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9 reasons why you should enter business awards

Are they more trouble than they’re worth? With the submissions deadline for the Seahaven Business Awards 2020 looming, here’s an outline of the main benefits of entering and winning at business awards. 1. Stronger positioning against your competitors Who are your audience more likely to use if you’re THE award-winning…...

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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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Rix & Kay to hold screening of conservation documentary ‘Flight of the Swans’

Rix & Kay, the leading regional law firm headquartered in Uckfield, is hosting an exclusive screening of Flight of the Swans, a documentary created about the ‘Human Swan’ Sacha Dench, and her expedition for the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) in 2016. The event, attended by Sacha herself, will take…...

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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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Seahaven Business Awards supporting local charity

Annie Lorys, part of the chamber executive, attended the CTLA lunch recently, where a cheque for £672.00 was handed over. Former President Annie said ‘It was a pleasure to be able to make this donation to a very worthy local charity. The money was raised from the Seahaven Business Awards…...

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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 Town Pram Race

Newhaven’s first ever Pram Race took place on Easter Monday, 22nd April 2019 on Newhaven West Quay! The brainchild of Newhaven’s Young Mayor, Huey Cripps, the race follwed a winding course along the riverside, starting by the RNLI Boathouse and finishing at the north end of Huggett’s Green. Prizes were awarded…...

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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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