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Friday, July 10, 2020
This week, we spoke to founder of MarinaTex Lucy Hughes about her amazing fish waste based plastic alternative. Lucy recently won the International James Dyson Award for her invention, which has the potential to solve both the problems of fish waste and single-use plastics. Hi Lucy! Congratulations on the award!...
As Transgender Awareness Week draws to a close, we explore why the past week has been so important to the trans community. Transgender Awareness week is typically observed on the second week of November. It is a one-week celebration leading up to Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which memorializes victims of transphobic violence. This...
This week, for our Humans of Brighton feature, we met up for a chat with Brighton-based couture fashion designer Ong Oaj Pairam.   Hi Ong! Can you tell us about how you got into the fashion industry? Hello! I studied Fashion Design with Business Studies at The University of Brighton. Then I...
Trans student still hopeful for future NHS fertility treatment
Local businesswoman, Marisa Battrick, has recently won an award for her home-made alternative toothpaste business: truthpaste.  Marisa won the Prince’s Trust London and South East NatWest Enterprise award for her groundbreaking recipe that she formulated in her own kitchen. She has now turned her home-made concoction into a successful business. Marisa's toothpaste...
This week, for our Humans of Brighton feature, I met up for a chat with Phillip. If you live in Brighton, chances are you will have seen Phillip walking around the city or in his usual spot on the steps at the back of The Ivy. He is hard...
This week, we interviewed Josh Brady, a local free-runner paving his way to success on the streets of Brighton. Josh meshes his creative abilities in design, photography and videography with his passion for the daring adventure sport: free running.  The result is something quite spectacular - Josh's Instagram is an...
This week, for our Humans of Brighton feature, I headed out to North Laine and spotted Persia sitting outside having a coffee. She looked very cool with her pink hair and was enjoying some long-awaited autumn sunshine.  I asked her the question: "What did you want to be when you...
In honour of Black History Month, meet Harriet Tubman. An escaped slave she was a 'conductor' in the Underground Railroad and served as a nurse and spy during the civil war.   "I was conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say...
Rachel Shorer is a writer and performance poet who lives in Hove. She's currently finishing her first novel, The Peaceweaver's Wordhoard, which is a retelling of Beowulf from a female perspective. Last year she toured her spoken word show 10 Mistakes Every Girls Makes in Her Twenties around living...