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StartUp Sussex announces student entrepreneur competition finalists

StartUp Sussex, the annual student enterprise competition at the University of Sussex, has reached its halfway mark with the announcement of the 10 students who will go forward into the second phase of the programme and compete to win prizes worth up to £10,000 in business support and services. Nearly 40 teams were given two […]

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A unique referral process is being rolled out by Sussex Police

A unique referral process is being rolled out by Sussex Police – ‘Operation Encompass’ – which is the reporting to schools before the start of the next school day when a child or young person has been involved or exposed to a domestic abuse incident. The safeguarding partnership between police and education is a simple, […]

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Sussex Sustainability funds six research projects

The Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) Fund has completed its second call for proposals in December 2017 and has now made 6 full awards for funding. The projects bring together researchers from nine departments at the University of Sussex, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The awarded projects […]

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An ex-teacher has been sentenced for sex offences against boys at a Sussex public school

An ex-teacher has been sentenced for sex offences against boys at a Sussex public school. Peter Webb, 75, retired, of Kennedy Road, Dane End, Ware, Hertfordshire, was sentenced to a total of four years imprisonment at Hove Crown Court on Friday (15 December) for a series of sexual offences against young boys while he was […]

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Tech trio wins University of Sussex-sponsored education prize

A trio, whose app has helped millions of young Nigerians practice for important exams, has won the Future Awards Africa Prize for Education, sponsored by the University of Sussex. Oluyemi Imole, Akanji Gideon and the late Samson Abioye were named winners at a ceremony on Saturday (9 December) in Lagos, Nigeria. The winners founded a […]

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Eight people suspected to be involved in organised immigration crime were arrested across Sussex

Eight people suspected to be involved in organised immigration crime were arrested on Wednesday morning (December 13) in warrants across the South by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU). The warrants took place in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, Eastbourne, Folkestone, Ashford and Plymouth. The arrests included: • Two 32-year-old men and a 29-year-old woman from Hastings […]

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Water Angels flutter into Crawley for Christmas this friday

It might feel cold enough outside for snow angels but that won’t stop the Water Angels heading out in Crawley this Christmas. The Water Angels will be back in the town centre in December to ‘keep a good night good’ by handing out drinking water. Part of an award-winning campaign, the angels aim to reduce […]

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New Support for Tinnitus Sufferers in Marlow and Farnham Common

A new group to support local people with tinnitus is being formed in Marlow and Farnham Common. One in ten people experience tinnitus, and it is estimated that over 2000 have tinnitus in Marlow and Farnham Common alone. The launch meeting featuring a talk by BTA Chief Executive David Stockdale will take place between 6.30-8.30pm, […]

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Sussex professor elected to press freedom body at UNESCO

Ivor Gaber, Professor of Political Journalism at the University of Sussex, has been re-elected to represent the United Kingdom on an important press freedom body at UNESCO, the United Nation’s body responsible for developing and supporting freedom of expression. At its November meeting the governing body of UNESCO elected Gaber to sit for another four […]

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Growing concern for teenager Keziah Pateman who is missing from Brighton

Police are concerned for missing teenager Keziah Pateman from Brighton. Keziah, 14, was last seen walking to school at 8.40am on Monday morning, (December 11). She is black, 5’ 3”, of large build and with black hair tied up in a bun. Keziah was wearing black leggings, a red puffer jacket with a fur hood, […]