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Brighton Journal | 24th February 2020

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Posts BySarah Colbey, Author at Brighton Journal

Controversy as AMEX announces plans to go cashless

9th September 2019 |

The AMEX stadium has become the latest Brighton and Hove business to go card-only.

The stadium announced it is planning to phase out all cash transactions by August 2020.

The move has caused controversy, with some locals pointing out that … Read More

£350,000 Boost for School Mental Health Services

9th September 2019 |


Brighton & Hove City Council have announced that more than £350,000 is being invested in mental health support for Brighton schools. The funding will focus on schools in deprived areas, and will pay for a new mental health … Read More

Brighton one of UK’s most expensive commuter cities

9th September 2019 |


Research has ranked Brighton as the third most expensive commuter city in the UK. 

The study by ideal flatmate considered the price of the average annual rent, as well as train tickets to the nearest commuter hub.

Brighton’s … Read More

i360 Goes Pink For Organ Donation

2nd September 2019 |

The i360 will be lit up in pink tonight to raise awareness of organ donation.

British Airways is collaborating with NHS Blood and Transfer Service in their #PassItOn campaign, which aims to encourage people to sign up to the register, … Read More

Brighton’s Most Popular Baby Names Revealed

2nd September 2019 |

Brighton and Hove’s most popular baby names in 2018 have been revealed as Arthur and Olivia.

Of the 1302 baby boys born in Brighton last year 21 were called Arthur. Of the 1219 baby girls, 20 were called Olivia.

Arthur … Read More

Sussex Train Drivers Offered Trauma Help

2nd September 2019 |

Southern and Gatwick Express train drivers are adopting a system that helps them get extra support if they experience trauma on the job.

The scheme, called Trauma Risk Management, protects drivers if they experience distressing events like hitting … Read More

Gigs of the Week: 2nd – 8th September

2nd September 2019 |

Happy Monday! Already experiencing post-weekend blues? Why not try a musical pick-me-up, as Brighton’s gig line-up promises to be stellar this week. Get your dancing shoes on, because it’s time to start grooving.


Frankie and the Witch Fingers @ … Read More

Brighton’s Best Dressed – 30th August

30th August 2019 |

Kirsty, 27, Art Student/Kitchen Staff

Kirsty’s joyful outfit features a dress worn in tribute to her friend, as well as beautifully coloured earrings that were a gift from Montenegro.

Sophie, 24, Herbalist

Sophie’s outfit, which was inspired … Read More

Brighton named UK’s most relaxing city

30th August 2019 |

A new study has confirmed what Brighton locals have always known: Brightonians are great at chilling…

A survey, by Premier Inn, has compared the population of each city with the amount of green space, spas and yoga studios to calculate … Read More

Woman hopes Facebook can reunite her with her father 

21st August 2019 |


A woman is hoping social media can help her complete her ten year search for her missing father. 

Lucy Crowhurst, 25, was born in Brighton but moved with her mother to Manchester when she was 2 years old. 

She … Read More