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Brighton Journal | 30th May 2020

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Lewes Bonfire – The UK’s Biggest and Best

7th November 2018 |

The quaint little town of Lewes just outside of central Brighton was lit up once again on Monday night, for their busiest night of the year… November 5th of course! Each year the streets come alive with locals, people from … Read More

East Sussex NHS Trust No Longer in Special Measures

6th June 2018 |

The Trust had been heavily maligned in a 2015 report

The Eastbourne District General Hospital and Hastings’ Conquest Hospital are run by the East Sussex Trust.

Just 3 years ago, the Care Quality Commission placed the Trust in special … Read More

St Leonards Shooter appears in Court Charged with Murder and Robbery

20th March 2018 |

Craig Savage has been charged with the murders of Heather Whitbread, 53 and her daughter Michelle, 32 who were murdered on Friday in St Leonards, East Sussex. The man, who is of no fixed address, appeared before Brighton Magistrates … Read More

Chemical Mist Did Not Deter Brighton Beach Goers

29th August 2017 |

After Birling Gap beach was evacuated on Sunday due to an unknown gas, thousands of people came to Brighton beach yesterday for bank holiday Monday.

According to the BBC about 150 people were treated in hospital for difficulty breathing, stinging … Read More

Outrageous Figures Of Neglect In Sussex

23rd August 2017 |

Children’s charity NSPCC have released statistics saying that in Sussex everyday at least one child is reported to be the victim of neglect according to The Argus.

They reported that on average they referred 8 children per week to the … Read More

Activities For Brightonians Going Solo

30th May 2017 |

Brighton is a busy place, full of activities for families, students, couples and more! Don’t let that deter you from venturing out to explore beautiful Brighton solo though. With the city getting busier and busier as the Summer goes on, … Read More

A Wizard School is Opening at this Sussex Castle

20th February 2017 |

Sussex is geting its own real-life ‘wizarding school’ when Bothwell School of Witchcraft opens its door in August 2017. Guests play characters in a wizarding school and take part in lessons during the weekend which will take place on … Read More

Good News! Sussex Student Raises £2k for Syrian Children

15th February 2017 |

Bighearted Bede’s schoolgirl Rosa Witts may only be 17, but she’s done something truly amazing for charity. She’s managed to raise more than £2,000 for Unicef though hosting a concert. The charity is helping children affected by the ongoing conflicts in … Read More

Good News! The South Downs can Seriously Improve your Health

1st February 2017 |

Living by the sea has been scientifically proven to boost your health. The ocean view, the fresh air rolling off the waves, and the feeling of calm are all contributing factors. But residents of Brighton and Hove can boost their health … Read More

Take a Look Into Life Before the Welfare State

14th April 2016 |

Before the welfare state, responsibility for poor relief was held at parish level. Elizabeth Hughes is a County Archivist hosting a one-off workshop exploring the archives created by The Old Poor Law in East Sussex and Brighton.

Held on April … Read More