1. Fish, the sales outlet for Brighton and Newhaven Fish Sales, had a promotional evening on Friday, giving fish preparation and cooking demonstrations. Fish staff showed around 30 people how to clean and prepare various seafood, whilst Alan White, head chef from the acclaimed GB1 restaurant in The Grand Hotel, Brighton, cooked up delicious fish dishes, helped by his assistant Isaac.

    Free wine flowed, and despite the foul weather, the evening was thoroughly enjoyable - and very, very tasty.

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  2. Brighton Arts Charity Same Sky hosted a fundraising auction at Brighton's Hilton Metropole in order to raise finances for their annual winter solstice arts event, Burning the Clocks : vimeo.com/34100729

    Burning the Clocks in Brighton's most popular outdoor arts event, featuring a procession of lanterns, effigies, drumming band, stilt walkers and various arts groups through Brighton, along the seafront, and finally to a large bonfire on the beach where all the lanterns are burnt. There is then a firework display.

    To donate, visit : http://www.buzzbnk.org/burningtheclocks

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  3. This year's Liberal Democrat Party conference hosted a DEFRA fringe meeting with the National Farmers Union / Food and Drink Federation entitled : "The Food and Farming Debate".

    Topical debate on Food and Farming issues with: Tim Farron MP, President Liberal Democrat Party; David Heath MP, Minister of State, DEFRA, Baroness Parminter, Lords Defra Spokesperson; Peter Kendall, NFU President; and Terry Jones, FDF Director of Communications.

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  4. The Cuba Solidarity Campaign held a candelit vigil outside the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square, London on Tuesday 18th September.

    It was to protest and highlight the Miami Five and the continued blockade of Cuba by the US, now in its 50th year.

    Speakers included Cathy Jamieson, Mp, Diana Holland, Billy Hayes, LenMcCluskey, Manuel Cortes, Eric Roberts and Dr. Aleida Guevara.

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  5. the-news.co went along to cover this year's annual Cuba Solidarity Campaign vigil, to mark the 14th anniversary of the imprisonment of the Miami Five, or Los Cinqos and to protest the continued US blockade of Cuba, now in its 50th year.

    The vigil took place outside the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square, London on Tuesday 18th September.

    Speakers at the event included Cathy Jamieson, Labour MP, Len McCluskey, General Secretary, Unite, Billy Hayes, General Secretary, GWU, Manuel Cortes, General Secretary, TSSA, Dr. Aleida Guevara, eldest daughter of Ernersto "Che" Guevara, the Argentinian revolutionary, Diana Holland, AGS Unite and Chair Cuba Solidarity Campaign, as well as many others.

    There was also a candlelit vigil for the imprisoned Cubans. Around 150 attended.


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