Olly Murs to play at County Ground in Hove

Pop star Olly Murs is to play at the County Ground in Hove, following the likes of Madness, Rod Stewart, Cliff Richard and Elton John. The X-Factor singer will play at the home of Sussex County Cricket Club on Sunday 16 July as part of his British tour. He said: “I am thrilled to...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016 at 11:19 am

Police investigate unexplained sudden death in Hove

Officers from Sussex Police are investigating an unexplained sudden death in Hove today (Sunday 27 November). The force said: “Police were called around 2pm to a property in Stapley Road, Hove, where a man had sadly been found dead. “His death is being treated as unexplained at...
Posted On 27 Nov 2016 at 9:17 pm

Facing hard budget cuts together – Brighton and Hove council leader issues a call for help

There is no sugaring the pill, no sweetening the message, no avoiding the truth. Your council budget in the spring will contain cuts to services and jobs unlike any seen so far. We are likely to have to make savings of tens of millions in the coming years, on top of the £100...
Posted On 27 Nov 2016 at 3:14 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion come from behind to beat Fulham

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Fulham 1  By Tim Hodges from the Amex A dramatically improved second-half performance saw Albion beat in-form Fulham. The Cottagers showed why they are one of the form sides in the divsion.  Former Derby striker and Albion tormentor Chris...
Posted On 26 Nov 2016 at 10:02 pm

Designs go on show for old Sackville Hotel site on Hove seafront

Almost 200 people went along to a public exhibition of designs for new flats on the old Sackvillle Hotel site on Hove seafront today (Saturday 26 November). The new proposed designs are for 64 flats in a building up to nine storeys high – half the size and density of the original...
Posted On 26 Nov 2016 at 7:05 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Fulham 1  Fulham are running Albion ragged here at the Amex. A Kevin McDonald goal separates the teams.  The defender’s shot squeezed in past David Stockdale although the preceding corner looked to have gone out of play. Fulham look...
Posted On 26 Nov 2016 at 3:49 pm

Brighton and Hove teacher sentenced over affair with girl of 17

A senior teacher at a secondary school in Hove has been sentenced for having an affair with a 17-year-old girl. Andrew Berry, 48, was the head of English at Cardinal Newman Catholic School, in The Upper Drive, Hove, when he and the girl had a relationship. When Berry, of St...
Posted On 26 Nov 2016 at 1:43 pm

Five things we found out about Albion striker Sam Baldock

As Albion prepare to take on Fulham, Brighton and Hove News caught up with striker Sam Baldock. 1) Although the squad are very closeknit he told us he like to spend some free time with Dale Stephens, Lewis Dunk, Connor Goldson and Jamie Murphy.  2) He hopes the Amex crowd...
Posted On 26 Nov 2016 at 11:45 am

Police donation helps fund ‘No cold calling’ zone for Woodingdean Neighbourhood Watch

A donation from the police in Brighton and Hove is helping to fund a “No cold calling” zone for Woodingdean Neighbourhood Watch. Sussex Police handed over £350 to Woodingdean Neighbourhood Watch. The voluntary group’s vice-chairman Stephen Roke said: “We were delighted to receive...
Posted On 26 Nov 2016 at 12:41 am

Charities may close as Brighton and Hove council prepares to scrap £1.3m youth services contract

Brighton and Hove City Council is to scrap a £1.3 million three-year contract to provide youth services to some of the most vulnerable young people in the area. The funding – about £450,000 a year – is currently paid to eleven voluntary organisations, including eight that work...
Posted On 25 Nov 2016 at 10:25 pm