Carly-May Kavanagh

Carly-May Kavanagh

Hello! I’m Carly-May, a journalist based in Brighton. I've worked as a journalist for the last 6 years, with bylines in NME, The Independent, and across JPI Media.
May
17
Rebecca Black holding a bedazzled chainsaw

Review: The Great Escape 2022

The Great Escape is back in-person for the first time since 2019, and what a triumphant return it was!
4 min read
May
16
A photo of Brighton seafront from Hove Lawns.

🚙SUV tire slash, no Ukraine cash, student home backlash and more 💰

Plus station Bagelman shuttering, Blue Flags fluttering and Fringe audiences spluttering (with laughter).
6 min read
May
13
Fringe Friday: Week One

Fringe Friday: Week One

Comedy from Maisie Adam, Nathan Cassidy, Carly Smallman and more, plus Anne Boleyn at the Brighton Little Theatre, the Big Drag Pageant and a London Road tour.
11 min read
May
09
A papier-mâché seagull with a chip in its mouth, from the Children's Parade on Saturday.

🚩Labour council victory, allotment accessibility, mayor-elect's unexpected valedictory and more👩‍🦽

Plus Peter Kyle gallows threats, Cowley Club shutter upsets and Great Escape sets
7 min read
May
02
Picture of a sunset over Saunders Park

🗳Rottingdean election, seal protection, a Fringe and Festival show selection and more🎭

Plus Montford tributes, planning disputes and changes to the model of bus serving on certain routes.
8 min read
Apr
25
The beach facing West Pier and the i360 at sunset

👮‍♂️Uni crimes, poverty rise, Tempest rhymes and more🌊

Plus Blondie, Bears (in trees) and ballroom dancing.
8 min read
Apr
19
A picture of the University of Brighton's Checkland Building

Exclusive - University of Brighton suffers up to £3.7 million financial fraud

Vice-Chancellor criticises union leadership for publication of details.
1 min read
Apr
18
Photo of the piers from the beach on a sunny day :)

🌳Tree destruction sprees, polluted sea breeze, Bagelman rent fees and more🥯

Plus Honey Moon tees, increased petition securities and Starfish & Coffee-s.
7 min read
Apr
11
A picture of the sunset behind the West Pier and the beach

🚗Buyouts, bollards, Bo Selecta and more🤑

Plus award-winning pubs, tree-felling and the return of the Volk's Electric Railway.
7 min read
Apr
04
Picture of the sea and coastline of Brighton taken from the Pier.

🐦Starling murmurations, runner's perspiration, resident's consternation and more🏃‍♂️

Plus Regency Wardrobe, running, and really good gigs.
9 min read