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School leavers get apprentice chance

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1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

School leavers will be given the chance to help build a school’s multi–million pound double extension.

An unusual life with an exotic beginning

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

For the first five years of her life, Delia Despair was brought up by a woman her mother happened to meet on Hove beach. “I'm going to Nigeria next week to rejoin my husband,” her upper class mother mentioned to the woman, whose name was Joan Priestley, “but I've got a baby of six months and I don't know what to do with her.”

Child genius is helped by healthy mind clinic

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Viewers of Channel 4's new series of the competition Child Genius, which began on Sunday, have been mesmerised by the unusual world of nine-year-old Aliyah. Aliyah, who lives in Hove, is one of 20 extremely bright children the programme is following as they compete to be named the cleverest of them all.

Bros, ginger biscuits and virtual keep fit

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Life changes when you have a baby, as Anna Jefferson knows only too well. With a two-year-old daughter, the Brighton-based writer gave birth to her second child recently. Anna tells us all about the ace parts, the embarrassments and the bits of motherhood people never tell you about...

The big ultimate question!

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

What do women really want? That’s the question posed in The Wife, an outdoor play being staged by the Rude Mechanical Theatre Company at Sussex Prairie Gardens.

PhD student wins Oxford uni prize

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An essay by a Sussex student on the way actor Tom Hiddleston uses his body in character has won a prize.

Nourish your skin with Raw Gaia’s natural beauty items

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Every month, Brighton beauty boffin Rosie Crompton brings you all the latest in beauty news and reviews - from reporting on the latest trends and must-haves to discovering the best local beauty spots. This week, she’s gone back to basics with a local natural skincare brand.

Let the games begin for physiotherapist Marion

The Argus:

11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Today is the start of the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow and one woman has a key role in preparing and treating its athletes.

University of Sussex undergraduate wins tinnitus research grant

The Argus:

4:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

AN UNDERGRADUATE at the University of Sussex has won a grant to carry out research into tinnitus.

Domestic abuse charity to mark 20th anniversary

The Argus:

4:11pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The dates have been announced of a conference that will discuss how small changes can make a big difference to women and girl survivors of domestic violence.

Bend it like Beckham at women-only trials

The Argus:

4:09pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A football academy for women is to be launched by Brighton and Hove Albion and Worthing College for the start of next season.

Pregnant woman blossom in student’s photographs

The Argus:

4:08pm Thursday 17th July 2014

This stunning image of a pregnant woman was shot by students at a Sussex college as part of their studies.

Women triumph at awards night

The Argus:

4:04pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Two independent women-owned businesses have triumphed at the Brighton and Hove Business Awards.

Top tips on how to get the most from a garage

The Argus:

4:07pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Meet our new motoring correspondent Steph Savill, who runs Steyning-based FOXY Lady Drivers Club, the UK's only motoring club for women. It includes a unique network of motoring services based on measurable quality standards, female feedback and an ongoing compliance scheme. We asked Steph to tell us about the subject that got her so wound up about the motor industry in the first place....

Exotic and floral designs for your garden

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3:58pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The brightly coloured borders at a world-famous Sussex garden have helped inspire a new collection of homeware from the National Trust.

Scurvy, ugly crying and Gosling’s baby

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4:17pm Thursday 17th July 2014

LIFE changes when you have a baby, as Anna Jefferson knows only too well. With a two-year-old daughter, the Brighton-based writer gave birth to her second child recently. Anna tells us all about the ace parts, the embarrassments and the bits of motherhood people never tell you about...

A digital diary for teenagers

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4:10pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Pupils at schools in East Sussex will be producing digital accounts of a day in their life as a record of young people's lives in a digital age.

Columnist Maddie Sinclair takes a view on a campaign over Clarks shoes

The Argus: Maddie Sinclair

2:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Brighton writer and blogger Maddie Sinclair is mum to a four-year-old boy and a two-year-old girl. She’s also campaign manager for the Love for Izzy Dix campaign, which raises awareness of bullying, low self-esteem and teen suicide by promoting love, kindness, compassion and respect. Here, she takes a view on a campaign over Clarks shoes...

