Ireland’s Basketball Prodigy: Aidan Harris Igiehon

Tweet By Jacob Panons Aidan Harris Igiehon is the Irishman aiming to become only the second Irish-born player to grace the NBA. Pat Burke was the first and only Irish-born player to play in the NBA but many scouts expect Igiehon to add to this list very soon. Igiehon, who was born in Dublin to Nigerian parents, only touched a basketball for the first time when he was 12 yet he is still considered one of the most exciting players in high school basketball. The 6’9 forward is currently ranked…

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Tuesday’s five biggest NBA talking points

Tweet By Jacob Panons The Toronto Raptors and the Denver Nuggets continue to impress while the Cleveland Cavaliers suffer yet another defeat since Lebron James’ exit. The Denver Nuggets aren’t slowing down. The Nuggets beat the Boston Celtics 115-107 as the Colorado franchise boast a 9-1 record. The Nuggets currently sit second in the Western Conference behind last year’s champion the Golden State Warriors. So far this season Denver have beaten the likes of the Warriors, the New Orleans Pelicans, and now the Celtics. With Denver beating some of the…

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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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Jack in the Green 2018 – Proving May Day festivals are here to stay

Tweet Giants, jacks, bogies – these are just some of the weird and wonderful characters seen at the annual Jack in the Green festival in Hastings. For one weekend a year, they descend on Hastings Old Town with the streets covered by over 800 bunches of leaves as the start of summer is welcomed on May Day. 2018 saw an estimated 15000 people line the 1.5 mile route to West Hill where they were treated to live music and performances by Morris dancing teams from across the country before the…

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The Manchester And Southern Divide

Tweet It is known that there is a divide between the north and south of England. These differences come from a clash in social, economic and cultural differences. More recently, the divide is becoming prominently worse with London being the financial capital of the world and the most sought after place to live, it is denying the North and other parts of the UK opportunities to thrive. Students are leaving their nests and flying out into the world of university with some staying close to home and others going far away….

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