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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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Work ongoing to secure The Sussex Beacon’s future

Work will be ongoing in the coming months to secure the future of Brighton based HIV charity, The Sussex Beacon. After facing potential closure due to funding cuts earlier this ...
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5K Halloween Fun Run in aid of The Sussex Beacon

There’s a new family friendly race coming to Brighton! Start planning your costume and join us on Hove Lawns on October 28th 2017. Plan your costumes and bring the family ...
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London to Brighton cycle team raises £575 for The Sussex Beacon

On Sunday 17th September, a team from HIV charity The Sussex Beacon tackled the ‘Do it for Charity’ London to Brighton cycle ride, raising over £575 to help people living ...
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Staff and volunteers zip across Brighton beach to raise £1600 for The Sussex Beacon

On Saturday 16th September a team from local charity The Sussex Beacon took on a 300 metre zip wire on Brighton beach, raising over £1600 to support people living with ...
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Darth Vader helps to raise over £1,800 at The Sussex Beacon’s Summer Fete

On Saturday 9th September local charity The Sussex Beacon held a Summer Fete in its garden on Bevendean Road, Brighton raising £1,829.34 to help people living with HIV. Darth Vader ...
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Golden Cross Equestrian Centre raises £500 for The Sussex Beacon with pole painting party

On August 27th, Golden Cross Equestrian Centre raised £500 for local HIV charity, The Sussex Beacon, by holding a ‘pole painting party’ where clients and supporters painted show jumps in ...
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Local businesses raise over £4,600 for The Sussex Beacon during Pride week

Money has been counted and local businesses raised over £4,600 for The Sussex Beacon during Pride week at the beginning of August. The total raised so far is £4675, with ...
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Join us for The Sussex Beacon Summer Fete!

Come along to The Sussex Beacon Summer Fete! For one day only on Saturday 9th September 11-4pm, we're opening up our beautiful gardens to the public for a family fun ...
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Brighton Based HIV charity is seeking Trustees to join its Board

HIV charity The Sussex Beacon, is seeking new Trustees to join its Board from September onwards. Trustees are charged with helping the charity achieve its mission, setting strategic direction, checking ...
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Local businesses proud to support The Sussex Beacon

A number of businesses are raising money for local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon, in the run up to and during Brighton Pride this week. A team from The Sussex ...
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