Brighton and Hove Albion draw at Charlton

Charlton Athletic 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Brighton and Hove Albion drew a pre-season friendly at the Valley. Pascal Gross put Albion in the lead just after half time after Glenn Murray’sshot was parried. Mouhamadou-Naby Sarr equalised for the Addicks before the end....
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 9:47 pm

Penguin enchants at Ropetackle****

Long Nose Puppets: Penguin, from the children’s book by Polly Dunbar. Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham. Polly Dunbar’s warm and funny modern classic is brought to life by a talented trio from Long Nose Puppets, of whom Dunbar is a founding member. The story is padded...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 7:48 pm

‘Unprecedented’ heatwave ban on bbqs and bonfires at Brighton allotments

An “unprecedented” ban on bonfires and bbqs has been placed on all city allotments following a series of fires which have got out of control. Brighton and Hove City Council’s allotment service emailed allotment holders this morning warning them that the ban was...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:53 pm

Terrence Higgins Trust gets people with HIV back to work

Brighton HIV charity the Terrence Higgins Trust is encouraging applicants for its Work Positive programme encouraging HIV positive people back into work. The scheme has successfully got 77 people living with HIV back to work, including one part-time worker at its offices in...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:52 pm

Rag’n’Bone Man joins forces with Brighton music charity AudioActive

Multi-award-winning musician Rag’n’Bone Man has joined forces with Brighton charity AudioActive to help support young grassroots talent in Sussex. Rory Graham, aka Rag’n’Bone Man, visited Brighton during a series of short documentaries raising awareness of AudioActive and its...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:45 pm

July’s Brighton Album Chart Show

Brighton is one of the most eccentric, eclectic, bohemian and vibrant cities in the UK. It has stamped its mark on worldwide music culture and has given birth to tons of successful artists and bands. So welcome to our chart, based on the buying habits of the people of Brighton!...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:18 pm

Rail woes prompt councillors to call for renationalisation

A call to bring the Thameslink and Southern rail franchises back into public ownership won the unanimous backing of Brighton and Hove City Council. A Green Party amendment to a Conservative motion led to the unexpected vote. With an email inbox full of complaints about the poor...

Sussex cruise to innings victory over Glamorgan

Sussex (327) beat Glamorgan (85 and 88) by an innings and 154 runs Sussex stepped up their promotion campaign with a comprehensive defeat of Glamorgan by an innings and 154 runs inside two days to move to second in the Specsavers County Championship second division table. Their...

Whitehawk nursery gets outstanding hat trick

Roundabout Nursery in Whitehawk has been graded as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted inspectors – for the third time in a row. The nursery is part of the Roundabout Children’s Centre in Whitehawk, which is run by Brighton and Hove City Council. Inspectors have said: Children make excellent...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 11:59 am

Hove pub’s neighbours oppose application for late drinking licence

Neighbours living near Hangleton Manor pub and restaurant are opposing proposed extensions to its licence. Under the plans, the restaurant and pub at the Elizabethan manor would also include a beer garden as part of its licensed area. And it would open for longer and remove the...
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