Archbishop of Canterbury talks to Brighton business community about leadership

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby had a business breakfast with about 200 community leaders during his visit to Brighton and Hove today (Saturday 5 March). He shared his reflections on leadership – and the challenges that we face today – at St Peter’s Church, in Brighton....
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 10:59 pm

Albion need to pull the ripcord and fast

Newcastle United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Albion lost their fourth consecutive Premier League match and have fallen back into the bottom half of the table. The Seagulls are now just five points ahead of Newcastle but still have 12 points more than Burnley who currently...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 5:27 pm

Half time with Hodges – Newcastle United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion are in free fall and cannot seem to find any ripcord to lessen their drop. Goals in quick succession from Ryan Fraser and Fabian Schar saw the Seagulls continue to look leaky – and look nervously over their shoulders. Jakub Moder, Tariq Lamptey and most notably Danny...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 3:55 pm

Big Country thrill Brighton gig goers

BIG COUNTRY + GABI GARBUTT – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 4.3.22 What I love about what I do is bumping into a band you know nothing about! Tonight supporting Big Country at the Concorde 2 in Brighton was such an artist, Gabi Garbutt and her band The Illuminations. The lights...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 3:44 pm

Premier League Match Day 27 – Newcastle United V Brighton & Hove Albion

Albion take on Newcastle United at St James’ Park, with the Magpies hovering over the relegation zone after a run of good form. The Seagulls welcome back Danny Welbeck and Pascal Gross to the starting line up with Tariq Lamptey due to play at full back. Steve Alzate also makes a...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 2:14 pm

A feast of entertainment at Hastings Fat Tuesday

HASTINGS FAT TUESDAY FESTIVAL – MULTIPLE VENUES 25.2.22 – 1.3.22 When it comes to having a vibrant cultural and music scene, Hastings in East Sussex punches well above its weight. The inhabitants have a considerable aptitude for turning old seasonal festivals into an...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 12:00 pm

Brighton man jailed for stabbing in shared house

A Brighton man has been jailed after he stabbed another man in a shared house near Preston Circus. Mahjoub El Hamri, 52, of no fixed address, used a key to let himself into the shared house where he used to live – uninvited – before the attack. In the communal kitchen of the...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 11:10 am

Wanted man believed to be in Brighton

Police are searching for a wanted man who is believed to be “spending time in Brighton”. Sussex Police issued an appeal for help finding 36-year-old convicted burglar Robert Cox who was released from prison on licence. They want to return him to prison because he is believed to...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 10:51 am

Archbishop of Canterbury due to meet refugees in Brighton and Hove today

The Archbishop of Canterbury is due to meet a group of refugees during a visit to Brighton and Hove today (Saturday 5 March). It is Justin Welby’s first official to the Diocese of Chichester, which includes Brighton and Hove, since he was inaugurated as the archbishop. He did,...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 12:05 am

Budget council highlighted ‘disconnects’ around funding, carbon neutral aims and fairer fares

When I spoke at the budget council meeting last week, one point I made in relation to Conservative amendments was about the seeming “disconnect” between the vocal complaints of the local Tories about everything from street lighting to a lack of funding for a statue of the Queen,...
Posted On 05 Mar 2022 at 12:01 am