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Brighton
Monday, September 21, 2020
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...
Ultima Displays, a leading visual communications provider in Europe, has launched the first self-sanitising stretch fabric to help boost the exhibition and events industry. This creation unlocks the potential for tension textile displays and partitions, which are a staple of the industry. The new fabric is designed to significantly reduce...
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...

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With many restrictions in place it can be challenging to know what you can do and can not do. One vital and important procedure that is still available to get receive during the pandemic ladies is a smear test. Many woman myself included know just how important it is...
Mental health before the pandemic was at an alarming high but given the events this year has increased individual’s anxiety levels to be pushed to their limits. Many conditions fall under the category of mental health with anxiety just being one of many. Anxiety Disorder is when an individual...
Angharad Davies, Swansea University; Andrew Lee, University of Sheffield; Jimmy Whitworth, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Lakshmi Manoharan, University of Oxford The UK should change its COVID-19 strategy to try to eliminate COVID-19 even without a vaccine rather than simply managing the disease, according to Independent SAGE,...
Music has been an important tool in getting people through this period of isolation. However, many who desire to learn to make music of their own cannot access the tools and resources required to do so. Music for All has now launched its new #444 initiative, which aims to...
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 the time out that they deserve.   What is Project Wingman...
If you are looking for a full body sport that is perfect to uptake during this period of lockdown, look no further than tennis! For some, the idea of spending hours lifting weights, or running the treadmill is not appealing. Luckily, hitting the gym is not the only way...
There was some good news for cyclists recently, as the government and local authorities, including Brighton and Hove City Council, announced plans to invest heavily in infrastructure for cycling and walking.  Written by Laura Ferguson  The announcement was made by the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, and includes proposed...