Nine Brighton and Hove schools to have fewer classes from next year

Eight primary schools and one secondary school will have fewer classes from September next year because there are too many places across Brighton and Hove. Brighton and Hove City Council predicted that there would be 325 spare places this September, rising to 744 if nothing was...

The last resort … Brighton and Hove Albion host Blackpool in FA Cup fourth round

Brighton and Hove Albion have been drawn to play fellow seasiders Blackpool in the FA Cup Fourth Round. Albion haven’t played Blackpool since 2013 and if they can beat the mid-table League 1 side at the Amex, Brighton could face Leicester City in the fifth round. But the...
Posted On 11 Jan 2021 at 7:49 pm

Leading councillor urges government to close nurseries and fund their owners

The deputy leader of the council has called on the government to close nurseries and offer financial support to early years providers. Green councillor Hannah Clare, who also chairs the Brighton and Hove City Council’s Children, Young People and Skills Committee, made the call...

Brighton & Hove Albion penalty king signs new deal

Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper Jason Steele, who saved four penalties in the penalty shoot-out win at Newport last night, has agreed a new contract with the club until June 2023. Head coach Graham Potter said: “Jason has been great for us and we are pleased to extend his...
Posted On 11 Jan 2021 at 7:07 pm

Last week to apply for primary school places

Parents have until Friday to apply for a place at one of Brighton and Hove’s primary, infant and junior schools. Parents of children currently at infant schools that have linked junior schools should note that their children will not automatically be given a place at their...
Posted On 11 Jan 2021 at 3:53 pm

Three more vaccination sites open in Brighton and Hove

Three more community covid vaccination centres are opening this week – including one at the health centre which was at the centre of Brighton’s first outbreak. The County Oak Medical Centre, Brighton Racecourse and Portslade Health Centre will be run by city GP...
Posted On 11 Jan 2021 at 10:41 am