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Brighton Journal | August 17, 2019

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Brighton’s Caroline Lucas calls for an all-female emergency cabinet

August 12, 2019 |

Brighton Green MP, Caroline Lucas, has called for an all-female emergency cabinet in a bid to stop a no-deal Brexit. Lucas has asked 10 female politicians across all main political parties in Westminster to join her. Her aim is to … Read More

Gigs of the Week: 12th – 18th August

August 12, 2019 |

Brighton promises yet another week of amazing performances across its varying music venues. This week’s gigs feature a line-up of indie rock, punk, alternative folk, hip-hop and soul. Ditch that night-in, because there is definitely something going on for you.

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Police evacuate Worthing seafront after hazardous material incident

August 12, 2019 |

A two-mile cordon was set up along Worthing seafront on Sunday following a “hazardous material incident”. The incident left a number of bathers on Worthing beach vomiting and suffering from eye sores.

Local police urged visitors to evacuate … Read More

Artist of the Week: Keren Bevis

August 10, 2019 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local mixed-media artist, Keren Bevis. Keren is self-taught, and amidst her many artistic inspirations the city of Brighton has always remained a constant. Her often abstract application of paint creates dynamic compositions exploring identity, fantasy, … Read More

‘RIOT!’: Exhibition celebrating Stonewall’s anniversary comes to Brighton

August 9, 2019 |

An inspiring exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is gracing the walls of Brighton’s BMECP centre throughout August. ‘RIOT!’ opened its doors to the public during the Brighton & Hove Pride weekend. The exhibition is hosted by … Read More

This summer’s top 10 beach reads

August 8, 2019 |

Looking for page turners to take down to the beach this summer? We have got you covered on the hottest timeless classics, autobiographies, dystopian fictions, feel-good romances and much more. Here’s our top ten beach-day companions.

Becoming by Michelle Obama … Read More

What’s on this weekend: 9th – 11th August

August 8, 2019 |

The sun’s still out? Let’s keep enjoying it while it lasts. From garden parties to portraiture classes, family-friendly festivals to open air cinemas, we have truly got you covered on the amazing things going on in the Brighton area this … Read More

Rainbow Rovers beat ex-Premier League All-Stars at Pride match

August 6, 2019 |

The LGBT-inclusive Rainbow Rovers beat an ex-Premier League All-Star team 4-2 at the ‘Football United’ charity match for Pride last Sunday. The mixed-gender football match was hosted by Whitehawk FC at their TerraPura Ground as a celebration of inclusivity in … Read More

Unlicensed ice cream van drivers verbally abuse seafront venders

August 6, 2019 |

Seafront venders along Madeira Drive have reportedly faced threats from unlicensed ice cream van drivers. Shopkeepers have claimed that the competition posed to their businesses by illicit ice cream venders has become verbally aggressive.

The manager of the Modern World … Read More

GB Railfreight unveil Brighton Pride locomotive

August 5, 2019 |

GB Railfreight have unveiled a train in celebration of this year’s Brighton & Hove Pride. The Class 66 locomotive first pulled into Brighton station last Friday, and will start running effective immediately. The train has been named “Pride of GB … Read More