Brighton & Hove Albion beat West Brom in FA Cup

West Bromwich Albion 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 (AET) The Seagulls beat West Bromwich Albion in extra time at the Hawthorns after a fairly dull first half in which Danny Welbeck had the best chance to score. The Baggies took the lead through Callum Robinson a few minutes into...
Posted On 08 Jan 2022 at 4:56 pm

One last glimpse of the golden years as Brighton Bowie exhibition extended

David Bowie fans have a final chance to catch a popular exhibition at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery after its run was extended until later this month. And the venue even plans to open an extra day a week – on Mondays – to give visitors more opportunity of a glimpse of Bowie’s...
Posted On 08 Jan 2022 at 4:35 pm

Historic Brighton Carnival revived in centenary year

An historic carnival is being revived to mark its centenary. Brighton Carnival is scheduled to take place in Madeira Drive in June, 100 years after it was first held in 1922. The last time a “Brighton Carnival” took place was more than 10 years ago – and the current event is in...

FA Cup 3rd round: West Bromwich Albion v Brighton & Hove Albion

The two Albions meet in the FA Cup as they did in 4th round in 2019. The clubs didn’t meet at all until 1976 and have met only 25 times since. Rugby legend Martin Offiah’s nephew Odel makes his Seagulls debut as does goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen. Danny Welbeck and Neal Maupay start...
Posted On 08 Jan 2022 at 2:16 pm

Brighton graffiti suspects caught on camera

Two graffiti taggers were caught on camera in a Brighton street, Sussex Police said. The force now wants the public’s help tracing them. Sussex Police said: “Police are looking to identify these two people, captured on CCTV vandalising the wall of a property in Bedford Street,...
Posted On 08 Jan 2022 at 2:00 pm

International cocaine supplier jailed for six and a half years

An international cocaine supplier who used to live in Brighton and Hove has been jailed for six and a half years. James Beeby was convicted by a jury of running an operation supplying materials to create cocaine after an investigation by Sussex Police detectives and financial...
Posted On 08 Jan 2022 at 2:30 am

We don’t live in a bubble

I thank Councillor Bell for his “three lessons” published on New Year’s Day. I am sure we will get to debate these in the council chamber as well as in these pages on many future occasions. Sadly, much as I’d love to live in a bubble of our lovely city of Brighton and Hove, we...
Posted On 08 Jan 2022 at 2:15 am