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Do you have any fairy lights spare that I could borrow please?



Hello Everyone I need fairy lights to decorate my wedding reception and would be really grateful if anyone could help with this please -especially longer strings. It’s not until Sept 3rd, I’m just trying to plan things now. There will be wine/chocolate in exchange. Thank you so much! Chloe x2930

Try a new activity for free with Commit to Get Fit



Staff are invited to sign up for Sussexsport’s month-long fitness and wellbeing challenge from 3 – 27 May. More information You can sign up as an individual or contact Pirjo Leek at if you’d like to be part of or form a Library team

Brighton Marathon Places available



To those of you who like running, the MS Treatment Centre in Southwick has some charity places available for the Brighton Marathon in April. If you are interested in one of these please call the centre for more info on (01273) 594484 and let them know you heard about it through me.  It’s for a […]

Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers



Hello, Sainsbury’s are giving out printed active kids vouchers when buying groceries. They go towards sports and cooking equipment for schools. If you have any spare vouchers I would appreciate them! Please leave them in the box on the far left table in the staff room.  I’ll pass them on to my nephew’s primary school (St. Luke’s.) […]

Join Commit to Get Far for a free 10-day Sussexsport membership



Sussex staff can get 10 free days of Sussexsport membership from 13-22 January by forming a team and signing up to Commit to Get Far. More information If you want get involved, contact Pirjo at asap.  

Weekly yoga course in the Barlow Gallery



Sussexsport are offering a six-week staff-only yoga course on Wednesdays 5.30pm-6.30pm in the Library’s Barlow Gallery. Classes run from Wednesday 11 November to 16 December and the full course costs £24. Yoga tutor Gratia Churchill will help you learn to relax into your body and become naturally stronger. We will practice simple movements and techniques […]

Sussexsport staff activities newsletter: Autumn 2015



University of Sussex employed staff can now swim for £1 at participating pools in Brighton, Hove, Lewes and Newhaven. The offer is available to current members of staff employed by the University on the presentation of a staff identity card, in agreement with Freedom Leisure and Wave Leisure. A valid University of Sussex staff identity card must […]

Come to The Keep’s Open Day – this Saturday, 10am – 3pm!



Hi everyone, The Keep is holding its annual open day this coming Saturday (26th September) from 10am – 3pm. This year, the theme of the open day is food, to coincide with the annual Lewes Octoberfeast festival. At The Keep’s open day this year, you’ll find exhibitions on food throughout the years from all three […]

Beer bottles to give away



Approximately 24 empty beer bottles for beer making to give away for free to a good home. Available until the end of next week. Please contact Elaine Stephen for further details.

Library cat badges



If you want to show your love for one cat in particular and help his more unfortunate relatives, check out the new Library cat badge collection by the Students’ Union –