Brighton’s ‘doughnut on a stick’ pays a tongue in cheek homage

Brighton’s “doughnut on a stick” – one of the nicknames for the British Airways i360 – has paid homage to some of Brighton’s other best-loved doughnuts to celebrate National Doughnut Day. Although the seafront attraction has been closed for the past couple of months because of...
Posted On 06 Jun 2020 at 10:01 pm

Rock snake has a growth spurt round Woodingdean park

A rock snake started by a Woodingdean family less than a fortnight ago is now almost 900 pebbles long after scores of locals helped it grow. Ella Hards and her children Spencer, 11, Ava, eight, and Ronnie, six, started the snake on 17 May with a painted head on the edge of...
Posted On 05 Jun 2020 at 12:22 pm

Popstar sends special lockdown message to Hove schoolchildren

A former S Club 7 singer has helped cheer up Hove schoolchildren with a surprise greeting. Year six teacher Laura Waters at Cottesmore St Mary’s RC Primary School in Hove got in touch with singer Jo O’Meara through social media platform Instagram to see if she would...

Brighton choir channels TLC to urge people to make More Scrubs

A Brighton choir has taken inspiration from 90s girl group TLC in a video urging sewers to make the NHS More Scrubs. Members of The Rainbow Chorus, led by local performer Hannah Brackenbury, filmed themselves singing the alternative lyrics by Dungereen Jean to the 1999 hit in...
Posted On 15 Apr 2020 at 11:15 am

Brighton hospital trust’s maternity team deliver smiles as well as babies

Something to make you all smile 😂😍🙌🏻 #ticktock #MDT #ThursdayMotivation #CaringForEachOther pic.twitter.com/vRvapeq1OK — Brighton and Sussex Maternity (@BSUH_maternity) April 2, 2020 The Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals maternity team have the moves to deliver smiles as...
Posted On 03 Apr 2020 at 12:32 pm

Sussex Wildlife Trust suggests fans of the Grand National try snail racing instead

Sussex Wildlife Trust has released a video tutorial with tips for running a snail race for anyone sad that the Grand National has been cancelled. Tamara Jewell, the trust’s learning and engagement officer, was due to be teaching children about slugs and snails this week....
Posted On 02 Apr 2020 at 2:58 pm

A leap year proposal at 450ft

A woman made a leap year marriage proposal 450ft above Brighton beach. Bobby Davison popped the question to her boyfriend Steve Haw during a trip up the British Airways i360 viewing tower. Miss Davison, 45, a legal secretary, from Luton, even had a singer on hand as Mr Haw, 40, a...
Posted On 29 Feb 2020 at 10:23 pm

Have you seen missing hippo?

A series of spoof missing pet posters featuring hippos, goldfish and sharks have been put up around Hove. The posters were up on trees and lamp posts in New Church Road, along with a brief history of how each went missing and fake mobile phone numbers. One said: “I have...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 1:02 pm

Albion players filmed having lots of fun with balloons

Players from Brighton and Hove Albion have been filmed having lots of fun with balloons while on their winter training break. The players, who include Shane Duffy, Alireza Jahanbakhsh , Leandro Trossard and Pascal Gross, are all shown with the balloons to their mouths. Watching...
Posted On 12 Feb 2020 at 12:19 pm

Brighton Kemptown MP filmed dancing like a chicken in Parliament

A bizarre video of Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle dancing like a chicken in the House of Commons has been published. Is that a chicken or @lloyd_rm? (Ft. @abenaopp @DawnButlerBrent) pic.twitter.com/jcelEUXkoj — Maliha (@maliharez) February 4, 2020 The video shows...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020 at 10:05 am