Brighton reopens for business

Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers were back in business across Brighton and Hove today (Saturday 4 July) although many premises have put off reopening for at least a few more days. Among those back in business were the i360, the Palace Pier and the Sea Life Centre. In the lead...
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 10:05 pm

Our police are human and live to serve

As a response to Amazon’s unbelievable decision to continue selling “Blue Lives Murder” merchandise and the hostile, biased media, I’ve taken the very unusual step of writing this response. If some of the words seem familiar, that’s because others have written along similar lines...
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 6:59 pm

Almost there – win at Norwich puts Albion within touching distance of Premier League safety

Norwich City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Leandro Trossard’s fourth goal of the season on 25 minutes was enough to see Albion win at Carrow Road and move nine points clear of the Premier League relegation zone. Albion let Norwich have a lot of possession early on but the most...
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 2:38 pm

Madeira Drive compromise put forward by Conservatives

Divided opinions about the future of Madeira Drive have prompted the Conservatives to come up with a compromise proposal for the Brighton seafront road which is currently closed to traffic. They said that proposals by Brighton and Hove City Council to keep Madeira Drive fully...
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 2:19 pm

Half time with Hodges – Norwich City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 1

Albion lead at Norwich after Leandro Trossard angled his shot into the bottom corner to give the Seagulls a vital lead. Norwich managed to peg Albion back for long periods but didn’t cause Maty Ryan any problems. Aaron Mooy has found a lot of space down the Norwich right. It was...
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 1:19 pm

Armed police close busy Hove road

Armed police have closed a busy Hove road after a man was reportedly attacked. Buses are being diverted from Portland Road because of the incident at the junction of Westbourne Street, which happened shortly before midday. Four police cars and two ambulances were at the scene at...
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 12:47 pm

Premier League Match Day 33 – Norwich City vs Brighton & Hove Albion

Both Aaron Connolly and Neal Maupay start for Brighton and Hove Albion as the Seagulls look to almost rubberstamp their Premier League status. Tariq Lamptey is again preferred at full back while Alexis Mac Allister drops to the bench.  
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 12:17 pm

Police ‘resolution’ team tackles 1,400 domestic abuse cases in four months

More than 1,400 people facing domestic abuse have been supported by a new “Local Resolution Team” set up in March, Sussex Police said yesterday (Friday 3 July). The force said that the 39-strong team made appointments to deal with non-urgent cases, sometimes using video calls...
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 11:51 am

Brighton burglary suspect wanted by police

A man suspected of carrying out two burglaries in Brighton is being hunted by Sussex Police. Daniel Meehan was said to have links to the Albion Hill and Woodingdean areas of Brighton. The force said: “Police are searching for a wanted man from Brighton. “Daniel Meehan, 27, is...
Posted On 04 Jul 2020 at 12:55 am