Brighton & Hove Albion: Finnished! Hyypia resigns as Seagulls boss

By Tim Hodges Albion will be seeking their fourth manager in just over 16 months after Sami Hyypia resigned earlier today (Monday 22 December). Hyypia won only three league games since taking over from Oscar Garcia in June although he did guide the club to the 4th round of the...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014 at 4:18 pm

Brighton woman freed from handcuffs by firefighters

A woman from Brighton was freed from a pair of handcuffs by firefighters early this morning (Monday 22 December). The woman contacted East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service just after 5am to say she couldn’t get the cuffs off. As she wasn’t cuffed to a fixed object, she was asked to...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014 at 12:15 pm

Brighton man faces jail for having child sex abuse images

A Brighton man has admitted having thousands of pictures of children being sexually abused. Spencer Gorringe, 42, of Ringmer Drive, Brighton, pleaded guilty to 15 charges of having or making indecent images of children. He appeared at Brighton Crown Court on Thursday (18...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014 at 11:05 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Junior Seagulls party a big hit with young fans

By Tim Hodges The Albion gave a little more back to the community today (Sunday 21 December) as they laid on an afternoon of fun and adventure for Junior Seagulls members. Kids of all ages were able to take part in football skills, ice skating, playing games consoles, holding...
Posted On 21 Dec 2014 at 6:41 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Wolves bite back as Bruno sees red

Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Seagulls threw away a one-goal lead at Molineux with just two minutes of normal time left to play. Loan star Darren Bent headed Albion in front from an Inigo Calderon cross after ten minutes. Albion led at half time. The...
Posted On 20 Dec 2014 at 8:29 pm

Volunteers double their efforts in Brighton and Hove, report finds

Volunteers give up almost twice as many hours in Brighton and Hove as they did six years ago, according to a report published yesterday (Thursday). Taking Account 3 – the third survey of the local community and voluntary sector – said volunteers gave up more 110,000 hours a week...
Posted On 20 Dec 2014 at 8:45 am

Grant cuts could undermine Brighton and Hove council savings drive

Thousands of young people look likely to be among the hardest hit as children’s services face millions of pounds in cuts. The effect of the cuts will be magnified as grants to community groups are reduced. As a result some may even have to close. Children with disabilities are...
Posted On 20 Dec 2014 at 8:23 am

Hove licensee takes over Portslade pub

The landlady of a popular Hove pub has taken on a second premises, this time in Portslade. Zoe Rogers, who runs the George Payne, on the corner of Payne Avenue and Kendal Road, Hove, will also run the Whistlestop, in Station Road, Portslade. She took over the George Payne, an...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014 at 11:51 pm

Brighton woman arrested during Christmas crackdown

A Brighton woman has been arrested after Sussex Police officers became concerned about her driving. Xingrou Chen, 20, was arrested just after 9.30pm on Monday (15 December) in Temple Gardens, Brighton. Chen, of Denmark Terrace, Brighton, was charged with driving without a licence...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014 at 6:06 pm

A27 Brighton bypass closed after crash

The A27 Brighton bypass was closed after a lunchtime crash involving two vans and a lorry. The accident happened just before 1pm between the A23 turn-off at Patcham and where traffic joins from the A270 Lewes Road. The road was still closed eastbound more than three hours later...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014 at 5:43 pm