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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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Cough/sneeze/protection screens for businesses

Chamber members The Sussex Sign Company are able to provide social distancing signage and cough/sneeze/protection screens to order for businesses opening up in the current #Coronavirus period.     For further information click on the images to download their brochures or contact The Sussex Sign Company directly:   E: sales@sussexsigns.com  T: 01273 424900 www.sussexsigns.co.uk…...

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Are you an effective leader?

Could you be better? Improve your business leadership skills and be in with a chance of winning a £1000 grant delivered under Edeal’s brand new LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme – Fully-funded by the EU and Lewes District Council, so there’s no charge to you. Programme structure:  On-line workshops covering the…...

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Newhaven Youth Centre

Can you help Newhaven Youth Centre?  SCDA is an independent registered charity and company limited by guarantee working for communities in East Sussex since 1997. They deliver integrated services across East Sussex, meeting the needs of the hardest to reach and helping communities to help themselves. SCDA activities are delivered…...

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Advice for protecting your empty premises

Keep Your Premises Protected As the majority of our business premises face an uncertain period of lockdown, ACES is liaising closely with the Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police to push for more evening and night patrols to protect the vital business properties around our county.  We are all aware of…...

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GRAND FINALISTS REVEALED IN SUSSEX FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2020

The Grand Finalists in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2020 have been revealed this week following months of intensive judging, supported by over 17,000 public votes....

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