Traditional Saturday kick-off makes Hughton happy for Albion fans -as Stephens gets back in the frame

By Tim Hodges from the pre match press conference Second place Albion take on fourth place Norwich at the Amex this Saturday 29th October at 3pm. A mouthwatering prospect for Albion fans. At the traditional time football matches have kicked off at for 128 years. “It gives...
Posted On 27 Oct 2016 at 11:07 pm

Brighton seafront scheme ‘will still happen’, says council leader

A £60 million scheme to revamp one of Brighton’s prime seafront sites “will still happen”, according to council leader Warren Morgan. In the meantime the site’s owner is putting up hoardings to improve the appearance of the site – the Aquarium Terraces, just to the east of the...
Posted On 27 Oct 2016 at 10:08 pm

Former Brighton editor suspended from Labour party

Moves to remove another member of the local Labour party committee whose election was voided over the summer have begun with the suspension of Greg Hadfield Mr Hadfield, internet millionaire and former editor of the Brighton and Hove Independent, was elected on a Momentum-backed...
Posted On 27 Oct 2016 at 9:42 pm

Armed robber flees empty-handed from Brighton supermarket

An armed robber fled empty-handed after trying to steal money from a Brighton supermarket. The knife-wielding robber threatened staff at the Sainsbury’s Local store in Carden Avenue, Brighton, on Sunday evening (23 October). Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 27...
Posted On 27 Oct 2016 at 5:37 pm

Is Uber going to launch tomorrow?

Rumours that Uber is set to launch tomorrow afternoon are circulating amongst the city’s taxi drivers after the ride app held a series of information sessions for drivers earlier this week. The company has applied to renew its year long operator’s licence, which is...
Posted On 27 Oct 2016 at 1:27 pm

Man arrested over Brighton Museum arson

A man has been arrested after an arson attack on Brighton Museum which has led to its closure today. A police spokesman said: “At about 6.07am on Thursday (27 October), police received a call from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service regarding a small fire outside North Gate...
Posted On 27 Oct 2016 at 12:48 pm

Brighton hospital trust on course for £60m deficit

The main hospital trust for Brighton and Hove could end the financial year with a deficit of almost £60 million. The figure was described as a worst-case scenario – or a best estimate – as a series of financial challenges were spelt out to the Brighton and Sussex University...
Posted On 27 Oct 2016 at 12:18 pm

Former Hove parliamentary candidate fighting cancer again

A former parliamentary hopeful in Hove who later became an MP elsewhere has told colleagues that he is again suffering from cancer. Nick Boles, who stood for the Conservatives in Hove in the 2005 general election, shared the news today (Wednesday 26 October). Mr Boles, now the MP...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016 at 9:17 pm

Hove woman accused of lesbian relationship with her sister by over-zealous benefit investigators

Benefit investigators working for a Government contractor accused a Hove woman of having a lesbian relationship with her own sister in a misguided attempt to prove she was claiming tax credits fraudulently, parliament heard today. The upsetting blunder was detailed by Hove MP...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016 at 4:51 pm

Mathematicians calculate most efficient Brighton pub crawl

A group of mathematicians have calculated the most efficient way to crawl your way around Brighton and Hove’s pubs as part of a map which covers the whole of the UK. A group of academics from Canada used boozers listed on the Pubs Galore website and then mapped the...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016 at 4:08 pm