Fans invited back to the Amex as Albion take on Chelsea this Saturday

Some 2,500 fans who meet certain criteria and are lucky enough to get a ticket will be able to watch Albion play Chelsea in a pre-season friendly at the Amex this Saturday (29 August) at 3pm. This will be the first time fans have been allowed to watch the Seagulls play live since...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020 at 7:56 pm

Decision due on high-rise flats planned for busy Hove street

Councillors are due to decide whether to grant planning permission for a £32 million scheme to build 94 flats in a busy street in Hove. Officials have advised them to back the seven-storey project but scores of neighbours have sent formal objections to Brighton and Hove City...

Brighton cabbie jailed for lying about speeding ticket

A Brighton cabbie has been jailed for lying after he was clocked speeding. Ahmad Rastinsani, 55, of Mackie Avenue, Brighton, was given a two-month sentence by Judge Mark van der Zwart at Lewes Crown Court. Sussex Police said: “On (Thursday) 14 November 2019, a white Mercedes...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020 at 4:02 pm

Royal Alex nurse joins i360 abseiling challenge to raise money for Rockinghorse

A nurse at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton is joining colleagues for an abseiling challenge known as the iDrop to raise money for the Rockinghorse children’s charity. Laura Jack has a better insight than most on the value of the charity’s work, as one of...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020 at 3:29 pm

Planners to decide future of £67m scheme for 200 flats in Hove

Plans for a £67 million housing scheme are due before councillors next week – with an offer of more than 200 flats in blocks up to 18 storeys high close to Hove station. Officials have given their backing to the “build to rent” project, subject to conditions, including an...

Brighton council performs u-turn on seafront cycle lane

A section of the Brighton seafront cycle lane is to be removed, with work starting this evening (Wednesday 26 August). Brighton and Hove City Council said this afternoon: “Work will begin this evening (Wednesday 26 August) to remove a 600m section of the temporary cycle lane on...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020 at 2:05 pm

Man arrested after attack in Brighton

A man has been arrested after an attack in Brighton left a 21-year-old man unconscious. Sussex Police said this morning (Wednesday 26 August): “Police investigating an assault in Brighton have arrested a man. “At 8.40pm on Saturday (22 August) officers were called by the South...
Posted On 26 Aug 2020 at 10:41 am