Magical day: A networking triumph with Annabel Karmel and Erika Watson

The Argus: Delegates from the south east at the Mumpreneurs Networking Club event

1:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

More than 100 entrepreneurial women from the South East gathered in London for a networking event when they lisened to speeches by food guru Annabel Karmel and businesswomen's champion Erika Watson.

The county’s iron lady with a creative touch: Christine Allen is making inroads into the male-dominated engineering industry

The Argus: Christine Allen

1:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

If you’re stuck in a traffic jam caused by roadworks, it's reasonable to assume a man in a hard hat is in charge.

Women comics – watch the semi-final of the Funny Women Awards

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12:53pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Want to hear something funny?

Race for Life – how to join the fundraising fun run in Brighton

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12:52pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Brighton's Stanmer Park will turn pink on Saturday as women join the Race for Life.

Mum of two Anna Jefferson manages a day in London with a baby and a toddler in tow

The Argus: Mum of two Anna Jefferson manages a day in London with a baby and a toddler in tow

12:50pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Life changes when you have a baby, as Anna Jefferson knows only too well. With a two-year-old daughter, the Brighton-based writer gave birth to her second child recently. Anna tells us all about the ace parts, the embarrassments and the bits of motherhood people never tell you about...

Stay safe in the sun with these helpful tips

The Argus: Stay safe in the sun with these helpful tips

10:51am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE weather may be hotting up, but be careful not to burn on Brighton’s beaches this summer – staying safe in the sun is the best way to prevent skin cancer.

Bereaved mum to host charity ball

The Argus: Michelle de la Motte-Rice, 38, pictured at her home in Brighton

10:49am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A MOTHER who devastatingly lost her two-year-old daughter to a brain tumour is now helping to fund the fight against brain cancer.

Sussex’s chic trendsetting fashionistas – this week it’s elegant Alexandra Maclear

The Argus: Delegates from the south east at the Mumpreneurs Networking Club event

10:46am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

More than 100 entrepreneurial women from the south east gathered in London for a networking event when they lisened to speeches by food guru Annabel Karmel and businesswomen's champion Erika Watson.

Lollies, limping and Keyser Soze. Read Anna Jefferson’s quirky take on motherhood

The Argus: Ah! The joys of motherhood

5:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

LOLLIES, limping and Keyser Söze. My daughter can smell out junk food in the same way that babies can allegedly smell their mother’s milk up to 20 feet away.

Party girl’s nightmare turns into a modelling dream

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3:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

WHEN Georgie Hobday’s 16th birthday party caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to her parents’ home in Brighton, her last thought was being commended for model behaviour.

Beauty boffin gets floral fingertips for the festival season

The Argus: Rosie Crompton

2:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

WITH the festival season about to burst into full swing, it’s the perfect time to get creative and if you're after a bit of jazzy nail art, you have to head down to The Final Nail in Brighton.

A historic day for the Diocese of Chichester

The Argus: Sarah Flashman, Bishop of Lewes Richard Jackson, Karen Young and Dr Alison Green. Picture by Jim Holden

12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

“I’M SORRY it has taken so long” – these were the words written on a card to Sarah Flashman.

Special guest at women’s event

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1:20pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE first African woman to be honoured by the United Nations will speak at a conference in Brighton next month.

Dancing to car alarms

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1:10pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Life changes when you have a baby, as Anna Jefferson knows only too well. With a two-year-old daughter, the Brighton-based writer is about to give birth to her second baby. Anna tells us all about the ace parts, the embarrassments and the bits of motherhood people never tell you about.

MP calling for changes to marriage certificates

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1:10pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

MORE than 70 MPs have now signed up in support of a call by Brighton MP Caroline Lucas for a debate in Parliament about changing the law on marriage certificates.

Check out the street style of Deqa Warsame

The Argus: Check out the street style of Deqa Warsame

12:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

The streets of Sussex are full of chic trendsetting fashionistas. Every week, we track them down and give you the lowdown on their street style to inspire you...

Why I ought to get a dog

The Argus: Jane snuggling with Magnus on Brighton Beach

12:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

SOPHIE’S occasional obsession with canines has spanned several years and what started as a parent’s good-natured tolerance of her daughter’s gravitational pull towards every pooch that crossed their path slowly became a photographic opportunity.

