All trains to Victoria cancelled until Monday 10 January as rail firm blames covid

There will be no trains from Brighton and Hove to London Victoria until Monday 10 January, with rail bosses blaming covid-19. Rail engineering works had already led to trains to Victoria being cancelled until Tuesday 4 January, with passengers from the coast being diverted to...
Posted On 30 Dec 2021 at 6:24 pm

Prolific Brighton shoplifter pleads guilty to 33 charges of theft

A prolific Brighton shoplifter pleaded guilty to 33 charges of theft when he appeared before Brighton magistrates. Michael Murray, 33, of Percival Terrace, in Kemp Town, and formerly of Whitehawk Road, Brighton, repeatedly stole from the Co-op shop in Whitehawk Road. Murray was...
Posted On 30 Dec 2021 at 4:49 pm

Our every action affects others so please help us all stay safe

I hope everyone celebrating at this time of year has enjoyed the festive break. I know that many get-togethers have been disrupted due to the untimely impact of the highly infectious omicron variant of the coronavirus – mine certainly was. As we move into the new year, we mustn’t...
Posted On 30 Dec 2021 at 4:20 pm

Man wanted for return to prison believed to be in Brighton and Hove

Police are looking for a man to return him to prison and believe that he may be in Brighton and Hove. Leon Chart is wanted on recall to prison, Sussex Police said. Chart, 42, formerly of Grand Parade, Brighton, and Denmark Villas, Hove, and has previously appeared in court...
Posted On 30 Dec 2021 at 12:33 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion’s first goal at Stamford Bridge since 1910 secures Seagulls a point

Chelsea 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Danny Welbeck scored a late late equaliser against Chelsea, ensuring Albion notched up a second successive point at Stamford Bridge. It was the Albion’s first goal at the stadium since September 1910 when Brighton beat Aston Villa in...
Posted On 29 Dec 2021 at 9:29 pm

Halftime with Hodges – Chelsea 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion trail to a disputed Romelu Lukaku goal after the striker but tangled with Albion’s Neal Maupay in the area. The Seagulls have had several chances to score with Adam Lallana, Alexis Mac Allister and Yves Bissouma all forcing saves from Eduardo Mendy in the Chelsea goal....
Posted On 29 Dec 2021 at 8:32 pm

More travellers recorded in unauthorised places in Brighton and Hove, according to official count

More traveller caravans were pitched in Brighton and Hove last summer – and more were pitched in unauthorised places, according to the official twice-yearly count. There were spaces for 44 caravans at the site in Horsdean, owned by Brighton and Hove City Council, but only 29...
Posted On 29 Dec 2021 at 7:20 pm

Premier League Match Day 19 – Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion

Yves Bissouma returns to the Seagulls starting line and Alexis Mac Allister keeps his starting place. Solly March also makes a rare start as Enock Mwepu drops to the bench. Danny Welbeck is also among the substitutes although Albion are without Leandro Trossard. Tariq Lamptey...
Posted On 29 Dec 2021 at 7:01 pm

The council can no longer ignore Kendal Court

Brighton and Hove City Council has failed to address serious issues at its housing facility at Kendal Court, Newhaven, and needs to start listening before further tragedy unfolds. Under a policy of the council’s Green-Labour Housing Coalition, Brighton and Hove has been placing...
Posted On 29 Dec 2021 at 2:19 pm

Homeless charity chief backs calls to close Kendal Court

The chief executive of a homelessness charity has backed calls for Brighton and Hove City Council to stop using Kendal Court in Newhaven as temporary housing. Andy Winter, who runs BHT Sussex, formerly Brighton Housing Trust, supported calls by councillors to stop placing...
Posted On 29 Dec 2021 at 1:11 pm