Hove school head to join academy trust as executive principal

The head teacher of one of the biggest schools in Hove is to leave to become the executive principal of an academy trust. Rob Reed is leaving Hove Park School at Easter to join Aldridge Education where he will be responsible for its local cluster of schools. They are the Brighton...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017 at 9:30 am

School catchments should offer a genuine choice, urge Brighton and Hove parents

A mother from Brighton has presented a petition to councillors urging them to offer a genuine choice of secondary school to all children in the area. Sam Fearn, from Brighton, handed in the petition of 1,360 signatures to Brighton and Hove City Council at Hove Town Hall yesterday...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017 at 7:47 am

Young people petition Brighton and Hove councillors over proposed youth service cuts

Young people have handed in a petition asking councillors to rethink cuts of £800,000 to the youth service budget in Brighton and Hove. One of the campaigners, Raven Lee, 20, from Pre-Qual, the youth-led pro-equality movement, spoke at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting at...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017 at 7:21 am

Hughton puts faith in Albion under 23s but still wants that elusive centre forward cover

With the FA Cup tie at Lincoln looming, Albion boss Chris Hughton told Brighton and Hove News how pleased he is with the progress of the development squad. A few of the under 23s are likely to feature at Sincil Bank, especially with the continuing absence of Gaetan Bong, Sam...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017 at 10:31 pm

King Alfred developer reports big jump in profits

The company chosen to redevelop the King Alfred site in Hove has reported a big jump in annual profits. Crest Nicholson, which is also building flats in Davigdor Road, Hove, said that its pre-tax profits rose 27 per cent to £195 million in the year to Monday 31 October. The...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017 at 9:46 pm

Hughton thinks surprise results give FA Cup back the profile it deserves

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton spoke this morning about the special moments in the FA Cup that are rejuvenating the competition.  Hughton told Brighton and Hove News that he thought Lincoln boss Danny Cowley had done a great job in not only beating Ipswich in...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017 at 2:52 pm

Police hunt bottom-slapping cyclist

Police were patrolling St Anne’s Well Gardens this afternoon after another spate of attacks on lone women by a cyclist who slaps their bottoms then rides off. Looking out for the male on a bike who is slapping female's bottoms as he rides around the city on a bike. Be...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017 at 2:36 pm

Brighton hire bikes may have to be driven back up hill thanks to Montmartre effect

The operators of Brighton’s new bike share scheme say they may have to transport bikes borrowed from the top of Brighton and Hove’s hills back up them if too many people don’t pedal back up the city’s slopes to return them. HourBike, which was won the...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017 at 1:55 pm

Residents flee burning building after Kemp Town fire

Residents of a house in Dorset Gardens had to flee their home last night after a fire broke out on the ground floor. When firefighters were first called to the blaze just before 11pm, not everyone had been accounted for and it was feared someone may be trapped inside. But...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017 at 1:07 pm

Man bottled in late night Brighton attack

A man was bottled from behind leaving him with cuts to his lower back during an attack in the early hours of the morning in central Brighton. The 36-year-old victim was attacked in Castle Square, Brighton, at 12.45am on Saturday, 14 January. He was taken to hospital for...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017 at 12:27 pm