For all media enquiries, please contact: Sally Sharpe on 07734 130 524 or email sallysharpepr@hotmail.com

Painting Auction for The Sussex Beacon

'Ben Fearnside: Metal on Canvas' runs from the 1st -14th of May for the Brighton Festival Fringe. But it's about more than art. Ben Fearnside will be auctioning one painting ...
Read More
tsbcheque

Sussex Masonic Charities donate £2,000 to The Sussex Beacon

There has been an outpouring of local support since The Sussex Beacon announced in December it is facing the prospect of potentially closing services, following a reduction in the funding ...
Read More
vbhm news

Runners tackle the Brighton half marathon in aid of local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon

189 runners took on the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon yesterday to raise money for local HIV charity and half marathon event organiser, The Sussex Beacon. There has been an outpouring ...
Read More
David Cumming 2

Team Beacon Fundraiser of the Week

As the lead up to the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon 2017 begins, our Fundraiser of the Week blog returns to celebrate our Team Beacon runners who have gone that extra ...
Read More
celeb

Show celebrating 25 years of local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon to be held in Brighton

On February 3rd at 7.30pm a show celebrating 25 Years of local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon will be taking place at the Phil Starr Pavilion, New Steine Gardens in ...
Read More
Henry Smith picture 3

Team Beacon Fundraiser of the Week

As the lead up to the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon 2017 begins, our Fundraiser of the Week blog returns to celebrate our Team Beacon runners who have gone that extra ...
Read More
untitled-2

The Sussex Beacon to close psychological services  

The Sussex Beacon is to close its psychological services at the end of March this year, due to a loss of funding. Three posts, the Head of Health and Wellbeing ...
Read More
untitled-2

Local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon faces prospect of closure due to funding cuts

Brighton based HIV charity The Sussex Beacon is facing the prospect of closing services, including its ten bed inpatient unit, following a reduction in the funding it receives from the ...
Read More
wad

The Sussex Beacon raises over £750 on World AIDS Day

Staff and volunteers from The Sussex Beacon raised over £750 with bucket collections on World AIDS Day (December 1) this year. Fundraisers were at Brighton train station and at The ...
Read More
untitled-1

PrEP trial welcomed by The Sussex Beacon

NHS England is to launch a trial of PrEP, a drug that dramatically reduces the risk of acquiring HIV. At least 10,000 people will be given the drug in a ...
Read More
untitled-2

The Sussex Beacon’s response to the Public Health England ‘HIV in the United Kingdom: 2016 Report’ and NICE Guidelines on routine HIV testing launched today.

The Public Health England report, published today shows that in 2015, an estimated 101,200 people were living with HIV in the UK. Of those people, 13,500 or 13% were unaware ...
Read More
wad

The Sussex Beacon joins fundraising and remembrance events this World AIDS Day

Staff and volunteers from The Sussex Beacon will be at Brighton train station between 7am and 4pm this World AIDS Day (December 1), handing out red ribbons and raising vital ...
Read More
tsbbhafc

Brighton & Hove Albion help The Sussex Beacon reach fundraising goal on match day

On Saturday 26th November, local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon will be fundraising at the Brighton & Hove Albion home match against Fulham, having been chosen as one of the ...
Read More
legends-news

Legends raise over £800 for The Sussex Beacon at Birthday Bash

Legends, one of Brighton’s top gay venues, celebrated its 23rd Birthday on Sunday 13th November by holding a fundraising event in aid of The Sussex Beacon. The event raised over ...
Read More
jason-news

Staff from The Sussex Beacon present to nurses at the RCN

On November 28th, Clinical Director of The Sussex Beacon, Jason Warriner, is addressing members of the public at an event entitled ‘HIV and sexual health services then and now’. The ...
Read More
untitled-2

The Sussex Beacon urges people to get tested for HIV this National HIV Testing Week

Local charity The Sussex Beacon is urging people to get tested for HIV this National HIV Testing Week. Testing week runs from November 19th – 25th this year and the ...
Read More
hhs-news

Halloween Horror Show raises almost £35,000 for The Sussex Beacon

On Friday 28 October, The Sussex Beacon held a Halloween Horror Show fundraising ball at the Grand Hotel, Brighton raising almost £35,000 for the charity. The evening was hosted by ...
Read More
untitled-2

Team attend International Day of Hope and Remembrance Vigil

On Saturday 15th October representatives from The Sussex Beacon attended the International Day of Hope and Remembrance solidarity vigil in Brighton. The event took place at the Old Steine Fountain ...
Read More
fete-pic

Autumn Leaves’ Fete raises over £1,300 for The Sussex Beacon

On Saturday 24th September, The Sussex Beacon held an ‘Autumn Leaves’ fete raising over £1,300 for the charity. The Mayor and Mayoress of Brighton and Hove joined other dignitaries, supporters, ...
Read More