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New Master Plan for Gatwick

New Master Plan for Gatwick

Posted on 18th October 2018

Following on from the Surface Transport Forum held at Gatwick last week I thought you would be interested to know that today Gatwick is launching a draft Master Plan.   As the UK heads towards an important new chapter, Gatwick is unveiling a draft Master Plan for ongoing development and sustainable growth at the airport, which sets out how the airport can meet the growing demand for air travel and deliver connections to global opportunities.   The... read more

Christmas Party Video Games

Christmas Party Video Games

Posted on 18th October 2018

Video Games and Christmas, what a great combination. Even better is video games at your Christmas party. For just £149 you can book the Press Start 2 Join team to provide a video gaming experience that promises to be great fun. Choose from their inventory of 100 consoles and 2500 games or just leave them to bring a great selection of retro and new experiences. To book the team please e-mail : Pressstart2join@outlook.com. Dean, End of Level Boss, Press... read more

Sussex Chamber of Commerce Courses

Sussex Chamber of Commerce Courses

Posted on 18th October 2018

The following courses are coming up at the King’s Church, Victoria Rd, Burgess Hill RH15 9LR:- Mon 29th Oct 9.30-4.30   Effective Negotiation Skills  Book Thurs 1st Nov 9.00-4.30  Stepping Up to Senior Management  Book Fri 2nd Nov  9.30-4.30  Train the Trainer  Book ... read more

New Event at Buxted Park

New Event at Buxted Park

Posted on 17th October 2018

Earlier this week we held our latest event at Buxted Park Hotel, where around 28 members and friends gathered for a 5pm start. Teas and coffees were on offer as people arrived and most found someone they recognised or knew from a previous meeting and the conversations began in earnest. The presentation was given by Barbara Hill, an expert on Change Management, who works mostly in and around Cologne, Germany, but also puts in time living in Hove. She... read more

Sussex Players Abroad

Sussex Players Abroad

Posted on 17th October 2018

Despite it being less than a month since our season finished, a number of our players have already jetted across the globe as their winter schedules begin to take shape.  Phil Salt and Laurie Evans both enjoyed excellent starts to their time abroad, with Salt playing a starring role as Lahore Qalandars won the Abu Dhabi T20 and Evans continuing his stunning white ball form with Kabul Zawanan in the Afghanistan Premier League. In Thursday’s... read more

Parking Issues on Edward Way and Charles Ave

Parking Issues on Edward Way and Charles Ave

Posted on 17th October 2018

I received this email from Sarah Minett this week, below. It concerns another issue of parking and more importantly, careless and unthinking parking. On this occasion it seems that DPD have taken a temporary lease on the former Nova building and some drivers are not too thoughtful about their parking…   Hello Peter I’m reaching out to you to share our concerns about safety in Edward Way and Charles Avenue due to the DPD vans, cars... read more

Price Comparison Websites

Price Comparison Websites

Posted on 17th October 2018

Which? Investigation Reveals Errors On Insurance Comparison Websites Local insurance broker, Bennett Christmas, brings the news that a recent investigation into the four main insurance price comparison websites by consumer group, Which?, has revealed worrying errors in 60% of the policy descriptions featured. Errors included stating that a courtesy car was guaranteed, that sunroof cover was included, incorrect information about cover for loss or theft... read more

Meet The Buyers – Latest

Meet The Buyers – Latest

Posted on 17th October 2018

We are pleased to provide below, the link to the seventh of the educational seminars, supporting Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers 2018.   Please can we ask you to forward these details to your contacts and share through your social media channels as soon as possible to ensure that businesses from your region are represented and are able to benefit from these valuable, yet free seminars.   ‘Developing your Presentation and Public Speaking... read more

Extech Rebrand

Extech Rebrand

Posted on 11th October 2018

What is in a name? Extech rebrands to Extech Cloud.   To reflect the next stage of their journey, Extech is rebranding to Extech Cloud. The new name highlights both the sweeping changes in the technology and IT environments, and also the changes that are being seen within the organisation. The future of IT, technology and Extech Cloud, is cloud technology itself together with an increased emphasis on cybersecurity. Today’s business landscape... read more

Sponsoring Opportunity at Gaming Event

Sponsoring Opportunity at Gaming Event

Posted on 11th October 2018

Press Start 2 Join are holding their next public gaming event at the Kings Hall, Burgess Hill on 27th October. 200-300 people are expected during the day.   Through the day will be a mix of tournaments and challenges and a couple of companies have asked to sponsor these.   This is your chance to take part if you wish and also donate a prize perhaps. For a small fee of £25 you will get your logo in the programme, name on the challenge or... read more

Keep Insurance Costs Down – Top Tips

Keep Insurance Costs Down – Top Tips

Posted on 11th October 2018

Top Tips To Keep Your Car Insurance Low Insurance is a hassle to arrange, isn’t it? You know you need to sort it so perhaps you go onto one of the price comparison websites to see what’s available. You input your details and voilà, a lovely list of options. Which one do you go for? The cheapest right? Why wouldn’t you?… At Bennett Christmas, we understand that it’s not hard to find cheap insurance online but most of the time policies are... read more

Ridgeview for Christmas

Ridgeview for Christmas

Posted on 11th October 2018

If you are looking for a truly unique venue for your Christmas celebration, then look no further… The Ridgeview Tasting Room, with glorious views over the vineyards and South Downs is the perfect place to enjoy award-winning wine alongside beautiful local food. This year we have teamed up with some of our favourite local caterers to provide you with gorgeous packages available both daytime and evening. Please give us a call to discuss your event... read more

Mayor’s Charity Ball

Mayor’s Charity Ball

Posted on 11th October 2018

Burgess Hill Town Mayor Cllr Chris Cherry is holding the first ever Mayor’s Charity Ball on Saturday 17th. November. It will be held at the Hickstead Hotel RH17 5NZ. Starting at 7pm for 7.30pm, there will be a welcome drink on arrival, a sumptuous four course meal, after dinner speaker, and music to dance the night away. The optional theme for the evening is ‘Gatsby 1920’s’  and the dress is formal or lounge suits for chaps and elegant... read more

Events at Buxted Park Hotel

Events at Buxted Park Hotel

Posted on 11th October 2018

Event reservations On Sunday 28th October from 5pm enjoy some frightful fancies this Halloween at Buxted Park Hotel, chef has devised a delicious Halloween inspired full afternoon tea menu to be enjoyed in the spooky, candlelit surrounds of the Orangery. To book please call 01825 733333 or click on ‘event reservations’ above to complete an enquiry form and a member of our team will come back to you as soon as possible. On Sunday 18th... read more

Welcome to Leaders

Welcome to Leaders

Posted on 11th October 2018

Leaders has joined the BHBPA recently and several of their staff have attended BHBPA events. Leaders is now one of the largest independent residential property groups with over 120 branches throughout the UK. Established in 1983,  Leaders offers unrivalled expertise across all aspects of the ever-changing property market. From lettings and sales, through to planning and architecture, our expertise spans across a variety of disciplines enabling us... read more

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Dave Farmer, German Translator
(Dave Farmer & Co)

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Peter Hook, Manager
(Computer Systems Engineers)

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Judi Arditi, Director
(Travail Employment Group)

"Since joining BHBPA we have found it to be a dynamic and vibrant members’ organisation, with excellent, regular and informative meetings.

Peter Liddell does a first class job in ensuring that members’ interests are aired and addressed.
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Mark O'Shea, Partner
(Rawlison Butler)