Digital boost for Greater Brighton thanks to Coast to Capital

A £1.5 million Local Growth Fund cash injection is set to improve digital connectivity across the Coast to Capital area. Funding was approved for a number of digital schemes at the recent Coast to Capital Board meeting. The LEP’s goal is to bring a world-class digital...

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Greater Brighton wine industry bubbles with success

Greater Brighton leaders have praised a family-run vineyard for leading the way in putting English sparkling wine on the global map and unbottling a multi-million pound industry. In less than 25 years Ridgeview’s stunning vineyard at the foot of picturesque South...

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Have your say on transport strategy for the south east

An ambitious plan to more than double the South East’s economy by 2050, create half a million new jobs, reduce congestion, cut carbon emissions and boost air quality has been published today – and people across Greater Brighton are being encouraged to have their say....

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Arun joins the Greater Brighton success story

More than 5,300 businesses and 54,000 jobs have been brought into Greater Brighton after Arun District Council was welcomed as a member of the region. The Council joins six other local authorities, influential business partnerships, two universities, Gatwick Airport...

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Greater Brighton business survey reveals congestion concerns

More than 80 per cent of businesses in Greater Brighton are concerned about the state of local transport with congestion and lack of parking high on the agenda, according to a new survey. And more than 25 per cent believe the issues are affecting recruitment and...

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Focus on the future at high-level digital conference

“The possibilities are endless” - that was the message from a high-level digital conference which looked at how the roll out of world-class internet infrastructure in West Sussex could help transform the lives of residents and businesses. Digital experts, business...

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Booklet spells out the importance of Greater Brighton

A new booklet explaining to residents the workings of Greater Brighton has been produced as the region seeks to increase awareness of the vital work on investment and jobs it undertakes. Provocatively titled Yeah... But What Is Greater Brighton? it recognises that,...

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Discover the wonders of the future at Brighton festival

A free festival that will peer into the weird and wonderful technologies of the future that will change our lives has been welcomed by Greater Brighton chiefs. Brighton WonderFest will set out to show us how we will live in the future, how our health will be treated,...

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Government urged not to overlook Greater Brighton

The new chairman of Greater Brighton is urging government ministers to visit the City Region and provide the resources to help this part of the UK unleash its economic potential. With the Prime Minister promising to help all corners of Britain boost productivity,...

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