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04
August

Customers enjoy the party as British Airways i360 celebrates its first birthday

One year after it opened to the public on August 4, 2016, British Airways i360 has been celebrating a “fantastic year”, with free cakes, a live band on the boarding deck and face-painting for children, plus a free ticket for anyone also marking their birthday today.

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04
August

Greater Brighton leaders say A27 improvements do not go far enough

A long-term solution to the A27 is urgently needed if the region is to fulfill its potential, it was warned today.

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01
August

Colleges merge to form largest college group in Sussex

Chichester College and Central Sussex College have today (1 August 2017) formally merged to form a dynamic and ambitious new group.

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01
August

Leading names in contemporary art pay homage at Warhol Croydon

Some of the leading names in contemporary art will pay tribute to the world-renowned artist Andy Warhol in a unique, free street exhibition taking place in Croydon throughout September.

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01
August

New Innovation Index shows Brighton has highly active data innovation community

A new UK Tech Innovation Index published today by the Open Data Institute and the Digital Catapult shows that:

• Brighton is the 4th most active data innovation community in the UK, and comes 5th across all technology sectors measured. This is despite Brighton having a relatively small population of under 340,000 compared to leading cities such as London and Manchester
• Brighton also ranks:
o 6th for Virtual Reality Innovation
o 8th for Health Innovation
o 10th for Artificial Intelligence Innovation

The UK Tech Innovation Index, published today by the Open Data Institute, which is celebrating its fifth birthday in 2017, and the Digital Catapult, shows the most active innovation communities in the UK by industry sector, captured in an online interactive map.

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18
July

South Downs Research Conference explores life after Brexit

“Good research is the antidote to fear and scaremongering.” With his introduction Trevor Beattie, Chief Executive for the South Downs National Park Authority, set the tone for a day of evidence at the third annual South Downs Research Conference, sponsored by Coast to Capital, on 6 July 2017.

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17
July

WARHOL MONTH PAINTS CROYDON IN A NEW LIGHT

What is widely expected to be one of the capital’s largest cultural events of the year is set to attract tens of thousands of extra visitors into Croydon in September as the town commemorates Andy Warhol, 30 years after the artist’s death.

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10
July

Unblock East Croydon bottlenecks and deliver eight new Brighton Mainline trains an hour, says new report by former ministers

• Plans urgently need progressing for new platforms at East Croydon and flyover bridges at Windmill Bridge Junction to increase Brighton Main Line capacity
• “Poor connectivity and transport links are a barrier to sustainable growth across the region, including new housing and the creation of 13,000 new jobs” Steve Norris, former Transport minister
• Plans for Smart Motorway to provide permanent extra lane on sections of the M23 also vital for growth – including new housing and employment growth along the London / south coast corridor

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06
July

Students’ vitamins project wins Coast to Capital award

A science and engineering award sponsored by the Coast to Capital LEP has been won by a team of students from Surrey.

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30
June

Students Inspired by the Big Bang Fair South East

Students were spoilt for choice at The Big Bang Fair South East, which was sponsored by Coast to Capital and took place at the South of England Showground, Ardingly, on 28th June.

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21
June

Another Successful Event for The Coastal West Sussex Partnership

Following an informative Bank of England event in February 2017, The Coastal West Sussex Partnership focused its latest event on showcasing the current and future potential of the area.

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19
June

Thousands expected at South East science fair

Thousands of young people are expected at the South of England Showground next week for one of the biggest science festivals ever staged in south-east England.

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13
June

Kennedy Scott to celebrate the launch of their new local service to support the unemployed

Kennedy Scott and their subcontractors are launching their new Help to Work project in Kennedy Scott’s centre in Brighton on Friday 16th June at 4pm.

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12
May

Greater Brighton building a bright new future for the construction trade

The next generation of construction workers are set for a bright future thanks to the work of the Greater Brighton Economic Board (GBEB).

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26
April

SOUTH DOWNS SPRING CELEBRATION OF FOOD & DRINK AT NEW HEPWORTHS BREWERY

Over 100 local food and drink businesses participated in the South Downs Food & Drink Spring Event, hosted at the stunning new Hepworths Brewery in Pulborough last night [24 April 2017].

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