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Marine Bioplastic Nets UK National James Dyson Award 2019

This year’s UK national James Dyson Award winner is 23-year-old Lucy Hughes from the University of Sussex. MarinaTex, the fish-based plastic alternative created by UK designer Lucy Hughes, has been awarded this year’s international James Dyson Award. Hughes had previously won the awards’ UK national prize back in September, then earning…...

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Newhaven place marketing – focus group: visitor economy

As I’m sure you’ll agree, economic success is good news for each and every business and organisation based in Newhaven. A more successful economic area means more jobs, more visitors, increased investment, improved skills and more money in the local economy – which is something we’d all like to see.…...

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Ha Long Bay named in ceremony for Round the World Yacht Race

On Thursday August 29th 2019 Chamber President Mike Shorer was honoured to be invited by the Ambassador of Viet Nam to the naming of the Clipper, the Ha Long Bay. This is the Vietnamese entry in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, 15 races, 41,165 Nautical miles, 228 days…...

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Newhaven Town Centre Signs

Newhaven Town Centre businesses can feature on one of 3 signs, provided by Newhaven Chamber of Commerce, that have been updated around the town centre – behind Poundstretcher, one in the car park near the doctors surgery and one on the approach to the multi storey car park in Dacre…...

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It’s a YESSSS!

“A beautifully sculptural engagement ring gets an ecstatic “YESSSS!” as another happy couple embrace in my studio. This is the great part of my job – to see the client’s face light up when they open the box. This sensuously curved platinum ring has a 0.75 carat oval Diamond in…...

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Newhaven prepares for scale up process

Newhaven is emerging as a hot-spot of small and medium sized companies with proven business models that are on the cusp of an impressive growth phase. A business support programme, specifically for companies in the Newhaven area launched earlier this year, has revealed the first round of successful applicants and…...

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Points-of-Difference and Points of Parity

What are points-of-difference (POD)? When deciding upon a brand’s/product’s positioning in the marketplace, the organization must ensure that end positioning has both sufficient points-of-parity (POP) and points-of-difference (POD). What this means is that you want the brand/product to be consider equal/similar (on par with, hence the word ‘parity’) with the…...

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Gatwick Airport’s Trade Fairs Competition

Competition to win £2000 towards flights, hotel and entry to an international trade fair This competition has been launched in partnership with the Department of International Trade and is designed to give local businesses the chance to attend one of a number of international trade exhibitions.  As a reminder, Gatwick and the Department of…...

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Enter the SBA Awards 2019 to celebrate the best of Seahaven’s businesses

The Newhaven Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of 16thAnnual Seahaven Business Awards. The 2019 awards are open for nominations from Monday 4th February and recognise businesses which have shown tremendous commitment, innovation and inspiration to all around them.  Newhaven Chamber of Commerce President Mike Shorer said:…...

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Supporting our Military

Supporting our Military – The Sussex Sign Company signs the Armed Forces Covenant Military personnel including veterans have a new ally in their search for employment after The Sussex Sign Company has pledged its support by signing The Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the…...

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