Brighton and Hove Albion sign Pompey defender

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Portsmouth captain Matt Clarke on a four-year contract. The club said this afternoon (Friday 21 June): “Brighton and Hove Albion are delighted to announce the signing of Matt Clarke from Portsmouth on undisclosed terms. “Central defender...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019 at 6:35 pm

We need truly affordable housing in Brighton and Hove

When asked last week by the BBC Politics Show what I would ask the potential candidates for Number 10 to do for the people of Brighton and Hove, I had quite a list. To have back the 40 per cent cut to local government funding would help us to provide the services we need for...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019 at 6:19 pm

Uber blamed as taxi fares look set to go up in Brighton and Hove

Taxi fares look likely to go up in Brighton and Hove if an increase is approved by councillors next week. The local taxi trade has blamed newcomer Uber for a proposal to put up the minimum cost of hailing a cab from £2.80 to £3. And fares are expected to rise by 20p a mile fro...

Brighton businessman arrested by Serious Fraud Office

A Brighton businessman has been arrested by the Serious Fraud Office as detectives continue their investigation into the £237 million collapse of the investment firm London Capital and Finance (LCF). Paul Careless, 43, was reported to have been arrested at his home on Wednesday...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019 at 3:06 pm

Paddling pools included in Brighton and Hove sports centres review

A review of sports centres in Brighton and Hove will include four outdoor paddling pools after a plea from newly elected councillors. The review will help councillors and officials to decide who runs the seven indoor sports centres and the four paddling pools. And it will inform...

Five confirmed measles cases in Brighton and Hove

Schools, nurseries and health staff have been warned about a measles outbreak after five people have been confirmed to have the disease in Brighton and Hove. People who have not yet received the MMR vaccination, which immunises against measles as well as mumps and rubella, are...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019 at 10:54 am

Man in coma after Pavilion Gardens stabbing

Police are looking for a Hove man after another man was stabbed near the Royal Pavilion, leaving him in a coma and fighting for his life. The 38-year-old victim was confronted by another man in the vicinity of New Road and Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, at around 5.30am on Saturday...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019 at 10:12 am

“Recognize your age it’s”…The Sweet

Following their sold-out “Still Got the Rock” European Tour legendary 70’s glam rock icons Sweet embark upon the perfect Christmas gift for their UK fans, a 18-date nationwide tour, which will come to a close here in Sussex at the iconic De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Saturday...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019 at 1:17 am

Celebrating human rights in Refugee Week

Celebrating human rights in Refugee Week This week is Refugee Week – an important point in the calendar to celebrate human rights and to understand the work to welcome people fleeing some of the world’s most horrific circumstances. Brighton and Hove has many wonderful initiatives...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019 at 12:01 am