A thank you to all those who go the extra mile for others

They say that at Christmas it is better to give than to receive… In light of this I spent several happy hours this week trying to get fully into the spirit of Christmas with some giving with a serious purpose. Firstly I was delighted to attend the council’s “Big Difference”...
Posted On 23 Dec 2018 at 10:26 am

Albion lose at Bournemouth again

Bournemouth 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Seagulls lost to a David Brooks goal in each half as they were beaten again at the Vitality Stadium by Bournemouth. Albion had chances through Jurgen Locadia and Florin Andone but both were foiled by Asmir Begovic. The Seagulls had...
Posted On 22 Dec 2018 at 5:57 pm

Christmas shoppers chip in for Brighton homeless charity

Shoppers in Brighton and Hove have been chipping in to help the homeless over Christmas and into the new year. Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) held its annual Christmas street collection today , with a fair sprinkling of Brighton and Hove councillors wielding buckets in places like...
Posted On 22 Dec 2018 at 5:24 pm

Premier League Match Day 18 – Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion

Florin Andone and Juergen Locadia start up front together for the first time as Glenn Murray drops to the bench.
Posted On 22 Dec 2018 at 2:21 pm

I had a truly ‘Vile’ evening

VILE ELECTRODES + OPTIMUM OF THE UNIVERSE + DJ JAPHY – HASTINGS AND ST LEONARDS SAILING CLUB, ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA 21.12.18 With a couple of the Brighton & Hove News music team firmly encamped at the Concorde 2 in Brighton this evening, in order to report on proceedings...
Posted On 22 Dec 2018 at 3:04 am

Hove burglary suspect captured by security camera

Sussex Police has released security camera pictures of a man believed to have broken in to a property in Hove. The pictures were published as the force investigates the burglary of a house in Wilbury Gardens last month. The force said that the house was broken into at about...
Posted On 21 Dec 2018 at 9:05 am

‘Hey-Ho Let’s Go’ to see The Ramonas!

Once again The Big Blue Shed promotions company have pulled it out of the bag and managed to see the return of the fabulously entertaining female four-piece The Ramonas on Sunday 17th March 2019 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at the Con Club, Lewes. Support will come from Weird Things....
Posted On 21 Dec 2018 at 12:18 am

Building work starts on industrial and warehouse units in Portslade

Work has started on building two industrial and warehouse units close to Portslade station. Letting agent SHW (Stiles Harold Williams) said that the scheme was the “first speculative industrial build in Brighton and Hove for 15 years”. Most similar projects are built for a...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018 at 10:12 pm

Brighton rapist jailed for ‘dreadful attacks on little girls’

A Brighton man has been jailed for 25 years for sex offences against young girls dating from 1971 through to the late 1990s. Alan Cousins, 61, of South Avenue, Brighton, was jailed by Judge Paul Tain at Hove Crown Court today (Thursday 20 December). He was convicted of 22...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018 at 10:05 pm

Blooming fantastic evening in Brighton

BLOOM + FRÖST + CIEL – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 19.12.18 This evening’s event at the Prince Albert, Brighton was billed as “Christmas Is Magic” and “I’m dreaming of a synth/dream/kraut pop Christmas”. So we were aware that luscious synth sounds would be the order...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018 at 9:03 pm