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

Union accuses ambulance chiefs of telling staff not to have covid vaccine at Brighton hospital

A union has accused ambulance bosses of telling their staff not to take up an offer of having the coronavirus vaccine at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. The GMB shared a Facebook post from the South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb) which said: “We’ve been made...
Posted On 28 Dec 2020 at 2:19 pm

Brighton woman jailed for attacking paramedics on Christmas Eve

A Brighton woman has been jailed for attacking two paramedics on Christmas Eve, Sussex Police said today (Sunday 27 December). Amy Winter, of Surrey Street, Brighton, was jailed for six months at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Saturday 26 December). Sussex Police said: “A...
Posted On 27 Dec 2020 at 8:26 pm

Too nice Brighton & Hove Albion lose vital lead at West Ham

West Ham United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Albion’s nice guy image came back to haunt them as West Ham came from behind twice to peg the Seagulls back. Neal Maupay gave the Albion the lead just before half time. But Hammers academy starlet Ben Johnson equalised on the hour....
Posted On 27 Dec 2020 at 4:21 pm

Half-time with Hodges – West Ham United 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 1

Albion lead West Ham by a Neal Maupay goal to nil – Maupay’s fifth goal of the season. Danny Welbeck and Solly March have also had good chances for Albion but have been foiled by Lukasz Fabianski. The Seagulls have so far restricted the Hammers to half chances. And Adam...
Posted On 27 Dec 2020 at 3:11 pm

Premier League Match Day 15 – West Ham United v Brighton & Hove Albion

Albion go into the first of their Christmas fixtures in a precarious position occupying 17th place in the Premier League. Young goalkeeper Robert Sanchez keeps his place in the starting line up. And it looks like a three-pronged attacking line of Danny Welbeck, Neal Maupay and...
Posted On 27 Dec 2020 at 1:27 pm

Chef serves up confession about being jailed for fraud

A chef who has a council contract to feed rough sleepers has confessed that he was jailed for fraud. Edd Heller, formerly known as Adam Dovey, spoke about his mistakes on Twitter yesterday (Saturday 26 December) after becoming the subject of questions. The former Hove Park school...
Posted On 27 Dec 2020 at 12:30 am

Storm Bella blows in

Storm Bella is brewing up, bringing high winds and heavy rain to a wide area of southern England including Brighton and Hove. The Met Office has issued two weather warnings as the storm sweeps in. The official forecaster issued a yellow weather warning for rain and a more serious...
Posted On 26 Dec 2020 at 9:36 pm