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University seabed study is underway off Sussex Coast

University staff and students have begun an in-depth study of underwater habitats off the Sussex coast as part of a Greater Brighton-backed project to restore some of the most biodiverse habitat in the world, and recover a vital carbon sink. Led by Dr Mika Peck and Dr...

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Brighton businesses vote for £2.3m Investment Plan

As the country moves towards opening up, Brighton’s city centre businesses have supported a business plan to deliver a thriving, safe, clean and vibrant city centre that residents will want to come back to time and time again. More than 80% of city centre businesses...

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New byelaw approved to Help our Kelp and combat climate change

Sussex inshore waters are now better protected for generations to come thanks to new progressive management of trawling - a move which is supported by Greater Brighton and forms part of its GB10 initiative. The Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority’s new...

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Hundreds back Hydrogen Sussex launch

The quest to place Greater Brighton at the heart of the UK hydrogen revolution has begun with innovators, researchers, businesses and politicians of all parties uniting to back the bid. More than 200 people attended the virtual launch of Hydrogen Sussex last week as...

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Gigabit broadband rollout rolls on in Greater Brighton

Residents, visitors and businesses will soon benefit from faster and more reliable broadband internet as more areas across Greater Brighton. Brighton & Hove is following Adur, Worthing and Crawley on working with the UK's leading wholesale fibre network...

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Sussex green hydrogen revolution sparks into action

A new energy group dedicated to putting Greater Brighton at the forefront of a hydrogen fuel revolution has been established. Local authorities, businesses and organisations from across the region and further across the county have formed a group called Hydrogen...

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Gatwick Freeport proposal submitted to government

A bid for Freeport status at one of the largest industrial parks in the UK has been launched to support a post-COVID lockdown recovery in Crawley and the wider Greater Brighton region. Proposals submitted to Government by the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise...

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