Watch out for low-flying pebbles as more wet and windy weather blows in

Anyone heading for Brighton beach tomorrow is being warned to watch out for bigger waves than usual and to steer clear of low-flying pebbles. The warning comes as more than half an inch of rain – or more than 13mm – is expected to fall overnight from late tonight (Saturday 28...
Posted On 28 Sep 2019 at 10:41 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion’s Chelsea blues continue

Chelsea 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion lost to Chelsea again but this time came closer to scoring at Stamford Bridge. It’s now 86 years since the Albion beat the west London team. The Seagulls managed to stay level until half time. But soon after the break Adam Webster...
Posted On 28 Sep 2019 at 7:23 pm

Premier League Match Day 7 – Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion

Albion unsurprisingly make wholesale changes from the young side that lost at home to Aston Villa in the League Cup in midweek. Pascal Gross and Yves Bissouma return to the starting line up and Ezequiel Schelotto returns to the squad for the first time in over a year.
Posted On 28 Sep 2019 at 2:19 pm

Our amazing ability to pull together when tragedy strikes

My heart went out to the people affected by the fire in Pankhurst Avenue on Friday night. Thankfully no one was physically injured despite 12 flats being badly fire damaged and 10 nearby homes having to be evacuated. But the fire has had a huge impact in many other ways. People...
Posted On 28 Sep 2019 at 1:58 pm

We need to show leadership as Brexit looms

The Supreme Court ruling has established that the Prime Minister of this country suspended Parliament to silence the Brexit debate. This means that in his 64 days as Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has lost every vote in Parliament, lost 23 MPs and his capacity to govern – and...
Posted On 28 Sep 2019 at 1:51 pm

Brighton and Hove sex offender hunted by police

A Brighton and Hove sex offender is wanted by Sussex Police after failing to turn up for a court hearing. Dean Jackson, also known as Stacey Jackson, 32, formerly of Brunswick Place, Hove, is still in Brighton and Hove, police believe. He faces a number of charges including...
Posted On 27 Sep 2019 at 6:41 pm

PC injured on A27 at Falmer remains in hospital

A police officer who was hit by a passing car on the A27 in Brighton remains in hospital with serious injuries. Sussex Police said today (Friday 27 September): “Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a police officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a...
Posted On 27 Sep 2019 at 4:56 pm

Port plan shows Shoreham Harbour’s ambition for homes and jobs

Hundreds of new homes are being planned in an area in and around the Hove and Portslade end of Shoreham Harbour. The new homes are part of a wider plan for Shoreham Port and surrounding land – with the plan edging one step closer to becoming official policy yesterday (Thursday 27...

Tree falls on top of parked car in busy Hove street

A tree has fallen on to a car in Sackville Road, Hove, this afternoon. A Brighton and Hove City Council spokesman said that members of its arboriculture team have been dealing with the fallen tree. It is the second tree in Sackville Road to have come down in high winds this year....
Posted On 27 Sep 2019 at 3:30 pm

Nudity, noise and parties at new student flats spark neighbours’ fury

Neighbours have complained about noise, parties and even nudity within days of students moving into a new block of flats just yards away. People who live on the western side of Milner Flats off Kingswood Street have found themselves directly overlooking the student flats built in...