The Pope must dive – England keeper thwarts excellent Albion

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Newcastle United 0 England keeper Nick Pope made fabulous saves from Solly March, Danny Welbeck and Adam Lallana to deny Albion all three points at the Amex this afternoon (Saturday 13 August). Albion also had two chances that were just inches away...
Posted On 13 Aug 2022 at 5:06 pm

A night of blood and guts with GWAR in Brighton

GWAR + PARTY CANNON – CHALK, BRIGHTON 9.8.22 My wife and I were pretty tired and frazzled after a weekend in Blackpool attending the whirlwind that was ‘Rebellion Festival’, but how could we miss GWAR playing a few days later on our very own doorstep on this hot and sweaty...
Posted On 13 Aug 2022 at 4:39 pm

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

Brighton and Hove Albion are being held to a goalless draw by Newcastle United at the Amex. Pascal Gross almost had the ball in the net and Adam Lallana had a good shot on the turn, well held by Newcastle keeper Nick Pope. Danny Welbeck almost latched on to a cross from Gross,...
Posted On 13 Aug 2022 at 4:02 pm

Firefighters tackle blaze near Brighton flats

Firefighters were tackling a blaze in the open near several blocks of flats in Brighton this afternoon (Saturday 13 August). Heavy smoke was visible for miles around near the flats at Stanmer Heights in Hollingbury. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that several people had...
Posted On 13 Aug 2022 at 3:43 pm

Premier League Match Day 2 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United

  Brighton and Hove Albion take on Newcastle United as they look to further climb the Premier League table. The Seagulls lost 2-1 at St James’ Park in March and drew 0-0 at home with the Geordies last November. Dan Burn returns to the Amex for the first time since he...
Posted On 13 Aug 2022 at 2:22 pm

Three dogs rescued after fire in Peacehaven

Three dogs were rescued after a fire in Peacehaven yesterday (Friday 12 August). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that firefighters “were called to reports of a fire affecting the outside of a house on The Bricky in Peacehaven at 11.46am”. The fire service said: “Crews...
Posted On 13 Aug 2022 at 12:00 pm

Dog owner starts petition urging council to tackle barley grass menace

A dog owner has started a petition calling for the Green-led council to tackle barley grass after one of her pets was injured by the weeds’ seeds for the third summer running. Tanya Jeffrey has written to Brighton and Hove City Council leader Phélim Mac Cafferty asking for an end...

Brighton Christmas market bosses pledge fewer bars and a quieter festive build-up

The Christmas market planned for the centre of Brighton this year will be smaller than last year’s, with fewer bars and less noise, councillors were told today (Friday 12 August). The promoter David Hill, the managing director of Hove business E3 Events, said that lessons had...
Posted On 13 Aug 2022 at 12:05 am

Dozens injured or killed in drink driving crashes in Brighton and Hove

Dozens of people were injured or killed in drink driving crashes in Brighton and Hove over the latest three-year period, according to new government figures. From 2018 to 2020, some 58 people were killed or injured in a crash in Brighton and Hove where a failed breathalyser test...
Posted On 13 Aug 2022 at 12:01 am