Greens become Brighton and Hove’s largest party after another Labour councillor quits

The Greens have become the party with the most seats on Brighton and Hove City Council after Labour councillor Nikkie Brennan resigned from the party this evening (Monday 20 July). The Green group was holding a “virtual” meeting to decide whether to accept a power sharing offer...
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 9:52 pm

Safe as houses – Brighton & Hove Albion maintain Premier League status

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Newcastle United 0 Albion confirmed their fourth Premier League season in a dull but ultimately vital draw at the Amex. Although both team fashioned chances, it was a game devoid of any of the real thrills and spills that the Premier League so often...
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 8:00 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Newcastle United 0

Albion and Newcastle are all level and almost out of ideas already. Both Pascal Gross and Yves Bissouma were booked for Albion which could see some half-time changes. One of the most entertaining moments came as Newcastle’s Matt Ritchie fell over in the penalty area. He gifted...
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 6:58 pm

Valley Gardens Phase 3 – the road to nowhere

There is no more pressing health issue for local residents, workers and business owners than addressing the dangerous levels of air pollution in the city centre. For this reason, at the most recent Environment, Transport and Sustainability (ETS) Committee, the Conservative group...
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 6:46 pm

Premier League Match Day 37 Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United

Albion take on Newcastle United in their last home match of the season at 6pm. Aaron Mooy and Yves Bissouma return to the starting line up. Among the nine players on the bench is 20-year-old Alex Cochrane is on the bench. Should he make it on to the pitch, he will be wearing...
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 5:41 pm

5g mast proposals spark bat concerns

Concerns that radiation could hurt bats are among the reasons given by objectors to a new 5G mast in Patcham. Mobile Broadband Network Limited (MBNL), has applied on behalf of Three for prior approval to Brighton and Hove City Council for a new 20-metre monopole and three new...

Coronavirus mobile testing unit to spend three days at Brighton Racecourse

A covid-19 mobile testing unit will be at Brighton Racecourse for three days from Wednesday (22 July) until Friday (24 July). Brighton and Hove City Council said: “If you have any of the following symptoms you must get a test and self-isolate • a high temperature • a new...
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 4:57 pm

Brighton mum and three daughters go missing

Police say they are growing increasingly worried about the welfare of a Brighton mum and her three daughters who were reported missing yesterday. Officers are asking for anyone who sees Hayley Williams, 42, and her three daughters – seven-year-old Frankie Langley, and Betsy...
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 3:42 pm

Labour offers to share power with Greens after councillor resigns

Labour has offered to share power with the Greens after one of their councillors quit the party over claims of anti-Semitism. Kate Knight announced she had resigned this lunchtime, a week after Anne Pissaridou was suspended. Councillor Nichole Brennan has been under investigation...
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 2:28 pm

Councillor quits Labour after being reported for anti-semitism

A Brighton Labour councillor has quit the party after becoming the third member to be investigated for alleged anti-semitism. Councillor Kate Knight announced that she had quit today (Monday 20 July) after being reported for a slew of recently unearthed posts on Facebook....
Posted On 20 Jul 2020 at 1:25 pm
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