Brighton student among 31 people arrested for M25 blockade

A Brighton student is among 31 people to have been arrested after protesters blocked petrol stations and sabotaged fuel pumps at four M25 service stations this morning (Wednesday 24 August). Sophie Sharples, 22, who is taking part in the blockades, said that ending fossil fuel...

Albion face Arsenal after easing through to next round of cup

Forest Green Rovers 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Albion went through to the 3rd round of the Carabao Cup as new striker Deniz Undav scored his first goal for the club. Further goals from Steve Alzate and an injury-time third from youngster Evan Ferguson gave the Seagulls a...
Posted On 24 Aug 2022 at 10:42 pm

Winter is coming – but ministers seem unprepared for another wave of covid in schools

Last month we wrote to James Cleverly, the new Secretary of State for Education, to urge the government to use the summer break to add vital protections to our schools in preparation for a hard covid winter ahead. The summer term ended on the crest of yet another covid wave – the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2022 at 9:09 pm

Tree crashes down on to three parked cars in Brighton

One of the biggest and oldest trees in Brighton split in three and came crashing down today (Wednesday 24 August), with one section landing on three parked cars. The tree – understood to be a magnificent centuries-old oak – collapsed at about midday in Montpelier Crescent, just...
Posted On 24 Aug 2022 at 8:32 pm

What does Brighton and Hove need? The same as elsewhere – a pay rise!

There is often an assumption in the national media that Brighton and Hove is an affluent enclave on the south coast, largely unaffected by the poverty and deprivation seen in post-industrial areas of the country. However, a report by Citizens Advice Brighton and Hove, published...
Posted On 24 Aug 2022 at 6:49 pm

Coldplay donate Wembley tickets to Brighton homelessness charity

A Brighton homeless charity was given free tickets to see Coldplay from a private box at Wembley Stadium on Sunday (21 August). Brighton charity Justlife was given the tickets for some of the homeless people it helps, having reached out to the band. And they were treated to a...
Posted On 24 Aug 2022 at 6:21 pm

All Star Chef & Music line-up appearing in Preston Park, Brighton

The biggest foodie event of the year is coming to Brighton! ‘Pub In The Park’ will be rolling into Preston Park on 16th – 18th September, with a whole host of superstar chef talent set to whet your appetite. From some of the biggest names in cooking to awesome local talent,...
Posted On 24 Aug 2022 at 5:30 pm

Man injured in Brighton seafront attack

A man suffered “significant injuries” to his leg, including a broken ankle, when he was attacked on Brighton seafront. Sussex Police published pictures today (Wednesday 24 August) of two men in connection with the attack which happened in June. The force said: “Police are looking...
Posted On 24 Aug 2022 at 12:23 pm