Premier League Match Day 23 – Burnley v Brighton & Hove Albion

Aaron Connolly, Alexis Mac Allister and Joel Veltman all come back into the Seagulls starting line at Turf Moor this afternoon (Saturday 6 February). Danny Welbeck returns from injury and is named among the substitutes. Albion are looking for their third consecutive Premier...
Posted On 06 Feb 2021 at 2:16 pm

Hove hotel owner to focus on housing the homeless

The owner of a Hove hotel wants to focus on housing rough sleepers because the premises are too far from the centre of Brighton to profit from tourists and the conference trade. For the past two years, Elemel Community Interest Company (CIC) said that it had been providing...

Nunnery proposal to go back before planners

A former home for nuns could be turned into two family houses if councillors grant planning permission for the project. Errol and Joanne Barrett, who run Roche Barrett Estates, also want to extend and modernise the building while carrying out the conversion. They aim to create...

Four Brighton and Hove drink drivers banned from the road

Four drink drivers have been banned from the road after being arrested in Brighton and Hove during the annual Christmas crackdown by Sussex Police. The force said that Eileen Cooke, 66, a pensioner, of Portland Road, Hove, was arrested in Portland Road, Hove, on Thursday 10...
Posted On 05 Feb 2021 at 4:16 pm

Two men charged with stealing motorbike in Brighton

Two men have been charged with stealing a motorbike in Brighton and attacking the bike’s owner. Sussex Police said today (Friday 5 February): “Police investigating the theft of a motorcycle in Brighton have charged two men. “At 2.15pm on Wednesday (3 February), officers were...
Posted On 05 Feb 2021 at 3:59 pm

Financial help for cabbies and nurseries wins backing from Brighton and Hove’s leading politicians

A £500,000 pot of cash looks likely to be shared among the 1,300 cabbies in Brighton and Hove after a key meeting this evening (Thursday 4 February). It will amount to a maximum of just £400 each – and possibly as little as £250 – as Brighton and Hove City Council looks to...

Former Brighton doctors’ surgery will not be replaced if planners agree

A former doctors’ surgery in Brighton will not be replaced if planners agree to a request from the site’s owner. Heath Hill Student Developments wants to build 24 student bedrooms on the site of the Willow House surgery, in Heath Hill Avenue, Bevendean. The company was granted...

Suspected hand grenade detonated in Hove

A suspected hand grenade was blown up in Hove last night (Wednesday 3 February). It was found in trees and foliage in a park that is popular with dog walkers. The grenade was uncovered in Three Cornered Copse, between Dyke Road Avenue, Goldstone Crescent, Woodland Avenue and...
Posted On 04 Feb 2021 at 6:03 pm

Brighton man faces trial charged with child sex abuse

A Brighton man faces a trial by jury on charges including child sex abuse and making indecent pictures of children. Lloyd Collins, 29, of Montpelier Road, Brighton, has also appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court charged with being involved in drug dealing. Collins, who is...
Posted On 04 Feb 2021 at 5:47 pm

A27 slip road closes after lorry overturns

A lorry driver has been taken to hospital after his vehicle overturned on a slip off the A27 this afternoon (Thursday 4 February). Sussex Police asked drivers to avoid the area and warned that they faced delays. The force said: “Emergency services were called just after 2.30pm to...
Posted On 04 Feb 2021 at 5:13 pm