Brighton yarnbomber creates crochet hat dispenser to keep neighbourhood’s heads warm

A Brighton yarnbomber who has previously turned her street into a woolly wonderland has now installed a crochet hat dispenser at her neighbourhood bike store. Dani Ahrens started knitting decorations to brighten up the Cobden Road bike shed last autumn, when she created a crochet...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 2:59 pm

Clueless Nick Cave tweet goes viral

Spotting Brighton’s most well-loved Australian rock star as he makes his way around town has become something of a pastime for city residents. But a selfie with Nick Cave which has gone viral was taken by a man who didn’t even know who he was. When New Zealand man...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017 at 10:10 am

Brighton woman mistakenly tweeted by Trump urges him to learn more about climate change

A Brighton woman has been inundated with tweets for the last few hours after US President elect Donald Trump accidentally included her in a tweet intended for his daughter. Mr Trump was criticising a CNN documentary about his daughter Ivanka Trump, but instead of tagging...
Posted On 17 Jan 2017 at 9:32 am

Brighton graffiti artist reclaims wall from Starbucks

A well-known graffiti artist has reclaimed a wall used to paint a Starbucks advert after the coffee chain’s mural was repeatedly defaced. @bhcitynews new news pic.twitter.com/DUEanfte9a — Ian Marshall (@Eye_Marshall) December 5, 2016 Snub23 painted the imposing robot...
Posted On 05 Dec 2016 at 3:30 pm

Lewes jokers try to convince Brighton students Bonfire has been postponed because of rail strikes

Lewesians are attempting to convince Brighton students that the town’s famous Bonfire celebrations have been postponed until November 12 because of this weekend’s train strike. A Facebook events page set up by the Brighton and Sussex University Freshers’ 2016...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016 at 4:41 pm

Spooky! Research suggests Brighton is Britain’s most haunted place

Brighton is the most haunted place in Britain, according to research published by Mirror Online this afternoon (Friday 28 October). The newspaper website said that its research was based on reports that have been made to the Paranormal Database. The Mirror Online report sai...
Posted On 28 Oct 2016 at 7:11 pm

Mathematicians calculate most efficient Brighton pub crawl

A group of mathematicians have calculated the most efficient way to crawl your way around Brighton and Hove’s pubs as part of a map which covers the whole of the UK. A group of academics from Canada used boozers listed on the Pubs Galore website and then mapped the...
Posted On 26 Oct 2016 at 4:08 pm

A watched kettle took 14 hours to boil when a Hove man asked his gadgets to turn it on

A Hove man spent 14 hours this week trying to get his gadgets to speak to his kettle to tell it to boil, meaning he only got his cup of tea at gone midnight. Mark Rittman wanted to find out if he could get his collection of gadgets, including his iphone and electronic health...
Posted On 13 Oct 2016 at 1:17 pm

Prank lands Brighton student in sticky situation

A Brighton student had a novel excuse for being late to lectures this morning – he had to take hundreds of post it notes off his car. A group of practical jokers plastered the sticky notes all over the VW Polo while it was parked in Hanover Terrace overnight. The unlucky...
Posted On 06 Oct 2016 at 11:29 am

Disco Pete and Brighton’s pink coat lady to host intergenerational disco

Two septuagenarian Brightonians who have danced their way into the hearts of the city will be encouraging people of all ages to throw some shapes at an intergenerational disco. Disco Pete will be the guest of honour at Timeless next weekend at Brighton Music Hall, where the...
Posted On 06 Sep 2016 at 4:57 pm
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