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Brighton bucks national house prices trend

House prices in Brighton are up 11 per cent in a year, compared to 2.7 per cent nationally.

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Gung Ho fun run is coming to Brighton (Photograph: Chris Payne)

Inflatable 5k fun run on its way to Brighton

Fun runners will make their way through giant inflatable obstacles at a 5k event in Stanmer Park this summer.

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Geronimo the snail sculpture

Geronimo is on the snail trail – beating SnailyMcSnailface

Meet Geronimo, a snail sculpture taking part in next year’s fundraising art trail for Martlet’s Hospice, following last year’s Snowdogs by the Sea event.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Burning the Clocks parade 2017

Thousands took part in a lantern parade through Brighton this evening (December 21), lighting up the longest night of the year.

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PACA's principal Katie Scott with GCSE student Megan Lowe

Academy principal to leave for new role

Principal Katie Scott is to set leave Portslade Aldridge Community Academy’s (PACA) at the end of the academic year, parents were told yesterday (December 20).

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The West Pier

West Pier ruins to be illuminated at night

A new lighting installation will see the ruins of the West Pier lit up each night, 40 years after it closed to the public.

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Rail strike called

Rail strike called on day of Albion and Palace clash

A rail strike on match day could cause chaos as fans make their way to the Amex for an FA Cup clash in the new year.

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Stormy seas around the West Pier (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell) SUS-170223-142740001

No Christmas Day dip, as council warns of dangerous seas

Seafront officers are urging residents to stay away from the sea over the festive season, and will seal off the beaches around the Palace Pier on Christmas Day.

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Cardinal Newman students on The Repair Shop with the school's nativity set

Hove school's nativity set repaired on BBC show

Cardinal Newman Catholic School appeared on the BBC’s ‘The Repair Shop’, after a plea to help bring some Christmas cheer by patching up the school’s nativity set.

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Martin Harris, managing director,  Brighton and Hove Bus Company

Bus company boss ‘regrets’ fare rises

Brighton and Hove Buses said it is to increase some of its ticket prices, as it will have to run more buses and hire extra drivers to deliver ‘the same level of service’ in the face of increasing congestion.

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Celebrating the opening of the Charles Street Tap

Return of drag and cabaret bar - with extra va-va-voom!

A popular seafront bar has undergone a revamp, and reopened this weekend to much fanfare.
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Derek Chatten underwent a TAVI procedure at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals heart centre

Ten years of saving Sussex lives with innovative heart procedure

Doctors in Sussex have marked a decade since they first performed a heart valve procedure for patients deemed too sick, frail or elderly to undergo open heart surgery.

Health
Children from Fairlight Primary School at the Houses of Parliament as they picked up their prize at the Kelloggs Breakfast Club Awards

Brighton school wins award for its breakfast club

Four Brighton schoolchildren took a trip to Parliament last week, to collect an award for the best breakfast club in the South East.

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Burning the Clocks Brighton (Photograph: Ray Gibson)

Popular lantern parade set to light up city’s streets

It’s an annual tradition marking the winter solstice, which sees thousands parade through the streets with handmade lanterns.

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Trollburger, Brighton

Brighton burger stand to offer food to homeless on Christmas Day

A burger cook is giving up his Christmas Day to feed the homeless and those with nowhere else to go after a successful crowdfunding campaign.

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Help Brighton's Christmas song reach its charity target

Help Brighton's Christmas song reach its charity target

A charity song inspired by Band Aid aims to raise £10,000 for sick children in Sussex this Christmas.

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Warning over fake police fraudsters in Brighton

Sussex Police is warning residents about bogus police officers who have scammed two residents in Brighton out of thousands of pounds.

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Rockinghorse volunteers Louise and Christine dressed as elves and held a bake sale at the Royal Alex to raise funds

Elves raise £8,000 for premature baby unit

A festive event which saw people dress as elves to show their support for a children's charity raised £8,000 for the good cause.

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Councillor Alex Phillips with baby Rafi and husband Cllr Tom Druitt (Photograph: Simon Dack)

Brighton and Hove's mayor selected for 2019

Green councillor Alex Phillips was voted in as the mayor for 2019 at last Thursday's Full Council meeting (December 14).

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Street collection raises thousands for homeless charity

The community came together to raise a record £5,207 at the Brighton Housing Trust's (BHT) annual street collection this weekend.
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