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Firefighters’ South Downs Way hike raises more than £3,000 for charity in less than a week

A pair of West Sussex firefighters have successfully completed a 100 mile trek along the South Downs Way in aid of charity while wearing full firefighting equipment and breathing apparatus. Shaun Challis and Lee Smith completed the 100 mile walk from Winchester to Eastbourne in four-and-a-half days while wearing around two-and-a-half-stones worth of firefighting kit. […]

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Station Commander celebrates 40 years of service to West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service

A firefighter is marking an incredible 40 years’ service to West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service. The bombing of the Grand Hotel in Brighton in 1984 and the Shoreham Airshow crash in August 2015 are just two of the major incidents that Roy Barraclough has attended. And Roy – who is Station Commander for Worthing, […]

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Business leaders, celebrities and TV personalities lead 2019’s Brighton Power 100 list

Business leaders, celebrities and TV personalities led 2019’s Brighton Power 100 list which was released this week. The list which celebrates the achievements of Brighton residents and those born there saw Sophie Cook, Chris Eubank Snr and Jnr. View the top 10 here: 1 Tony Bloom 2 Caroline Lucas MP 3 Simon Cowell 4 Zoe Sugg 5 […]

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Teenager Connor Phillips missing from St Leonards

Police are searching for Connor Phillips, who is missing from St Leonards. The 18-year-old was last seen at his address around 10am on Wednesday 20 November and officers are appealing for anyone who sees him to get in touch. He left his house on foot and is not in possession of a mobile phone. Connor […]

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Environment Agency teams help flooded communities recover

Teams are continuing to pump floodwater out of affected areas so those communities can get into their homes as soon as possible. Our staff are now working with local authorities to support community recovery. More than 22,000 properties have been protected from flooding thanks to Environment Agency flood schemes and warnings. Environment Agency engineers are […]

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Game-changing ideas for aerospace: apply for funding

The world-leading UK aerospace industry has a turnover of £35 billion and directly employs 123,000 people. It needs to keep innovating to stay ahead in global markets. Businesses are invited to express an interest in £8 million set aside for collaborative research and development projects that involve at least 1 UK SME. The money is […]

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Secretary of State Julian Smith confirms today that he has received notification that Sir Kenneth Bloomfield intends to step down from the position of UK Commissioner to the Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains (ICLVR). The Secretary of State said: “Sir Kenneth has held the position of UK Commissioner from the very inception […]

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Bridge beams to be delivered to Newhaven road site

STEEL bridge beams the length of six buses will be delivered to the Newhaven Port Access Road site next week under police escort. The delivery is expected to cause some disruption as a 60 metre-long vehicle delivers the nine beams to East Quay, one at a time, between Wednesday, November 13 and Friday, November 15. […]

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Mid Sussex District Council provides over £115,000 to local community projects

Mid Sussex District Council has provided over £115,000 in funding to help local sports clubs and community organisations improve their facilities and services. The Mid Sussex District Council Cabinet Grants Panel met on 29 October to discuss grant funding and the allocation of Section 106 developer contributions. The award of £115,494 to the successful applicants […]

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Kent biotech business set to make £1m thanks to Japan exports

A Kent bio-tech company that supplies blood plasma for lab testing is set to hit sales of £1million in 2020 after securing new deals with customers in Japan. This news comes as the International Trade Secretary Liz Truss returned from a visit to Tokyo last month where she launched her ‘call for input’ to underline […]