Shared housing crackdown will take too long, say Brighton residents

A crackdown on the number of shared houses in Brighton and Hove is taking too long for Moulsecoomb and Bevendean residents. At a Neighbourhood Action Plan (NAP) meeting, council planning officers said that proposed new controls on houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) would be the...

Hove Rugby Club hopes to fend off objections to balcony plan

Hove Rugby Club hopes to fend off objections from more than a dozen neighbours to its plans for an extension and new balcony. The first 15 objectors cited noise from events, increased traffic and bad language from players in letters and emails sent to Brighton and Hove City...

Bad weather defeats Sussex and Surrey as T20 clash is abandoned

Bad weather, and ultimately a threat of lightning in late evening, meant that both Surrey and Sussex had to be content with a No Result point in the Vitality Blast south group game at the Kia Oval. Sussex did manage to score an impressive 159 for 2 from 13 overs in a game...
Posted On 09 Aug 2018 at 9:30 pm

West Pier Trust to auction artefacts on eBay this evening

The West Pier Trust plans to auction artefacts from the derelict Victorian structure on eBay this evening (Thursday 9 August). The trust said: “We are restoring an original octagonal 1866 pier kiosk to reinstate on Brighton seafront close to its original site. “This exquisite...
Posted On 09 Aug 2018 at 7:38 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Valencia defender Montoya

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Valencia and former Barcelona and Inter Milan defender Martin Montoya. The Seagulls recruiting a player of such pedigree is a clear intention of the club’s desire and determination to consolidate their place in the Premier League...
Posted On 09 Aug 2018 at 7:01 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Swedish midfield teen

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed a teenage Swedish midfielder on a three-year deal, the club said this evening (Thursday 9 August). Albion said: “Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of midfielder Peter Gwargis from Swedish second-tier side Jonkopings Sodra IF...
Posted On 09 Aug 2018 at 6:03 pm

Police arrest Brighton man for attempted murder of rough sleeper in Pavilion Gardens

Police have arrested a 32-year-old man for attempted murder after a brutal attack left a rough sleeper in hospital with serious head injuries. The suspect, also a rough sleeper, is suspected of battering the victim near Brighton Museum, in the Royal Pavilion Gardens, late on...
Posted On 09 Aug 2018 at 5:12 pm

Albion Burn off rivals to sign defender – as Montoya rumours gain pace

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed 6ft 7in Wigan Athletic defender Dan Burn on a four-year contract. Albion were reported to have initially bid £3 million for the Latics skipper and to have raised their offer to £4 million – or even £5 million. The club have not disclosed the...
Posted On 09 Aug 2018 at 5:01 pm