Sussex Sharks adrift by 11 runs in Blast at Essex

Essex Eagles (244-7) beat Sussex Sharks (233-6) by 11 runs Australian all-rounder Daniel Sams thrashed his maiden Vitality Blast half-century against Sussex Sharks to guide Essex Eagles to their highest-ever total in the tournament and a third win in four games. Sams hammered 71...

Sink hole opens up in Brighton road

A sink hole has opened up in the middle of a Brighton road. The hole in Milner Road, near Coombe Road, first appeared yesterday evening. It had grown considerably by this afternoon, and the council has now barricaded it. This picture of the hole yesterday was taken by Philip...
Posted On 17 Jun 2022 at 6:03 pm

Bissouma says chance to play Champions League football lured him from Brighton to Spurs

Yves Bissouma said that he was already dreaming of playing in the Champions League for Tottenham Hotspur and hearing the competition’s music. The midfielder completed his move from Brighton and Hove Albion today (Friday 17 June), signing a four-year deal for a £25 million fee,...
Posted On 17 Jun 2022 at 5:32 pm

Mamma Mia! Brighton and Hove weighs up bid to host Eurovision again

The Eurovision Song Contest could return to Brighton after the organisers indicated that this year’s winner Ukraine might not be able to host the event next year. Brighton famously hosted the contest in 1974 when Abba won with Waterloo at the Dome, launching a global phenomenon....
Posted On 17 Jun 2022 at 4:28 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sell Bissouma to Tottenham Hotspur for £25m

Brighton and Hove Albion have sold Yves Bissouma to Tottenham Hotspur for an initial fee of about £25 million. The club could earn more than £30 million from the deal subject to “various add ons”, according to reports. Albion said: “Yves Bissouma has completed a move to Tottenham...
Posted On 17 Jun 2022 at 3:31 pm

Bevendean two-bed set to become six-person HMO

A student housing developer wants to convert a two bedroom home in Bevendean into a six bedroom shared house. Rivers Birtwell, which has converted dozens of family homes in Brighton into student houses, has submitted a planning application for 55 Auckland Drive. It includes a...
Posted On 17 Jun 2022 at 2:29 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign international teenage forward

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed a teenage forward who made his international debut last year at the age of 17. Julio Enciso, 18, joined Brighton from the leading Paraguayan side Libertad Asuncion on a four-year contract reported to be worth about £9.5 million. Albion sai...
Posted On 17 Jun 2022 at 12:36 pm

Brexit to blame for overgrown pavement weeds, council says

The proliferation of pavement weeds is because of labour and equipment shortages brought about by Brexit, the council says. Residents, particularly in the city’s suburbs, have been complaining about pavement weeds since 2020, after the council stopped using the weedkiller...
Posted On 17 Jun 2022 at 11:09 am

5 things some of us remember about the long hot summer of 1976 in Brighton and Hove

With Brighton and Hove set to bask in the hottest day of the year today – and possibly its hottest ever day – what better time to look back its longest heatwave in living memory? The summer of 1976 saw not only soaring temperatures, but also drought – and a...
Posted On 17 Jun 2022 at 7:11 am

Nightmare neighbours face tougher measures

Nightmare neighbours could face a crackdown if councillors back new measures to deal with complaints about anti-social behaviour from tenants across Brighton and Hove. One of the measures could be to issue “community protection notices” (CPN) to people causing problems. Failing...