Brighton and Hove Albion charged by FA with breaking rules on intermediaries

The Football Association has charged Brighton and Hove Albion with several breaches of intermediary regulations. The breaches are of Regulation A3 of the FA’s regulations on working with intermediaries. This states: “A club, player, intermediary or other participant must not so...
Posted On 03 Aug 2021 at 10:41 pm

Instead of vile rhetoric, care for vulnerable children must be the Home Office priority

As reported in the past week, we learned that in a shocking example of bad practice, the Home Office placed unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in the city overnight, without prior discussion with myself, council officials, or Brighton and Hove’s communities or voluntary...
Posted On 03 Aug 2021 at 10:31 pm

Secret justice: Public barred from knowing why Brighton pub may lose licence

A secret panel of councillors held a hearing behind closed doors today that could strip a Brighton pub of its licence and throw people out of their jobs. Sussex Police asked a Brighton and Hove City Council licensing panel to hold a hearing in private – and the panel agreed. And...

Residents object to 5G masts on roof of Brighton flats

Opposition is growing to plans to instal 5G masts on the roof of one of the most prominent buildings in Brighton. The proposals include putting 12 antennas and four transmission dishes on the roof of Dudeney Lodge, in Upper Hollingdean Road, with six equipment cabinets on the...

Brighton & Hove based Electro-Synth-Pop duo Becky Becky release their long-awaited second album

At last! Some new material from the terrific Becky Becky, who are Gemma L Williams (ex-Woodpecker Wooliams, GhostPoet) and Peter J D Mason (ex-Fence Collective). Five years ago, on Saturday 19th March 2016 to be precise, I was very fortunate to catch this exciting Brighton &...
Posted On 03 Aug 2021 at 4:07 pm

Carter signs extended contract with Sussex

Teenage wicketkeeper-batsman Oli Carter has signed “a new multi-year contract” with Sussex, the club said today (Tuesday 3 August). Sussex Cricket said: “In June, the 19-year-old joined the professional squad until the end of the current season. “His contributions on and off the...
Posted On 03 Aug 2021 at 3:22 pm

Archer to see medical experts about elbow problems

Sussex and England bowler Jofra Archer is due to see medical specialists as concerns grow over his comeback from an elbow operation. The paceman underwent surgery in May to try to deal with a long-standing problem with his right arm but his initial return to action with Sussex...
Posted On 03 Aug 2021 at 2:44 pm

Attention IDLES & Fontaines DC fans – THUMPER are back!

THUMPER certainly have a name befitting their sound – meaning: “to strike against something heavily and noisily”. THUMPER is a relatively new name that you should be made aware of, especially if you are a fan of IDLES, Fontaines DC and those of a similar ilk. THUMPER are...
Posted On 03 Aug 2021 at 12:03 pm

Labour is working for a lasting freedom from covid-19

Monday 19 July was billed as England’s “freedom day”, signalling Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s conquest of the covid-19 virus. It was to be his virus victory day when he would “summon the spirit of Churchill” in a speech to be given at “an historic venue” associated with the...
Posted On 03 Aug 2021 at 10:45 am