Will Bloom need to spend millions on a striker when he already has a Florin?

As Albion players report back for pre-season training, the Chris O’Grady of his day, Florin Andone, also reported back to Lancing. Andone was signed by former boss Chris Hughton in the summer of 2018 for a bargain £6 million from Deportivo La Coruna after his relegation...
Posted On 28 Jun 2022 at 9:54 pm

Albion fan assaulted father in front of his son in North Stand

A Brighton and Hove Albion football supporter who assaulted a fellow fan in front of his son has been banned from attending matches. James Raynor attended the fixture between Brighton and Hove Albion and Crystal Palace at the Amex Community Stadium on January 14. At the end of...
Posted On 28 Jun 2022 at 3:03 pm

Brighton population rises 1.44 per cent as number of pre-school children plummets

The number of people living in Brighton and Hove rose 1.44 per cent from 2011 to 2021, according to the first batch of census data to be released. In 2011, there were 273,369 people living in the city – 137,261 women and 136,108 men (a 50.2/49.8 split). Last year, there were...
Posted On 28 Jun 2022 at 2:43 pm

New student housing planned to replace Falmer cottages

A developer wants to knock down two cottages next to Falmer Station and build a new block of nine student flats. Pinnervale Investments has submitted an application for a new two to four storey block of student accommodation, which would house 24 students. The apartments would...
Posted On 28 Jun 2022 at 1:48 pm
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Former Tory councillor’s drink drive trial adjourned for third time

The trial of a former Conservative councillor charged with drink driving was adjourned for a third time today because a crucial witness could not attend. Joe Miller, 27, denies being over the limit when driving a black BMW 420 on the A27 at Hollingbury in September 2020. His...
Posted On 28 Jun 2022 at 11:46 am

Sugarbabes announce first UK tour in over two decades

The most successful British female group of the 21st century are back! Following their massive return and epic performance at ‘Mighty Hoopla’ this month, Sugababes have announced a seventeen date UK wide tour. The chart-topping, multi-platinum iconic London trio, Siobhan Donaghy,...
Posted On 28 Jun 2022 at 11:38 am

We owe better to the refugees who enrich our lives

I have long been convinced of the need to celebrate the way our country is enriched by the refugees who seek sanctuary here. So, it was a particular privilege to welcome the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians to the Brighton Dome at their Brighton Festival performance in May. Brighton...
Posted On 28 Jun 2022 at 10:27 am