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Brighton Journal | August 25, 2019

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Restoration on Track at Volk’s, The World’s Oldest Electric Railway

January 19, 2017 |

Additional writing by Adam Heppell

The huge £2 million restoration project on Volk’s railway, which runs between Palace Pier and Black Rock, is on schedule despite the scathing winter weather. Works financed by the Heritage Lottery Fund are on target … Read More

What’s on this Weekend 27th-29th of May

May 27, 2016 |

Brighton Open Houses, last weekend! (Bank Holiday Monday inclusive)

Enjoy some of Brighton’s finest art throughout the city. This weekend rounds off a wonderful month of our local artists showcasing their art in their very own houses.  The open houses run throughout … Read More

Jubilee Clock Tower 122 Years Ago – Brighton’s Vintage Streets: North Street.

March 30, 2016 |

Take a look at this originally tiny vintage photo below, from 122 years ago in 1893, the photographer pointing due east on North Street:

Note the very old-looking spire on the right along the rooftops, and the view of the charming … Read More

Brighton’s Vintage Streets – Western Road

March 15, 2016 |

Believe it or not, this a circus procession of elephants slowly plodding down Western Road – Brighton’s biggest shopping area.

This vintage snap was taken between Temple Street and Borough Street in 1899 and it shows; note the gigantic hats of … Read More

Bernard Shaw’s love letters reborn in Brighton

March 14, 2016 |

“I’ll wait until you ‘need’ me, and then I’ll mother you. That’s the only unselfish love. I’ve never been admired or loved (properly) but one and a half times in my life, and I am perfectly sick of loving. All … Read More