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Sussex adventurer completes Antarctic charity challenge for Rockinghorse Children’s Charity and Kidscape

Graham Robson February 5, 2024

Josh Braid from Hurstpierpoint spent December at the South Pole, in the footsteps of his Great Uncle, to raise vital funds for Rockinghorse Children’s Charity and Kidscape. Josh left the UK on 12 December, aiming to climb Mt Vinson (4,892m) in Antarctica and then pull a specially made rocking horse the last degree to the […]

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Community News

Sussex adventurer takes on Antarctic challenge for two children’s charities

Graham Robson December 6, 2023

Josh Braid from Hurstpierpoint is following in the footsteps of his Great Uncle by taking on a South Pole challenge this December in aid of Rockinghorse Children’s Charity and Kidscape.

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Community News

Brighton Half Marathon Youth Races to return in 2024 with Rockinghorse Children’s Charity as headline charity partner

Graham Robson September 18, 2023

Located on Hove Prom and held on the main Half Marathon race day on Sunday, February 25, the Brighton Half Marathon Youth Races are designed for junior runners aged 7-17. Open to all abilities, youth runners run a mile on Hove Prom, running along part of the main Half Marathon route before the Half Marathon runners come through.

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General News

Record numbers expected to join Brighton earliest morning run

Besi Besemar July 2, 2019

Over 500 people have signed up for this July’s Run 5.30 Brighton event, the early morning Italian sensation that gets busy people more active and fit. On Friday, July 19 the alarms of hundreds of people from Sussex will buzz earlier than usual to get them along to New Road for some early morning exercise whilst the city is still asleep.

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Community News

Local business leaders urged to join Martlets Imelda Glackin at the CEO Sleepout

Besi Besemar March 26, 2019

The CEO of Martlets is challenging Brighton & Hove’s business leaders to join her in sleeping outside without shelter to raise money for the Mayor’s charities on April 6, 2019. Imelda Glackin and the CEOs of three other local charities will sleep outside the British Airways i360 with just a sleeping bag, pillow and a cardboard sheet to protect them from the April weather.

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Community News

Local charities to benefit from Run2Music fundraising event

Besi Besemar February 6, 2019

Martlets, Rockinghorse and the music charity Rhythmix have signed up as official charity partners for this year’s Brighton Run2Music fundraising event.

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General News

Christmas comes to Brighton today ACTUALLY!

Besi Besemar November 15, 2018

This year’s big free switch-on of the annual Christmas lights takes place today, November 15 from 4:30pm in East Street – and as always, it promises to be a fabulous, fun festive event for all the family to enjoy.

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Arts

Family Panto returns again to Hilton Brighton Metropole

October 28, 2018

Following last years hugely successful production of Cinderella, Brighton has once again attracted a cast of West End stars again for the family pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk that returns to The Hilton Brighton Metropole from the December 20-29, 2018.

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Community News

Bear Patrol raise ÂŁ21,929.46 for Sussex Beacon in 2016

Besi Besemar January 24, 2017

The Mayor of Brighton & Hove attended the Bear-Patrol Bacon and Sarnie social at the Sussex Beacon last month. Between bacon butties Simon Dowe announced that Bear Patrol events in 2016 had raised ÂŁ21,929.46 for the Sussex Beacon and ÂŁ6,763.16 for other organisations making the grand total raised for good causes by Bear-Patrol in 2016 to ÂŁ28,692.62.

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