Three cabbies die from covid and trade pleads with council for support

Three cabbies in Brighton and Hove have died from the coronavirus, it emerged this evening (Sunday 31 January) as the trade issued an urgent plea for support. Others have tested positive for covid-19 as the trade also suffers from a catastrophic loss of business over the past...
Posted On 31 Jan 2021 at 11:47 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion are stars on Sunday – Seagulls beat Spurs for first Amex Premier League win of season

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Tottenham Hotspur 0 Albion finally won a Premier League match at the Amex this season with a comfortable win against Spurs. And Leandro Trossard finally found the net as he placed Pascal Gross’s cross past Hugo Lloris on 17 minutes. Trossard has been...
Posted On 31 Jan 2021 at 9:13 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Tottenham Hotspur 0

It’s not an understatement to say that Albion are all over Spurs. The Seagulls lead by a 17th minute Leandro Trossard goal. The Belgian finally found the net after four months of hitting the woodwork. Pascal Gross hit the outside of the post after three minutes. Alexis Mac...
Posted On 31 Jan 2021 at 8:11 pm

Premier League Match Day 21 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Tottenham Hotspur

The big news for all Albion fans is that Jose Izquierdo returns from injury to the match-day squad for first time in almost 21 months. Neal Maupay, perhaps surprisingly, keeps his place as a starter. Aaron Connolly, Andi Zeqiri and Percy Tau are all on the bench. Adam Lallana is...
Posted On 31 Jan 2021 at 6:25 pm

Another week, another £1.32 million wasted by our council

Last week was just another week at Brighton and Hove City Council with more taxpayers’ money thrown out the window to deal with the (un) expected consequences of Labour and the Greens’ ideological policy decisions. This time it was revealed that the council would be required to...
Posted On 31 Jan 2021 at 12:05 am

A year of covid-19 and lessons must be learned

As we approach early February 2021 amid another national lockdown, it is staggering to recall it is almost a full year ago that the first case of covid-19 became known in our city. There is no doubt that our lives have changed dramatically following the rapid acceleration of the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2021 at 7:23 pm

Big drop in rate of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove

The rate of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove has almost halved in a week although health chiefs still regard the numbers as high enough to cause concern. There were 757 new cases in the seven days to Monday 25 January or a rate of 260.2 per 100,000 people in Brighton...
Posted On 30 Jan 2021 at 3:07 pm

Many are struggling and we’re trying to help

Across the board, public sector workers have worked tirelessly on the front line. They have led the fight against covid-19, working long hours, dealing with stressful conditions and even putting their own lives on the line for local residents. That’s why we were so disappointed...
Posted On 30 Jan 2021 at 1:10 am

Greens and Labour defeat ‘Trump-like’ Tories’ bid to save taxpayer millions

Conservative councillors were labelled “Trump-like” when they called for a focus on “value for money”. The comments came in response to six examples cited by the Tories as examples of how the Greens and Labour had wasted taxpayers’ millions. Councillor Samer Bagaeen said that...

Keep covid ban on evictions, councillors urge government

Labour and Green councillors have called for an extension to a ban on evictions during the coronavirus crisis. The ban is due to expire in a few weeks prompting Labour councillor Gill Williams to urge landlords, letting agents and others to find alternatives to evictions. Green...