Seagull police and Big Fat Man visit Brighton beach

Two films featuring a litter policegull and a Big Fat Man’s trip to the seaside shine a light on how Brighton students see our beach. The seagull film, produced by second year 3D Design and Craft student Annie Lumby, follows the Name and Shame bird as he attacks litterbugs...
Posted On 18 May 2018 at 1:31 pm

Brighton homeless bus to visit Royal Wedding

A bus converted into a homeless shelter will be driving from Brighton to Windsor this weekend to help rough sleepers wanting to avoid the royal wedding. The leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead provoked an outcry in January when he tweeted about “an...
Posted On 16 May 2018 at 12:37 pm

Brighton company sued by mobile giant for using a similar shade of pink

A Brighton tech company is being sued by T Mobile because its logo uses a similar shade of magenta. Software firm dataJAR, which is based in Orange Row, was sent a letter by the mobile giant’s parent company Deutsche Telekom (DTAG) earlier this month requiring it to cease...
Posted On 15 May 2018 at 5:06 pm

MPs blow their own hoover at Brighton Festival

The city’s three MPs became honorary members of the Brighton Youth Orchestra last night when they took on the role of hooverists for a special Brighton Festival concert. The orchestra roped in Hove MP Peter Kyle, Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas and Brighton Kemptown MP...
Posted On 14 May 2018 at 4:19 pm

Grease flashmob raises money for Trevor Mann unit

A professional flashmob was staged at Brighton Station yesterday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the musical Grease – and to raise money for Brighton’s Trevor Mann baby unit. Staff from party company Fizzbox danced to Grease Lightning and Hand Jive, watched by...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018 at 12:51 pm

Sea Life Brighton recruits jellyfish midwives

c Sea Life Brighton has hired three new recruits for a job which is more than a little bit out of the ordinary – jellyfish midwives. The world’s oldest operating aquarium has taken on the aquarists to help with a new zone which will include Moon Jelly, Pacific Sea...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018 at 11:19 am

Note left on ambulance windscreen thanking paramedics for their hard work

A letter left on the windscreen of an ambulance parked outside the Royal Sussex Hospital in Brighton has reversed a worrying national trend for abusive notes and thanked paramedics for their hard work instead. Paramedic Tim Fellows tweeted a picture of the note yesterday evening,...
Posted On 22 Mar 2018 at 11:08 am

Fiveways Wilf immortalised in larger-than-life bus cartoons

Fiveways Wilf – the much-loved cat who was mewmorialised on the number 46 bus – now has an illustration of him looking out from the top deck with some of his cat friends also on board. Brighton & Hove Buses has now redesigned the whole bus to feature cat designs in the...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018 at 1:34 pm

Tweets from RSPCA as hundreds of budgies rescued in Brighton go cheep

When the RSPCA rescues more budgies than it knows what to do with, there’s only one thing to do … it tweets. The charity rescued 359 budgerigars after being called to a house in Brighton when the owner went in to hospital. RSPCA inspector Liz Wheeler said: “We...
Posted On 15 Jan 2018 at 2:07 pm

Zombies clear up Brighton beach

People dressed up as zombies to take part in a Halloween silent disco beach clean to the strains of Monster Mash and the Time Warp last weekend. The three-hour beach clean saw 354kg of rubbish cleared from the pebbles on Sunday, led by local community group Pier 2 Pier Beach...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 2:48 pm