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Brighton Journal | 3rd April 2020

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Posts ByAngus Walker, Author at Brighton Journal

With the weather set to be warm, this weekend will be a test. But we must stay indoors

3rd April 2020 |

The UK’s second weekend in lockdown is set to be the warmest of the year so far, with temperatures expected to reach 15 degrees in Brighton and Hove on Sunday. 

Last week, the government introduced stricter social distancing measures to … Read More

Quarantine self-improvement is great…just don’t put too much pressure on yourself

3rd April 2020 |

‘I really want to do that, I just haven’t got time’. How often do you hear someone say that, or think it yourself? It’s got to be at least twice a day. In normal life, we’re all forced to rush … Read More

ACORN army leading city-wide effort to support vulnerable people affected by Covid-19

2nd April 2020 |

ACORN, a community union with hundreds of members across Brighton, have amassed a ‘volunteer army’ to protect vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus crisis.

The 350 strong Brighton volunteer group is part of a network of over 3,500 volunteers … Read More

Checking in with elderly fans: Brighton and Hove Albion’s new phone call initiative

31st March 2020 |

More than 70 members of staff from Brighton and Hove Albion FC have been phoning fans aged over 70 to check on their wellbeing and to make sure they have food and medical supplies.

Staff members including owner Tony Bloom … Read More

Covid pandemic seeing natural world recover

31st March 2020 |

In recent days, news has been circulating regarding the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns on global air pollution levels. 

As daily life has ground to a halt across the globe, air quality has started to improve as a result of the … Read More

Are you a member of your local Covid-19 mutual aid group?

27th March 2020 |

Thousands of Brightonians have been signing up to help vulnerable people in their community via the Brighton Covid-19 Mutual Aid group. 

The Brighton group was formed 2 weeks ago and now has over 16,000 members. There are now multiple smaller … Read More

Brighton and Hove Albion to donate match tickets to NHS workers

25th March 2020 |

Brighton & Hove Albion have announced that they will be donating a minimum of one thousand tickets for future matches to front line NHS staff currently fighting the coronavirus.

The club board unanimously approved the decision on Tuesday, and have … Read More

Your NHS needs you! Government issues urgent appeal for volunteers

25th March 2020 |

The UK government has launched an urgent appeal for 250,000 volunteers to help the NHS during the coronavirus outbreak.

In a public briefing yesterday, Matt Hancock, the health secretary, urged people to come forward to help the most vulnerable who are unable to leave their homes:

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Stuck at Home? These 10 famous museums and galleries are offering virtual tours

24th March 2020 |

In the coming weeks, we’re all going to need to find creative ways to occupy ourselves whilst indoors. 

For those wanting to keep getting their dose of culture, and avoid spending too much time scrolling through social media, we have … Read More

Brighton and Hove Buses make changes to services

23rd March 2020 |

Brighton and Hove Buses have announced that they will be making changes to services in response to the coronavirus crisis. 

From today until Saturday 28th March, a Saturday service will be operating on all routes. University and school specific services … Read More