Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls power past Rangers – Ward and Ulloa seal win

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Queens Park Rangers 0 Superb Albion beat promotion rivals QPR in a tightly contested match in front of just over 28,000 fans at the Amex Stadium tonight  (Tuesday 11 March). The match sprang to life in the final 15 minutes...
Posted On 11 Mar 2014 at 11:32 pm
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Greater Brighton ‘City Deal’ signed by ministers

A deal to invest more than £170 million in the Greater Brighton city region was signed this morning (Tuesday 11 March). The City Deal is intended to mark the start of a commitment by the government to invest in Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area. It is also intended to...
Posted On 11 Mar 2014 at 6:28 pm

More than 20,000 Brighton and Hove Albion fans renew their season ticket

More than 20,000 Brighton and Hove Albion fans have renewed their season ticket for next season already. The deadline for those paying upfront is 5pm on Thursday (13 March). The club said: “Fans have once again demonstrated their outstanding loyalty to the club as season-ticket...
Posted On 11 Mar 2014 at 4:53 pm

Driver hunted after Hove man knocked over

A man suffered a broken hip when he was hit by a car in Hove last Friday (7 March). Police are trying to trace the driver who stopped at the scene but was told that he did not need to stay. The 48-year-old victim, from Hove, was crossing Stapley Road where it meets Hangleton Road...
Posted On 11 Mar 2014 at 4:34 pm

Firm behind proposed Brighton photo booth aims to make history

A snap decision by tourists on Brighton seafront to get a souvenir could see the creation of a historical document with a difference. Ed Hepburne Scott, of Photomatic in York Road, Hove, has applied to instal a photo booth near the basketball court on the lower promenade,...
Posted On 11 Mar 2014 at 4:26 pm

Full Brighton schools told to squeeze in more children

Two full schools in Brighton are being told to squeeze in almost a couple of dozen more children between them. Dorothy Stringer and Varndean are being asked to accept 22 more pupils who live in their joint catchment area. The 22 pupils are among 115 children who were “directed”...
Posted On 11 Mar 2014 at 9:08 am

Firefighters rescue sleeping man from kitchen blaze

Firefighters rescued a man who fell asleep while cooking in his Brighton flat. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that neighbours in the upstairs flat dialled 999 when they noticed smoke drifting into their home in Gladstone Terrace, Brighton. The fire service said: “Four...
Posted On 10 Mar 2014 at 3:09 pm

Brighton painting by Constable may have been looted by Nazis

A John Constable painting depicting a boat being beached in Brighton may have been looted by the Nazis during the Second World War. A government advisory panel is looking into whether the Tate should give up the work – Beaching A Boat, Brighton – according to a report...
Posted On 09 Mar 2014 at 3:28 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion – In too deep

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Reading 1 The Albion drew 1-1 with playoff rivals Reading at the Amex this afternoon (8 March). The Seagulls were gifted the lead after just quarter of an hour – a David Lopez cross headed firmly into his own net by...
Posted On 08 Mar 2014 at 11:03 pm
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Brighton charities win impact award

By Jenni Davidson Two Brighton charities have won a national award for their positive impact on health and wellbeing. Brighton and Hove-based Rise and Amaze were among ten charities to win a GSK IMPACT Award. GSK IMPACT Awards are given for an outstanding contribution to...
Posted On 07 Mar 2014 at 7:53 pm
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