Mod Weekender hits Brighton seafront

Fifty years after the infamous fights between mods and rockers on Brighton seafront, the Brighton Mod weekender is in full swing. Hundreds of mods are visiting Madeira Drive this weekend, showing off their scooters and sixties fashions in the bright sunshine. Click here for a...
Posted On 24 Aug 2014 at 2:40 pm
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Brighton and Hove Albion sign Spanish striker

Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of Spanish striker Adrian Colunga from Getafe for an undisclosed fee. The 29-year-old has signed a two-year deal with Albion, having passed his medical at the Amex last night, after watching yesterday’s 2-1 win over Bolton...
Posted On 24 Aug 2014 at 1:35 pm
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Vandals damage Queen’s Park tree

Vandals are thought to have torn down branches on a large elm tree which overlooks the playground at Queen’s Park. Tree surgeons sawed off the branches this morning after they were found snapped and hanging down. Residents had reported hearing loud noises coming from the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2014 at 12:07 pm
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‘An insult to democracy’ – Labour Party suspends local branch party

By Greg Hadfield and Frank le Duc The Labour Party has suspended the local branch party in one of its staunchest strongholds, the Brighton and Hove Independent and Brighton and Hove News can reveal. It has also instigated “a consultation” on what threatens to be a fundamental...
Posted On 24 Aug 2014 at 2:15 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls come from behind to stun Bolton

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Bolton Wanderers 1 The Albion won their first home league match of the season with goals from Craig Mackail-Smith and Joao Teixeira. In a fairly evenly fought contest Albion had the first real chance of note when Jake...
Posted On 23 Aug 2014 at 8:10 pm
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Brighton & Hove Albion : Half time with Hodges

All mack Hail Smith Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Bolton Wanderers 1 Albion are level at 1-1 here at the Amex after Craig Mackail -Smith put the Seagulls level . Defender Matt Mills put the visitors in front on the half hour As the half finished Bolton’s substitute keeper...
Posted On 23 Aug 2014 at 3:56 pm
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Brighton & Hove Albion – Bennett starts for Seagulls

By Tim Hodges New signing Joe Bennett starts for the Seagulls against Bolton Wanderers . Albion apart from Andrew Crofts replacing Rohan Ince are otherwise unchanged from their win at Leeds last Tuesday. Updated @bhcitynews throughout the game. LIKE WHAT WE DO? HELP US TO DO MORE...
Posted On 23 Aug 2014 at 2:59 pm
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Fire in Brighton flats was accidental

A fire at a five-storey terraced building in Compton Avenue, Brighton, has been investigated and the cause found to be accidental. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that crews were sent to reports of a fire in the building at the Seven Dials just before 5.15pm yesterday...
Posted On 23 Aug 2014 at 10:53 am

Old Amex currency shop domes taken off and stored for Metro Bank refurb

The green domes which have graced the top of the old American Express travel exchange at the top of North Street are being taken away while the building is gutted and transformed. Traffic was briefly stopped at Churchill Square yesterday while a truck took away one of the domes...
Posted On 23 Aug 2014 at 9:51 am
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Warning not to swim on West Hove beach after oil leak found

The public have been advised not to swim off West Hove beach while an oil leak at Shoreham Port is investigated. The port discovered the leak after residents complained of an oily smell at low tide, and occasional globules of oil were found on the beach following last...
Posted On 23 Aug 2014 at 9:18 am
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