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Brighton Journal | 24th February 2020

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Greyhound racing: What’s the truth?

12th February 2020 |

There is an ongoing petition to end greyhound racing in the city by closing down Coral Brighton and Hove Greyhound Stadium. So far, there are over 6,200 signatures and the campaign’s next goal is to reach 7,500.

There were calls … Read More

The Green Machine and Its Deception

12th February 2020 |

Written by Bam Hyland 

Have you ever heard of ‘whitewashing’? It’s the literal description of painting walls, rooms or buildings white to give it a new beginning. A blank slate. A good ole clean. Well, ‘Greenwashing’ is whitewashing’s evil twin. … Read More

Exciting stage premiere of Alex Wheatle’s award winning young adult novel CRONGTON KNIGHTS TO VISIT THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

11th February 2020 |

Following their critically acclaimed adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s novel Noughts and Crosses , Pilot Theatre, in co-production with Belgrade Theatre, will stage Emteaz Hussain’s exciting new adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award winning young adult novel – Crongton Knights


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Brighton Festival launches with guest director Lemn Sissay

11th February 2020 |

‘Welcome To The Imagine Nation’ beckons the cover of the new Brighton Festival 2020 brochure, released today. Launched by this year’s guest director poet, playwright, broadcaster and speaker Lemn Sissay MBE, and Andrew Comben chief executive of the Brighton Festival, … Read More

Coronavirus update: Four new cases diagnosed in Brighton

11th February 2020 |

Four Brighton residents, three men and one woman, have been transferred to London for specialist care having been diagnosed with coronavirus over the weekend. Public Health England (PHE) later confirmed that two of the four were healthcare workers.

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Brighton lecturer faces renewed battle against deportation

10th February 2020 |

Luqman Onikosi, a lecturer at the Free University Brighton, faces a renewed battle against deportation to his native Nigeria, after the Home Office announced last week that it would be appealing against the Immigration Judge’s decision to allow him to … Read More

The Big Interview: Meet Frances – CEO of The Clock Tower Sanctuary

9th February 2020 |

This week, for our ‘Big Interview’, we met up with Frances Duncan, CEO of Brighton homeless charity The Clock Tower Sanctuary. The Clock Tower Sanctuary is the only drop-in day centre for homeless 16-to-25 year olds in the city. They … Read More

Third British national to contract coronavirus diagnosed in Brighton

7th February 2020 |

Yesterday, it was confirmed that a middle-aged man from the Brighton area has been diagnosed with coronavirus.

It is understood that he caught the virus in Singapore, and is now receiving treatment at a hospital in London. This is … Read More

YMCA DownsLink Group Secure Planning Permission for Vital Transitional Housing for Young People in Brighton & Hove

7th February 2020 |

On Wednesday 5th February, Brighton & Hove councillors voted unanimously to grant planning permission for YMCA Downslink Group to build 30 units of transitional housing on derelict ground in Moulsecoomb. This is the culmination of over two years of … Read More

Brighton and Sussex lecturers set to strike again

6th February 2020 |

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are set to strike in February and March at the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton as part of an ongoing dispute with employers regarding pay, pensions and working conditions. 

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