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Volunteers’ Week has arrived – A perfect way for The Sussex Beacon to celebrate its invaluable voluntary supporters

Today is the first day of Volunteers' Week when the UK celebrates its fantastic voluntary helpers and says thank you to them for all the important contributions that they make ...
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Meet Andrew Buchan, one of The Sussex Beacon’s ‘Behind the Scenes’ supporters, who always goes the extra mile

From trouble-shooting The Sussex Beacon’s IT issues to sponsoring and running with Team Beacon in The Grand Brighton Half Marathon – Andrew Buchan, IT Architect and Director at Glencairn Consulting ...
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Interview with Team Beacon 2018 Runner Howard Middleton

Against the backdrop of bright winter sunshine and temperatures around the zero degree mark, the 28th Brighton Half Marathon took place on 25th February 2018. The event, one of the ...
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Volunteer Gardeners

About the opportunity The Sussex Beacon is looking to recruit enthusiastic Volunteer Gardeners to join our experienced team on Friday mornings. Candidates should be interested in helping to look after ...
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Caroline Lucas visits the Sussex Beacon

 The Sussex Beacon was delighted to host Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavillion and Co-Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, who visited the charity on Friday, 9th ...
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A heart of gold and a nose for business

Meet Wayne Stone, Trading Manager at the Sussex Beacon charity shops, who runs a business with a difference that is about to go digital Combining social care, retail management and ...
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Oisin McKeown, Operations Manager at the Sussex Beacon

28 years of Brighton Half Marathon fever

Meet the man behind the scenes who helps to make it all happen On 25th February 2018, The Grand Hotel Brighton Half Marathon will take over Brighton and Hove for ...
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Join our Team of Peer Mentor Volunteers!

Are you HIV+ and confident in living with your diagnosis and managing your health? The Sussex Beacon delivers a dedicated Peer Mentor Service for people living with HIV and we ...
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Team Beacon Needs YOU! Places still available to run The Grand Brighton Half Marathon.

Every year, Brighton-based charity The Sussex Beacon organise and deliver The Grand Brighton Half Marathon, a hugely popular event that features a beautiful seafront course and amazing crowd support, and ...
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Executive Director recruited to lead The Sussex Beacon in 2018

Local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon has recruited an Executive Director, Bill Puddicombe, to lead the charity in 2018. Bill has a wealth of experience in the voluntary sector and ...
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HIV – Let’s End It

World AIDS Day, on December 1st is an opportunity for us to remember and to raise awareness. The theme for this year is ‘Let’s end it,’ and communities are working ...
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Remembrance, awareness and fundraising as Brighton marks World AIDS Day

The Sussex Beacon is marking World AIDS Day (December 1) this year by raising awareness of HIV, fundraising for vital services and remembering those who have died with AIDS since ...
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The Sussex Beacon urges people to get tested for HIV during National HIV Testing Week

Local charity The Sussex Beacon is urging people to get tested for HIV this National HIV Testing Week (18th to the 24th November). The aim of the week is to ...
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The Sussex Beacon’s Shops raise £400 with Secret Halloween Auction

 The Sussex Beacon’s charity shops on St James Street and London Road raised £400 for the charity this Halloween by holding a secret auction for a range of weird and ...
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Halloween fun run raises over £850 for The Sussex Beacon

On 28th of October, over 160 people donned their most terrifying outfits and took part in the inaugural Halloween Fun Run in Hove, raising over £850 for local HIV charity, ...
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The Sussex Beacon’s Shops Hold Spooky Secret Auction for Halloween

The Sussex Beacon’s charity shops on St James Street and London Road are getting in the Halloween spirit by holding a secret auction for a range of weird and wonderful ...
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Join The Sussex Beacon Fundraising and Communications team!

Local charity The Sussex Beacon is recruiting for two new roles, a Community Fundraiser and a Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator. The two part-time roles are an excellent opportunity to join ...
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The Rainbow Fund donates £7,500 to The Sussex Beacon

The Rainbow Fund donated £7,500 to The Sussex Beacon last night, which will go towards the charity’s group work for people living with HIV. The cheque was awarded to The ...
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Fall in UK HIV Diagnoses

Public Health England published new figures today showing an 18% decrease in HIV diagnoses in the UK in 2016. This is the largest decrease we’ve ever seen. Increased testing, prompt ...
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The Sussex Beacon awarded volunteering ‘gold standard’

Local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon has been awarded an 'Investing in Volunteers' accreditation, a ‘gold standard’ given to organisations which follow volunteering good practice. The Sussex Beacon had to ...
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