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Volunteers call for Brighton Half Marathon 2013

With the next Brighton Half Marathon just 100 days away today (Thursday 8th November), the organizers are inviting anyone who wants to still get involved in the event without running the 13.1 miles to register as a volunteer and to actively contribute to the success of the popular race which attracts runners from near and […]

FDM Group sponsors prize at the University of Brighton for the fourth year

FDM Group sponsors prize at the University of Brighton for the fourth year

As part of its ongoing commitment to making a positive change to the UK’s IT skills shortage, FDM Group, is delighted to announce it sponsored the ‘Best Development Project’ award at Monday’s University of Brighton’s Prize Giving Ceremony for the fourth year running. The prize, which was the biggest of the day, was awarded to […]

Brighton and Hove Olympic Torch Relay: Sir Robin Cousins restores Olympic faith

Brighton and Hove Olympic Torch Relay

Brighton and Hove Free Press contributor Suchi Chatterjee gives us her thoughts after having her faith restored in the Olympic Torch Relay at the Sussex County Cricket Club celebrations on Monday 16 July 2012. For some people, the Olympic Torch has lost much of its lustre with all the problems that the media are reporting: […]

Successful Annual Learning and Teaching conference at Brighton University

On Friday 13 July, the Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2012 of the University of Brighton took place. Entitled ‘Connectivity: linking the learning community’, it was a very successful conference, which was attended by a record number of delegates. According to Professor Gina Wisker, the Head of Brighton University’s Centre for Learning and Teaching and […]

Olympic torch relay reaches Brighton and Hove today

Olympic torch relay reaches Brighton and Hove today

The Olympic torch relay is set to arrive in Brighton and Hove this evening after leaving Portsmouth earlier on today (Monday 16 July 2012). Throughout the day, the Olympic torch will be carried by 131 Torchbearers on its journey from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove, taking in the communities of Petersfield, Rogate, Midhurst, Easebourne, Tillington, […]

Paddle Round The Pier 2012: no damp spirits!

Paddle Round the Pier 2012

Last weekend (Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July) saw the Paddle Round The Pier Beach Festival take place once again in Brighton. While the rain had an obvious effect on attendance, organisers are delighted to have once again raised thousands of pounds for this year’s charities – the RNLI, Winston’s Wish and Surf Action. Dave […]

University of Brighton UNISON supports October TUC demonstration

University of Brighton UNISON branch supports the TUC demonstration of 20 October 2012, with the aim of getting one million people onto the streets. The branch holds that “a demonstration of trade unionists, young people, pensioners and the community will show the ConDem coalition that working people demand an alternative to austerity. “The ConDem’s assaults […]

Decontamination training exercise at the University of Brighton

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and the University of Brighton have staged a joint decontamination training exercise. According to the scenario of the exercise, a group of PhD students at Brighton University’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences needed specialist decontamination following exposure to chemicals in a laboratory. The “casualties” played by university staff […]

Brighton and Hove is city of opportunity for chefs

Searching for that dream job can be a daunting task but for chefs in the Brighton and Hove area, finding employment may not be as difficult as they first thought. The city’s dedicated jobs board BrightonandHoveJobs.com has posted over 100 advertisements for chef positions over the last year and these numbers are expected to rise […]

BrightonandHoveJobs.com continues as Brighton and Hove Albion official club sponsor

BrightonandHoveJobs.com continues as the Brighton and Hove Albion FC’s official club sponsor, maintaining its position on the front of the shirt for the 2012/13 season. This is the second year running that the city’s dedicated jobs’ board will be on the front of the Seagulls’ jerseys. It is another move that cements the company’s status […]

Brighton event: Chef Open Day @ Hilton Brighton Metropole 24 July 2012

Searching for that dream job can be a daunting task but, for chefs in the Brighton and Hove area at least, finding employment may not be as difficult as they first thought. Brighton Hilton Metropole are holding a Chef Open Day with a chance for a candidate to win a chef career with the Hilton. […]

Brighton event: Stanmer Organics Open Day @ Stanmer Park 22 July 2012

Stanmer Organics Open Day

12 – 6pm Free family event. Learn about organic gardening, sustainable housing, green woodworking, Permaculture, sweat lodges, tree nurseries, environmental art and education. Buy plants, herbs, trees, yurts, comfrey products, organically grown fruit and vegetables. There will be storytelling and refreshments throughout the day. The amazing Brighton Earthship will also be open. 01273 565755 earthshipstanmer@hotmail.co.uk […]

City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust team transforms Bevendean Community Garden

City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust team transforms Bevendean Community Garden

A group of young people from City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust ‘Team’ programme recently helped transform Bevendean Community Garden by creating a new pathway, trimming the entire garden, designing and constructing a bench for the wildlife area and painting the community garden sign. The Prince’s Trust Team programme is a 12-week personal development […]

Brighton review: Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) fundraiser @ The Blind Tiger Club Brighton 4 July 2012

Brighton review Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) fundraiser @ The Blind Tiger Club Brighton 4 July 2012

The fundraising event at the Blind Tiger Club in Grand Parade is filling up nicely with laughter, pub chatter, wallet-searching, ordering of drinks. The live band tunes itself up with a comical song ‘All I Ever Hear Is The…’. After recording levels are agreed, the musicians exit the stage and a fully projected screen is […]

Summer Spend Spectacular at Brighton’s Churchill Square Shopping Centre

Summer Spend Spectacular at Brighton

Churchill Square Summer Spend Spectacular 3,250 Prizes to be won at Churchill Square this July! Churchill Square Shopping Centre, Brighton’s No.1 shopping destination, is giving you the opportunity to win prizes with their fantastic Summer Spend Spectacular this July. Spend £100 or more in one day throughout the stores in Churchill Square and you will […]