Getafe beat Brighton and Hove Albion in front of 7,000 fans at the Amex

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Getafe 2 A full strength Albion lost to La Liga minnows Getafe in front of 7,091 fans at the Amex. A goal in each half from Eric Cabaco and David Timor with a well-taken free kick gave the European visitors a victory that was a little harsh on the...
Posted On 07 Aug 2021 at 9:07 pm

Brighton and Hove has one of Britain’s biggest increases in covid cases

The rate of new coronavirus cases rose faster in Brighton and Hove than almost everywhere else in the country, according to figures from Public Health England. The rate in the seven days to Monday 2 August went up to 456 for every 100,000 people, compared with 334 in the previous...
Posted On 07 Aug 2021 at 6:52 pm

Councillors urged to count cost before scrapping Old Shoreham Road cycle lane

Councillors are being urged to keep the “temporary” Old Shoreham Road cycle lane in Hove because the government might withhold almost £280,000 in funding for cycle training. A committee rejected plans to make the temporary lane permanent last month but next week a sub-committee...

Chalk dumped in Hove car park can be used to make bunds

Chalk dumped in a car park can be used to create a barrier after councillors unanimously backed an application to move it to a better position. Brighton Footgolf, based at the Benfield Valley Golf Course, secured planning permission to build bunds along the car park boundaries...

Man jailed for robbery at Brighton travel agents

A man has been jailed for six years for holding up a travel agents in Brighton. Ian Jowett, 55, of no fixed address, escaped with £1,700 from the Tui branch in North Street, Brighton, after pointing what appeared to be a gun at staff member Michelle Kirkham. Jowett was jailed by...
Posted On 07 Aug 2021 at 12:01 am