Police seek witnesses to chase through Hove

Police are hunting a dangerous driver who forced people to jump out of his way two days ago. Sussex Police said: “Pedestrians jumped out of the way and were lucky not to have been hit by a black VW Golf being driven dangerously through Hove on Wednesday morning (24 August)....
Posted On 26 Aug 2016 at 10:28 pm

Oh gee! Brighton & Hove Albion smash transfer record for defender Duffy 

Albion have splashed out over £4m on Blackburn Rovers centre half Shane Duffy. Their  biggest single outlay ever.  Duffy who has previously played for Everton and Burnley was part of the The Republic Of Ireland team at Euro 2016. Despite being born in Derry.  He...
Posted On 26 Aug 2016 at 10:01 pm

5 things we learnt from Beram Kayal at the Albion press conference

By Tim Hodges 1) He is pleased and encouraged by the acquisition of Steve Sidwell on a permanent basis and new signing Oliver Norwood.  2) He is keen to score more goals. He scored on his Albion debut in January 2015. Having only scored twice in 86 appearances for Celtic...
Posted On 26 Aug 2016 at 9:38 pm

Family pay tribute to murdered Portslade teenager

Family members have paid tribute to a teenager from Portslade who is believed to have been murdered. Sussex Police said: “The family of a Mile Oak murder victim have released a heartfelt tribute to their daughter, together with a photograph. “Sharon Grice and Richard...
Posted On 26 Aug 2016 at 7:54 pm

Man held over murder of 19-year-old woman in Portslade

A man has been arrested after a 19-year-old woman was killed in Portslade yesterday (Thursday 25 August). Sussex Police said that the force had had previous contact with the dead teenager and so had referred the case to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). The...
Posted On 26 Aug 2016 at 1:33 pm

Best ever GCSE exam results for Brighton’s Varndean School

Students at Varndean School have improved their GCSE exam results with 61 per cent of students gaining five A* to C GCSE passes, including English and mathematics. This improvement is the school’s best ever and is particularly impressive given the worsening national trend....
Posted On 26 Aug 2016 at 1:59 am

Albion boss thinks the Football League should be very proud of the Championship 

By Tim Hodges from the Albion press conference Seagulls manager Chris Hughton appears content with life in the Sky Bet Championship while unfashionable teams such as Bournemouth, Swansea, Hull and Burnley ply their trade in the Premiership. The former northern and midlan...
Posted On 25 Aug 2016 at 8:59 pm

Six-point increase in GCSE passes at Brighton’s Longhill School since last year

By Roz Scott Longhill High School is proud to buck the national trend of a falling A* to C pass rate. More than half Longhill’s students, 56 per cent, achieved 5 A* to C grades including English and Maths. This result shows a six percentage point increase on last year’s...
Posted On 25 Aug 2016 at 4:41 pm

Dorothy Stringer students compete with Cardinal Newman for top GCSE results

Dorothy Stringer School students celebrated their GCSE results today, Thursday 25 August. The school outperformed all other state schools, beaten only by faith school Cardinal Newman. GCSE results in figures 72 per cent of students achieved at least five A* to C grades including...
Posted On 25 Aug 2016 at 4:39 pm

Shoreham air crash inquest likely to be delayed

The Shoreham air crash inquest looks likely to be delayed, according to the West Sussex coroner. Penelope Schofield had hoped to hold a review on Monday 19 September but will probably postpone it until after a High Court hearing in October. At the High Court hearing a judge will...
Posted On 25 Aug 2016 at 4:30 pm