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The Sussex Beacon named ‘Brighton’s Favourite HIV Charity’ at Golden Handbag Awards

The Sussex Beacon held on to its title as ‘Brighton’s favourite HIV charity’ at the ‘Golden Handbag’ awards last night. The ‘Golden Handbags’ are described as Brighton’s very own gay ...
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The Sussex Beacon’s Clinical Director given Award of Merit by the Royal College of Nursing

The Sussex Beacon’s Clinical Director, Jason Warriner, was presented with the Award of Merit by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) on Saturday. The prestigious award was given in recognition ...
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Glowing feedback for The Sussex Beacon’s inpatient unit

The Sussex Beacon has received some glowing feedback from people with HIV who have recently used its inpatient unit. In the survey, given to patients on discharge, 100% of people ...
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HIV life expectancy ‘near normal’ due to treatment advances

A study in The Lancet has found that young people diagnosed with HIV in the US and Europe now have a near normal life expectancy because of improvements in drug ...
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The David Hill Experience Raises £3,368.00 for The Sussex Beacon

Having taken a two-year break from the stage, David Hill returned to Proud Cabaret with his trademark show 'The David Hill Experience' on Wednesday 26th April. David, Founder and Managing ...
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Campaign to ‘Save the Sussex Beacon’ is going strong after incredible support from community

The campaign to save The Sussex Beacon is going strong, with things looking more positive for the Brighton based HIV charity, following a huge swell of community support. Funding cuts ...
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Easter Sunday drag race raises £3,229.68 for The Sussex Beacon

On Sunday April 16th The Bedford Tavern & Grosvenor Bar played host to the annual Easter Bonnet Parade and charity drag races, raising £3,229.68 for local HIV charity, The Sussex ...
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Walk the distance, make a difference – Just Walk

Date: Saturday 13 May 2017 Location: Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester Registration: 10km & 20km distances - £15. 30km, 40km & 60km distances - £30 Just Walk starts and finishes from the dramatic ...
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Join us in raising funds for The Sussex Beacon at The David Hill Experience

We are delighted to announce that David Hill will be returning with The David Hill Experience on Wednesday the 26th of April with performances from David himself, Jenna Hall, Dolly Rocket, ...
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Inside The Battle To Save One Of The Last Remaining HIV Care Centres

Thank you Patrick Strudwick from BuzzFeed UK for visiting The Sussex Beacon and highlighting the importance of our work. Please follow the link and read his article. #SaveTheSussexBeacon www.buzzfeed.com/patrickstrudwick/meet-the-people-fighting-to-save-one-of-the-uks-last?utm_term=.vp2M7mGVj#.lmoR2QPkv ...
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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 and all ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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