Candidates confirmed for Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner election and Queen’s Park and Kemptown by-elections

April 8, 2024

Elections for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner will be taking place on Thursday, 2 May. The candidates standing for election have been confirmed: Jamie Bennett – Liberal Democrats  Katy Bourne – Conservative Party  Jonathan Christopher Kent – Green Party  Paul Adrian Richards – Labour and Co-operative Party Find out more about the 2024 Sussex […]

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OPINION: Robert Brown, a gay man selected as Liberal Democrat candidate for Kemptown Ward by-election, talks to Scene

Graham Robson March 19, 2024

Gay man Robert Brown, who has has been selected as Liberal Democrat candidate for the Kemptown Ward by-election, talks to Scene magazine about the state of Brighton’s ‘gay village’ and the future of Brighton & Hove Pride street parties on St James’s Street. Since standing in the May 2023 local elections, Robert has been working […]

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Community News

Much more than just a pub disco! The Sunday Almanac celebrates 10th birthday

Alf Le Flohic January 24, 2024

Brighton is well known for having a transient nature, so anything that stands the test of time can rightly be proud. The Sunday Almanac is celebrating its ten-year anniversary on Sunday, January 28. Calling it a pub disco does it a massive disservice, but in the simplest terms that’s what it is – that, and […]

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Business News

Kemptown coffee shop owner set to become the first tenant of newly renovated Temple at Black Rock

Graham Robson January 23, 2024

Kemptown coffee shop owner Philip Cundall is set to become the first tenant of the newly renovated Temple at Black Rock and is delighted to be opening his second coffee shop in the city. Philip has run Portland in Kemptown for the past six years and is now taking on the lease of this historic […]

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Health and Beauty

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU: Exercise for the body and the mind

January 2, 2024

Words by Kemptown-based health and fitness personal trainer PatDPersonalTrainer. I became a health and fitness personal trainer because of how good exercising made me feel. For as long as I can remember fitness and good mental health has always been and still is a very challenging and essential part of my life. My physical training […]

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Community News

Introducing The Queery – Brighton’s newest queer venue

August 15, 2022

The Queery is not only Brighton’s newest queer venue; it is also a venture with a mission. It serves as a multifunctional sober space that centres around the value of empowering the queer community. The founders have transformed two entirely stripped rooms into a vegan café come art gallery and a queer radical book shop, which also sells merch from small queer artists.

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Business News

The Rainbow Hub to run telephone service during lockdown.

Graham Robson November 6, 2020

The local point of contact for LGBTQ+ people seeking up to date help, information or guidance, in a safe, non-judgemental environment will remain available through a telephone service from 2-6pm daily, except Sundays.

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Business News

Le Village’s neighbours file noise complaints against the Brighton LGBTQ+ bar

Dale Melita October 24, 2020

Residents living next door to popular LGBTQ+ pub Le Village just off St James’s Street in Brighton request Brighton & Hove City Council (BHCC) reduce its opening hours.  

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The Rainbow Hub Brighton seeks three new trustees!

Graham Robson October 2, 2020

The Rainbow Hub on St James’s Street, Brighton seeks three new trustees to help the charity move forward into a post Covid-19 future, one with real challenges for our LGBTQ+ communities.

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