Petition seeks less divisive approach to anti-racism education in Brighton and Hove

A petition calling for a change in the way that anti-racism is taught in schools has attracted more than 1,000 signatures in 24 hours. Brighton community activist Adrian Hart set up the petition on Change.org under the auspices of the anti-racist organisation Don’t Divide...

Propper job done – Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder goes back to PSV

Albion’s enigmatic Dutchman Davy Propper has re-joined PSV Eindhoven after four years at the Amex. The midfielder has gone back to the Eredivisie side on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee. The 29-year-old brings an end to a four-year spell at the Amex, having joined in 2017...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021 at 8:16 pm

Drugs and prison were my only escape from the hell of hostel-living in Brighton

“I need my own front door” – This is the “lived experience” of a woman living in supported accommodation in Brighton. Her voice and her story were shared in a deputation, led by Rebecca Rieley, to a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Housing Committee. She said: “I was...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021 at 7:08 pm

Fraudsters jailed after fleecing Hove man and dozens more in £5m betting scam

Two fraudsters have been jailed after fleecing a man from Hove and dozens of others in a multimillion-pound betting investment scam. Simon and Ian Reynolds ran the scam – known as Sporting Profits – for four years, making almost £5 million from more than 100 victims, including a...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021 at 6:27 pm

Jury shown moment security guard allegedly stabs ‘perfect’ pet cat

The jury in the trial of a security guard accused of stabbing 16 cats has been shown CCTV which shows him allegedly stabbing one of the cats. Steve Bouquet, 54, was caught on a CCTV camera installed by the owner of one of the first cats attacked around Brighton in Crown Gardens,...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021 at 5:50 pm

Police officer guilty of gross misconduct for arresting Hoogstraten’s son

A former police officer has been found guilty of gross misconduct for using force to arrest Nicholas van Hoogstraten’s son over a wheelclamped car and then lying about it afterwards. James Breeds, who had already been dismissed for gross misconduct over an unrelated...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021 at 5:23 pm

Welbeck signs new deal with Brighton and Hove Albion

Danny Welbeck has signed a new one-year contract with Brighton and Hove Albion. The club said it was delighted and added: “The 30-year-old initially joined Albion in October 2020 on a one-year contract, going on to score six goals and assisting three times in 24 Premier League...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021 at 5:06 pm

Another Brighton bank branch to close

One of Britain’s biggest banks has announced the closure of 44 more branches, including the Lloyds branch at Preston Circus. The decision was a “bitter blow” to staff and customers, according to the Unite union, which accused Lloyds of walking away from local communities. Lloyds...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021 at 4:55 pm

Plan to scrap weekly bin rounds put on hold

A proposal to scrap weekly rubbish collections has been put on hold. Brighton and Hove City Council wants to drop weekly bin rounds in favour of weekly food waste collections. Under the proposed changes, recycling would still be collected every two weeks and all other rubbish...

The Piranhas announce free Brighton concert

Next month sees the live concert return of Brighton’s very own Piranhas who will be rockin’ The Admiral, on Thursday 15th July which is located at the bottom of Elm Grove at numbers 2 to 6 (postcode BN2 3DD). Great news eh? Better still, this will be a free entry concert and also...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021 at 3:02 pm
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