Brighton & Hove Albion v Arsenal set to be first ever top flight game screened on a Saturday at 3pm

Albion’s match behind closed doors against Arsenal at the Amex on Saturday (20 June) will be a first for English football. It will be the first time that a league match with a 3pm kick off on a Saturday has been screened live on TV. The fixture will be shown on BT Sport as the...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020 at 7:12 pm

Thieves steal late son’s Rolex from elderly woman

Thieves have robbed an elderly woman of the Rolex watch that belonged to her late son. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was robbed of a Rolex watch belonging to her late son in Peacehaven. “The 74-year-old victim was sitting on a...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020 at 6:58 pm

Man jailed for kicking security guard in the head

A Brighton man who kicked a security guard in the head then threatened to kill a police officer has been jailed for eight weeks. Police were called to a flat in the Strand on Brighton Marina on Sunday after Ashley Thompson allegedly assaulted four people inside. A security guard...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020 at 4:14 pm

Could the i360 be turned into a giant sundial?

One man’s attempt to turn Brighton’s most controversial tourist attraction into the world’s biggest sundial goes before Brighton and Hove City Councillors next week. A petition calling for marking on the pavement around the i360 showing the time and date goes...

Driver dies after early morning crash

The driver of a car which hit a lamppost in Whitehawk this morning has died. The 21-year-old man from Sidcup was confirmed dead at the scene after the crash in Wilson Avenue at about 6am this morning. One o his three passengers, a woman in her 20s, was taken to hospital with...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020 at 1:03 pm

What we are doing to build more homes in Brighton and Hove

Council-built or purchased social housing has grown since restrictions were relaxed on the use of the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) – the account that all council tenants’ rents are paid into. We promised to provide a minimum of 800 additional council homes over the next four...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020 at 1:11 am

Academy threat to Brighton school could be lifted

The chances of Moulsecoomb Primary School being turned into an academy by the government appear to be receding. Education chiefs in Brighton and Hove expect to discuss what happens next in a meeting with the regional schools commissioner after receiving a recent phone call on the...