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...

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

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

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

Downsizing Brighton school could sack up to 11 support staff

Another city school’s plans to make support staff redundant has been met with protests. The GMB union says that Moulsecoomb Primary School has informed staff and trade unions of proposals to make around 11 compulsory redundancies in their support staff – affecting...
Posted On 21 May 2018 at 3:03 pm

Kate Tempest chooses Hangleton to debut new album at secret Brighton Festival gig

Brighton Festival 2017’s Guest Director Kate Tempest made a surprise return to the city on Saturday when she debuted her new album in full at Hangleton Community Centre. Billed only as a special guest at 5pm, the sold-out show rounded off a glorious sunny day of free...
Posted On 21 May 2018 at 1:50 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