We need to stay strong, work together and protect each other

Since February 2020, Assistant Chief Constable Dave Miller has been leading Operation Apollo, Surrey Police and Sussex Police’s covid-19 response. He is also chair of the Sussex Resilience Forum, a multi-agency partnership including local authorities, emergency services, the NHS,...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021 at 11:11 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion unlucky but lose again

Manchester City 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion can consider themselves unfortunate as they narrowly lost to high-flying Manchester City. Phil Foden’s goal right on half time separated the teams but Albion had chances in each half. Leandro Trossard went close in the first...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021 at 8:03 pm

More student flats approved in Brighton

Plans for more student flats in Lewes Road, Brighton, were approved by councillors, with a curfew on using a proposed roof terrace. The four-storey block, on the corner of Caledonian Road, is expected to include 60 student bedrooms and a ground floor shop or café. The current...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021 at 7:38 pm

Half time with Hodges – Manchester City 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion can consider themselves unlucky to be behind at the interval as Phil Foden put the hosts in front on 43 minutes. Albion have been compact at the back and sharp up front, with Leandro Trossard, Alexis Mac Allister and especially Percy Tau creating a few chances for the...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021 at 6:51 pm

Council plans to put up resident parking prices in Brighton and Hove

Councillors will decide next week whether to put up the price of resident parking permits in Brighton and Hove. They are being asked to agree a 9 per cent rise in the basic cost of an annual permit from £165 to £180. The council offers a 50 per cent discount for low-emission...

Premier League Match Day 18 – Manchester City v Brighton & Hove Albion

Percy Tau makes his long-awaited full Premier League debut for Brighton and Hove Albion against Manchester City. Alexis Mac Allister also starts at the Etihad stadium. And goalkeeper Christian Walton makes his first appearance in the match squad this season. U23 players Reda...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021 at 5:14 pm

Woman charged with shouting and spitting at hospital staff

A woman has been charged with assaulting two police officers and a paramedic in Brighton. Police at the Royal Sussex County Hospital about 8.30pm on Tuesday (12 January) heard a disturbance and found a woman behaving aggressively towards staff. Officers intervened and one PC was...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021 at 1:52 pm

Brighton primary abandons controversial food hampers

A Brighton primary school says it will stop providing struggling families with controversial food hampers. City Academy Whitehawk is the only academy-run primary school in Brighton and Hove – and until this week, the only school providing hampers instead of vouchers. But...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021 at 1:39 pm

Police offer £500 for help finding wanted Hove man

A £500 reward has been offered by Sussex Police as officers step up their efforts to find and arrest a Hove man who missed a court date. Magistrates issued an arrest warrant, not backed for bail, for Zak Marsden, 31, of Roman Road, Hove. Marsden was due in court last month to...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021 at 12:34 pm

Hostile callers abuse council staff working from home with their children present

Hostile callers are being abusive to customer service staff who are working from home and have their children around them, causing distress. Brighton and Hove City Council chief executive Geoff Raw said: “Particularly in our parking service, they have been under enormous amounts...
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