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

What happened at The Great Escape New Music Festival – Day Two 18.5.18

Here we go, Day 2 of Europe’s biggest new music event – The Great Escape. The Brighton & Hove Music Team brings you a further 10 concert reports from this fab second days proceedings, so sit back and enjoy… COSMIC STRIP (England) – Jubilee Square 1:00 – 1:30 We...

What happened at The Great Escape New Music Festival – Day One 17.5.18

So here we go, Day 1 of Europe’s biggest new music event – The Great Escape. The Brighton & Hove Music Team brings you no less than 16 concert reports from this fab opening day, so sit back and enjoy… Æ MAK (Republic of Ireland) – Bau Wow 12:15 –...

Anger after Labour HQ forces controversial Brighton TV presenter back onto candidate shortlist

The row over a Brighton media personality’s bid to be reselected as a Labour candidate has deepened after party’s HQ insisted she should again be shortlisted as a candidate despite the local party’s misgivings. Sophie Cook, a former Latest TV newsreader who now...
Posted On 22 May 2018 at 12:24 pm

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

The Great Escape – Beach Launch Party

We suspect that (almost) everyone would have overlooked reporting on the bands performing at the delegates Beach Launch Party prior to the commencement of the official Great Escape. So we are in part aiming to address that imbalance. We hot-footed it from the Rialto, near the...

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

And Smith must score … 35 years on

Almost to the second. It was around 5.24pm on Saturday 21 May 1983 with the world watching on that Gordon Smith missed that glorious chance to win the FA Cup for Brighton and Hove Albion. Until last year´s fantastic promotion to the Premier League it was what Albion were best...
Posted On 21 May 2018 at 5:22 pm