Brighton & Hove Albion: It only takes a minute – as Albion win in league

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Wigan Athletic 0 The Seagulls won their first league game in nearly seven weeks with a Gary Gardner goal after just 50 seconds – the fastest ever at the Amex. Sam Baldock raced on to a pass from Inigo Calderon and whipped...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 10:31 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Wigan Athletic 0 The Albion lead Wigan with a goal scored after just 50 seconds from Gary Gardener. The Seagulls have had a couple of chances to increase the lead with Elliott Bennett also going close. Young Albion keeper Christian Walton has had a...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 8:39 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Bennett starts for Albion

Elliott Bennett begins his second spell at the Albion with his first game of a one-month loan spell from Norwich City. Today’s loan signing Greg Halford is on the bench. And 18-year-old keeper Christian Walton makes his home debut at a sparse looking Amex stadium.
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 7:47 pm

More Brighton and Hove businesses boost workers’ pay in Living Wage Week

A growing number of businesses in Brighton and Hove have agreed to pay a living wage to their workers. This week is Living Wage Week. The aim is to encourage more employers to pay, not just the national minimum wage, but a living wage. A few years ago the Prime Minister David...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 6:58 pm

Hove schoolgirl interviews Hollywood star

A Hove Park School pupil interviewed Hollywood comic actor Steve Carell. Lily Sitzia, 13, spoke with the American funny man about his latest film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. She also reported from the premiere of Song of the Sea at the London Film...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 5:23 pm

Woman sexually assaulted on Brighton seafront

A woman was sexually assaulted on Brighton seafront in the early hours of Friday (31 October). Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 4 November): “Detectives are investigating a sexual assault on a 21-year-old woman which occurred in Brighton during the early hours of Friday. “The...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 3:11 pm

Church bishop’s sex abuse trial put back until next year

The trial of a retired bishop on sex abuse charges has been put back until next year. The case against the former Bishop of Lewes, Peter Ball, 82, of Langport, Somerset, has been adjourned until Wednesday 14 January. He appeared at Hove Crown Court by video link from Taunton...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 1:11 pm

Norman Baker resigns days after backing Brighton MP in drugs debate

Lewes MP Norman Baker has resigned from the coalition government days after backing Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas in her House of Commons debate about drugs policy. Mr Baker, 57, is leaving his post as the Crime Prevention Minister at the Home Office where he was...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 5:08 am

Brighton jockey wins Melbourne Cup

By Tim Hodges Brighton-born jockey Ryan Moore has won one of the world’s richest races, the Melbourne Cup, on the German horse Protectionist. The two-mile race brings Australia to a standstill in a similar way to the Grand National in Britain. Moore, 31, who was brought up...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014 at 4:26 am