Gross penalty helps Albion grab point against Liverpool thanks to VAR

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Liverpool 1 Albion grabbed a deserved point against Premier League champions Liverpool at the Amex after Pascal Gross scored an injury time penalty Referee Stuart Atwell pointed to the spot after a pitchside VAR check showed Andy Robertson ki...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 2:40 pm

Missing Brighton girl, 12, found safe and well.

A missing 12-year-old girl from Brighton has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said this morning (Saturday 28 November). She had been reported missing yesterday (Friday 27 November). The force issued a prompt public appeal for help finding her. Shortly afterwards she was...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 1:24 pm

Investigation into illegal sale of puppies continues, senior councillor tells colleagues

An investigation into the illegal sale of puppies is continuing, a senior Green councillor told colleagues at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting this week. Lizzie Deane, who chairs the council’s Licensing Committee, said: “Our trading standards team is leading an...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 1:10 pm

Noisy neighbours, nuisances and bad behaviour can’t be ignored forever

The council has taken its eye off the ball on crime and anti-social behaviour. Make no mistake – crime and antisocial behaviour is a big issue for the residents of this city and one which we are contacted regularly about by our constituents. Whether it is graffiti, housing, the...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 12:53 pm

Premier League Match Day 10 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Liverpool

Albion line up with three recognised strikers taking to the Amex pitch to face Liverpool. Neal Maupay, Aaron Connolly and Danny Welbeck all start for the Seagulls in the 12.30pm kick-off. But Adam Lallana is on the bench for the visit of his old club. Albion haven’t beaten the...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 11:40 am

Councillors seek to tighten up alcohol licensing rules for Brighton and Hove

Tighter controls on alcohol licensing could be brought in across Brighton and Hove after a debate yesterday on Thursday (26 November). The policy changes could affect café owners who want to sell alcohol as well as anyone wanting a licence for premises in a local shopping parade....

Seventy homes planned for old Brighton farmyard

Plans for more than 70 homes on a former farm are to go before councillors next week. The proposed £30 million scheme, at Coombe Farm, in Westfield Avenue North, Saltdean, is on the edge of the South Downs National Park. The planning application was first reported by Brighton and...

Our communities deserve a brighter future

As we approach the last week of this latest lockdown, I want to thank everyone in our city. A few weeks ago I wrote about how we can pull together and stick together. Thanks to the fantastic local efforts, the figures shows some real improvement and tell us the number of...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 12:05 am

High-level criminals target Brighton shops with smuggled and counterfeit wines and spirits

Smuggled alcohol is a growing problem in Brighton and Hove and a sign of criminal activity, according to a councillor. Labour councillor Jackie O’Quinn raised the issue as members of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Licensing Committee discussed drinks licence reviews and...