Potter era kicks off with friendly win – FC Liefering 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 5

Graham Potter’s first match in charge of the Seagulls ended in a comfortable win over the Austrian minnows FC Liefering. Jurgen Locadia, Lewis Dunk, Glenn Murray, Florin Andone and Leandro Trossard were all on target for the Albion. The Seagulls now face Crawley Town at the...
Posted On 13 Jul 2019 at 7:26 pm

Work help agreed for refugees

The modest number of refugees in Brighton and Hove may be given help to find work after an intervention by Green councillors last night (Thursday 11 July). They asked council chiefs to explore ways to support the recruitment of refugees during a debate on Brighton and Hove City...

March for Moulsecoomb Primary stops traffic

Scores of people marching against plans to turn Moulsecoomb Primary into an academy have stopped traffic this morning. ⚠️ Due to the protest march on Lewes Road causing a disruption, all southbound #services (not bendy buses) that run along Lewes Road are currently operating via...
Posted On 13 Jul 2019 at 11:13 am

Parents petition council to stop closing schools on polling day

A petition has been handed in to try to prevent schools from having to close when elections take place. The petition was started by Downs Infant School parent Faye Brockwell and presented to councillors by Arthur Gallagher, the vice chair of governors at Cottesmore St Mary...

Revised plans agreed for former Astoria site

Revised plans for the former Astoria site in Brighton have been agreed by councillors. The planning application for the scheme known as the Rox – a joint venture between investment firm Cogress and developer Ktesius – was approved. Brighton and Hove City Council’s Planning...

Revised plans approved for former dairy

Changes to plans for homes on the site of a disused dairy in Hove have won praise from councillors. The proposed houses at the former Dairy Crest depot in The Droveway were given planning permission in January. But a new application included changes to the scheme which took on...

Rod Stewart hits the crowd for six at Sussex cricket ground

ROD STEWART + JOHNNY MAC AND THE FAITHFUL – THE 1st CENTRAL COUNTY GROUND, HOVE 12.07.19 Let’s face it Sir Roderick David Stewart CBE (that’s Rod Stewart to all us lot) is a legend! I mean the bloke has sold more than 100 million records worldwide! So it would surely be...
Posted On 13 Jul 2019 at 3:08 am

Forest school granted planning permission

A formerly derelict allotment can become a full-time forest school after councillors approved the plans. Bee in the Woods currently operates three days a week at the Foredown Allotments in Thornbush Crescent, Portslade. The owner Lucy Collins is licensed to use the land by...