Brighton & Hove Albion drawn away at West Bromwich Albion in FA Cup 3rd round

Brighton and Hove Albion will play away against West Bromwich Albion in the FA Cup 3rd round in early January. The clubs played each other in the 4th round in 2019. The Seagulls won a replay 3-1 at the Hawthorns after a goalless draw at the Amex. Two extra-time goals from Glenn...
Posted On 06 Dec 2021 at 7:13 pm

Blocked sewer blamed for missed rubbish and recycling collections in Hove

Emergency sewer works have left people living in two Hove streets without rubbish and recycling collections. Bins were missed in Landseer Road and Prinsep Road, in the area known as Artists’ Corner, because both roads have been blocked at the Sackville Road end by the emergency...

Judge recuses himself from Lord Bassam stalking case

A judge has recused himself from further hearings in a stalking case involving Lord Bassam of Brighton because they knew each other some years ago. In the meantime, Judge Martin Huseyin made a 12-week interim hospital order for a further assessment of the defendant Christian...
Posted On 06 Dec 2021 at 5:54 pm

Hunt sab disrupted shoot again just days after acquittal, court hears

A hunt sab joined a group of balaclava-clad comrades to disrupt a legal pheasant shoot just days after being cleared of doing exactly the same thing, a court heard today. Melissa Page, 31, was one of four animal rights activists acquitted by a district judge of aggravated...
Posted On 06 Dec 2021 at 5:49 pm

Emergency roadworks caused by concrete in sewer

Concrete getting into a sewer underneath a major building site has sparked emergency roadworks which are set to continue into next year. Southern Water started work on November 26 to clear the sewer, which runs alongside the Sackville Road site where Moda Living is building more...
Posted On 06 Dec 2021 at 4:18 pm

Brighton and Hove cabbies steer clear of one-way Madeira Drive

Taxi drivers are avoiding picking up and dropping off passengers along Madeira Drive because the new one-way system adds an expensive detour to fares. Brighton and Hove City Council closed the road during the first lockdown as it introduced “active travel” measures to encourage...

South coast now set to bear brunt of Storm Barra

Brighton and Hove is now set to see some of the worst of Storm Barra, according to an updated storm warning. The Met Office yesterday issued a severe weather warning covering all of England and Wales, which comes into force at 9am tomorrow. At 11am today, it issued an updated...
Posted On 06 Dec 2021 at 12:39 pm

Saltdean beach webcam goes live

A webcam covering the beach and sea at Saltdean has gone live thanks to joint work by two community groups. The live feed is being hosted by the Saltdean Swim and Surf Club on its website www.saltdeanssc.org from the webcam which has been provided by the Saltdean Community...
Posted On 06 Dec 2021 at 12:25 pm

Met Office issues wind warning as Storm Barra approaches

The Met Office has issued a weather warning with Storm Barra expected to sweep in tomorrow (Tuesday 7 December). The official forecaster said: “Strong winds are expected to affect much of the UK on Tuesday, with potential travel disruption in places.” The warning covers most of...
Posted On 06 Dec 2021 at 1:07 am