Fundraising News

Brighton HIV charity, the Sussex Beacon, announces 30 years supporting the community

Graham Robson April 16, 2022

Brighton-based HIV charity the Sussex Beacon has launched a series of community and fundraising activities, commemorating 30 years since the foundation stone was laid at its main centre.

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Community News

Supporters raise £2,551.26 for Sussex Beacon

Gary Hart September 25, 2019

On the weekend of September 14-15, four Sussex Beacon supporters, jumped from a plane at Netheravon airfield the home of the Army Parachute Association to raise money for the Sussex Beacon.

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Community News

The Grand Brighton Half Marathon opens registration for 30 year anniversary race

Besi Besemar April 24, 2019

The Grand Brighton Half Marathon has launched entry for its 2020 race, which will be the 30 year anniversary of the major half marathon.

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Actually GMC raise £3142.83 for HIV charity

Besi Besemar April 23, 2019

Samuel Cousins, Musical Director at Actually CIC, and members of Actually Gay Men’s Chorus receive a certificate of appreciation from Bill Puddicombe of The Sussex Beacon.

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Community News

Sussex Beacon CEO looks to the future

Besi Besemar June 29, 2018

After six months settling into his new role as Sussex Beacon CEO, James Ledward checks on Bill Puddicombe’s progress to date. Bill’s first job in the voluntary sector was in 1980, as a care assistant for what was then called the Church of England Children’s Society. He has spent most of the intervening years with a mixture of paid and unpaid roles in charities as diverse as Mencap and the Schoolmistresses and Governesses Benevolent Institution.

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Community News

Places still available to run in Brighton Grand Half Marathon

Besi Besemar January 8, 2018

The Sussex Beacon still has places available for this year’s Half Marathon and Corporate Relay races on Sunday, February 25, 2018, and is looking for more runners to support the charity. Every year, Brighton-based charity The Sussex Beacon organise and deliver The Grand Brighton Half Marathon, a popular event featuring a beautiful seafront course which is one of the first half marathons on the running calendar.

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Sussex Beacon appoint new Executive Director

Besi Besemar December 24, 2017

Local HIV charity The Sussex Beacon recruits an Executive Director, Bill Puddicombe, to take the charity forward in 2018. Mr Puddicombe has a wealth of experience in the voluntary sector and a track record of securing the future of small and medium-sized charities.

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