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Successful Inter-chamber joint breakfast networking

Members of the Newhaven and Sussex Chambers of Commerce held a successful and fully attended joint breakfast networking event on Wednesday 27th September. It was great to meet some new businesses and Sussex Chamber of Commerce members. Thank you also to Ana Christie, CEO of Sussex Chamber, for some interesting insights…...

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Poisoned Chalice replaces Oscar

Oscar’s replacement was unveiled this morning at the Newhaven Chamber of Commerce/Sussex Chamber Breakfast Networking event. The Oscar was given to the person giving the best 60 second presentation at our weekly meetings : this means that person MUST turn up the following week and listen intently to the presentations,…...

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Oscar is retiring!

The Oscar, presented each week at the Chamber Breakfast Club for the best 60 second presentation is retiring after several year’s loyal service. His replacement will be unveiled this coming week (27th September) at the Breakfast Networking Event in association with The Sussex Chamber, so don’t miss it!...

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Small Business Grants Initiative

SmallBusiness.co.uk Launches New Monthly Small Business Grants Initiative The SmallBusiness.co.uk Small Business Grants Initiative has been established to give promising new businesses the opportunity to receive a cash prize to help them become established and grow their operations into successful enterprises. Every month, one business deemed by a panel of…...

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An invitation to discover Gatwick

In 2016 Gatwick opened its doors to representatives of the local community at a series of events where they could learn more about Gatwick and how they are leading the way in enhancing the experience of passengers and in managing a highly efficient and responsible airport. They value good relationships with their neighbours…...

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One year until data protection law changes

The Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has told businesses there’s no time to delay in preparing for “the biggest change to data protection law for a generation”. Speaking in a video addressing boardrooms, Ms Denham calls on businesses to see the commercial benefits of sound data protection, and act now to…...

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Chamber member has the Midas Touch

Chamber Member Mike Shorer has just finished an unusual commission, melting a gold necklace, bracelet and watch suite and turning it into a torc, set with a 7 carat cushion shaped, checkerboard cut Prasiolite. Technically very difficult, it took many hours to repeatedly hammer, heat, roll and stretch the gold,…...

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Cleankill win LDBA Best Customer Services

Photo ©Julia Claxton Congratulations to chamber members Cleankill Pest Control for winning Best Customer Service, (Sponsored by fellow chamber members Basepoint), in the Lewes District Business Awards 2017. Runners up were Gateway Cafe (Papachinos Ltd) and The Phoenix Centre....

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Rampion Offshore Wind Farm reaches half way mark

Almost half the 116 turbines of the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm are in place and two mighty jack-up vessels will now work together to install the remaining MHI Vestas V112-3.45 megawatt (MW) models to make up the 400MW project. MPI Discovery started installation work in March and was joined in June by second…...

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HMS Elite cruises into Newhaven!

Well done to the crew of HMS Elite for completing their epic voyage down the Ouse on Sunday 9th July in the 42nd Annual Raft Race, organised by Lewis and District Round Table.  Well done to the crew and sponsors: Elite Industries Parker Building Supplies Expanded Polystyrene Supplies Smith Metals…...

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