Hove singing school scales up with classes in Brighton

A singing school for children in Hove is to open a branch in Brighton. Vocademy runs singing classes at Monster Studios in Basin Road, Hove, helping children to become pitch perfect and gain confidence. The new school is to open at the Brighton Electric Studios in Tramway House,...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014 at 9:35 pm

Gang attack and rob woman on Brighton seafront

A woman was knocked unconscious and robbed while on a night out in Brighton. She was attacked by a group of three or four men between the Volks Tavern and Concorde 2 in Madeira Drive at about 3.30am on Saturday 5 April. She was knocked to the ground and robbed before being helped...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014 at 3:43 pm

Brighton reporter glimpses Britain’s isolated MEPs

Brighton journalist Ceirney Eddie visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg as MEPs and candidates prepare for the elections on Thursday 22 May. Here is his report. The European Union is complex and controversial. After visiting a European Parliament plenary session (full...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014 at 7:17 am

Child protection staff to work more closely together in Brighton and Hove

Changes are under way in child protection in Brighton and Hove. Social workers, schools, the police and NHS staff are being asked to work more closely together. Some of them will work in the same room in a set up known as the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub. It is also known as the...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014 at 6:57 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Dobbie comes back to haunt the Seagulls

Brighton & Hove Albion 1  Blackpool 1 Former Albion misfit Stephen Dobbie put a dent in Albion’s promotion hopes at the Amex this afternoon (Monday 21 April). Dobbie equalised after Dale Stephens had put the Albion 1-0 in front with a well-taken goal in the first minute...
Posted On 21 Apr 2014 at 9:24 pm
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Brighton MP speaks out against proposed housing estate in Ovingdean

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has spoken out against plans to build a housing estate in Ovingdean. He promised to press ministers to call in – or review – any planning application submitted to Brighton and Hove City Council to develop housing on the Meadow Vale area. Mr Kirby...
Posted On 21 Apr 2014 at 6:33 pm

Brighton teenager killed in Syria

A teenager from Brighton is reported to have been killed in Syria. Abdullah Deghayes, 18, formerly of Arundel Road East, Saltdean, is thought to have been killed alongside rebels fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. He is believed to have gone to Syria with his two...
Posted On 21 Apr 2014 at 11:35 am

Former Sussex cricket coach given second shot at England job

The former Sussex cricket coach Peter Moores has been named as the new England coach today (Saturday 19 April). It will be his second stint in charge of the national team after a two-year spell that ended when he fell out with the batsman Kevin Pietersen. Moores, 51, the former...
Posted On 19 Apr 2014 at 9:21 pm

Firefighters rescue woman from smokelogged home in Brighton

Firefighters rescued a woman from a smokelogged home in Brighton after a chimney accidentally caught alight. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that crews from Preston Circus in Brighton were called out to reports of a chimney fire just after 3pm on Thursday (17 April)....
Posted On 19 Apr 2014 at 8:30 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls held by Terriers

Huddersfield Town 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Albion were held by relegation-threatened Huddersfield and were grateful for a late Bruno Saltor equaliser. It salvaged a point at the John Smith’s stadium. Midfielder Oliver Norwood’s free kick put Town in front on...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014 at 8:51 pm
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