Brighton & Hove Albion unlucky to lose? VAR from it!

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Southampton 2 By Tim Hodges from The Amex Albion threw away a lead and several chances to increase the one they had as VAR played another huge part in the outcome of yet another home loss at the Amex. This time in front of 2000 or so fans for the...
Posted On 07 Dec 2020 at 10:26 pm

Council adopts powers to close firms and issue £4k fines to covid law-breakers

The council has formally taken on powers to police businesses under the coronavirus regulations in Brighton and Hove and to shut down rule-breakers and fine them £4,000. New officials, to be known as covid information officers, are being recruited to be the council’s eyes and...

Half time with Hodges Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Southampton 1

Albion are level with Southampton after a Pascal Gross penalty put the Seagulls ahead just before the half hour. Brighton could have even gone two or three up at one stage. Danny Welbeck was presented with a great chance by Solly March but fired straight at Alex McCarthy in the...
Posted On 07 Dec 2020 at 8:54 pm

Chip shop granted licence to serve drinks to seated diners

A seafront chip shop has been granted a licence to sell alcohol but only to customers who are seated and eating a meal. The Best Fish and Chips, in King’s Road, Brighton, was successful with its application to add beer and wine to the restaurant menu until 10pm. But owner Ali...

Brighton man arrested after death crash

A man from Brighton has been arrested after a crash left one dead and another needing hospital treatment yesterday (Sunday 6 December). The 28-year-old man from Saltdean was one of two people who were held by police after the crash on the A24 between Southwater and Horsham. A...
Posted On 07 Dec 2020 at 7:43 pm

Premier League Match Day 11 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton

It’s a hectic night here at the Amex as 2,000 lucky fans attend a Premier League match in Falmer for the first time since February (see below). Tariq Lamptey returns to the starting line up after suspension and Pascal Gross keeps his place. Neal Maupay drops to the bench. Albion...
Posted On 07 Dec 2020 at 7:19 pm

Flytipper caught unloading lorry on CCTV

A Brighton man who was caught dumping two massive fly-tips from the back of his lorry has been ordered to carry out 80 hours of unpaid community work. Mark Bott, of 32 Gordon Road, Brighton, plead guilty to the two offences at Brighton Magistrates after being caught on camera and...
Posted On 07 Dec 2020 at 4:24 pm

Serial Brighton paedophile jailed for abusing boys

A “pathetic” serial paedophile from Brighton has been jailed for 18 years for abusing two boys between dates in the late 1960s and early 1980s. Ronald Parker, 82, of Wiltshire House, Lavender Street, Brighton, was described as “a self-serving deviant” who stole his victims’...
Posted On 07 Dec 2020 at 3:57 pm

Drunken Valentine’s Day flasher claims police stole his pot

A drunken Valentine’s Day flasher in the dock this morning insisted on also being charged for possessing cannabis to put it on record that the police stole his stash. Glaistor Duncan, 53, admitted a string of offences related to his antics in Air Street by the Clocktower...
Posted On 07 Dec 2020 at 12:19 pm

St Peter’s scaffolding set to be removed by summer

The scaffolding around St Peter’s Church is set to finally come down now the church has been given money to carry out the final stage of restoration. Work first began on the Grade II* listed building, known affectionately as Brighton’s cathedral, in 2009. Repairs to...
Posted On 07 Dec 2020 at 9:30 am
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