13 C
Brighton
Monday, October 19, 2020
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...
As more people are encouraged to head back to the office, they will be swapping their home wear for their work wear. One staple of the working wardrobe has particularly interesting roots – the humble blouse, which gained prominence around the turn of the 20th century thanks to new...
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...
The UK looks set to enjoy an Indian summer, with forecasters predicting temperatures of up to 30C this week for some parts of the country. The south-east of England will experience the highest temperatures, but most of Britain will have a spell of warmer weather over the next few days,...
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...
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...
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...
In a time of sparse good news and a distinct lack of movement in the local events industry, here is an uplifting story which starts and ends in Brighton. It involves an upbeat song by a legend of the UK music scene, reworked by a vocalist with all the...
With the Covid-19 crisis still affecting loads of people around the world, you will find a lot of things are still not back to normal and a lot of businesses remain closed. Some businesses that are trying to bring back a bit of normality are looking for ways to...
GMB Union members in Brighton and Hove City Council’s housing repairs team will today begin 5 days of strike action over a dispute surrounding pay and annual leave entitlements. Previously outsourced to maintenance company Mears Ltd, the repairs team was transferred back in-house on 1st April, and employees claim that...