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Brighton Journal | 2nd April 2020

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New Report Claims Brighton’s Polluted Roads Are To Blame For 2,000 Deaths

19th July 2017 |

A new report has established that Brighton’s polluted roads could be to blame for more than 2,000 deaths in the city.

According to the report, more than 2,000 people will die of air pollution related causes over the next 12 years, … Read More

Would You Like To Dine With Kemptown MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle?

18th July 2017 |

Kemptown’s newly elected MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle will be hosting a dinner at family-run restaurant, Donatello, in a bid to raise money for staff.

The Labour politician won the Kemptown seat by a large majority in the general election, knocking out Conservative Simon Kirby in the … Read More

Local Nurse Turned Tory MP Pushes For End Of Public Sector Pay Cap

12th July 2017 |

A Brighton nurse turned Tory MP has urged the government to put a stop to the pay cap on public sector jobs, in a speech at the House of Commons.

The Conservation MP for Lewes, Maria Caulfield, is calling for the … Read More

Jeremy Corbyn To Visit Brighton On Friday

20th June 2017 |

For the first time since Labour gained the Kemptown seat (with a majority of nearly 10,000) in the general election, Jeremy Corbyn will be visiting Brighton. The labour party leader will be giving a speech at Unison’s annual conference. Unison … Read More

Kemptown MP Makes Appearance At Grenfell Tower Solidarity Demo

19th June 2017 | 1

After the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London, people all around the UK have been coming together in an effort to show solidarity with the Kensington residents. On Friday 16th June a demonstration was arranged in Brighton, outside the town hall, … Read More

Kemptown MP Reportedly Ousted From Brighton Station

6th June 2017 |

Kemptown Labour MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle was reportedly told to leave Brighton station earlier today for campaigning in the area.

Russell-Moyle posted this on his official Facebook page earlier today:

The Labour hopeful running in Kemptown, claims that Southern Rail called the police to … Read More

The Arch Get Grimey For Corbyn

6th June 2017 | 1

Weekends in Brighton are always full of events, culture and excitement, both in the daytime and at nighttime. This weekend just gone however, The Arch hosted an unforgettable night… All in the name of politics!

The club’s Facebook page read, “Calling … Read More

Channel 4 Could Move To Brighton

30th March 2017 |

One of the biggest broadcasters in the UK could be moving in next door after calls from a Brighton MP.

Simon Kirby, MP for Brighton Kemptown & Peacehaven, called on Culture Secretary the Rt. Hon Karen Bradley MP to consider … Read More

How Sussex Is Reflecting On The Westminster Attack

23rd March 2017 |

London came to a standstill yesterday when an armed assailant drove his car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fleeing his vehicle and attacking with knives.

At least 20 people were injured and five lost their lives, including a police … Read More

Brighton Tories Rejoice as Sussex’s Theresa May heads to Number 10

13th July 2016 |

As a student town, it is no surprise that ‘Conservative’ is something of a dirty word around these parts. 

The Brighton Pavilion MP is from the Green Party, Labour have taken hold of the Council, the overwhelmingly liberal agenda of … Read More