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East Sussex Council marks tough stance on school absence

PARENTS are being urged to ‘get a grip’ and ensure their child attends school every day. East Sussex County Council has launched a hard-hitting campaign warning every day of school missed impacts on children’s education and their prospects in adult life. The authority warns parents will be fined for unauthorised absences – including taking holidays […]

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Employers in Sussex are being challenged to change attitudes around mental health

Employers in the county are being challenged to change attitudes and behaviours around mental health in workplaces – by signing up to an employer pledge. Businesses are being invited to a Time to Change West Sussex employers’ event in October to hear about the pledge and how it is already changing how people think and […]

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Sussex chemist and Nobel prizewinner is today’s Google Doodle

A Nobel Prize-winning University of Sussex chemist is being celebrated as today’s Google Doodle. Sir John Warcup Cornforth, who would have celebrated his 100thbirthday today (7 September), arrived at Sussex in 1975 – the same year he became a Nobel laureate for his work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalysed reactions. Although he had retired from […]

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Leading Sussex lawyer placed in charge of “Essex Forbes List”

by Tasha Turner  A leading Sussex lawyer has been appointed president of a list dubbed “The Essex Forbes List”. Nicholas Taylor who is a Partner and owner of Healys LLP a law firm based in London and Brighton was appointed the President of Essex Power 100. Earlier today Taylor told city outlet London Post “I […]

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The University of Sussex has risen in a major international league table

The University has been ranked 147th – up two places on last year – in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018. This is the eighth consecutive year that Sussex has been placed within the world’s top 150 universities. The University’s large proportion of international students and staff and the global reach of its research saw it […]

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Police are investigating the theft of two pedal cycles from outside the public library in Chichester

Police are investigating the theft of two pedal cycles from outside the public library in Tower Street, Chichester. The cycles, which had been locked, were stolen between 1.30pm and 3.30pm on Saturday 26 August. One was a blue-and-black Boardman hybrid bicycle with thin tyres and a distinctive white bulldog sticker on the top bar of […]

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Sussex Police encourage you to nominate volunteers for Lord Ferrers awards

This year a new category has been introduced for Technical Innovation, to encourage recognition of ‘cyber specials’ and those volunteers using technology creatively to combat the changing nature of crime. Last year 296 almost 300 nominations were submitted by police forces across England and Wales, and for the first time, members of the public could […]

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Sussex founder of foster homes service honoured with a national award

THE founder of a service which provides foster homes for some of the county’s most vulnerable children has been honoured with a national award. Sandy Berwald, who heads up East Sussex County Council’s Special Placement Scheme, will receive the Outstanding Contribution by a Social Worker award in the Fostering Excellence Awards. The service provides specialised […]

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East Grinstead firefighters to host fundraising dinner

Crews from East Grinstead will be hosting a fundraising dinner, Life on the Front Line, to offer Sussex residents the chance to meet their emergency services while supporting some exceptional charities. This is a unique opportunity to hear first-hand stories from those serving and protecting our communities on a daily basis, to ask any questions […]

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Old film footage of the Sussex coastline will be shown at Chichester event

Old film footage of the Sussex coastline will be shown during a talk in Chichester later this month. The talk, entitled ‘Sea Sussex’, will be given by Dr Frank Gray at West Sussex Record Office in Chichester as part of their regular programme of events. Dr Gray will present a fascinating portrait of maritime Sussex […]