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Lifeguards return to Brighton beach for Bank Holiday weekend

Sun seekers have already been flocking to Brighton and Hove's beaches during May's sunny spells, but this weekend marks the start of the summer season for the city's lifeguards.

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Riverstone's donation to RISE

Record donation will help survivors of domestic abuse

A charity supporting domestic abuse survivors in Brighton and Hove has received the largest donation in the charity's history.
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Chief Insp Rachel Swinney

Brighton police chief pledges to take action on drugs

The new chief inspector for Brighton and Hove has said she will tackle the concerns of the community around drugs in the city.

Crime
Florence Welch

Brighton show for Florence and the Machine

Hit-makers Florence and the Machine will make a stop in Brighton on their UK arena tour later this year.
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Southern Rail

Rail delays between Brighton and Haywards Heath

A fault with a signalling system at Wivelsfield is causing disruption to rail services this afternoon (May 24).

Transport
Jo Gough, CEO at RISE

Milestone for city's Living Wage campaign

A record 400 employers are now paying the Living Wage in Brighton and Hove.

Business
Helen Packham

'We all have a TED-worthy story'

Eighteen months ago, mum-of-two Helen Packham went from being a self-proclaimed 'housewife in hiding' with an anxiety disorder to sharing her story on the TEDx stage in front of 1,500 people.

Business
Eugenie Teasley, Ubers head of cities in south and east England

Hear from Uber and more digital firms at Talent 2018 conference

A representative from taxi firm Uber will talk about ‘Workplace Culture: What Happens When It Goes Really, Really Wrong?’ at a digital conference in the city next month.
Business
Hove Carnival

Hove Carnival returns for May Bank Holiday

A fundraising carnival for Martlets Hospice returns to Hove Park on Monday (May 28).

Whats on
Sheila Coldicott

Brighton Samaritan heads to royal birthday bash

Volunteers from Samaritans have been invited to attend a 70th birthday party for Prince Charles today (May 22).

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Kate Tempest performs in Hangleton (Photograph:Michael Fung)

Kate Tempest debuts new album in Hangleton

Spoken word artist Kate Tempest returned to Brighton Festival to debut her new album for the first time at Hangleton Community Centre.

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Terrina Barnes from Rockinghorse with Neil Blackmore from Brighton Palace Pier

Historic artefacts from the pier raise cash for children's charity

A collection of unusual items from Brighton Palace Pier has raised thousands of pounds for Sussex children's charity Rockinghorse.

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The Brighton Station Health Centre SUS-161121-104002001

Public urged to find alternatives to A&E over Bank Holiday

Those in need of non-urgent medical treatment this May Bank Holiday are being asked to use the Brighton Station Health Centre, helping free up emergency services for those most in need.

Health
Firefighters join campaign to make Brighton and Hove a dementia-friendly city

Firefighters join campaign to make Brighton and Hove a dementia-friendly city

Members of East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service in Brighton and Hove learned about becoming 'dementia friendly' as part of Dementia Action Week.
Health
Moulsecoomb Primary School (Photograph: Google Maps)

Upset over redundancy threat at primary school

A union has called on Brighton and Hove City Council to step in and prevent compulsory redundancies at Moulsecoomb Primary School.

Education
Taking on the Bubble Rush challenge

Hundreds take on Bubble Rush challenge

Families supporting Demelza Hospice Care turned out to Hove Park this weekend to take on the Bubble Rush challenge.
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Take a flight from Shoreham to Battersea

Helicopter flights offered as alternative to Southern – for one week only

An energy drink company has decided to put on helicopter flights from Brighton to London in the first week of the new rail timetable.
Transport
Foster carers Martin and Liz

Caring for foster children 'keeps you young'

Foster carers Liz and Martin highlighted the benefits of helping children in need ahead of a fostering information event next week.

News

Rocket launcher sparks evacuation at Brighton recycling site

A recycling centre was evacuated after a suspected rocket launcher was unearthed this afternoon (May 18), police said.
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Residents and Cllr Anne Meadows at the opening of Kite Place

New council homes in Whitehawk

Residents celebrated the launch of 57 council homes which are now complete in Whitehawk this week.
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