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Crawley-based global company may cut up to 470 jobs

A global energy company based in Crawley may cut up to 470 UK jobs.

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Wimpy franchisee sees shop makeover

The franchisee for Horsham’s Wimpy has seen the completion of shop front refurbishment works at Horsham’s Wimpy restaurant thanks to the council’s grant scheme.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

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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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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Olympic gold medallist Sophie Bray and Crawley Mayor councillor Raj Sharmaand open the store. Picture: Andrew Hasson

Olympic star opens new Crawley supermarket

A new Crawley supermarket got off to a golden start today, with doors opened by a Team GB Olympic star.

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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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Artist's impression of the new retail park where Aldi is based. SUS-150226-100256001

Team GB star to open new Crawley Aldi store

A Team GB gold medallist will be on hand to officially open the new Aldi store in Crawley.

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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 Sussex 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 proposals are still in an early stage and are subject to planning permission

MP backs new Gatwick hangar move

Crawley’s MP has come out in support of plans to build a new hangar at Gatwick Airport and provide more than 100 new jobs.

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

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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