Fire investigation under way after blaze at flat in Hove

A fire investigation is under way after a blaze damaged a first floor flat in a busy Hove shopping street this afternoon (Saturday 18 January). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that three fire engines were sent to Blatchington Road, Hove, just after 1.30pm. They were from...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 6:34 pm

Albion throw away lead again – but Bloom doesn’t need to spend £££s just maybe save a Florin

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Aston Villa 1 The Seagulls dropped points from a winning position for the sixth time this season and now face two huge encounters in Bournemouth and Watford. Albion looked laboured and toothless upfront, with Neal Maupay and Aaron Connolly simply too...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 6:18 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Aston Villa 0

Albion have a vital lead against Aston Villa after Leandro Trossard scored on 37 minutes. Jack Grealish had looked good for Villa although former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina, making his debut, has looked nervy at times for the visitors.
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 3:54 pm

Triptych 2020 – Day 2 report

ZOONI + HANYA + CIEL – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 17.01.20 The second day of Love Thy Neighbour’s Triptych event takes place on a very busy Brighton Friday. There is an air of excitement as everyone’s weekend is just beginning. The Hope And Ruin hosts the event again in...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 3:07 pm

Brighton charity wins lottery funding for its ‘Stay Alive’ anti-suicide mobile phone app

Grassroots Suicide Prevention is celebrating an award earlier this week of a grant to transform its “Stay Alive” mobile phone app. The smartphone app has had more than 120,000 downloads since its launch in 2014 and research suggests that it has had a positive effect in helping to...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 2:58 pm

Premier League Match Day 23 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Aston Villa

The two Aarons – Mooy and Connolly – return to Albion’s starting line up for the home match against Aston Villa today (Saturday 18 January). Steve Alzate looks like he will start as a wing back. Albion haven’t beaten Villa since 1980. The penultimate league meeting...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 2:09 pm

Lewes Psychedelic Festival – Day 1 report

VANISHING TWIN + WAX MACHINE + SLEEPING CREATURES – WESTGATE CHAPEL, LEWES 17.01.20 This evening, the dearly beloved were gathered in a packed congregation within the hidden Westgate Chapel, which is located relatively close to Lewes Castle at the top of the High Street....
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 1:18 pm

Murder suspect held after woman dies in fall from seventh floor of Hove flats

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman fell her to death from the seventh floor of a block of flats in Hove. While detectives gather evidence, Sussex Police has referred the case to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), the police watchdog,...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 11:15 am

Sussex celebrates Rock Rock Rockaway Beach

‘ROCKAWAY BEACH’ FESTIVAL – BUTLINS, BOGNOR REGIS 10-12.01.20 This is the second year that I’ve attended the Rockaway Beach Festival, having booked up immediately at the end of last year’s festival. This festival is aimed squarely at music enthusiasts, and indie music...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020 at 12:50 am