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COUNTY NEWS: GSK job losses are ‘potentially devastating’

News that 246 jobs will be cut at GlaxoSmithKline’s Sussex site is ‘potentially devastating’, a workers union has said.

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Artist's impression of the revedevelopment

£65m shopping centre revamp deal signed

Work on a £65million redevelopment of Burgess Hill’s Martlets Shopping Centre will go ahead following a deal reached between the council and developer.

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BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

The RMT and ASLEF have both suspended strike action on Southern Rail after being approached for direct talks with the Secretary of State.

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Multi-national American company announces plans for its Crawley site

American multi-national corporation Boeing has announced it is enhancing its flight training services at Crawley, with the unveiling of a newly installed 737 MAX 8 simulator and the construction of a new annex to accommodate growing demand for pilot and technician training.

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Apart from the first two trains of the day there will be no direct service from Chichester to London.ks16000757-10 SUS-160613-224748008

No direct trains from Chichester to London ‘indefinitely’

There will be no direct trains from Chichester to any London stations after 6am each day for the foreseeable future, Southern has confirmed.

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Crawley parking space goes on sale for £30k

A parking space near Gatwick Airport is to be auctioned with a guide price of £30,000.

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Bid to demolish pub and build homes

A bid has been made to demolish a Crawley pub and build new homes.

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People are being asked for their views on the plans. Picture: Crawley Borough Council

Have your say on big plans for town centre

People are being asked for their views on plans for a major redevelopment of Crawley town centre.

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Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

‘Wedding season’ sets the average adult back almost £800, a study found.

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Travel news

TRAVEL: Final day at Goodwood and disruption on the trains

There is queueing traffic on the A27 around Chichester on the final day of action at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed.

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Travel news

TRAVEL: Goodwood traffic building

Traffic is building as Goodwood’s Festival of Speed continues today, Saturday, July 1.

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Travel news

Broken down vehicle causing delays in Crawley

A stalled vehicle on the A2220 is said to be causing delays around Crawley this morning, Wednesday, June 28.

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Members of the RMT union outside Horsham Railway Station (photo by the RMT). SUS-161123-093128001

Fresh strikes planned in Southern Rail dispute

The RMT union has announced its members are to strike for 24 hours, in the latest industrial action in the year-long Southern dispute.

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Railway bosses criticise union over rejection of ‘significant pay offer’

Railway bosses criticise union over rejection of ‘significant pay offer’

Railway bosses have criticised union leaders for rejecting what they claim is a ‘significant pay offer’.

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The approach to platforms 15-19 - before and after the work to extend ticket barriers

Network Rail says Sussex commuters ‘safe’ after fears raised over London Victoria

Network Rail this week said it would ‘never put passengers at risk’ following claims by a passengers’ group about dangerous conditions at London Victoria.

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Dr Shini Somara is presenting the BBC programme Invented in the South East, which will be aired on Friday, June 23, 2017

Sussex celebrated for its ground-breaking inventions in BBC programme

Physicist, engineer and science reporter Dr Shini Somara will explore the extraordinary role Sussex has played in the way humans interact with technology in the BBC programme Invented in the South East, scheduled to air this Friday (June 23) on BBC One at 7.30pm.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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Coping with hot weather

How to deal with hot weather while working

The Met Office has predicted a heatwave could be on its way and the hot weather looks set to continue over the next couple of days this week.

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Southern Rail

Signalling problems cause disruption on Brighton Mainline

Southern Rail said a signalling problem in the Balcombe tunnel is causing services along the London to Brighton line to be delayed or cancelled at short notice.

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