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Brighton Journal | 26th May 2020

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Posts ByHannah Midgley, Author at Brighton Journal - Page 3 of 377

Brighton promises to become pesticide-free by 2022

28th June 2019 |

Brighton and Hove city council has just pledged to become a pesticide-free city by 2022. A three-year plan is being put in place, focusing predominately on halting the use of glyphosate.

Glyphosate is a toxic herbicide and is the worlds … Read More

What’s on this weekend: 28th – 30th of June

27th June 2019 |

It’s the last weekend of June! And it’s finally sunny! Can you believe it? We’ve found a great selection of events on for you to celebrate this weekend, most of them are free and welcome to everyone.

Xhosa Cole Workshop … Read More

Help needed to record the history of Stanmer Park

27th June 2019 |

As part of the £5.1 million Stanmer Park restoration project, that began on Monday the 24th of June, the council are asking for volunteers to help explore and record the history of the park.

They are searching for ten Oral … Read More

Brighton is holding the worlds only Wes Anderson Festival for a second year running

26th June 2019 |

Brighton is hosting the worlds only Wes Anderson themed festival for a second-year running. As an added bonus this year, one of the stars from the films will be attending!

Wes Anderson is an American filmmaker known for his “distinctive … Read More

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Raises $21.5 Million To Save The Planet

26th June 2019 |

Brighton resident David Gilmour, who is the guitarist, singer and songwriter in the rock band Pink Floyd, raised $21.5 million last week when he auctioned off 126 of his guitars. He is donating all of this money to Client Earth “a … Read More

Maderia Terrace restoration begins

24th June 2019 |

The first phase of the Maderia Terrace restoration project has finally begun. Over the next six months, a design team will look at options for restoration and explore potential uses. 

The council has announced that the restoration of Maderia Terraces … Read More

Severe weather warning for thunderstorms issued in Brighton

24th June 2019 |

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning as the forecast for tonight and tomorrow is predicting further exceptionally heavy thunderstorms. It is rare to issue this Level 2 warning for severe thunderstorms and there is a possibility of … Read More

“Life is full of moments that come and go in an instant” – Interview with local photographer John White

24th June 2019 |

The Brighton Journal had the pleasure of interviewing John White, a local photographer who has traveled around the world capturing a range of stunning images. He explains why photography is important and has some great advice for people who are … Read More

“I really admire our young people for leading the way in raising awareness”

21st June 2019 |

Today (21st of June 2019)  young people in Brighton and Hove are marching again, to raise awareness of the climate change emergency. They are demanding that the government take action on climate change. This is their fifth strike, and they … Read More

£5.1 million restoration project for Stanmer Park is underway

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In January 2017, the council was awarded £3.8 million towards to cost of restoring the historic walled garden in Stanmer Park. The site set-up has now begun, and work will begin on the 24th of June. 

The restoration area covers … Read More