Brighton & Hove Albion – Thanks a million!

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Nottingham Forest 0 Albion beat Nottingham Forest with an injury time goal from super sub Will Buckley. Buckley who came from the bench to score twice to save Albion’s first ever Amex home game in August , smashed the...
Posted On 04 Dec 2011 at 8:31 am

Brighton planners urged to reject Co-op scheme for 400 student flats

The Co-op wants to knock down its old department store in London Road, Brighton, and replace it with 407 student flats. But officials are advising Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee to turn down the scheme. The new student block would be up to six storeys high with...
Posted On 03 Dec 2011 at 6:35 pm

Tories and Labour criticise Brighton and Hove Greens' draft budget

Brighton and Hove’s Greens have come under attack for their plans to put up council tax and parking charges. The party published its first draft budget yesterday (Thursday 1 December) prompting a critical response from the Conservatives and Labour groups on Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 02 Dec 2011 at 10:36 am

Buy a bit of Brighton's West Pier

Parts of the West Pier are going on sale in Brighton at the weekend. The West Pier Trust will be selling fragments of the derelict structure from the pier’s shore end compound on Saturday (3 December) from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Rachel Clark, the trust’s chief executive, sai...
Posted On 02 Dec 2011 at 4:02 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet – Championship unpredictable but we are competing

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing Gus Poyet said this morning that he was pleased the Albion were able to compete in the Championship but went on to say what an unpredictable league it was. I had asked the Albion boss if he had expected to be in 7th place by December. He...
Posted On 01 Dec 2011 at 1:47 pm

Brighton and Hove Greens spell out budget proposals

Council tax in Brighton and Hove is likely to go up by 3.5 per cent next year, the Greens said today (Thursday 1 December). The government has offered Brighton and Hove City Council a one-off £3 million if it freezes council tax next year (2012-13). But this was dismissed as a...
Posted On 01 Dec 2011 at 1:12 pm