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| February 17, 2019

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The Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid is coming to Brighton

February 15, 2019 |

Sheffield superstar and Lord Mayor Magid Magid will be coming to Brighton on Wednesday 27th February to talk about all things politics and upcoming elections.

The British-Somali politician will be speaking to Green Party members and supporters about the importance … Read More

Rokia Traoré announces this year’s Brighton Festival programme

February 14, 2019 |

Yesterday (Wednesday 13th February) Guest Director Rokia Traoré revealed the programme for the 2019 edition of the Brighton Festival, taking place from 4 to 26 May 2019.

This year’s programme, announced at Brighton Dome, focuses on the importance, understanding and … Read More

Brighton students to join national strike over climate change

February 14, 2019 |

Brighton students of all ages will be skipping classes this Friday 15th February to protest over climate change concerns.

The strike, called Youth Strike 4 Climate, will take place from 11am by the Clock Tower in Brighton city centre and … Read More

Celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day in style with Traumfrau

February 13, 2019 |

This year, Traumfrau is coming back once again with the International Women’s Day Mixtape, a party celebrating the queer women of Brighton.

Taking place on the 16th March at The Spire, in Kemptown, the party will feature six women who … Read More

The best of Brighton on Instagram this week

February 12, 2019 |

Another week in Brighton has come to an end, and as always Instagrammers delighted us with pictures of our beautiful city. Brighton Journal has grouped some of the best shots from this past week in one handy article, just for … Read More

Brightonians prepare for nine days of train disruptions

February 12, 2019 |

Brightonians will face major train disruptions from this Saturday 16th February, with a nine-day closure between Brighton and Three Bridges, and Lewes and Three Bridges ending on Sunday 24th February.

The closure is part of a £30m government-funded improvement programme … Read More

Year-round night shelter for rough sleepers to be discussed

February 8, 2019 |

This month, Brighton and Hove Council will discuss a plan proposal from Labour for a year-round night shelter to help rough sleepers.

Currently, the Council has a severe weather night shelter (SWEP), based at Wagner Hall and due to open … Read More

Plans to cut £50,000 from sexual violence budgets have been abandoned

February 7, 2019 |

The Labour abandoned a plan to cut £50,000 from domestic and sexual violence budget.

Greens repeatedly demanded Labour to scrap the plan, and although they welcome this u-turn, they still criticise the left-wing party for putting the services in a … Read More

Dress up as your favourite pop star for Brighton Run2Music

February 7, 2019 |

Brighton Run2Music is coming back this May for another running event full of music, colour and entertainment.

First launched in 2017, and following the success of previous years’ editions, Run2Music is introducing a new Half Marathon route and chip timing … Read More

‘Be the Change’, programme to help disengaged teenagers

February 6, 2019 |

Sussex Police launched on the 31st January the programme ‘Be the Change’, an innovative event aimed at helping teenagers become stronger and more confident.

The programme, first launched in 2015, targets young people that may have become disengaged with school, … Read More