Airbourne 2018: Photo gallery

Our culture editor, Mollie, talks you through some of Airbourne’s highlights.

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Cleaning up our act, one beach at a time

Tweet Our coasts are severely suffering from the effects of plastic pollution. With some beaches experiencing washed up litter, here in Brighton rubbish is carelessly left behind. Last bank holiday weekend, the Brighton and Hove Independent reported that 20 tonnes of waste was discarded on Brighton’s beaches. Plastic pollution is not just an eyesore. It can cause catastrophic consequences not only in the South East, but all over the globe. A plastic cup left on the beach after a day out could easily get swept up by the tide, ending…

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The Future of Hastings pier

Tweet With £500,000 pounds needed by the end of May, the future of the Hastings pier looks uncertain. Events such as Hastings Pier Jam are a possible solution to the funding issues currently experienced. The one-day music festival brought together a wide range of people and will have brought in a substantial sum of money to the pier itself. The worry regarding the pier is that it will have to be sold, and in turn commercialised. Commercialisation could mean an end to these kind of music events and the town…

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