5 probably far-fetched Brighton & Hove Albion transfer targets

1) Bobby Zamora – the prodigal son. Zamora will be out of contract with QPR from Tuesday and is known to want to return to his spiritual home. The striker voted the greatest ever Albion player has been supposedly spotted in Lancing at various times in the past week. 2)...
Posted On 28 Jun 2015 at 10:35 pm

It’s Madness as thousands of fans gather at Hove cricket ground

Thousands of Madness fans are gathering in the heart of Hove to see and hear the nutty boys from north London. The band are playing at the County Ground, in Eaton Road, on their latest tour. Their gigs traditionally start with One Step Beyond – the title track of their debut...
Posted On 28 Jun 2015 at 3:17 pm

Can Lawrence from Florence bring renaissance to Brighton and Hove’s churches?

Global warming and sustainability are high on the Church of England agenda. Kate Parkin met the priest appointed to advise on these issues for buildings across the Diocese of Chichester – including those in Brighton and Hove – and found a man on a mission in more ways than one....
Posted On 28 Jun 2015 at 3:05 pm

‘No cold calling’ zone set up in Saltdean

Neighbourhood Watch and Sussex Police have teamed up to try to stop vulnerable residents being targeted on their doorsteps. The Brighton and Hove Neighbourhood Policing Team and West Saltdean Neighbourhood Watch have set up a “no cold calling” zone. Sussex Police created signs...
Posted On 28 Jun 2015 at 2:16 pm

Brighton author gives £15k to crime prevention campaign

Brighton author Peter James has given £15,000 to a Sussex Police crime prevention campaign. The money will go towards highlighting the danger of cyber crime and how the public can stay safe online. The bestselling crime writer said: “The modern phenomenon of cyber crime blights...
Posted On 27 Jun 2015 at 7:39 pm

Hangleton Band celebrates 50 golden years of blowing brass

The Hangleton Band held a reunion and concert to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The brass band celebrated its golden anniversary at the Windmill Theatre, at Blatchington Mill School, in Hove. More than 130 people came to the afternoon reunion to renew old acquaintances, look at...
Posted On 27 Jun 2015 at 7:29 pm

Watchdog criticises Brighton dental clinic

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has criticised a Brighton dental clinic after carrying out an inspection. The watchdog has issued a “requirement notice” to the Brighton Smile Clinic, in Preston Road, Brighton, which is run by Dr Manolis Nextarios Makratzakis. The CQC said: “We...
Posted On 27 Jun 2015 at 5:40 pm

Brighton and Hove politician in charge of children’s care speaks frankly about being fostered

The politician in charge of children’s services at Brighton and Hove City Council has spoken frankly about his own experience of being in foster care. Tom Bewick, who became a councillor last month, chairs the council’s Children, Young People and Skills Committee. On his blog he...
Posted On 27 Jun 2015 at 3:17 pm

Man held on suspicion of raping woman during epileptic black-out in Hove

Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of raping a woman after she blacked out during an epileptic fit. The 47-year-old man was also being held on suspicion of using threatening, abusive words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress. He has been bailed until...
Posted On 27 Jun 2015 at 2:20 pm

Moulsecoomb man leaves women’s prison ready to serve as a minister

A man from Moulsecoomb has returned to Sussex from a spell in a women’s prison ready to serve as a minister in the Church of England. Adam Ransom, who has been going to St Andrew’s Church, in Moulsecoomb, is due to be ordained as a deacon today (Saturday 27 June) in a service at...
Posted On 27 Jun 2015 at 11:57 am