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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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Raise money for the local Sea Cadets

Daring members of Newhaven Chamber take to the River Ouse to raise money for the local Sea Cadets in a ‘Britiannia Rules the Waves’ challenge! It’s not been plain sailing for the novice shipbuilders who are constructing their first raft designed to be paddled down the Ouse in the 42nd…...

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Building commences on the chamber raft!

Down at Elite Industries Ltd we found Gary Walsh hard at work this morning on #Newhaven Chamber’s Raft in preparation for the Lewes Round Table Raft Race. Joined by Mike Shorer, full of ideas for the masthead, watch this space, we are expecting great things from the Chamber team who…...

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BVP capture unique Inter-Chamber Karting Challenge footage

When the Newhaven Chamber of Commerce launched it’s Inter-Chamber Karting Challenge this year the event was captured expertly on video thanks to Brighton Video Productions.  Harnessing the power of film to promote your business In this day of rapidly advancing technology, companies need to devise new and exciting ways to…...

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