In The South

Brighton landmarks to light up in support of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Graham Robson March 18, 2022

The Royal Pavilion, Brighton Town Hall and the Mazda Fountain are to be lit in purple on Saturday, March 19 in support of the World Against Racism day of action, and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Monday, March 21

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In The South

Couple return to Brighton after 10 years to marry

Besi Besemar December 24, 2016

Michele Walklett and Laura Walklett have been partners for 15 years and are now officially married in the eyes of the law. The couple originally entered into a civil partnership on November 18, 2006, before moving to live together in Spain.

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International News

10 couples make history at Brighton Town Hall today

Besi Besemar December 10, 2014

This morning, December 10, at Brighton Town Hall at 10am, 10 couples made history when they were all married at the same time on the first day the law allows the conversion of Civil Partnerships to Marriage. The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act came into effect on Saturday, March 29, 2014. At that time there was no legal way for couples already in civil partnerships to be married.

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