Help WantedRushfields Farm ShopBrighton
Now hiring at Henfield Rd,… more
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Chef de PartieCoppa Club BrightonBrighton
We're opening our doors to experience Chef 's to join our busy kitchen brigade to support in catering a high volume restaurant and bar. more
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Grill ChefCoppa Club BrightonBrighton
The Grill Chef will support a busy kitchen bridge in preparing, cooking and presenting amazing food in accordance with brand standards. more
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Weekend PotwashThe Laughing DogBrighton
Laughing Dog are looking for a Weekend Kitchen Porter. Clearing tables, dishwashing, delivering food and drinks. This position will start on the 13th September. more
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BarberStyle N SmileBrighton
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BarberStyle N Smile Barber ShopBrighton
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Kitchen PorterLoungesBrighton
Our Kitchens are the engine room of the Lounge and you are the key to keeping the engine going in this fast paced business. Where to start with Alcampo Lounge? more
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Burger King Brighton Kings Road Full & Part Time Crew MemberBurger King (Leon Kennedy Ltd Franchise)Brighton
Recognise and act on individual customer needs e.g. parents with children, elderly and disabled customers. Provide all customers with accurate orders, including… more
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 22:40:52 GMT

All members of staff continue their coffee training with our head barista, but we require every new hire to have at least 1 year barista experience and have… more
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AgentParks LettingBrighton
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BaristaARTBOX CafeBrighton
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Help WantedThe WhiskyBrighton
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Help WantedArrobas & CiaBrighton
Now hiring at 4 Sydney Street,… more
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Christmas CrewThe EntertainerBrighton
You will be working primarily on the shop floor approaching and assisting customers, demonstrating toys, helping on the till points and making sure your store… more
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:03:21 GMT

Christmas Recovery CrewThe EntertainerBrighton
These shifts will vary from store to store. Most stores will offer a mixture of early and late shifts depending on the store location and trading hours. more
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Christmas Night CrewThe EntertainerBrighton
The night teams are essential to recover the store and ensure that deliveries are worked so the shop floor is replenished, re-merchandised and fully priced,… more
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What is it like in Brighton?

Brighton's location has made it a popular destination for tourists, renowned for its diverse communities, quirky shopping areas, large cultural, music and arts scene[4] and its large LGBT population, leading to its reverence as the "gay capital of the UK".[5] Brighton attracts over 8.5 million visitors annually[6] and is the most popular seaside destination in the UK for overseas tourists.[7] Brighton has also been called the UK's "hippest city",[8] and "the happiest place to live in the UK".[9]

Brighton has about 400 restaurants, more per head than anywhere else in the UK outside London.[139] A wide range of cuisines is available.

There is a greyhound racing circuit – the Brighton & Hove Greyhound Stadium – in Hove, run by Coral, at which Motorcycle speedway racing was staged in 1928.

Congratulations – we’re looking forward to welcoming you in September. is one of the South's most frequently visited web sites with over 200,000 unique visitors a month. However you look at it that's a lot of exposure for your business.

Brighton & Hove Hockey Club is a large hockey club, with a homeground based in Hove. The men's 1XI gained promotion to the England Hockey League system, Conference East, in 2013.[149]

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The Grand Hotel was built in 1864. The Brighton hotel bombing occurred there. Its nighttime blue lighting is particularly prominent along the foreshore.[93]

In 2003, the universities of Sussex and Brighton formed a medical school, known as Brighton and Sussex Medical School. The school was one of four new medical schools to be created as part of a government programme to increase the number of qualified NHS doctors. The school is based in Falmer and works closely with the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Brighton Marine Palace and Pier (long known as the Palace Pier) opened in 1899. It features a funfair, restaurants and arcade halls.[85][86][87]

Take a flight to the skies and see Sussex as you have never seen it before. Glide up slowly to 450 feet high to enjoy breath-taking 360 degree views of up to 26 miles from the world’s first vertical cable car, conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects, the creators of the London Eye.

