Brighton & Hove Albion: Volcanic Ash

Sheffield Wednesday 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Albion lost again at Hillsborough in a game that saw Matthew Upson’s debut at centre half and a straight red card for Ashley Barnes. Albion coach Charlie Oatway was also sent to the stand along with Owls manger Dave...
Posted On 02 Feb 2013 at 11:04 pm

Portslade man jailed for child sex offences

A Portslade man has been jailed for almost three years for a catalogue of child sex offences. Spencer Pledge, 36, of Chalky Road, Mile Oak, was sent to prison at Hove Crown Court yesterday (Friday 1 February) for a total of 34 months. He pleaded guilty to 18 offences at a hearing...
Posted On 02 Feb 2013 at 1:58 pm

Whitehawk locals offered free tickets for football match with Lewes

People living in Whitehawk are being offered free tickets to see their local football team take on rivals Lewes FC this afternoon (Saturday 2 February). The offer came in a letter from their MP, Simon Kirby, who represents Brighton Kemptown. All they have to do is take along the...
Posted On 02 Feb 2013 at 1:32 pm

Albion players sex assault jury retires

Three Brighton and Hove Albion footballers and a former team mate are waiting to learn whether a jury will convict them of sexually assaulting a teenage girl. Albion players George Barker, 21, Lewis Dunk, 21, and Anton Rodgers, 20, and Steve Cook, 21, who has since joined...
Posted On 01 Feb 2013 at 4:03 pm

Ten Brighton and Hove homes could win £10k Green Deal makeover

Ten people in Brighton and Hove could win home energy improvements worth up to £10,000. The green prizes are being offered by Brighton and Hove City Council as part of the Green Deal Pioneer Places scheme. To take part, people need to apply for a Green Deal energy assessment with...
Posted On 01 Feb 2013 at 12:27 pm

Brighton campaigners raise £150k to buy church hall

Brighton community campaigners have raised the £150,000 that they need to buy a church hall. Paul Winter, the photographer who has been running the campaign to save Exeter Street Hall, said: “We’ve done it! We have raised over the asking price of £150,000 to purchase Exeter...
Posted On 01 Feb 2013 at 11:50 am

Brighton butcher recognised at Sussex Food and Drink Awards

A Brighton butchers shop was the town’s only business to be recognised at the Sussex Food and Drink Awards last night (Thursday 31 January). Bramptons, of St George’s Road in Kemp Town, was one of the two runners up for the Sussex Butcher of the Year award. The awards were held...
Posted On 01 Feb 2013 at 11:32 am