New seafront cycle lane and other bike and pedestrian friendly measures approved

Radical changes to city streets including road closures and a new temporary cycle lane for miles along the seafront have been approved tonight. Labour and Green members of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee agreed to create...

Albion don’t pay penalty for miss and score vital point at Leicester

Leicester City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion moved six points clear of the relegation zone after a hard-fought draw at Leicester. It was a good early evening for Albion despite Neal Maupay’s 14th minute penalty miss. Albion had few other chances in the first half in which...
Posted On 23 Jun 2020 at 8:01 pm

Rallies ‘not the main consideration’ at Madeira Drive if road remains closed

Motoring events “will not be the focus” of Madeira Drive if the road remains closed. The revelation came when Green councillor Jamie Lloyd asked if the seafront road will remain traffic-free at Brighton and Hove City Council’s Environment, Transport and...

Fly-tipping hotline launched

A new hotline for reporting fly-tippers has been launched by the council as it reveals it has fined 90 people since lockdown started. Residents will be able to call the number – 01273 295063 – and give details of a fly-tip crime, allowing council staff to respond...
Posted On 23 Jun 2020 at 7:16 pm

Half time with Hodges – Leicester City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion have been much the dominant team and would be ahead but for Neal Maupay’s early penalty miss. Albion won a spot kick after Aaron Connolly was bundled into. Both Alexis Mac Allister and especially Tariq Lamptey have looked good for Albion. Lamptey looks a very versatile...
Posted On 23 Jun 2020 at 7:01 pm

Residents renew calls for action on rat run dangers

Neighbours living in a city-centre street who have been calling for action to stop dangerous driving for years told councillors of their frustration today (Tuesday, June 23). People living in Francis Street, which runs beside Brighton’s Open Market from Ditchling Road to...

Premier League Match Day 31 Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion travel to the King Power Stadium hoping to build on their excellent victory against Arsenal at the weekend. The Seagulls are giving a full debut to two January arrivals Tariq Lamptey and Alexis Mac Allister.  
Posted On 23 Jun 2020 at 5:34 pm

Brighton and Hove cyclists hit out at tip ban

Cyclists have hit out at the council’s new policy of only allowing people in cars and vans use its tips. Since the waste transfer sites at Wilson Avenue in Brighton and Old Shoreham Road in Hove reopened, cyclists and pedestrians have not been allowed to enter. The council...
Posted On 23 Jun 2020 at 3:04 pm

PM calls on city MPs to ‘show some guts’ in reopening Brighton to visitors

Prime minister Boris Johnson has responded to concerns about the effects of an influx of visitors to Brighton and Hove by saying our MPs should “show some guts” in reopening the city. Mr Johnson today announced that pubs and restaurants will be able to reopen from...
Posted On 23 Jun 2020 at 2:24 pm

Hove care home installs pod to safely welcome visitors

A Hove care home has become one of the first in the country to install a visitor pod so its residents can meet their families again without any risk of catching coronavirus. Barford Court in Kingsway has created a partitioned space with an airtight perspex screen and a separate...
Posted On 23 Jun 2020 at 12:04 pm