A green recovery is in sight – if we keep infections down

This week many of us welcome news that the much-loved Brighton Festival will take place in May. Adapting to the new circumstances that the pandemic has forced on to the arts and creative sector, the festival will go ahead in a different way – changed to ensure online, and where...
Posted On 07 Mar 2021 at 8:01 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion could drop into Premier League relegation zone next Saturday for first time since August 2017

After being 10 points clear of the drop zone  the Seagulls are now level on points with Fulham. The Cottagers will need just a point against Manchester City next Saturday evening to condemn Albion to the bottom three for the only the second time in 141 Premier League matches....
Posted On 07 Mar 2021 at 3:53 pm

Brighton machete hoaxer jailed for perverting justice

Brighton roads were closed and an innocent man was arrested after a 999 hoaxer said that he had seen a man waving a machete around. Ashley Hall, 26, a labourer, made the hoax emergency call out of spite having fallen out with a colleague at work and because he wanted to get him...
Posted On 07 Mar 2021 at 2:57 pm

Residents suffer in the absence of proper opposition

Can you think of any official opposition in the history of the United Kingdom’s democracy that would have consistently and actively voted to restrict the amount of time that it had to ask questions of the executive that it was supposed to be opposing? It would be hard to imagine...
Posted On 07 Mar 2021 at 3:34 am