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Seagulls' bosses granted Freedom of the City

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Brighton and Hove Albion fans are still riding high after their club's promotion to the Premier League.

This afternoon the Seagulls' bosses were granted the Freedom of the City at a special ceremony in honour of their remarkable achievement.

As if that wasn't enough, the Seagulls will even feature on a new edition of the board game Monopoly.

As Malcolm Shaw reports.

Malcolm spoke to Manager of Brighton & Hove Albion, Chris Hughton and Chairman Tony Bloom, as well as Natasha Rebuck from Winning Moves UK.

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Brighton fans excited tweets ahead of promotion parade

Big day for Brighton: Seagulls celebrate promotion to top flight

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We're up! Players and fans celebrate securing promotion Credit: PA

Brighton and Hove Albion will parade through the city in an open top bus this afternoon, celebrating promotion to the Premier League.

Albion players and coaching staff will travel on the bus from near Brighton Palace Pier to Hove Lawns where they will be presented on a specially built stage.

Starting at 5pm, thebus will take 90 minutes to reach its destination, giving fans along the route plenty of time to cheer on their heroes.

There will also be a number of large video screens showing live footage along with videos from the season.

From the brink of extinction to the Premier League: Watch our report on Brighton's road to promotion.

Fans celebrate clinching promotion Credit: PA

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