maintenance and...
Posted On 21 May 2018 at 2:46 am

Brighton and Hove commuters warned to expect disruption as new timetable beds in

Brighton and Hove commuters have been warned to expect disruption as a widely trailed new timetable beds in. Wholesale changes to train times proved challenging on the first day of operation yesterday (Sunday 20 May). And as commuters return to work this morning (Monday 21 May)...
Posted On 21 May 2018 at 12:58 am

Check out our palace – Royal Pavilion bosses invite Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Brighton

Royal Pavilion bosses have issued an invitation to the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – to visit “the most lavish and exotic palace in their dukedom”. They said: “Now the new title has been officially announced, an invitation has been...
Posted On 19 May 2018 at 11:24 am

Brighton and Hove’s most vulnerable community groups need help when they hit tough times

Just two weeks ago one of the city’s most important community centres, the Bridge, in Moulsecoomb, closed down due to lack of funding. Offering back-to-work support and literacy programmes for adults it was able to support people we as a council or the other authorities couldn’t....
Posted On 19 May 2018 at 10:24 am

Have you seen wanted Brighton woman?

Police have issued a public appeal for help finding a Brighton woman who is wanted and due before a court. Sussex Police said: “Police are searching for wanted woman Danielle Saunders from Brighton. “Saunders, 29, of Bolney Road, Brighton, is wanted for failing to...
Posted On 19 May 2018 at 10:09 am