Despite 16th-century writer Andrew Boorde's claim that "Bryght-Hempston [is] among the noble ports and havens of the realm",[43] Brighton never developed as a significant port: rather, it was considered as part of Shoreham. Nevertheless, the descriptions "Port of Brighthelmston" or "Port of Brighton" were sometimes used between the 14th and 19th centuries, as for example in 1766 when its notional limits were defined for customs purposes.[44]

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Brighton also hosts an annual trans pride event, which is the first of its kind in the UK.[132]

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Gentrification since then has made Brighton more fashionable again. Recent housing in North Laine, for instance, has been designed in keeping with the area.

Basketball team Brighton Bears were in the British Basketball League before dropping out at the end of the 2005/06 season. Their home venue was at The Triangle Leisure Centre in Burgess Hill.

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Brighton's earliest name was Bristelmestune, recorded in the Domesday Book. Although more than 40 variations have been documented, Brighthelmstone (or Brighthelmston) was the standard rendering between the 14th and 18th centuries.[10][11]

Brighton Football Club (RFU) is one of the oldest Rugby Clubs in England.[148]

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From 1780, development of the Georgian terraces had started, and the fishing village developed as the fashionable resort of Brighton. Growth of the town was further encouraged by the patronage of the Prince Regent (later King George IV) after his first visit in 1783.[33] He spent much of his leisure time in the town and constructed the Royal Pavilion during the early part of his Regency. In this period the modern form of the name Brighton came into common use.[34]

In spring and summer, thousands of students from all over Europe gather to attend language courses at the many language schools.

This year’s MA Degree Show runs from 17-23 September and features new works by graduating Masters’ students.

Brighton clocktower, built in 1888 for Queen Victoria's jubilee, stands at the intersection of Brighton's busiest thoroughfares.

Volk's Electric Railway runs along the inland edge of the beach from Brighton Pier to Black Rock and Brighton Marina. It was created in 1883 and is the world's oldest operating electric railway.[92]

Brighton has three synagogues: the Middle Street Synagogue is a Grade II-listed building built in 1874–75. It is being gradually restored by English Heritage. There are also several mosques[100][101] and Buddhist centres.[102]

One of Europe’s leading and longest-established science festivals is coming to Brighton next year.

There are yachting clubs and other boating activities run from Brighton Marina.

Brighton Fringe runs alongside Brighton Festival, and has grown to be the second largest fringe festival in the world.[116] Together with the street performers from Brighton Festival's "Streets of Brighton" events, and the Royal Mile-esque outdoor performances that make up "Fringe City", outdoor spectacles and events more than double during May.[117]

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Brighton has many night-life hotspots[136] and is associated with popular musicians including Fatboy Slim, Kirk Brandon, Tim Booth, Nick Cave, Robert Smith and Jimmy Somerville. Live music venues include the Concorde2,[137] Brighton Centre and the Brighton Dome, where ABBA received a substantial boost to their career when they won the Eurovision Song Contest 1974. Many events and performance companies operate in the city.

Whether you're looking for accommodation, information attractions, what's on, events, nightlife or the best in culture, you'll find the latest tourism information for Brighton & Hove right here.

In a 2014 estimate, 11–15% of the city's population aged 16 or over is thought to be lesbian, gay or bisexual.[133] The city also had the highest percentage of same-sex households in the UK in 2004[134] and the largest number of civil partnership registrations outside London in 2013.[135]

The Brighton i360 observation tower opened on 4 August 2016.[95] At 162 metres (531.49 feet) high, and with an observation pod rising to 138 metres (452.75 feet), the i360 is Britain's highest observation tower outside London – taller even than the London Eye. has launched a complete and comprehensive Conference & Events service for Brighton & Hove. - it's the number 1 solution for conference and event organisers in Brighton.

Brighton's ecclesiastical and civil parish boundaries were coterminous until 1873. Since then, the latter have changed several times as the urban area has expanded.[53] In its original form, Brighton covered about 1,640 acres (660 ha) between the English Channel, Hove, Preston, Ovingdean and Rottingdean. The civil parish was first extended from 31 October 1873, when 905 acres (366 ha) was annexed from Preston. Its ecclesiastical parish was not affected.

The Brighton and Hove Pétanque Club runs an annual triples, doubles and singles competition, informal KOs, winter and summer league, plus Open competitions with other clubs. The club is affiliated to Sussex Pétanque, the local region of the English Pétanque Association, so they can also play at a Regional and National level. The Peace Statue terrain is the official pétanque terrain situated on the seafront near the West Pier.[151]

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