In Brighton, Entertainment, Events, News on March 30, 2012 at 1:37 PM
Brighton Palace Pier's familiar lights will be switched off to mark Earth Hour tomorrow night.
Photo Credit : OLU
By Damien Murphy
THE familiar glitter and glare of Brighton Pier will vanish into darkness tomorrow night to mark the World Wildlife Fund’s annual Earth Hour.
The Pier’s new neighbour, the Brighton Wheel, will also turn of its lights, and the strings of bulbs that light the promenade will fall dark.
In the rare darkness, a torchlit procession will wend its way between the bandstand in Hove and the Pier as part of the largest environmental event in the world.
Earth Hour was set up by set up in Sydney by the WWF in 2007 to highlight the link between overreliance on electricity and climate change. Read the rest of this entry »
In Brighton, News on November 17, 2011 at 8:32 AM
By Neil D Campbell
If there is a law we all love breaking, then it’s gravity. Since Newton discovered it and grounded us all, we as a species have done pretty much all we can to flout it.
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