Brighton & Hove Albion: super subs ram two past Derby

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Derby County 0 Albion overcame league leaders Derby with a smash and grab raid at the Amex. The Seagulls were under pressure for large periods of the second half after the game turned on a brilliant David Stockdale save...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 11:24 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Derby County 0 Albion are holding league leaders Derby to goal less draw at half time. Derby’s Jeff Hendrick came closest to scoring, thumping a shot against Albion’s bar after five minutes . Ten minutes later Albion’s Sam Baldock,...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 8:42 pm

Compromise 2 per cent council tax rise budget passed

After weeks of bitter political wrangling, a compromise budget involving a 2 per cent council tax rise has been passed. Labour and most of the Greens teamed up to pass a joint budget which preserves children’s centre funding, support for Pride, public toilets and more. They...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 4:32 pm

Brighton and Hove 2015 budget in tweets – again

Brighton and Hove councillors meet this afternoon for the reconvened 2015 budget meeting after last Thursday’s failed to find a resolution. To catch up on what happened last time, click here. Follow what happens today with the tweets below: B&H 2015 budget II
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 3:57 pm

School evacuated after builders find mortar bomb

A Brighton language school was evacuated and surrounding roads closed today after builders doing renovations found an 8in long mortar bomb. Bomb disposal experts were called to the the EF International School of English in Sussex Square at 11.45am this morning after the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 3:00 pm

University of Brighton vice chancellor to retire

The vice chancellor of the University of Brighton, Professor Julian Crampton, has announced his intention to retire. Professor Crampton has been vice chancellor for ten years and during his tenure the university has seen significant growth and development. As a result the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 2:55 pm

Hoop and stick proposed as end to battle of Wheel vs i360

A Brighton illustrator has come up with a novel way of resolving the dispute between the i360 and Brighton Wheel. Phil Corbett, who also draws the Dandy’s Korky the Cat, tweeted the picture this afternoon in a bid to cool any animosity between the two rival tourist...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 2:44 pm

Cashless bus fares to rise in Brighton and Hove

Passengers who heeded the call to switch to cashless bus fares in Brighton and Hove are set to be hit by an above-inflation price hike. Brighton and Hove Buses have been encouraging people to use keycards and smartphone mtickets by offering smaller fares than those available from...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 2:16 pm

Hove parking zone extension comes into force this week

Extensions to the parking zones around Wish Park and Bolsover Road in Hove come into operation from this week. The Wish Park scheme is an extension to the Area W “light touch” controlled parking zone and will operate seven days a week from 10am to 11am and 7pm to 8pm....
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 1:10 pm

Will Brighton Wheel’s struggle to attract visitors spell trouble for the i360?

The Brighton i360 says it is still confident hundreds of thousands of people will flock to it after it was revealed the Brighton Wheel has failed to attract as many visitors as it intended. The Brighton Wheel has applied to stay open for another five years – and part of its...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015 at 12:32 pm