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Brighton Journal | 26th May 2020

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Redesigning social media platforms to reduce ‘FoMO’

26th May 2020 |

Fear of missing out, or FoMO, is commonly described as that anxious feeling you get when you think other people might be having a good time without you. Excessive FoMO is closely related to symptoms of behavioural addiction. It often … Read More

The pandemic is threatening single-use plastic progress

25th May 2020 |

The UK has been working to fight against single-use plastics. However, littering has increased since the coronavirus pandemic began. This comes in-part from the fact that government and health workers are urging civilians to use protective equipment such as plastic … Read More

Artist of the Week: Tonwen Jones

25th May 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local illustrator and collage artist, Tonwen Jones. Tonwen’s vibrant work combines colour, pattern and vintage motifs, and frequently draws inspiration from people’s eccentric collections, as well as museums and galleries. Her work includes a … Read More

Project Wingman: Airline staff support NHS workers

25th May 2020 |

It is undeniable that NHS staff have been working tirelessly during the Covid-19 crisis to save lives and they all deserve a break. Project Wingman, run by airline staff, is one of the initiatives set up to give NHS workers … Read More

Deliveroo’s “Big Curry Night In” to raise funds for hungry families across South Asia

22nd May 2020 |

Deliveroo has announced that Indian food orders in the UK have skyrocketed by 42% over the past two months. It seems Brit’s in lockdown have been seeking comfort in ‘classic’ takeaway options and are therefore in a hurry for a … Read More

Social Enterprises in England hit hard by coronavirus

22nd May 2020 |

“We will not make through this” says retail enterpriser, John. John desperately needs access to the Small Business Grant Fund or retail specific grants. “However, as we operate as a concession and do not have our own premises, we do … Read More

The benefits of language learning during lockdown

22nd May 2020 |

“One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.”

– Frank Smith 

 

Languages are the keys to doors we didn’t know we wanted opening; they are windows into the … Read More

“A perfect storm is brewing”: Greens raise concerns over beach use on bank holiday weekend

21st May 2020 |

As the May bank holiday weekend approaches, Green Councillors representing city-centre seafront wards are raising concerns over the use of the beach as they anticipate a large number of visitors. 

Brunswick and Adelaide ward councillors have also emphasised that … Read More

New delivery service set to revolutionise the way we shop launches in Brighton

21st May 2020 |

Click it Local, the delivery service hoping to help independent businesses compete with the likes of Amazon, launched in Brighton earlier this week. 

Their mission is “to allow independent shops to offer their customers all the convenience of online ordering … Read More

Should the Premier League Return?

21st May 2020 |

A couple of months ago, people were debating whether it was safe for football to return. However, now in late May the Bundesliga is back, and the Premier League initiates group training. Monday’s unanimous vote means that players can start … Read More