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Calling all West Sussex apprentices!

Calling all West Sussex apprentices! Let West Sussex Council help you celebrate your apprenticeship success at a Graduation Ceremony at Chichester Cathedral. The deadline for apprentices who would like to attend has been extended to Wednesday 7 February. Graduates can register by using the following website – www.westsussex.gov.uk/graduation. Apprentices who have completed a higher or advanced […]

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Sussex academic shortlisted for Law Teacher of the Year Award

University of Sussex law lecturer Dr Verona Ní Drisceoil says she is “delighted and honoured to represent Sussex” after being shortlisted for a prestigious teaching award. Dr Ní Drisceoil, who teaches across a number of law modules at Sussex Law School, has been chosen as one of just six finalists for the Oxford University Press […]

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Police are investigating a break-in at the Kingfisher Motor Company

Police are investigating a break-in at the Kingfisher Motor Company, The Street, Selmeston, in which specialist Snap-On tools worth an estimated £30,000 were stolen. It happened between 6.15pm on Wednesday (17 January) and 8.15am on Thursday (18 January). Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious, or who may have other relevant information, is asked to […]

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Sword Active Risk appoints Director of Global Partnerships

Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has appointed Charles Longridge to the newly created role of Director of Global Partnerships. The new role will increase sustainable revenue and expand global coverage with the launch of a new Value Added Reseller (VAR) program supported by a network of local consulting […]

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Community award success for local Street Wise scheme

A team of street marshals have been recognised with a local community award for their positive impact on neighbourhoods after dark. The University of Sussex’s Street Wise scheme was named Public Services of the Year on Sunday at the Community Stars Awards organised by local newspaper The Argus. The scheme sees highly visible members of […]

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University of Sussex awards degree to youngest ever honorary graduate

The University of Sussex today awards an honorary degree to Brighton-based charity CEO Liam Hackett – on the day of his 27th birthday. Liam Hackett founded the equality and anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label aged just 16 after starting a MySpace page reaching out to other people impacted by bullying. He expanded the business while […]

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Three arrested and one convicted for offences in Worthing

In a bid to tackle drugs in Worthing, Sussex Police made four arrest in the town on Thursday 4 January. While on foot patrol the Worthing Prevention team spotted Karlie Everson, 31, of no fixed address but with links to Worthing, was seen to be acting suspiciously. She was arrested and charged with two counts […]

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West Sussex firefighter returns from refugee frontline

A specialist West Sussex firefighter returned today (Friday) from a three-week deployment to Bangladesh helping combat a deadly diphtheria outbreak. Neil Graham, a member of the WSFRS Technical Rescue Unit (TRU), which is based in Horley and works across the county, was part of a 40-strong team of doctors, nurses and firefighters deployed from the […]

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Crackdown on Sussex drivers using mobile phones campaign underway

Using your phone while driving could cost you £200 and six points on your licence. It could also cost lives. This is the message being issued by Surrey and Sussex Police as the forces prepare to crackdown on offenders who risk their own lives – and others’ – on our roads. From Monday (22 January) […]

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Ex-sports coach to face trial over alleged non-recent child sex offences in Sussex

An ex-sports coach has been sent for trial accused of sexually assaulting young boys in Brighton and West Sussex between 24 and 38 years ago. Michael James Green, 74, of no fixed address, appeared in custody at Lewes Crown Court on Friday (12 January), charged with 17 indecent assaults between 1980 and 1994, against a […]