Brighton & Hove Albion: Barnes is bourne again

Bournemouth 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Albion drew in Dorset courtesy of a second-half wonder goal from Ashley Barnes. The hosts were on top for long periods of the first half and it was Matt Ritchie who blasted a free-kick past Tomasz Kuszczak with half an hour gone....
Posted On 30 Nov 2013 at 8:37 pm
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Brighton man suffers broken jaw in attack outside club

A Brighton man suffered a broken jaw when he was attacked outside a night club in the centre of town. The 21-year-old victim was assaulted outside Psychosocial, in Morley Street, Brighton. The venue was previously known as the Ocean Rooms. The victim was attacked after a Saturday...
Posted On 30 Nov 2013 at 12:24 pm

First door opens on Hove beach hut advent calendar

By Jenni Davidson Hove’s Beach Hut Advent Calendar returns for a sixth year tomorrow evening (Sunday 1 December). Each night in December a different beach hut will open up to reveal a festive scene. The Beach Hut Advent Calendar is a community art celebration of advent. The giant...
Posted On 30 Nov 2013 at 9:30 am
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Christmas Artists Open Houses open across Brighton and Hove

By Jenni Davidson Brighton and Hove’s Christmas Artists Open Houses open their doors today (Saturday 30 November). Artists Open Houses runs over three weekends until Sunday 15 December. There are 48 different houses across the city and surrounding area from Portslade to...
Posted On 30 Nov 2013 at 9:00 am
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Dope driver from Brighton stripped of licence

Dope-smoking driver Louis Rix-Martin, from Brighton, has been banned for 17 months and ordered to pay £1,300 in fines and costs. Rix-Martin, 29, of Tivoli Road, Brighton, was stopped by officers from Sussex Police after shooting a red light in London Road, Brighton, in his Volvo...
Posted On 30 Nov 2013 at 8:57 am

Brighton MP starts pedestrianisation survey

By Jenni Davidson The Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, Simon Kirby, has started an online survey on pedestrianising St James’s Street. Mr Kirby has been contacted by residents about the possibility of closing St James’s Street to traffic. He would like to get public...
Posted On 29 Nov 2013 at 11:04 pm
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Brighton charity hosts dedicated funding for special care baby unit

Rockinghorse Children’s Charity has announced that a website has gone live, providing information for parents and carers about a special care baby unit. The Brighton charity is also hosting a dedicated fund for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit, which is based at the Royal Sussex County...
Posted On 29 Nov 2013 at 10:54 pm

Brighton college opens doors on alternative education

By Jenni Davidson A Brighton college that last week lost its public funding held an open evening tonight (Friday 29 November) to explain what it offers. The Self Managed Learning College (SMLC) in Grosvenor Street, Brighton, will lose funding for 11 of its 16 students from the...
Posted On 29 Nov 2013 at 10:38 pm
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Brighton and Hove councillors consider setting up company to run care services

A company could be set up to provide care for the elderly and disabled in Brighton and Hove as local politicians wrestle with ways to cut spending. Councillors are exploring whether to start a local authority trading company as part of their drive to save £30 million. The...
Posted On 29 Nov 2013 at 9:04 pm

World’s largest red ribbon to be unveiled in Brighton

By Jenni Davidson The world’s largest red ribbon is to be rolled out in Brighton for World AIDS Day on Sunday (1 December). The record breaking, 45 metre ribbon will be laid out on The Level at 2pm. Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion will give the opening speech...
Posted On 29 Nov 2013 at 4:28 pm
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