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Prime Minister Theresa May announces new tourism sector deal

The Prime Minister has announced the UK’s first ever tourism sector deal today, reaffirming the UK’s global role as a key player in the industry. The new deal will revolutionise the way data is used by the sector, through the creation of new Tourism Data Hub. The hub will collate regularly updated data showing the latest […]

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West Sussex County Council’s award-winning dental toolkit is back

West Sussex County Council’s award-winning dental toolkit is back and this time it is being used to help more people than ever. The dental toolkit is part of the West Sussex Sugar Reduction Programme. It has seen the County Council’s public health team work alongside the Local Dental Committee, Health Education England and Public Health […]

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The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority named finalist in top PR awards

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority will join some of the UK’s top PR teams tonight as part of an awards ceremony marking the best communications projects. Chartered Institute of Public Relation’s (CIPR) Excellence Awards celebrates leading communications specialists and honours the most creative projects across a host of industries. The NDA has been named a finalist […]

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Heathrow expansion too late for London

In reaction to media comments made by John Gummer (Lord Deben), chair of the committee on climate change (CCC), Warwick Brady, CEO of Stobart Group, said:“Heathrow Airport’s proposed expansion will be too little, too late for London.  “The UK capital’s travel needs will continue to grow at a rapid pace. It is important that the UK […]

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Mid Sussex Applauds – new community awards announced

Chairman Cllr Colin Trumble has announced the first round of brand new community awards, Mid Sussex Applauds. The Awards aim to highlight the fantastic work of individuals and organisations across the district, recognising our connections and celebrating our community. Mid Sussex Applauds will encompass two previous award schemes: the Young Volunteer Awards and the Community […]

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Sussex school pupils get to grips with fundamentals of technology and engineering

School pupils were given a hands-on experience of engineering at the University of Sussex just days before International Women in Engineering Day. Thirty year 7 and 8 pupils from Seaford Head, Hove Park and Cardinal Newman schools took part in the latest running of the Tech Girls programme which is designed to engage more female […]

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West Sussex marketing campaign shifts up a gear

A campaign promoting West Sussex’s many visitor attractions is driving forward with eye-catching, newly-branded fleet vehicles. Several county council vehicles now sport promotions for ‘Experience West Sussex’, which showcases local attractions, helps people to discover all our county has to offer, and enables residents and visitors to ‘See More, Do More, Explore More’. Now in […]

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Valuable silver stolen in Hastings burglary

Police in Hastings are investigating a house burglary in which silver antiques valued at more than £50,000 were stolen. The house in Westfield Lane, Hastings, was broken into overnight between Sunday 9 June and Monday 10 June while the occupants were sleeping and a large number of silver antiques were stolen, including candlesticks, cutlery and […]

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Lift off for new investment in UK SMEs to develop new aerospace technology

Government today backed pioneering aerospace SMEs with the launch of a new £24 million fund for collaborative research and development (R&D) projects. The new funding opportunity, announced by Business Minister Andrew Stephenson at the Paris Airshow, will help keep UK aerospace suppliers at the forefront of aerospace manufacturing. Through the programme up to £12 million government funding, […]

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£6.8 million boost to help thousands more rail commuters travel by bike

Thousands of new cycle spaces will be added to rail stations around the country thanks to new investment in the Cycle Rail programme. Thousands of rail commuters will be able to make cycling a seamless part of their journeys thanks to a £6.8 million government investment. Cycling and Walking Minister Michael Ellis has today (14 […]