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Sussex bishops plead for end to ‘misery’ of Southern rail strikes

Church of England bishops in Sussex have called for an end to the ‘cycle of blame’ in the ongoing Southern rail dispute which they say is causing misery in the lead up to Christmas.

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The latest strike takes place from today until Thursday

Major delays expected as fresh Southern rail strikes begin today

Sussex rail users have been told to expect ‘severe’ delays as the latest round of Southern strike action began this morning.

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South East’s 1.9 million Self Assessment customers urged to register for Personal Tax Account

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging the South East’s 1.9 million Self Assessment (SA) customers to register for a Personal Tax Account (PTA).

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, December 4

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, December 4

The main roads across Sussex are clear for motorists this morning (Sunday, December 4) with no reports of congestion so far.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, December 3

The main roads across Sussex are reporting no congestion for motorists this morning (Saturday, December 3).

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Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern Rail is attempting to stop train drivers from striking through an injunction.

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The A259 will be subject to ?14.8million works, including the dualling of this section of the carriageway SUS-151216-084812001

A259 works set to go ahead after delay fear is scotched

A £14.8million scheme to deliver crucial improvements to the A259 are expected to begin in 2018 after potential delays were overcome.

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James Villiers (Photograph: Masterchef) SUS-161128-145301001

Sussex chef fights for his future on TV cooking show

A Brighton chef has cooked his way through the quarterfinals of Masterchef and into the knockout round of the BBC show.

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Savings shortfall worries Sussex families

Concerns around a lack of savings are preventing people in Sussex and the South East from realising their life goals, a recent survey has found.

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Mobile phone crackdown

What are the biggest threats on the road?

Drivers who are speeding or distracted are considered to be the biggest threats on roads in the South East.

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Drive for Justice campaign. Photo: Shutterstock

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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More than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money

Children in the South East struggling to learn about money

New research has revealed more than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money.

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UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

The latest set of labour market figures published this week show UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, hitting an 11-year-low.

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Salon manager, Emma Hopper, 27, outside the new premises in Worthing

Gogglebox duo to open beauty salon

A new beauty retreat is opening in Worthing next month and the company is putting on a launch day, which will see Gogglebox couple, Stephen and Chris cut the opening ribbon.

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The five star hair salon in Southwick opened in January and already has a celebrity profile

TOWIE cast to attend salon party

A five star hair salon in Southwick is having a party, to celebrate its first birthday and its recent launch of new products – and stars from The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) will be attending.

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The facility would also add engineering capacity at Gatwick as the airport continues its growth

COUNTY NEWS: New Gatwick hangar could provide more than 100 jobs

A new multi-million pound hangar at Gatwick Airport could provide more than 100 new jobs, according to plans announced today.

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Hilary Knight, left, and Paula Seager, co-directors of Natural Partnerships CIC, which runs the awards, with William Goodwin, chairman of the judges

Food and drink grand finalists revealed

The grand finalists in Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 were revealed on Monday following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 13,000 public votes.

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W45C steam train

The Royal Wessex hauled by steam locomotive no 34046 Braunton

Get your camera ready for steam train

A steam train will pass through the area on Saturday – and we want your pictures and video.

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'Hidden workforce' key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK SUS-161011-091320001

‘Hidden workforce’ key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

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