Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper signs extended contract

Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper Robert Sanchez has signed a new contract until June 2025, the club said today (Tuesday 23 February). Albion said: “The 23-year-old goalkeeper made his Premier League debut against Tottenham Hotspur in November and has now made 14 Premier League...
Posted On 23 Feb 2021 at 8:57 pm

Councillors and residents criticise latest Old Shoreham Road cycle lane proposals

Cycle lane changes proposed by the council will add to traffic jams and increase pollution, making walking and cycling even less attractive, according to people living closest to the scheme. Neighbours said that the current chaos would get worse along the A270 Old Shoreham Road,...

White a way to lose – Brighton & Hove Albion throw it away with last touch again

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Crystal Palace 2 Albion are back in relagation trouble as the £30 million rated Ben White booted the ball aimlessly in the air and allowed Palace to gain possession, leading to Christian Benteke’s 94th minute winner. Albion had 25 efforts on goal...
Posted On 22 Feb 2021 at 9:59 pm

Brighton domestic abuse charity challenges council version of events in £5m contract row

Domestic abuse charity RISE has challenged comments made about its bid to continue running services in Brighton and Hove. RISE was responding to a Brighton and Hove City Council briefing published on Friday (19 February). It said that the domestic violence and abuse support...

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Crystal Palace 1

Albion conceded their first goal in over five hours as new Crystal Palace striker Jean-Philippe Mateta nutmegged Albion keeper Robert Sanchez to put the visitors in front after 28 minutes. Albion have not really troubled Vincente Guaita. Joel Veltman has again been influential...
Posted On 22 Feb 2021 at 8:48 pm

Brighton school submits multimillion-pound plans to teach all pupils on one site

A Brighton school plans to bring all its pupils, from children in reception through to sixth formers, together on to one site from September. Brighton Girls has submitted a planning application for a multimillion-pound project to Brighton and Hove City Council as it prepares to...

Premier League Match Day 25 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace

It’s the one we have all been waiting for as Albion take on arch rivals Crystal Palace this evening (Monday 22 February). The Seagulls are unchanged at the Amex. Albion lost to Palace in the last game played in front of a full house at the Amex 51 weeks ago in February last year....
Posted On 22 Feb 2021 at 7:12 pm

Man reported missing from Hove

A man who was last seen in Hove has been reported missing. Sussex Police today (Monday 22 February) issued an appeal for help to find 28-year-old Billy Eyre. The force said: “Sussex Police is searching for missing Billy Eyre. “Billy, 28, was last seen in Hove on Friday (19...
Posted On 22 Feb 2021 at 6:19 pm

Hospice issues ‘March for Martlets’ plea

Hospice fundraisers have issued a “March for Martlets” plea, urging people to get moving and make a difference. The charity is encouraging everyone – young and old – to take a step in the right direction to raise money for their local hospice. Martlets has kept caring day and...
Posted On 21 Feb 2021 at 11:30 pm

What the Uber court ruling means – a personal view

What does the Uber court ruling mean and why does it matter? The following is a mix of facts and opinion and includes the difference between local cab companies and Uber. It seeks to explains the different working models and the position that Uber is in now and which way it may...
Posted On 21 Feb 2021 at 3:38 pm