Brighton MP helped by hundreds of ‘road trip’ supporters

More than 200 Conservative Party members turned out to help Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby campaign on the doorstep yesterday (Saturday 30 August). Mr Kirby said beforehand: “The visit is part of the Conservative Party’s Road Trip 2015 campaigning initiative where...
Posted On 31 Aug 2014 at 4:05 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Dunk double gives Seagulls a point

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Charlton Athletic 2 Lewis Dunk’s first ever league goals gave Albion a share of the points at the Amex this afternoon (Saturday 30 August). The only Brighton-born player in the Albion team twice headed the Seagulls...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014 at 9:13 pm
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Hove company fined for breaking asbestos law

A Hove company has been fined for breaking the law on how asbestos is removed. Asbestos Damage Limitations Ltd, trading as ADL, removed some of the dangerous material just three weeks after being refused a licence to carry out such work. ADL was prosecuted at Bright...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014 at 4:57 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Charlton Athletic 1 Albion trail to a 4th minute Igor Vetokele goal. Seagulls keeper David Stockdale looked a little flat-footed for the goal. Albion’s best chance fell to Adrain Colunga who scooped the ball over the bar from close range....
Posted On 30 Aug 2014 at 4:02 pm
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Brighton & Hove Albion: Colunga starts upfront with CMS

Adrian Colunga makes his home debut up front with Craig Mackail-Smith against Charlton Athletic this afternoon (Saturday 30 August). Latest signing Sam Baldock is on the bench as Albion look to win their 4th game in a row. Read more from our Albion reporter Tim Hodges later.
Posted On 30 Aug 2014 at 2:25 pm
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Hyypia says Albion are now more dangerous in the final third

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Sami Hyypia believes that his new signings have made the Seagulls more dangerous in the final third of the pitch. He spoke about his options and his approach as he and the squad prepared to take on Charlton Athletic at the Amex this afternoon...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014 at 2:24 pm

Mooove out of the road! Dozens of cows cause traffic alert in Brighton

A herd of cows caused a traffic alert in Brighton at lunchtime today (Saturday 30 August). Up to 40 cows were reported to be in Roedean Way, Brighton, near Roedean Road. Sussex Police said: “About 40 cows escaped, heading towards Marine Drive.” Marine Drive is the...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014 at 1:53 pm

Brighton Argus newspaper sales fall to record low

Sales of The Argus newspaper fell to a record low, according to the latest audited figures. In the six months to the end of June, the Brighton newspaper’s circulation fell 13.6 per cent to an average of 14,370 copies a day. It is based in Crowhurst Road, Hollingbury. And the...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014 at 6:59 pm

Two more charged in drink drive crackdown

The number of people charged with offences as part of the month-long Operation Dragonfly campaign in June has now risen to 116, Sussex Police said. The latest drivers to have been charged include Greg Thirtle, 50, of Merevale, in Hollingdean. Thirtle was arrested at 3pm on...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014 at 7:01 am

Former Brighton reporter to choose press regulator’s board members

A former Brighton reporter is the only working journalist on the appointments panel of a new press regulator. Richard Gurner, 32, who now edits the Caerphilly Observer in South Wales, is one of the Impress Project’s nine-member appointments panel. Mr Gurner, who studied at Sussex...
Posted On 28 Aug 2014 at 5:50 pm