Firefighters rescue man from flat in Hove

Firefighters rescued a man from a flat in Hove after a blaze started in a stairwell. Twenty other people evacuated the building. An investigation was due to start today (Tuesday 22 December) into the cause of the fire which damaged the entrance to the flats. The fire service...
Posted On 22 Dec 2015 at 3:22 pm

Driver, 48, dies after crash in Brighton

A 48-year-old driver has died after a car crash in the centre of Brighton during the evening rush hour. The accident happened at about 5.45pm on Friday (18 December) when the driver is thought to have suffered a heart attack. He was in Old Steine, near the bottom of Edward...
Posted On 22 Dec 2015 at 10:50 am

Pharmacy moves in next to Hove doctors’ surgery

A pharmacy opened next door to a doctors’ surgery in the heart of Hove today (Monday 21 December). Kamsons moved in next to Wish Park Surgery, in Portland Road, Hove, on the site of the old Gala Bingo Hall, relocating from nearby Richardson Road. The surgery moved in to the...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015 at 10:24 pm

Shoreham air crash investigators publish second report

Air accident investigators have published a second interim report on the Shoreham air show crash along with a series of recommendations. The crash investigators are trying to work out exactly what happened when a 1950s Hawker Hunter jet crashed on to the A27, killing 11 people,...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015 at 6:34 pm

Brighton community groups given funding help by police commissioner

Two Brighton community groups have been given grants by the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne. She has given £300 each to the Patcham and Hollingbury local actions teams (LATs) from the Safer in Sussex fund. Councillor Lee Wares, who represents Patcham ward on...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015 at 3:19 pm

6 things we still sort of enjoyed as Brighton & Hove Albion LOST to Middlesbrough.

1) The cracking atmosphere generated throughout most of the match – much of it could be attributed to 1800 or so from Teeside, who made the 600 mile trip for a 12:30pm kick-off. Sadly however,  a fair few Albion fans couldn’t stomach the last 20 or so minutes ....
Posted On 20 Dec 2015 at 8:39 am

Beat and Surrender – Brighton & Hove Albion get in jam against Boro as Mourinho looks on.

By Tim Hodges from the Amex  Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Middlesbrough 3  Albion lost a league match for the first time since April as pre season promotion favourites Middlesbrough controlled the match from start to finish. Recently sacked  and now  former...
Posted On 19 Dec 2015 at 8:17 pm

Brighton and Hove’s parking wardens call off strike

Parking wardens have called off their strike in Brighton and Hove and will be working as normal this weekend, their employer said yesterday (Friday 18 December). Members of the GMB union who work for the parking contractor NSL had already been on strike in a dispute over pay. NSL...
Posted On 19 Dec 2015 at 2:56 pm

Points gap to teams outside play-offs is important says Albion manager 

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has told Brighton and Hove News how important the points gap to the teams outside the play-offs can be. Hughton made it clear Albion had targeted a top six finish at the start of the season and said that the points gap to the team in...
Posted On 18 Dec 2015 at 10:32 pm

Families protest about changes for children with special needs outside Brighton Town Hall

Families of children with special needs held a protest outside Brighton Town Hall before the final council meeting of the year yesterday (Thursday 17 December). They are worried about changes being made which the Labour-run council said were intended to provide help in the school...
Posted On 18 Dec 2015 at 9:03 pm