Stalemate at Stamford Bridge as Albion secure first ever point at Chelsea

Chelsea 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 In a match played almost in the background to the apparent collapse of the proposed European Super League, Albion secured their first ever point at Stamford Bridge. There was little goalmouth action but the game came to life in the final...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 10:24 pm

Premier League Match Day 31 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Chelsea

Brighton and Hove Albion take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on a night of high drama – and that’s before the teams take to the pitch. Chelsea have pulled out of the breakaway European Super League while Ed Woodward is reported to have resigned as executive vice-chairman of...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 7:52 pm

Brighton and Hove averages fewer than half a dozen new coronavirus cases a day

Brighton and Hove has averaged fewer than half a dozen new coronavirus cases a day over the past fortnight, according to the latest figures from Public Health England. In the seven days to Friday (16 April) there were 39 new cases – a rate of 13.4 per 100,000 people. In the...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 7:21 pm

Jane Weaver announces Brighton concert

Jane Weaver released her latest album ‘Flock’ last month (5th March 2021) and has now announced that she will be promoting the release by heading out on a 13 date UK winter tour. As part of that, she will be performing at the CHALK venue in Brighton on Sunday 6th February 2022....
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 5:56 pm

Police dog tracks burglary suspect after Hove building site break-in

A police dog helped officers catch a suspected burglar after a break-in at a building site in Hove. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 20 April): “Officers from the Brighton Neighbourhood Response Team were assisted by PCSOs and the Tutor Unit as they responded to the...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 5:53 pm

Beach Riot announce Brighton gig at The Prince Albert

Beach Riot formed back in February 2017 and started playing live at beach bars, parties and venues on the South Coast to support two previous single releases that picked up natural support from John Kennedy at Radio X and BBC Introducing, followed by a number 12 on the Amazing...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 4:24 pm

Moulsecoomb Primary to be taken over by academy chain where inspector who failed it works

Moulsecoomb Primary School is to be taken over by an academy chain where one of the Ofsted inspectors who originally failed it works as a director. Timothy Rome was one of three inspectors who said the school was inadequate in April 2019 – a judgment which led to the government...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 3:53 pm

Hippodrome’s new owners seek permission for waterproof fibreglass roof

The new owner of the Hippodrome has submitted their first planning application, asking for the go-ahead to build a protective new fibreglass roof over it. Matsim Properties bought the Grade II* theatre in September last year, vowing to restore and find a long term use for it. It...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 3:18 pm

Joyrider, 14, crashed carer’s Mercedes after high speed police chase

A 14-year-old joyrider sped at up to three times the speed limit, narrowly avoiding pedestrians and veering on the wrong side of the road, a court heard today. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and his passenger, Seamus Dyson, were in a Mercedes A class car taken...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 2:17 pm

Complaint that cycle lane tragedy comments were an insult to coronavirus victims dismissed by watchdog

A councillor’s comment that removing a cycle lane would be a tragedy so incensed a resident he lodged two formal complaints that he had insulted victims of coronavirus. Councillor Jamie Lloyd told the city council’s environment, transport and sustainability committee...
Posted On 20 Apr 2021 at 1:17 pm
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