Two men rob Hove supermarket at knifepoint on Christmas Eve

Two men robbed a supermarket in Hove at knifepoint on Christmas Eve and fled on a stolen motorbike with hundreds of pounds in cash. Sussex Police issued an appeal today (Friday 30 December) for anyone who saw the robbers or who knows anything about the hold up. The force sai...
Posted On 30 Dec 2016 at 12:37 pm

Woman, 37, beaten and stabbed in Brighton

A woman has been beaten and stabbed in an attack at the traveller site on the edge of Brighton, Sussex Police said this morning (Friday 30 December). The 37-year-old woman suffered bruising to her face and a stab wound to her left buttock. Police are trying to trace a 35-year-old...
Posted On 30 Dec 2016 at 11:33 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Bong in form

Albion full-back Gaetan Bong has won the plaudits of boss Chris Hughton after Brighton and Hove News remarked on his recent performances and that he even had a shot on goal against QPR. Hughton told Brighton and Hove News: “Gaeten is a good and steady  player who...
Posted On 30 Dec 2016 at 9:18 am

Slade cancel gigs after collision with cyclist breaks guitarist’s elbow in Brighton

Glam rockers Slade have had to cancel their gigs for the next few months after guitarist Dave Hill suffered a broken elbow when he collided with a cyclist in Brighton. The 70-year-old was staying at the Grand hotel when he was hit just before Christmas and had to go to the Royal...
Posted On 29 Dec 2016 at 9:46 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Hughton’s very enjoyable two years

Brighton and Hove News caught up with Albion boss Chris Hughton at this week’s pre-match press conference.  It will be two years on Saturday since the former Newcastle and Norwich boss took over from Sami Hyypia.  Hughton told Brighton and Hove News that his time...
Posted On 29 Dec 2016 at 9:07 pm

Brighton and Hove special schools to take children from 2 years old

Two special schools in Brighton and Hove are to take children from as young as two years old, subject to agreement from councillors. The starting age would be lowered at Hillside special school in Portslade and Downs View special school in Woodingdean. At Hillside the age range...
Posted On 29 Dec 2016 at 7:25 pm

Planning inspector sides with developers on affordable homes

The challenge of including affordable homes in bigger developments in Brighton and Hove has been laid bare in a planning inspector’s ruling. The independent inspector said that plans to turn the empty Lansdowne Place Hotel – formerly the Dudley Hotel – into 45 flats did not need...
Posted On 29 Dec 2016 at 6:01 pm

Woman vanishes after being heard screaming for help on Brighton seafront

A woman was heard screaming for help on Brighton seafront but had disappeared by the time the police arrived. Now officers are appealing for anyone who saw or heard anything that might help them to solve the mystery to come forward. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Wednesday 28...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016 at 7:11 pm

5 Christmas treats as Brighton & Hove Albion beat QPR

1) The astonishing 30,176 at the Amex – the best crowd of the season and over 28,500 Albion fans. 2) The wonderful “olé” moment as the Albion strung together over 30 consecutive passes … until Oliver Norwood fired a hospital ball at Gaeten Bong. 3) The...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016 at 2:16 pm

Brighton hospital trust makes £1.2m from parking

Brighton’s main hospital trust made more than £1.2 million from parking in the past financial year, according to a report by the Press Association (PA). This was far from the highest figure, according to the news agency which sent freedom of information requests to NHS trusts up...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016 at 2:15 pm