Family fun day gives £1.4k boost to Madeira Terraces crowdfunding campaign

A family fun day on Brighton seafront gave a £1,400 boost to the Madeira Terraces crowdfunding campaign. The money was raised through bucket collections, by selling merchandise and taking online pledges. The total is going towards the crowdfunding campaign started last month to...
Posted On 28 Aug 2017 at 8:45 pm

End of an era as oldest Thameslink trains retire – with final journey from Brighton this evening

The oldest trains in the Thameslink fleet are being retired today (Sunday 27 August) with the final passenger journey leaving Brighton for Bedford at 6.14pm. The old trains – class 319s – came into service almost 30 years ago when Thameslink began operating in 1988. The route...
Posted On 27 Aug 2017 at 3:45 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder goes out on loan

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Rohan Ince has been signed on loan by Bury for the rest of the season. Albion have an option to recall the 24-year-old Londoner rom the League One side during the January transfer window. The former Chelsea youngster made his debut for Bury in...
Posted On 27 Aug 2017 at 2:12 pm

Silent disco litter pick clears quarter tonne of litter from Brighton beach

The first ever silent disco litter pick took place in Brighton yesterday, with a hundred people clearing more than a quarter of a tonne of rubbish from the beach. The event was organised by the Pier 2 Pier Beach Clean and marked the start of the #StreetsAhead campaign by...
Posted On 26 Aug 2017 at 8:11 pm

Sweden’s Death and Vanilla visit my fave Brighton venue -The Rialto

I must confess that I have never stepped inside the Grade II listed Gothic Rialto Theatre near Brighton’s Clock Tower before. Oh my word, what have I been missing! It’s truly wonderful what the current owners have done to the place. By all accounts, it has drastically...
Posted On 26 Aug 2017 at 7:02 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion get first point at Watford

Watford 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Seagulls were unlucky not to secure all three points as they hit the woodwork twice and were denied a clear cut penalty in this Premier League encounter. The perspective of the match changed on 24 minutes as Miguel Britos made an X-rated...
Posted On 26 Aug 2017 at 6:48 pm

Half time with Hodges – Watford 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 

A more promising situation for Albion as at times they have dominated this Premier League encounter. Anthony Knockaert hit the post for Albion , but then Seagulls  were given an advantage.  Miguel Britos was sent off for a crude challenge on the French winger. Tomer...
Posted On 26 Aug 2017 at 3:58 pm

Crash investigators name pedestrian killed in Brighton today

Crash investigators have released the name of the pedestrian killed in Brighton in a collision with a Sussex Police car this morning (Friday 25 August). The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said that the man who died was David Ormesher, 79, from Poole, in Dorset....
Posted On 25 Aug 2017 at 7:48 pm

Cocaine dealer jailed after being caught with half-kilo stash in Brighton

A drug dealer has been jailed after being caught with a half-kilo stash of cocaine in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Half a kilo of cocaine was taken off the streets after police discovered it in hidden in a carpet cleaner in the boot of a car. “The car, a black Lexus IS220D, was...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017 at 7:36 pm

Striker’s transfer to Brighton and Hove Albion falls through

Ghanaian striker Raphael Dwamena’s transfer to Brighton and Hove Albion has fallen through after he failed his medical with the club. Albion said this evening (Friday 25 August): “Brighton and Hove Albion have withdrawn from the potential transfer Raphael Dwamena after the player...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017 at 7:16 pm