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Rampion Wind Farm

Potential Rampion 2 project announced off Sussex Coast RWE Renewables and its partners are working on initial proposals for expansion to the wind farm at Rampion. The project is at the early development stage. The exact design of the project is still to be determined while we undertake the necessary…...

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Sussex Chamber update

Preparing businesses for leaving the EU   Brexit Guidance Dashboard (British Chambers) BREXIT: 26 unanswered questions for business with fewer than 100 days to go https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/article/brexit-26-unanswered-questions-for-business-with-fewer-than-100-days-to-go Within the press release you will find the Brexit Guidance Dashboard: https://admin.britishchambers.org.uk/admin/media-manager/get/End%20of%20Transition%20Period%20Guidance%20Dashboard.pdf You will see many issues have no clarity with regards to people,…...

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Newhaven Railway Quay Hub

Call for business owners to hear about an exciting project in Newhaven Local businesses and entrepreneurs are being invited to attend a virtual briefing about a potential new project on Railway Quay in Newhaven. A new project that is planned for the site would involve shipping containers being used to…...

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SEBB Support

Companies in East Sussex can obtain business support from a range of specialists, for free. South East Business Boost (SEEB) is offering free programmes of business support to companies in East Sussex with less than 250 employees. The specialists are all current practitioners in their respective fields, which include Strategy, Sales, Marketing,…...

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New grants launched to help support business recovery

Coast to Capital have announced that a new £2.1 million grant scheme, ‘Business Recovery Grants’ has been launched to provide businesses in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, East Surrey, Croydon, or Lewes District with funding of between £10,000 and £170,000 (for projects of £20,000 to £340,000). The programme will provide…...

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Newhaven UTC Building Awarded £1.3m for refurbishment

LDC Leader Cllr James MacCleary welcomes the £4,367,000 funding for the district announced today through the UK government Getting Building Fund. This includes £1.3m to refurbish the former UTC building in Newhaven, support for a new Creative Hub in Lewes as well as funding for Charleston House and a new…...

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Social Enterprise Support Fund launched

The Social Enterprise Support Fund will provide essential financial support between £10,000 and £300,000 to help social enterprises during COVID-19....

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Thank you Vietnam, 15,000 face masks for Newhaven

Newhaven Chamber of Commerce Secretary, Cllr Paul Boswell received 15,000 face masks from the Vietnamese Embassy last week....

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LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme

The LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership  Programme is a free programme available in the Lewes District, funded by the ERDF and Lewes District Council under Chichester University’s Business Hot House initiative....

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Reopening shops during Coronavirus

Things You Must Do Before Re-Opening If you are a non-essential retail business looking to open on or soon after Monday 15 June, please make sure you have considered the following: You must complete a coronavirus Risk Assessment: As an employer, you have a legal responsibility to protect workers and others…...

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