Black Forest day for Brighton and Hove Albion as Duffy injured in away defeat

Nottingham Forest 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion suffered their heaviest defeat of the season so far after a lacklustre performance saw them well beaten at the City Ground. Albion had chances in the first half, notably from Sam Baldock and Steve Sidwell. But it was Zach...
Posted On 04 Mar 2017 at 7:40 pm

Public asked to look out for missing Hove girl, 17

The public are being asked to look out for a missing 17-year-old girl from Hove who went missing a week ago. Sussex Police said yesterday (Friday 3 March): “Police are concerned about the welfare of missing 17-year-old Charlotte Dunford. “Charlotte was last seen leaving an...
Posted On 04 Mar 2017 at 3:22 pm

Brighton and Hove heads speak out over school places

The head teachers of nine secondary schools in Brighton and Hove have spoken out about the allocation of places. They have written a joint letter aimed at parents, pupils and the public after claims this week of a shortage of places. One of heads pointed out that the difference...
Posted On 04 Mar 2017 at 3:09 pm

International travel trade spends two days and a million pounds in Brighton

The international travel trade descended on Brighton for two days, spending an estimated £1 million as buyers and suppliers found out what the area has to offer. Many arrived on Wednesday 1 March for the two-day Explore GB event on Thursday and yesterday (Friday 3 March). Explore...
Posted On 04 Mar 2017 at 12:55 am

Profits rise at Brighton pub chain despite seafront works hitting trade

Profits rose at Brighton’s biggest pub chain last year despite the detrimental effect on trade of repairs to the seafront road, arches and shelter hall. The Laine Pub Company said: “The group has seen strong sales growth during 2016. “The established Brighton estate performed...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017 at 11:55 pm

Knockaert extends contract with Brighton and Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion’s French midfielder Anthony Knockaert has agreed a new contract extension with the club. The 25-year-old winger signed an extended deal until June 2021 earlier today (Friday 3 March). Albion manager Chris Hughton said: “Anthony has been an integral member...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017 at 7:24 pm

Three men force entry to Hove home and threaten those inside during robbery

Three men forced their way into a property in Hove and threatened those inside during a robbery earlier this week, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 3 March). The force said: “Detectives are seeking the public’s help to try to identify a man who they want to speak to in...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017 at 6:42 pm

Shoreham air show disaster pilot flew too slow and too low, says final crash report – with video

The Shoreham air show disaster pilot Andy Hill flew too slow and too low, according to the final report into the crash which left 11 men dead and 13 people injured. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) set out reasons, including pilot error, why the vintage Hawker Hunter...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017 at 12:19 pm

Burger van on double yellow lines opposite town hall and police station opens can of worms

A burger van parked on double yellow lines opposite hundreds of council officials and police officers has prompted a review of traders’ permits. The Munchbox burger van has a permit to park on double yellow lines in Norton Road, Hove, even though the lines are supposed to be used...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017 at 5:24 am

Air crash investigators to publish final report on Shoreham disaster at noon today

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is to publish its final report on the Shoreham air show crash at noon today (Friday 3 March). Eleven men died when a vintage Hawker Hunter jet aircraft crashed into a queue of traffic on the A27 on Saturday 22 August 2015. The pilot, Andy...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017 at 3:33 am