Brighton

The Pride Flag Has No Grey

Elizabeth McGregor | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth McGregor

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. That wasn't so long ago. Not so long ago it was a crime to be gay. Not so long ago people couldn't bear to acknowledge it to family, friends, society, even themselves. And here we were on the streets of Brighton, lovers openly embracing, revellers adorned in whatever the hell they liked, and there was nothing but love.

16 Moments That Made Brighton Pride Truly Spectacular

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

This year’s Pride event in Brighton saw 300,000 people descend on the seaside town for a fun-filled day of dancing and frivolity. People of all ages...

Brighton Pride Attracts 300k Crowd In Event Celebrating 50 Years Since Decriminalisation

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK

An estimated 300,000 people descended on the seaside city of Brighton on Saturday for one of the UK’s biggest annual summer Pride celebrations. The ...

Here's Everything You Need To Know About This Year's Brighton Pride Celebrations

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

More people than ever before are set to descend on Brighton for the city’s annual Pride celebrations this weekend. This year’s festival, themed Su...

Corbyn Boost As Momentum Takes Control Of Local Parties

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Politics

The grassroots campaign group Momentum is building on Jeremy Corbyn’s general election “surge” by taking control of local parties ahead of the a...

Rival Sports Fans Who United For A Common Cause

Phillip Othen | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Sport

Sport has often found a way to unite people across divides. When unofficial ceasefires occurred around the first Christmas of WWI, British, French and...

This Gin Has Been Voted The Best In The UK

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you fancy yourself as a gin connoisseur, you might want to add Brighton Gin to your shopping list. The premium tipple, which costs £39.95, has be...

Tory Candidate Slammed For Refusing To Reveal What She Thinks About Brexit

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

A Tory parliamentary candidate in one of the UK’s most marginal seats has been slammed for refusing to reveal how she voted at the EU referendum. Kr...

Meet The UK's First Table Tennis Club Of Sanctuary That's Giving A Masterclass In Integration

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK

“On a Tuesday we have young Irish travellers being coached by Afghan unaccompanied minors, the world’s first Table Tennis coach with Down’s synd...

This Is How Brexit Could Hit Disabled Players At First Sports Club Of Sanctuary In UK

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK

Brexit could force disabled table tennis players at the UK’s first Club of Sanctuary to pull out of “amazing” international projects and tournam...

Meet The 20-Year-Old Labour Student Who Wants To Unseat Caroline Lucas

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The Labour Party has chosen a 20-year-old student to try and unseat Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas in the General Election. Solomon Curtis, a t...

Why We Need To Step Up For Diversity

Natalie Lloyd | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Tech
Natalie Lloyd

I want to build on the great success we've had hiring a balanced creative team, and open us up to even greater diversity. As a branding agency, having myriad perspectives, experiences and backgrounds in-house only works to enhance our proposition of being able to assimilate with, and comprehend our clients.

Varsity Sports Day Abandoned Amid 'Shocking Violence' As Bottles And Flares Hit Crowds

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An inter-university sports event was abandoned after it descended into violence, with fights breaking out between rival students and bottles thrown at...

It's Not OK To Be Racist

Lisa Francesca Nand | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK
Lisa Francesca Nand

I can count on two hands the amount of times I've been subject to direct racist insults. It's always a terrible shock. It takes my breath away and stays with me forever. The sense of injustice, of prejudice, the realisation that people judge you as different.

Brighton Woman Unwittingly Famous After Donald Trump Screws Up Daughter's Twitter Handle

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK

A Brighton and Hove woman has been unwittingly thrust into the social media limelight after Donald Trump tagged her in a tweet instead of his daughter...

Brighton Half Marathon Is Tonic For Less Boozy 2017

Oliver Pickup | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

More than nine million people in England drink in excess of the recommended daily limits, according the latest Alcohol Concern statistics, published in October. Considering the population is just over 53 million, that's one in six of us, alarmingly.

One Of England's Oldest Christmas Traditions Could Be Changed Forever

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.12.2016 | UK

One of the English south coast’s oldest Christmas traditions is under threat from ‘nanny state’ local council officials, a campaigner has said. ...

'Jingle Bell Brighton Rocks' Helps Combat Loneliness This Christmas

Sophie Tanner | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Tanner

Image credit: Ben Turner Though this year has had its low points, I personally have been moved by people's generosity of spirit. In April, my post ...

The Real Junk Food Project Brighton

Lucy Maddox | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Maddox

"These are all the way from Peru, look at these beauties," Sarah beams as she offers me some blueberries. "They have flown half-way round the world on...

Lessons From A Jaded First-Time Buyer In The South Of England

Sophie Turton | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK
Sophie Turton

Buying a property in the south of England is an extraordinary journey in suspended belief. What could buy you a manor just past the Watford Gap will get you a glorified shed in cities like Brighton. From this point on, potential homeowner, you must dispel all dreams of grandeur - this is a 'desirable' location after all, and if someone somewhere is prepared to pay out of the petunias for it, well, then so must you.

High Workloads Are Harming Teachers' Mental Health

Chris Keates | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Politics
Chris Keates

The devastating impact of the last six years of economic austerity, with its savage attacks on public services and on workers' rights is evident in the motions submitted for debate at this year's TUC Congress.

People Stranded Mid-Air Up Brighton Tourist Attraction For Two Hours After 'Technical Hitch'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK

Visitors on board Brighton’s i360 tower were left stranded in mid-air for more than two hours after it broke down. British Airways (BA) said there...

Unlike Their French Sisters, These Women Can Freely Paddle At Brighton Beach #BurkiniBan

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK

While an online uproar was playing out over France’s controversial burkini ban yesterday, a different story entirely was unfolding on a British beac...

Mum Pens Open Letter After Daughter Kicked Out Of Pub 'For Being Disabled'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has told of how she was left incredibly “angry” and “saddened” after a bartender at a Brighton pub threw her 19-year-old daughter out ...

Telegraph Suggests Brighton Should Leave UK, Brighton Already in Progress

Liam Evans | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK
Liam Evans

In Monday's opinion piece for The Telegraph, one self-assured pundit claimed that 'perhaps Brighton should hold its own referendum, on independence fr...