Chief prosecutor’s personal experience of racism reinforces her determination to stamp out hate crime

The chief prosecutor for the south east has spoken about her personal experience of racism and how it has reinforced her determination to stamp out hate crime. Jaswant Narwal said: “I know only too well from my own experiences over the years what it feels like to be the victim of...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 2:23 am

Golf day raises £1,000 for Brighton special school

A golf day raised £1,000 for a special school in Brighton – despite the rainy conditions. The event was organised by a grandparent of two children at Downs View School and Link College along with his colleagues in the Surrey Freemasons. The challenges were a hole in one...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 2:04 am

Brighton doctor’s surgery rated as good in inspection by official watchdog

A Brighton doctor’s surgery has been rated as good in an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The official watchdog carried out a focused inspection at the GP surgery in Ship Street, Brighton, run by Adolfo Gracia. The CQC looked at whether the practice was well-led...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 7:47 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion close in on Dwamena

Brighton and Hove Albion have agreed terms with FC Zurich for Ghanaian striker Raphael Dwamena. The 21-year-old forward will travel to the UK for a medical. His permanent transfer will be subject to an EU work permit and international clearance. The fee is so far undisclosed but...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 5:57 pm

Brighton and Sussex universities confident about student numbers despite the national drop in applications

The two universities in Brighton are confident about their student intake despite a national drop in the number of applications. With results day just last week, Sussex University and Brighton University said that it was too early to give final numbers for this year’s intake. But...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 3:39 pm

Three months of roadworks planned for busy double junction in Lewes Road

More roadworks are planned for Lewes Road, in Brighton, with three months of delays expected. The aim is to make two busy junctions safer and to cut the queues that currently build up in Union Road, north of The Level, and at the bottom of Elm Grove. Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 2:59 pm

Police offer £1,000 reward to find wanted Brighton and Hove drug dealing suspect

A £1,000 reward has been offered by Sussex Police to find a wanted man who detectives believe was part of a £12 million drug dealing gang. The force put up the money today (Monday 21 August) after Louis Makai, 46, formerly of Langridge Drive, Portslade, breached the conditions of...
Posted On 21 Aug 2017 at 1:19 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion break club transfer fee record as Colombian winger completes signing

Brighton and Hove Albion have broken the club’s transfer fee record with the completion of the signing of Colombian international winger Jose Izquierdo today (Sunday 20 August). Izquierdo, 25, joins Albion from Club Brugge for an undisclosed fee – reported to be £13.5 million –...
Posted On 20 Aug 2017 at 10:02 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls out-foxed at Leicester

Leicester City 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion lost their first Premier League away match after conceding a Shinji Okazaki goal after just 52 seconds. Okazaki seized on a loose ball after Seagulls keeper Maty Ryan fumbled a shot from Riyad Mahrez. Wes Morgan had a great...
Posted On 19 Aug 2017 at 6:54 pm

Half time with Hodges: Leicester City 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion conceded after less than a minute at Leicester. Shinji Okazaki pounced on a Matt Ryan mistake with less than a minute on the clock. Albion have had the ball in the net but Glenn Murray was adjudged offside. Leicester captain and Okazaki again have chances to increase the...
Posted On 19 Aug 2017 at 3:48 pm