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The Bag Tax Cometh

Every single user of retail bags will be taxed an extra 5p per bag. The new EU law will apply to every single bag user across England in 2015. About 200 bags per year are taken by each person, so
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Students Turn Wine Decanters into Wall Art

A team of college students have successfully delivered an arts commission from the Hotel Du Vin re-cycling wine bottles, decanters and corks into wall murals. Brighton College students created a collage wall display, including oil paintings using champagne corks instead
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RSA Project

Nine Eastbourne College pupils have recently been working on a collaborative project with two local businesses, Le Loup, and the Owl and Sewing Cat. The project was funded by a grant from the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts,
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City Report Supports Organic Roofs

A new report by environmental experts offers Brighton city centre the opportunity to become a UK innovation hub for green roofing. The findings from The Ecology Consultancy identify 61 hectares of roofs in central Brighton which can be safely retrofitted
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High Flying Drones Launch New Charity

A new conservation and education charity has launched a fund raising programme with the help of a live display of flying drones. The charity Beacon Hub Brighton is raising funds to create a 35 seat classroom on the top of
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Entrepreneurs Support Apprentice Masterclass

A masterclass showing apprentices how to use social media is being supported by Brighton entrepreneurs. Albion in the Community, the charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion, has invited high growth business leaders to support local jobseekers. Their aim is
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32 Million Bricks Linked with Radio Communication

A Sussex based brick manufacturer has been combining the latest technology with the traditional manufacturing method of ‘clamp-firing’ to supply over 32 million stock bricks and pavers to the construction industry. Clamp fired stock bricks have always been a long
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Brighton Fashionistas Create Giant PomPom

Brighton fashionistas have entered the Guinness book of records after creating a giant PomPom in the build up to next month’s Brighton Fashion Week. The mammoth pompom, which weighed a staggering 1.5 tonnes, was created from used clothes which will
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Our Responsible Business strategy

Particular areas of focus may include, but are not limited to:, community engagement, training and recruitment within the community, human resource policies, support for local organisations, environmental impact, supply chain management and business sustainability Our Motto is Success Breeds Success
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SMP as a Responsible Business

Since 1990 SMP has provided tailored advice and practical implementation support for responsible business standards and skills in sustainability. Our support has enabled SME’s in all sectors from start-ups to medium sized employers to achieve exceptional growth across the Gatwick
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