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Brighton
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
On November 4th, one day after the US election, the US will officially exit the Paris Climate Agreement, the only comprehensive global pact to tackle the climate emergency, concluding a withdrawal process that President Trump initiated with a speech from the White House’s Rose Garden on June 1st 2017.   Signed...
Dozens of celebrities began a social media account freeze yesterday to protest against the spread of "hate, propaganda and misinformation." Big names including Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian West, Leonardo DiCaprio and Katy Perry announced they would not be posting any content on their social media pages for 24 hours. In a...

Tammy – Film Review

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As part of the current COVID limited film industry, the streaming giants are not only releasing newer films, but also re-promoting some older yet fan favourite productions that will draw the audience in. Last month courtesy of Netflix, they made the recent classic 2014 comedy feature ‘TAMMY’ available to...
With the recent news that Cineworld had decided to sever their ties with Universal following the decision by the company to reduce home releasing from 12 to just 3 weeks, and this coming as both a result of the new technological advancements of home movie viewing choices due to...
If you want to save on your energy bills, generate your own clean electricity, and help to cut carbon emissions, you can now apply to a Sussex-wide scheme to get discounts on high quality solar panels throughout September.  Brighton and Hove Council are working in partnership with other local Sussex...
Black Lives Matter protests fighting for anti-racism have been occurring worldwide since March, and Brighton & Hove is no exception.  Protests have been taking place to put pressure on elected officials to make the changes suggested by petitions, letters, social media posts, etc.  The Official Brighton Black Lives Matter Group (Brighton...
From sourdough bread-making to living-room yoga, lockdown saw many people taking up new hobbies to stave off boredom and maintain a healthy mind.  As summer came and some restrictions were eased, the country found a new appreciation for outdoor spaces and natural landscapes that provided a relaxing escape from COVID-related...
To many people, it may come as a surprise to learn that the British Isles are home to a healthy population of beavers. The species was hunted to extinction in Britain some 400 years ago, but since being released in Scotland's Knapdale Forest in 2009 as part of a...
Recent figures released by Public Health England (PHE) show that Brighton has some of the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the country.  Numbers were particularly high for HIV, gonorrhoea and syphilis, with Brighton recording the highest rates of infection for these diseases outside London.  But why are rates...
This week, I had the pleasure of visiting Brighton & Hove’s brand new vegan hotspot - Really Happy Chicken on Preston Street. Not only do they serve delicious vegan fried chicken, they’re also passionate about innovation and activism. The more you learn about this place, the more you will be...