Christmas market returns but faces hurdle in quest for drinks licence

Brighton Christmas Market plans to return in November and December and has applied for a licence to sell alcoholic drinks. But a neighbour has objected to the licence application so a panel of councillors will be asked to decide whether drinks can again be sold during the five...

Skate jam kicks off campaign for Whitehawk skate park

A campaign to build a skate park has been started by people living in Whitehawk. A free event last weekend was held to start the campaign for a new skatepark to be built within the BN2 5 postcode. Free skating lessons were on offer for those over five years old at the mobile...
Posted On 05 Aug 2022 at 7:32 pm

Rawlins puts on all-round show of excellence as Sussex beat Gloucestershire at Hove

Royal London One-Day Cup at Hove. Sussex 334-9 (Rawlins 91), Gloucestershire 283 (Bracey 87). Sussex won by 51 runs. A fine all-round display by Delray Rawlins, who followed a thunderous innings of 91 off just 62 balls with figures of three for 50, helped Sussex to victory today...

Brighton councillor expelled by Labour gives initial response

A Brighton councillor who has been thrown out of the Labour Party has given his initial response to his expulsion in a post on Facebook. Councillor Nick Childs, one of two Brighton and Hove councillors to have been ejected from the party, wrote: “It is with great sadness that I...
Posted On 05 Aug 2022 at 4:30 pm

Hove man remanded in custody charged with raping woman on Brighton beach

A man from Hove has been remanded in custody charged with raping a woman on the beach in Brighton. Przemslaw Pogorzzelec, 44, of Holmes Avenue, Hove, appeared before Crawley magistrates on Monday (1 August) charged with rape and sexual assault on the beach by the Fortune of War...
Posted On 05 Aug 2022 at 3:13 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sell Cucurella to Chelsea for £60m

Marc Cucurella will be available for Chelsea’s Premier League opener at Everton after the London club completed his £60 million signing from Brighton and Hove Albion. The 24-year-old defender has signed a six-year contract at Chelsea, with Brighton negotiating a club record sale...
Posted On 05 Aug 2022 at 12:58 pm

Girl gang grab cigarettes and lottery tickets in shoplifting raid at Hove Tesco

A gang of girls went into a Tesco store in Hove and stole croissants, lottery scratch cards and cigarettes worth hundreds of pounds. They were filmed by security cameras as they went round the Tesco Express branch, in Denmark Villas, near Hove station, brazenly shoplifting. Two...
Posted On 05 Aug 2022 at 12:57 pm

Brighton’s Premier League promotion winner Shane Duffy goes on loan to Fulham

Shane Duffy, the popular Brighton and Hove Albion and Ireland central defender, has left the Seagulls to join Fulham on loan for the season. Albion head coach Graham Potter said: “Shane has been an outstanding servant to this club and is rightly held in high esteem by everyone...
Posted On 05 Aug 2022 at 11:40 am

Duffy joins Fulham on loan for the season

Brighton and Hove Albion defender Shane Duffy has joined Fulham on loan for the season. Albion head coach Graham Potter said: “Shane has been an outstanding servant to this club and is rightly held in high esteem by everyone here. “There was no pressure on him to leave but,...
Posted On 05 Aug 2022 at 11:31 am

Fire damages flat above Hove bar

A fire has damaged a flat above a bar in Church Road, Hove, early this morning (Friday 5 August). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that six fire engines were sent to tackle the blaze, the cause of which has not yet been identified. The fire service: “East Sussex Fire and...
Posted On 05 Aug 2022 at 7:56 am
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