Bin strike shows how Greens still have serious lessons to learn

I am very pleased that a deal has been struck to end the bin strike. After weeks of rubbish and recycling piling up in the streets, with residents suffering, it was a relief all round that a resolution to the dispute was finally found. I have been open about the fact that the...
Posted On 24 Oct 2021 at 8:14 pm

Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by police car in Brighton

A cyclist was taken to hospital after being hit by police car in the centre of Brighton last night (Saturday 23 October). Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses and camera footage this morning, with an investigation under way. The force said: “Police are appealing for...
Posted On 24 Oct 2021 at 9:58 am

Three Brighton and Hove politicians shortlisted for councillor of the year at national awards

Three councillors from Brighton and Hove have been shortlisted for national awards out of more than 400 nominations. Bridget Fishleigh, the only serving councillor to have been elected as an independent, has been shortlisted for the Community Champion award. Green councillo...
Posted On 24 Oct 2021 at 12:01 am

City flattered by scoreline as Albion show their tenacity

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Manchester City 4 Albion were at times outclassed by Premier League Champions Manchester City who had raced into a three-goal lead within 31 minutes. Lewis Dunk made a miraculous clearance from underneath the crossbar from an effort by Jesus. The big...
Posted On 23 Oct 2021 at 7:42 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Manchester City 3

Yes, it’s only half time. Albion really have been given a master class in free-flowing counter-attacking football. Phil Foden and Jack Grealish have at times scythed through the Seagulls’ petrified-looking defence. Lewis Dunk cleared a Foden effort from under the crossbar – it...
Posted On 23 Oct 2021 at 6:29 pm

Peacehaven woman dies in A27 crash

A woman from Peacehaven died after a crash on the A27 near Lewes yesterday (Friday 22 October). Sussex Police said this afternoon: “Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on the A27 at Beddingham. “Officers were called shortly before 2.40pm on Friday 22 October...
Posted On 23 Oct 2021 at 6:21 pm

Premier League Match Day 9 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City

Albion take on Premier League champions Manchester City at the Amex this afternoon (Saturday 23 October), with a 5.30pm kick-off. Adam Webster returns to the squad as a substitute and Shane Duffy drops to the bench. Joel Veltman and Dan Burn occupy what appears to be a three-man...
Posted On 23 Oct 2021 at 4:44 pm

Coach Party thrill Brighton Komedia audience

COACH PARTY + SWIM SCHOOL, KOMEDIA STUDIO BAR, BRIGHTON 22.10.21 I have very much been looking forward to catching Coach Party playing live tonight in the neat little Komedia Studio Bar as I have been merrily listening to the tracks on both of their 10” EP’s, 2020’s ‘Party Food’...
Posted On 23 Oct 2021 at 1:38 pm

Police arrest suspected drug driver as crash leaves Brighton motorcyclist in hospital

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of drug driving after a crash left a motorcyclist fro Brighton in hospital with serious injuries. Sussex Police said yesterday (Friday 22 October): “The motorcyclist – a 31-year-old man from Brighton – remains in hospital in a serious but...
Posted On 23 Oct 2021 at 12:58 pm

Complaints are flooding in about poor service, says councillor

Councillors have been inundated with complaints about parking permit problems, rubbish and recycling, litter and fly-tipping, overgrown weeds blocking pavements and graffiti. Labour councillor Gary Wilkinson said that “these are clearly systemic issues” and urged the Greens to...