5 things  we found out from Albion’s pre Leeds press conference

1) Albion keeper David Stockdale has recently played golf with Ryder Cup player Ross Fisher. The pro allowed Stocko a very generous handicap but the Albion keeper claims to have won. Telling Brighton & Hove News they played at a course near Banstead in Surrey and scored that...
Posted On 28 Feb 2016 at 6:41 pm

Thousands take part in Brighton Half Marathon

Pictures by Ceirney Eddie @ceirney Thousands of runners took part in the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon this morning (Sunday 28 February). The event is the main annual fundraiser for the Sussex Beacon charity although many runners choose to support other charities. The start...
Posted On 28 Feb 2016 at 1:44 pm

Albion keeper Stockdale Leed-ing the way with the press room banter

By Tim Hodges  Brighton & Hove News caught up with Albion goalkeeper David Stockdale earlier this week and he was in a buoyant mood.     Leeds born  Stockdale has been ever present for the Seagulls so far in the Championship this season.  The...
Posted On 27 Feb 2016 at 8:48 pm

Three men arrested after Spanish man attacked in Brighton

Three men have been arrested after a vicious attack in Brighton left a Spanish man with a broken jaw. The victim was walking up West Street towards the Clock Tower with a group of friends at about 4.10am on Saturday 12 December when he was approached by two men. One of them...
Posted On 27 Feb 2016 at 5:05 pm

Veteran Sussex cricketer signs for three more years

Veteran Sussex cricketer Chris Nash has signed a three-year contract extension, keeping him at Hove until the end of the 2018 season. Cuckfield-born Nash, 32, made his first class debut for Sussex County Cricket Club 14 years ago and has scored almost 10,000 runs, including 866...
Posted On 27 Feb 2016 at 4:09 pm

Hove swimming pool evacuated after chlorine leak

A Hove swimming pool was evacuated after a chlorine leak this afternoon (Friday 26 February). Firefighters were called out to Sports Direct Fitness, in St Heliers Avenue, Hove, shortly before 3pm. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters from Hove were called out...
Posted On 26 Feb 2016 at 6:45 pm

Third person held over Brighton hit and run

A third person has been arrested over a hit and run in Brighton in which a man from Hove was left for dead. Sussex Police said that the 30-year-old man was held on suspicion of arson, perverting the course of justice and causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He has been...
Posted On 26 Feb 2016 at 5:48 pm

We have a very good relationship with Manchester United, says Albion boss

By Tim Hodges Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton told Brighton and Hove News this morning that Albion had a “very, very good relationship” with the former European champions. He spoke amid concerns that injury to Anthony Martial could prompt United to...
Posted On 26 Feb 2016 at 2:44 pm

Killer jailed for 17 years over Brighton University student’s death in boot of burning car

The man who killed Brighton University student Janet Muller in the boot of a burning car has been jailed for 17 years. Christopher Jeffrey-Shaw, 27, from Lakeside, in Beckenham, south London, was convicted of manslaughter at Guildford Crown Court after he denied murder. Miss...
Posted On 26 Feb 2016 at 1:10 pm

Deputy chief constable of Sussex to take top job in Hampshire

The deputy chief constable of Sussex is to take the top job in Hampshire, subject to a confirmation hearing. Olivia Pinkney is the preferred choice of Hampshire police and crime commissioner Simon Hayes. He tweeted his preference loud and clear yesterday (Thursday 25 February)....
Posted On 26 Feb 2016 at 3:57 am