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Brighton Journal | 26th May 2020

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Brighton named one of the most community-spirited cities in the UK

26th May 2020 |

The Covid-19 pandemic has been tough on many but the community spirit of Brighton and Hove has put it on the map. Found to be some of the most willing to lend a hand in the UK, residents in Brighton … Read More

The pandemic is threatening single-use plastic progress

25th May 2020 |

The UK has been working to fight against single-use plastics. However, littering has increased since the coronavirus pandemic began. This comes in-part from the fact that government and health workers are urging civilians to use protective equipment such as plastic … Read More

Project Wingman: Airline staff support NHS workers

25th May 2020 |

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 … Read More

Deliveroo’s “Big Curry Night In” to raise funds for hungry families across South Asia

22nd May 2020 |

Deliveroo has announced that Indian food orders in the UK have skyrocketed by 42% over the past two months. It seems Brit’s in lockdown have been seeking comfort in ‘classic’ takeaway options and are therefore in a hurry for a … Read More

The benefits of language learning during lockdown

22nd May 2020 |

“One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.”

– Frank Smith 

 

Languages are the keys to doors we didn’t know we wanted opening; they are windows into the … Read More

“A perfect storm is brewing”: Greens raise concerns over beach use on bank holiday weekend

21st May 2020 |

As the May bank holiday weekend approaches, Green Councillors representing city-centre seafront wards are raising concerns over the use of the beach as they anticipate a large number of visitors. 

Brunswick and Adelaide ward councillors have also emphasised that … Read More

Conservatives criticise Labour over £181K payout in home to school transport mess

20th May 2020 |

Documents retained by Conservative Councillors in a Freedom of Information request revealed that the Labour council entered into an early termination agreement with Edge Public Solutions LTD. This agreement allowed the consultancy to keep £181,000 despite their unsuccessful efforts.

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Why the Covid-19 lockdown may be the perfect opportunity to take up tennis

20th May 2020 |

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. … Read More

Beautiful staycation spots for your post-lockdown getaway

19th May 2020 |

With international travel a distant and unlikely prospect this year, holidaymakers will need to turn their attention to getaways closer to home. A staycation boom is on the horizon; once lockdown restrictions are lifted, Costa del Sol will be swapped … Read More

Book confessions of a readaholic

19th May 2020 |

“Books are easily destroyed. But words will live as long as people can remember them.”

– Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

 

 

Okay I have a confession… I used to dog-ear books *stifled screams*. With no bookmarks around it was … Read More