Brighton machete hoaxer jailed for perverting justice

Brighton roads were closed and an innocent man was arrested after a 999 hoaxer said that he had seen a man waving a machete around. Ashley Hall, 26, a labourer, made the hoax emergency call out of spite having fallen out with a colleague at work and because he wanted to get him...
Posted On 07 Mar 2021 at 2:57 pm

Residents suffer in the absence of proper opposition

Can you think of any official opposition in the history of the United Kingdom’s democracy that would have consistently and actively voted to restrict the amount of time that it had to ask questions of the executive that it was supposed to be opposing? It would be hard to imagine...
Posted On 07 Mar 2021 at 3:34 am

Albion get in a right old flap, lose again and sink into relegation mire

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Leicester City 2 Albion have lost for the third successive time and are in a worse position than they have ever been in the Premier League. An error from young goalkeeper Robert Sanchez, who failed to deal with a late corner, saw the Seagulls again...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 10:01 pm

Half-time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Leicester City 0

Albion have a precious lead against the Foxes after Neal Maupay fed a perfect ball through to Adam Lallana who scored his first goal for the club with just 10 minutes gone. Lallana nearly had a second on 35 minutes as his glancing header from Pascal Gross’s corner hit the post....
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 8:56 pm

Premier League Match Day 27 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Leicester City

Albion take on the high-flying Foxes at the Amex as the visitors chase a Champions League qualifying place. Adam Lallana is due to make a rare start and Jose Izquierdo will be on the bench as he looks to make his first appearance for the Seagulls in 23 months. Neal Maupay keeps...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 7:22 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion stadium to hold more fans

Brighton and Hove Albion’s stadium may soon be able to hold more fans – inside and out. The club has been given permission for extra capacity at the American Express Community Stadium in Falmer, including a fan zone outside the stadium. Brighton and Hove City Council has granted...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 6:54 pm

Only a few tickets left for socially distanced Penelope Isles concerts!

Brighton based Penelope Isles are set to play Lewes at The Con Club for three socially distanced seated shows over the weekend of Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd May 2021. The Saturday matinee show tickets only available HERE via DICE (One 3 seat group and one 4 seat group...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 5:49 pm

Shonen Knife announce 40th anniversary Sussex concert

It’s going to be fun, fun, fun up at The Con Club in Lewes on Sunday 3rd October 2021, as the ever smiling Shonen Knife will be returning to Sussex to perform their wonderful blend of uplifting pop-punk. The Japanese pop-punk band was formed in Osaka in December 1981 long before...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 4:58 pm

Judge sets fresh date for Babes in the Wood perjury trial

A High Court judge has set a fresh date for the Babes in the Wood perjury trial which had been due to start this month. Sir Peter Fraser, known as Mr Justice Fraser, put back the case until next month during a hearing yesterday (Friday 5 March) at Hove Crown Court. The trial of...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 2:44 pm

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell and Astro coming to Brighton next year

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell & Astro have announced a run of shows – ‘The Unprecedented Tour’ – which will call at some of the biggest venues in the country including a show at the Brighton Centre on Saturday 26th February 2022. They last performed in Brighton on 8th April...
Posted On 06 Mar 2021 at 1:36 am