Busy ambulance bosses plead ‘only dial 999 for serious or life-threatening emergencies’

Ambulance service bosses have urged people to dial 999 only for serious or life-threatening emergencies. Pressure on paramedics and hospitals has been heightened by the coronavirus pandemic. The South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb): “We are experiencing some very busy days...
Posted On 29 Dec 2020 at 8:08 pm

Time to throw in the Tau? Brighton & Hove Albion rue missed chances again

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Arsenal 1 The season has got so bad that even Arsenal have beaten the Albion. The Seagulls had so much of the ball in the first and had more than enough decent efforts to score but still cannot convert on a regular basis when it is vital to do so....
Posted On 29 Dec 2020 at 8:04 pm

Emergency Christmas housing plea for Brighton mother with cerebral palsy

Friends have issued an emergency Christmas housing plea for a Brighton mother with cerebral palsy who has become stranded after the main ceiling collapsed in her flat. Ali Gibbs has cerebral palsy and was an active mum with her partner Chris to their three year old, Ottily, in...
Posted On 29 Dec 2020 at 6:56 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Arsenal 0

It really is Groundhog Day all over again as the Albion have had all the possession but with little to show for it. Alireza Jahanbakhsh has had a couple of decent efforts, forcing at least one good save from Bernd Leno. And Alexis Mac Allister saw an effort fly after he picked up...
Posted On 29 Dec 2020 at 6:53 pm

‘Top 5 Gigs Of The Year – 2020’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team have managed to attend a decent number of gigs this year, despite the current Covid restrictions. A majority of our reviewers and photographers have picked out their own ‘Top 5 Gigs Of The Year’. You can read our reviews of the concerts...
Posted On 29 Dec 2020 at 6:20 pm

Premier League Match Day 16 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Arsenal

Graham Potter appears to have gone for a Mark McGhee Christmas 2005  style line up as he rings in the changes as Albion host Arsenal. Fifteen years ago McGhee left Albion fans scratching their heads as he picked fringe players for a match away to Luton Town. Potter has chosen...
Posted On 29 Dec 2020 at 5:24 pm

Three Brighton men arrested over suspected drugs deal

Three men from Brighton have been arrested over a suspected drugs deal, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 29 December). The force said: “Three people were arrested after officers disrupted a suspected drugs deal in Brighton. “Police officers on patrol saw suspicious...
Posted On 29 Dec 2020 at 2:42 pm

Coronavirus case rate rises again in Brighton and Hove

The number of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove has risen again by 829 in the week to Wednesday 23 December. In the previous week – to Wednesday 16 December – there were 524 new covid-19 cases confirmed. The most recent weekly rate – of 285 new cases per 100,000 people...
Posted On 29 Dec 2020 at 3:54 am