Dominant Albion can’t see off Palace

Crystal Palace 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 A late Wilfried Zaha goal rescued a point for Palace after Albion had most of the possession but not all three points on a wet night in Croydon. The first half was marked by several near misses. Vicente Guaita saved from Aaron Mooy,...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019 at 9:49 pm

Give us more power to end party house problems, plead councillors

Councillors are being asked to back a fresh call for more powers to regulate party houses in Brighton and Hove. It follows years of complaints about noise, littering, vandalism and alcohol-fuelled anti-social behaviour. Two Labour members want Brighton and Hove City Council chief...

Half time with Hodges – Crystal Palace 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion could easily be ahead at Selhurst. Good efforts by Aaron Mooy, who shot just wide, and Lewis Dunk and Yves Bissouma, who both saw efforts well saved by Vicente Guaita. Albion were unlucky not to get a penalty as Martin Montoya was tripped in the box when clean through,...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019 at 8:40 pm

Vetiver plays to sold out crowd in Hove

VETIVER + TREETOP FLYERS + JACKO HOOPER – THE BRUNSWICK, HOVE 15.12.19 Hailing from San Francisco, California, Vetiver, normally a four-piece folk band who have been playing and touring together since 2002, were last night distilled down to Andy Cabic, lead singer and...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019 at 8:01 pm

Brighton and Hove councillors urge Ofsted to reinspect Moulsecoomb Primary School

Councillors are urging Ofsted to reinspect Moulsecoomb Primary School to “evidence the improvements it has made” since the official watchdog rated it “inadequate”. And they are calling on the Conservative government’s Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to revoke the order to...

Premier League Match Day 17 – Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion

Albion take on arch-rivals Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park this evening (Monday 16 December), without Aaron Connolly. Yves Bissouma starts, as does Leandro Trossard. Albion midfielder Dale Stephens is out, though, serving a one-match ban having picked up his fifth yellow card of...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019 at 7:13 pm

Toronto trio charm Brighton crowd

PICK A PIPER + VIA TIRANA – THE HOPE AND RUIN, BRIGHTON 12.12.19 On a cold, wet and blustery Thursday, when all the talk around town was about who would prevail in the general election, we had lined up an evening of escapism and electronic music so headed to...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019 at 6:50 pm

Cyclist hurt in hit and run in Hove

A cyclist was injured in a hit and run in Hove at the weekend. Sussex Police said today (Monday 16 December): “Police are appealing for information after a hit and run in Hove. “A male cyclist, aged 48, was hit by a car as he travelled west on New Church Road at...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019 at 2:57 pm

Brighton man charged with having a knife

A man has been charged with having a knife in a public place after an incident in Brighton last week. Sussex Poluce said today (Monday 16 December): “A man has been charged with possession of a knife in a public place in Gloucester Road, Brighton. “Stefan Osborn, 35,...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019 at 2:49 pm

Moulsecoomb Primary academy sponsor pulls out and says school now faces closure

The proposed sponsor of Moulsecoomb Primary has pulled out and said that the school faces closure. New Horizons Academy Trust criticised the campaign against the switch from being a local authority maintained school to an academy. The academy trust’s director of education Lee...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019 at 9:23 am