Brighton and Hove Albion give manager a new four-year contract

Brighton and Hove Albion have given manager Chris Hughton a new four-year contract after he turned around the club’s fortunes. Hughton joined Albion on the last day of 2014 as they languished near the foot of the Championship. After leading the club to safety he took the...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 9:45 pm

Two Hove men face jail for raping girls

Two Hove men face jail after being convicted of raping and sexually assaulting under-age girls. Osmon Koroma, a labourer, 31, of Norton Road, Hove, and Max N’Gasa, a gardener, 25, of Cranmer Avenue, Hove, were found guilty after a six-week trial at Lewes Crown Court. The pair...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 7:12 pm

Two neighbourhood post offices get extended opening hours

Two Brighton post offices are to reopen with extended hours and a bigger range of services after refurbishments. The County Oak Post Office in Carden Avenue is currently closed for improvements, and due to reopen next Thursday, 26 May at 1pm, and then from 7am to 6pm. And the...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 5:13 pm

Briefcase encounter – the colourful story of two strangers’ railway bag swap

A Brighton woman who lost her distinctive yellow bag when a stranger with an identical bag took it from the train they were both on managed to track it down against the odds. Ali Hendry-Ballard stashed the canary-yellow shopper, which contained smart clothes and notes for the...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 12:57 pm

Licensing expert sets out 12-point manifesto for night-time economy at Brighton conference

A leading licensing expert is setting out a 12-point manifesto to help develop vibrant and sustainable night-time economies in towns and cities at a conference in Brighton. Barrister and author Philip Kolvin, who has represented Brighton and Hove City Council on a number of...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 12:42 pm

Former foster child aims to inspire conference of Brighton and Hove social workers

A former foster child spoke to about 300 social workers at a conference in Brighton this morning (Wednesday 18 May). Councillor Tom Bewick chairs the Children, Young People and Skills Committee on Brighton and Hove City Council. He addressed the council’s entire social services...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 12:14 pm

Man freed from crashed car on Hove seafront

A man had to be cut out from a car after another vehicle crashed into it as it waited at traffic lights on Kingsway by Brunswick Square last night. Good Joint Working at RTC this evening with all 3 emergency services @SECAmbulance @ESFRS999 @Fellows3Tim
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 11:57 am

Brighton pub teams up with university for ‘drink and think’ talks

By Claire Jacobs A pub is teaming up with Brighton University to host a series of free educational talks by local academics. The Community University Partnership Programme at Brighton University has organised six talks to take place at the Bevy, in Higher Bevendean, Britain’s...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 11:13 am

Did you see driver racing through 20mph streets at 50mph?

Witnesses are being sought to a high speed police chase through Brighton streets which ended when the driver abandoned his car by Queens Park. Brighton and Hove News reported that man was in custody following the pursuit on Sunday, 8 May. He has now been released on police bail,...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 9:29 am

Brighton and Hove commuters hit by another strike on the railways

Brighton and Hove commuters face the fallout from another strike on the railways today (Wednesday 18 May). Fewer trains will run between Brighton and London and none between Hove and Preston Park, which means no services from Hove and Portslade to and from London. Guards – also...
Posted On 18 May 2016 at 8:56 am