Mum launches clothes for eczema sufferers

The Argus: Soothe pyjamas made from bamboo

12:01pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A BUSINESSWOMAN and mother is about to launch a brand of clothes for eczema sufferers made from bamboo.

Exhibit honours female director

The Argus: BUZZ: Mary-Ann Goodbody

11:24am Wednesday 18th June 2014

AN exhibition celebrating the short life of the first ever female director of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has opened in Stratford-upon-Avon.

A slice of science

The Argus: Dr Louise Serpell

11:21am Wednesday 18th June 2014

SUSSEX is one of two counties chosen to pilot a project to encourage more girls to study subjects such as science and maths.

Budding actress Sammy Foster set for stage Youth in Action

The Argus: Sammy Foster with Sara Kestelman

2:24pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

AN ambitious 12-year-old actress is starring in the lead role in a London production alongside an Olivier Award-winner.

Tights, car trips and Total Recall

The Argus: The car will need to be neatly packed when you have a family

2:21pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

There’s nothing more depressing that scanning through your wardrobe the night before going to a wedding to realise that you don’t have ONE item of clothing that isn’t a) skin-tight to the point of stopping circulation or b) totally out of fashion as the last time you were invited to something posh was when the Spice Girls were in the charts or c) both.

Florals and flamingos

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11:29am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Designer, creator and stylist Jasmine Orchard lives, breathes and sleeps interiors. Women Actually’s monthly columnist runs Brighton-based Jasmine Orchard Styling, where she styles stunning settings for homes, events and weddings. Here she shows how to create a summery masterpiece...

Sussex writer explains why every teen needs their own ‘parrot’

The Argus: Alicia Drummond

11:23am Wednesday 11th June 2014

DESPITE all the bad press teenagers get, Alicia Drummond is a big fan. She loves teenagers and thinks they are fantastic, gorgeous and wonderful. And she probably knows more about them than most people.

Back World Cup campaign against domestic abuse

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11:20am Wednesday 11th June 2014

AS THE World Cup kicks off in Brazil tomorrow, a social media campaign has launched in Brighton and Hove to high-light the ugly side of the beautiful game.

Brighton designer makes tiny flower vial from watch parts for John Malkovich drama Crossbones

The Argus: Chanchala Ariyaratne

2:18pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A TINY vial containing minute flowers made from old watch parts has “starred” in the first episode of new US drama Crossbones starring John Malkovich.

New group to help families of prisoners

The Argus: Volunteer Sam Hart

2:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Imagine the courtroom scene: a defendant has been found guilty of a crime and is due to be sentenced. Watched by family members, he or she is sentenced to a term in prison and immediately led away, out of sight, to a cell.

Airline ad needs some geographical alignment

The Argus: Airline ad needs some geographical alignment

2:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

THERE seems to be some confusion at the Emirates airline between Brighton and Brentwood.

Shop which launched a political career

The Argus: Shop which launched a political career

12:59pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Shop that launched a political career THE humble Hove shop that launched the career of the country’s first women cabinet minister has been identified for the first time.

– Full-time motherhood is training for running a multi-national company

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12:29pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Life changes when you have a baby, as Anna Jefferson knows only too well. With a two-year-old daughter and a new baby, the Brighton-based writer tells us all about the ace parts, the embarrassments and the bits of motherhood people never tell you about . . .

Dream gown has a story to tell

The Argus: Anne Molineux wearing the Isobel dress at her wedding to Gordon Hodson. Picture courtesy of Mr and Mrs Gordon Hodson. Photo © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

12:17pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

VISITORS to one of the current exhibitions at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum may spot a single wedding dress by a long-forgotten designer named Isobel.

Yoga made my legs pang

The Argus: Georgina Townshend

11:05am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Diana Moore teaches Sun Power Yoga in venues around Brighton and Hove including The White Room at The Brunswick pub in Holland Road, Hove. Here, first-timer Georgina Townshend tells us how the class stretched her, made her arms shake and her legs pang. But she loved it.



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