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Brighton Journal | 20th February 2020

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‘The Big Interview’ with Marisa Battrick: The award-winning local entrepreneur

2nd November 2019 |

Local businesswoman, Marisa Battrick, has recently won an award for her home-made alternative toothpaste business: truthpaste. 

Marisa won the Prince’s Trust London and South East NatWest Enterprise award for her groundbreaking recipe that she formulated in her own kitchen. She has … Read More

Humans of Brighton: Meet Phillip

27th October 2019 |

This week, for our Humans of Brighton feature, I met up for a chat with Phillip. If you live in Brighton, chances are you will have seen Phillip walking around the city or in his usual spot on the steps … Read More

The Big Interview: Josh Brady, Brighton’s fearless free runner

26th October 2019 |

This week, we interviewed Josh Brady, a local free-runner paving his way to success on the streets of Brighton. Josh meshes his creative abilities in design, photography and videography with his passion for the daring adventure sport: free running. 

The … Read More

Humans of Brighton: Meet Persia

18th October 2019 |

This week, for our Humans of Brighton feature, I headed out to North Laine and spotted Persia sitting outside having a coffee. She looked very cool with her pink hair and was enjoying some long-awaited autumn sunshine. 

I asked her … Read More

Harriet Tubman: A Biography

14th October 2019 |

In honour of Black History Month, meet Harriet Tubman. An escaped slave she was a ‘conductor’ in the Underground Railroad and served as a nurse and spy during the civil war.


“I was conductor of the Underground Railroad … Read More

Artist of the week: Rachel Shorer

11th October 2019 |

Rachel Shorer is a writer and performance poet who lives in Hove. She’s currently finishing her first novel, The Peaceweaver’s Wordhoard, which is a retelling of Beowulf from a female perspective. Last year she toured her spoken word show 10 … Read More

Humans of Brighton: Meet Sophie

11th October 2019 |

Yesterday was Mental Health Awareness Day, so I met up with Sophie in her lunch break to ask the question:

What do you do to make yourself feel better if you’re feeling low?

Sophie works part-time as a Barista and … Read More

7 tips for talking effectively about mental health

10th October 2019 |

World Mental Health Day is a day for global engagement, education, and advocacy for all things mental health, and that day is today! Here we discuss the importance and vital need for talking about mental health and 7 tips for … Read More

The best of Brighton on Instagram: 02-08 October

8th October 2019 |

Happy Tuesday! Brighton Journal is back with the ‘Best of Brighton on Instagram’, a weekly article where we share with you some of the best pictures we have found on social media this week.

Make sure you tag us at … Read More

Humans of Brighton: Meet Lydia and Luke

6th October 2019 |

This week, for our weekly Humans of Brighton feature, we met up with Lydia and Luke to ask the question: 

“What was your childhood dream?”


Cosied up together under their bright orange umbrella, Luke and Lydia thought about the … Read More