Brighton and Hove Albion give three fans lifetime bans

Brighton and Hove Albion have issued lifetime bans to three fans after what the club said was serious disorder at the FA Cup tie against West Bromwich Albion at the Amex in Falmer on Saturday (26 January). In a statement the club said: “Sussex Police, working closely wi...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019 at 7:52 pm

Stranded Brighton man pleads for help from Foreign Secretary

A man from Brighton who has become stranded at sea off the Italian coast has called on Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to intervene. Kim Heaton-Heather, 37, head of mission on a vessel called Sea-Watch 3, three British colleagues and 47 migrants who they rescued from a storm in the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019 at 7:23 pm

Tweaks made to Old Steine revamp – but new square stays and roundabout still goes

Tweaks have been made to plans to redesign the roads around the Old Steine, with new bus lanes and GP surgery parking – but the roundabout is still set to become a T junction. Businesses complained loudly about the proposed £8 million scheme, known as Phase 3 of the Valley...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019 at 3:03 pm

The Mekons announce Brighton gig and new album

The Mekons have announced a new album entitled ‘Deserted’, which will be released on 29th March on Glitterbeat Records and four UK gig dates including an appearance at Patterns in Brighton on Thursday 4th April. Other dates are Le Pub in Newport on Tuesday 2nd April, Brudene ll...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019 at 1:54 pm

Historic cottages likely to be demolished to make way for ‘prison’ style student flats

Two historic flint cottages are expected to be demolished to make way for a four-storey building containing student flats described as resembling a prison. Forty-six people have written to Brighton and Hove City Council to object to the scheme by Tekton Student Living to replace...

Heavy snow now forecast for tomorrow – but rain expected to turn it to ice

As Brighton and Hove woke up to a sprinkling of snow this morning, weather forecasters were warning of much more to come tomorrow evening – but with rain due straight after it’s unlikely it will be sticking around. The Met Office’s severe weather warning...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019 at 10:37 am

‘Zero’-ing in on Brighton

We at the Brighton & Hove News music team have recently featured The Pack’s first gig in 40 years and now we have caught wind of a decent American Latino punk outfit The Zeros playing their first ever UK shows – 43 years after they originally got together and the guys...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019 at 12:23 am