James Chesson

Journalist

Location icon United Kingdom

NCTJ Diploma from Brighton Journalist Works. Fan of politics, sport, video games and Arsenal Football Club.

Portfolio
Concrete
03/17/2017
UEA win Futsal 3-1 - Concrete

UEA battled their way to a 3-1 win over Essex in Women's Futsal, thanks to a dominant second half performance. The home side took the lead five minutes into the second half, when a shot from distance was parried by the Essex goalkeeper and UEA's Rosa Bisbrown followed it up with a powerful volley into the roof of the net.

Littlehampton Gazette
02/04/2019
Littlehampton musician in mental health message as track goes global

A Littlehampton musician has penned a song to encourage people struggling with mental health problems to speak out. Nino Vydeenaden's song It's Okay Not to be Okay has been viewed thousands of times online and gone global, being viewed as far away as Australia and the United States.

Brighton & Hove Independent
12/12/2018
How you can help a foodbank in Whitehawk this Christmas

Whitehawk Foodbank is bracing itself for a hectic Christmas after already experiencing its busiest week on record. The foodbank, which is based at and run by St Cuthman's Church, provided food for 62 people on Wednesday, November 21. Manager Richard Merrick, 45, said: "The general upward trend is partly to do with delays in payments of Universal Credit.

The Brighton Wire
10/09/2018
Petition protests Whitehawk high-rise plans - The Brighton Wire

By James Chesson Plans to build five high-rise blocks of flats near the racecourse in Whitehawk have been published online. The proposal is a joint venture from the Hyde Group and Brighton & Hove City Council and would lead to 217 new homes being constructed in the area next year.

Eastern Daily Press
7 things that should be on every UEA student's bucket list

Supplied For the complete UEA experience there are certain situations that you just have to find yourself in. Here are seven things that should be on every student's bucket list. Pull an all-nighter in the library You haven't experienced true solidarity until you join the reassuringly large number of other students who also left their essays or revision until the eleventh hour.