Police and social workers fear 28 Brighton youngsters planned to join jihadists

Police and social workers suspected up to 28 young people from Brighton and Hove of planning to join jihadists abroad or commit terrorist violence at home. The claim is made in an article in The Sunday Times today (Sunday 3 April). The newspaper said counterterrorism officers and...
Posted On 03 Apr 2016 at 6:09 pm

Hove cyclist in critical condition after suspected hit and run in Brighton

A cyclist from Hove is in a critical condition in hospital after a suspected hit and run in Brighton early yesterday (Saturday 2 April). The 28-year-old man was found lying in the road in Old Shoreham Road, Brighton, near the corner of Lancaster Road, close to St Luke’s Church...
Posted On 03 Apr 2016 at 4:47 pm

5 things that took us on an emotional rollercoaster as Brighton & Hove Albion drew with Burnley 

1) The realisation, directly the board went up, that the Seagulls weren’t going to be able to defend their lead in those five minutes of added time. 2) The delight of knowing, from various Twitter and text messages of those watching on Sky, that Steve Sidwell like Gordon...
Posted On 03 Apr 2016 at 11:55 am

Albion in turf war as Burnley grab dramatic late leveller

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Burnley 2 Albion came within a whisker of a vital win against Burnley but Michael Keane’s thumping stoppage time header meant the Seagulls dropped two valuable point. A huge crowd of almost 30,000 meant massive queues...
Posted On 02 Apr 2016 at 7:35 pm

Greens make case for staying in EU at event on Brighton beach

The Greens made the case for staying in the European Union at an event on Brighton beach this morning (Saturday 2 April). South East England MEP Keith Taylor, a former member of Brighton and Hove City Council, was joined by Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas and councillors and...
Posted On 02 Apr 2016 at 6:31 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 2  Burnley 1 Albion lead Burnley at half time in a crucial match at the Amex. Dale Stephens scored from an Anthony Knockaert corner on 30 minutes, only for Andre Gray to equalise three minutes later. Tomer Hemed then fired a gilt-edged chance wide...
Posted On 02 Apr 2016 at 1:25 pm

Brighton students campaign for new home as college faces closure

By Shuaib Shafi Brighton students are trying to find a new home for their college as their current building is to be demolished. Access to Music is a government-funded music college offering vocational music qualifications for 16 to 18-year-olds. It is based at Enterprise Point...
Posted On 02 Apr 2016 at 12:37 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion hoping for Knockaert blow 

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Albion make two changes for today’s sell-out against league leaders Burnley at the Amex. Anthony Knockaert and Tomer Hemed replace Jiri Skalak and James Wilson who both drop to the bench. Albion, now in 3rd place after Middlesbrough won 3-...
Posted On 02 Apr 2016 at 12:10 pm

Brighton vicar says goodbye to his flock in the pub he helped to reopen

Moulsecoomb is raising a farewell glass to local vicar Father John Wall this evening (Friday 1 April) in the local that he helped to reopen. Father John, vicar of Moulsecoomb and chaplain to the mayor of Brighton and Hove, is having his farewell drinks in the Bevy community pub....
Posted On 01 Apr 2016 at 6:17 pm

Former MEP for Brighton and Hove faces jail for £480k expenses fraud

A former Member of the European Parliament (MEP), who represented the constituency that includes Brighton and Hove, faces jail for a £480,000 expenses fraud. Peter Skinner, a Labour MEP for South East England from 1999 to 2014, was convicted at Southwark Crown Court yesterday...
Posted On 01 Apr 2016 at 5:02 pm