Brighton and Hove Albion have £55m student flats and hotel goal

Brighton and Hove Albion want to open a hotel next to the American Express Community Stadium at Falmer. And they want to build up to 850 student flats on neighbouring land as part of a £55 million investment. They hope that their plans will provide a financial lift to support the...
Posted On 10 Oct 2013 at 9:35 pm

Plans for new BHASVIC building in Hove rejected

By Jenni Davidson Plans for a new building for Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College (BHASVIC) on Dyke Road in Hove have been rejected. The college had applied to construct a new building on the car park between the main building and College House on the Dyke Road side of the...
Posted On 10 Oct 2013 at 9:23 pm
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Brighton man suffers head injuries after attack in street

A man from Brighton suffered head injuries when he was attacked in Hanover at the weekend. He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment after the attack in Southover Street at about 8.15am on Sunday (6 October). Sussex Police said that the victim, a man in his...
Posted On 10 Oct 2013 at 3:27 pm

Brighton pub given permission to open beer garden

A pub in the centre of Brighton has been given permission to open a beer garden. The Marlborough, in Prince’s Street, Brighton, aims to create a beer garden in place of an old garage. The proposal divided neighbours, with five objecting and three supporting the application to...
Posted On 09 Oct 2013 at 6:06 pm

Portslade parents plead for safe crossing

Parents of children at a Portslade primary have asked Brighton and Hove City Council for a crossing on the busy lorry route yards from the school. More than 800 people signed a petition which was presented yesterday (Monday 7 October) after a powerful speech by one of the...
Posted On 09 Oct 2013 at 10:11 am

Thugs stab two good Samaritans on Brighton seafront

Three good Samaritans were injured on Brighton seafront when they stepped in to try to stop a gang beating up a man. Two of the victims were stabbed. One was stabbed in the throat and the other suffered a wound to the hand. The third victim suffered a head injury after he was hit...
Posted On 08 Oct 2013 at 9:10 pm

Jimmy Savile blamed for rise in sex offences in Brighton and Hove

The number of sex offences in Brighton and Hove has risen by more than a third since this time last year. At times more than half the offences being reported were classed as historic sex offences. The rise in the number of historic sex offences was attributed to the publicity...
Posted On 07 Oct 2013 at 7:12 pm

Man robbed with knife to his throat in Hove

A man was robbed at knifepoint in Hove in the early hours of the morning. The 51-year-old victim, from Hove, was walking alone near the junction of Cromwell Road and Denmark Villas when the robbery happened. Three men went up to him. One of them held a knife to his throat and...
Posted On 07 Oct 2013 at 3:46 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Forest chop down the Seagulls

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Nottingham Forest 3 The Albion suffered a devastating second half collapse against a slick and tenacious Nottingham Forest who included Albion old boy Darius Henderson among their scorers. Albion went into attacking mode...
Posted On 05 Oct 2013 at 11:11 pm
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Burglar ransacks slot machines in Brighton pub

A burglar stole cash after breaking into a pub in a busy Brighton street. He forced open a window at the Branch Tavern in London Road between 3am and 3.20am on Wednesday 25 September and the broke into two slot machines inside the pub. Significant damage was caused to the slot...
Posted On 05 Oct 2013 at 6:41 pm