Charity box thief jailed

A man who stole a charity box from a Brighton supermarket has been jailed. Sussex Police issued an appeal for information following the theft from Sainsbury’s, in North Road, on 21 September. The box, which was never recovered, was the property of Rockinghorse, a...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 9:46 am

5 things that provoked our thoughts as Brighton & Hove Albion beat Wolves

1) How long have the North Stand waited to chant ‘Connor GOLDson’ to the tune of Spandau Ballet’s Gold? After the young defender filled in at right back, after Bruno went off injured.  2) Why did it take Goldson so long to get on the pitch after  Bruno...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 9:24 am

Brighton and Hove Albion win and keep the Wolves from the door

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0  By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton and Hove Albion beat Wolves at the Amex thanks to an early Sam Baldock header. But oh so nearly lost out again, at the end as the Wolves smelt blood in the final minutes. ...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016 at 11:13 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges 

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0  Albion lead Wolves here at the Amex courtesy of a Sam Baldock goal on 14 minutes.  Gaeten Bong supplied the cross and Baldock headed in his third goal in three games via the under side of the crossbar. Wolves have...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016 at 8:44 pm

Brighton man held over knifepoint robbery at Hove post office – second man being hunted

A man from Brighton has been arrested by police on suspicion of armed robbery after a post office in Hove was held up at knifepoint yesterday afternoon (Monday 17 October). Sussex Police said that a second man was still being hunted after the armed robbery at Amherst Crescent...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016 at 7:47 pm

Ofsted arrives to inspect Brighton further education college

Ofsted inspectors are coming to City College Brighton and Hove – just as a consultation begins on a proposal to merge with Northbrook College in Worthing. The prospect of an inspection was anticipated at a meeting of the governors at the end of July. A team of about five...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016 at 7:26 pm

Brighton man in hospital after robbery

Two men have been arrested after a robbery at The Level which left one man in hospital. Police were called at 2.55am yesterday (Monday 17 October) to a report that a man had been attacked and injured at The Level in Brighton. The victim, a 23-year-old man from Brighton, was taken...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016 at 5:17 pm

Brighton beach restaurant loses alcohol licence

A beach restaurant which had already been fined thousands of pounds for a mice infestation has now lost its alcohol licence after it was repeatedly caught breaching conditions. Brighton police and the council’s seafront team were concerned about Azure’s ever-changing...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016 at 5:13 pm

Hove MP finds Brighton spirit at parliamentary celebration

Hove MP Peter Kyle found the “spirit of Brighton” at a parliamentary reception last night (Monday 17 October). The Labour MP met two of the five people behind Brighton Gin at the event which was held to celebrate the success of women in the wine and spirits industry. Mr Kyle...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016 at 4:59 pm

Brighton woman’s delay repay vouchers delayed – by 19 months

A Brighton commuter experienced the ultimate Southern Rail delay when her compensation vouchers turned up so late they had expired. Laura Grant, 35, got so fed up of the commute to London she eventually quit her job in the city and found a job nearer to home. Before that, she had...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016 at 3:36 pm