Hove school flooded by burst water pipe

A Hove school which closed today after a burst water pipe flooded its ground floor will reopen tomorrow. Parents were told by text this morning not to send their children into St Andrew’s Primary School in Belfast Street. The text read: “St Andrew’s School is...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 8:35 am

Woman, 66, banned for drink driving in Portslade

A 66-year-old woman has been banned from the road after being caught drink driving along the A259 in Portslade. Patricia Coke, 66, of Hyde Lane, Upper Beeding, was disqualified for 15 months after she was stopped in a Peugeot 309 by Sussex Police. At Worthing Magistrates’...
Posted On 03 Apr 2017 at 12:08 am

Hove charity helps people climb out of debt

A Hove church has been celebrating the work of a charity aimed at tackling poverty today (Sunday 2 April). Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is an ecumenical charity dedicated to tackling the root causes of poverty across the UK. They have a vision of a fairer society with a...
Posted On 02 Apr 2017 at 6:59 pm

Repetition helps struggling children to read better, Sussex researcher finds

Reading the same story can help young children who are struggling to read, according to a Sussex University academic. The university said: “New research suggests that repeat reading helps children with specific language impairment close the gap on their more able peers within a...
Posted On 02 Apr 2017 at 11:41 am

Huge win for Brighton & Hove Albion as Huddersfield go for a Burton

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Blackburn Rovers 0 A Glenn Murray goal halfway through the second half capped a workmanlike performance to give Albion a vital three points and a nine-point gap to third place. The Amex erupted fully two minutes after the...
Posted On 01 Apr 2017 at 8:07 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Blackburn Rovers 0 It’s been a frustrating afternoon for Albion so far. The best chances for the Seagulls have come from central defenders Lewis Dunk and Uwe Hünemeier. Chuba Akpom appears to be struggling to link up effectively with Glenn...
Posted On 01 Apr 2017 at 3:50 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion : Baldock out Akpom starts and Pocognoli returns for Rovers showdown

Albion striker Sam Baldock is out of the squad,as Albion start one of the biggest months in the clubs history at home to Blackburn Rovers.  Chuba Akpom makes his full home debut. Seb Pocognoli returns to the defence after a month out injured. Goalkeeper Nicki Maenpaa returns...
Posted On 01 Apr 2017 at 2:18 pm

Scores object to homes plan for Westows in Hove

Scores have people have objected to a housing development that would spell the end of a popular indoor children’s play area in Hove. Crowborough business Cross Stone Securities want to build 104 homes including 83 flats on the site of the Westerman Complex, in School Road,...
Posted On 01 Apr 2017 at 11:44 am

Brighton & Hove Albion to trial letters instead of numbers on players shirts

Brighton and Hove Albion are to revert to letters on shirts instead of numbers on the back. So as to make their players more identifiable from a distance in the Premier League David Stockdake for instance will wear a big S on the front of his shirt. And Glenn Murray a big M. That...
Posted On 01 Apr 2017 at 8:52 am

Hove author publishes a guide to the hidden gems of Sussex

Hove author Kevin Newman signed copies of his latest book, 50 Gems of Sussex, at the publisher’s launch event last night (Friday 31 March). And he spoke about some of the amazing places on our doorstep including the Chattri memorial on the Downs overlooking Brighton. The book...
Posted On 01 Apr 2017 at 8:50 am