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From commuting to the continent: The benefits of cycling for wellbeing

A Hove couple praise the benefits of cycling for mental wellbeing after completing a six-month bike tour of Europe.

BeFries won the best newcomer award. Photograph by Julia Claxton

Tom Flint: The very best of the city’s food and drink

All the stars were out for the biggest night on the Brighton and Hove food calendar on Monday, as the annual Brighton and Hove Food & Drink Festival awards took place.

The New Dawn cocktail at Silo

Tom Flint: A venue that continues to innovate

When you visit a restaurant, what is the main thing you are looking for?

Property of the Week: Perfect home for the keen walker

Property of the Week: Perfect home for the keen walker

Keen walker? Then this property is the perfect home, with idyllic walks from your doorstep.

The old city of Basel invites you to a stroll. Copyright: Switzerland Tourism. Photo: Marco Castelberg & Maurice Haas

Basel - a city of contrasts

For those keen to take a break from the relentless stresses of life in the fast lane, consider a long weekend in Basel.

The Electric Brighton salon

Electric dreams: A new 'do for the festive season

What better time to refresh your locks than Christmas party season? With the nights drawing in and the festive season looming, I took a trip down to Electric in Brighton for a new ‘do.

The spread of food at Brighton Rocks

Tom Flint: A Brighton bar that is going places

With so many quality pubs and bars in Brighton there are some that, no matter how many times you walk past them, you may never go in.


Property of the Week: Four aces of grounds with Sussex-style home

A substantial Sussex-style property near Hankham village and set in around four acres of ground is on the market.
Ever wondered what the most used emoji is?

Millions of Brits baffled by half the functions on their smartphone

Brits are spending millions of pounds a year on tech - with features they NEVER use, according to research.

Sailing on the Rhine in style

Ahoy there! All aboard the AmaPrima

For weary landlubbers yearning to escape the relentless pressures of life in the fast lane, AmaWaterways offers the ultimate retreat.

Spice Circuit pop-up at Etch

Tom Flint: A superb show of spicing

You may remember reading about chef Kanthi Thamma’s new Spice Circuit venture when I interviewed him following his departure from Curry Leaf Café.

High Point

The ‘upside down’ house that is a Sussex High Point

Chance conversations can lead to plenty of things but having your property designed by the architect behind the Burj Al Arab might not be one you would expect.

Make sure to check your change for any old pound coins

Last chance to spend your old pound coins

Today is your last chance to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless at midnight (Sunday, October 15).

Coffee at Lost In The Lanes

Tom Flint: A great café that ticks all the boxes

Cafés are no longer just places to grab a caffeine fix or quick bite.

Property news

Revealed: The top ten most expensive streets to live on in East Sussex

Ever wondered what the most sought after part of the county is? Well, property website Zoopla has now revealed the top ten most expensive addresses in East Sussex.

Everest trip

Swapping home for the Himalayas

Having just returned from a three-week trip trekking Himalayas, I was incredibly relieved to make it back to beautiful Brighton, and into the bustling day-to-day again, almost straight off the plane!

Brighton Gin Club

Tom Flint: A celebration of sensational Sussex gin

Everyone loves gin these days, including me.

The chocolate discs which make up the dress by Paxton Chocolate

Sussex chocolatier creates edible floral dress

Paxton Chocolate, a bespoke chocolatier based in Brighton, has designed and created a flower-inspired dress using chocolate for London’s Chocolate Show in October.

Cassandra Whitfield, textile artist in Brighton

Embroidered portraits and fancy flourishes at Brighton textile exhibition

Kooky style and eye-catching fashion are the inspiration for textile artist Cassandra Whitfield’s exhibition at Brush Brighton.

Video: easyJet unveils plans for electric planes

Electric planes, drones checking the runway for problems and apps that will sort out all aspects of your flight.

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