Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet shocked by Gary Speed's death

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing Gus Poyet said this morning how shocked and saddened his was to learn of Gary Speed’s death and how it was a sad day for football. The Albion boss recalled playing against the late Wales manager saying how he had been designated to...
Posted On 28 Nov 2011 at 11:17 am

Brighton hospital chief says some services will be hit by strike

Doctors and midwives will be working as normal when thousands of public workers strike over their pensions on Wednesday (30 November). The Accident and Emergency Department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital is not scheduled to face disruption. But some patients may be affected...
Posted On 28 Nov 2011 at 1:40 am

Prize recognises Brighton and Hove library helpers

Volunteers from across Brighton and Hove have helped the council scoop a prize from a national newspaper. The volunteers teach newcomers to the internet how to get started as part of the Council Connect scheme run by Brighton and Hove City Council. The project picked up the prize...
Posted On 28 Nov 2011 at 12:24 am

Hove house for sale for £2.6m

One of the most expensive homes in Hove is being offered for sale. The five-bedroom house – called Atelier – is in The Droveway and is on the market for £2.6 million. Its name means studio in French but the description by estate agent Winkworth reveals that the name is something...
Posted On 27 Nov 2011 at 10:08 pm

Brighton and Hove apprentices fair draws a crowd to Albion's new ground

Almost 300 potential apprentices from the Brighton and Hove area went to a special careers fair at the Amex Community Stadium in Falmer. The Apprenticeship Careers Fair attracted Year 10 and 11 pupils from a dozen schools and colleges as well as voluntary groups such as the Crew...
Posted On 27 Nov 2011 at 4:48 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Sky Blues speechless

By Tim Hodges Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Coventry City 1 The super Seagulls ground out a victory at the Amex this afternoon (Saturday 26 November) as they dispatched a hard-working Coventry City. The Albion appeared to have more fluidity and confidence than of late. After just...
Posted On 26 Nov 2011 at 11:00 pm

Brighton seafront takeaway wins top food award

A Brighton takeaway has won an award at an event described by TV chef Jamie Oliver as the Oscars of the food world. The Brighton Smokehouse won Best Takeaway at the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards. The awards were broadcast yesterday after the midday news. The judges praised...
Posted On 26 Nov 2011 at 12:59 pm

Man accused of raping teenage girl in Hove park faces trial

The man suspected of raping a 17-year-old girl in a park in Hove is due to go on trial on Monday (28 November). Michal Tejkowski, 27, a warehouseman, of Enterprise Road in Maidstone, Kent, is charged with three counts of rape in Brighton and Hove and one count of sexual assault...
Posted On 26 Nov 2011 at 1:50 am

Brighton swimmers paddle back through time for film festival

By Nafisa Fera Fancy a tea party in the sea? Film footage of Brighton’s sea bathing and swimming heritage from 1945-54 forms one of the highlights of this year’s Cine City Film Festival. Floating tea parties and male bathers in top hats are part of Brighton Swimming Club’s...
Posted On 25 Nov 2011 at 11:58 pm

Accolade for Brighton and Hove planners

Planning officials from Brighton and Hove won a regional prize at the Royal Town Planning Institute Planning Awards. They received the accolade on home turf as the institute held its awards ceremony at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton on Wednesday (23 November). The Planning for...
Posted On 25 Nov 2011 at 9:15 pm