Community News

Danny’s birthday raises £2,300 for Beacon

Besi Besemar May 26, 2016

Danny Dwyer staged his 41st community birthday party at Brighton Race Course on Saturday May 21. Danny asked the hundred who attended for no presents or birthday cards, but instead asked for people to donate towards Bear-Patrol’s new Garden Pergola project in order to replace the old summer house currently situated in their garden at the Sussex Beacon.

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In The South

New rugby club for gay and bisexual men in Brighton & Hove

Gary Hart October 20, 2015

Plans are afoot to form a new rugby club in Brighton and Hove to give gay and bisexual men the opportunity to play the sport in a more friendly and relaxed atmosphere. A meeting has been planned and organised at the Camelford Arms on November 4 at 7:30 pm, by Ian Chaplin, Byron Todd and Alan Ferry, who have been committee members, and players for rugby clubs elsewhere.

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In The South

Wessex Wyverns R.F.C. launch new kit at London Hotel, Southampton

Besi Besemar April 23, 2015

RUGBY has never had so many LGBT role models. A former Wales, British and Irish Lions captain in Gareth Thomas and a current top line referee in Nigel Owens to name but two. Then there are people like Ben Cohen, a World Cup winner who tirelessly supports the LGBT+ community. But whilst inclusive gay teams have popped up all across the world since the Kings Cross Steelers formation, in London in 1995, the south coast has seemed to lag behind.

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