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Crowds stuck at rail stations after train hits ‘track defect’

Frustrated passengers are expected to be disrupted for hours due to a ‘track defect’ at Burgess Hill.

Transport
Where are fallen trees causing travel delays this morning?

Where are fallen trees causing travel delays this morning?

Following high winds last night reports are coming in of a number of fallen trees affecting drivers this morning.

Transport
Reminder about self-assessment

Bizarre excuses for not filling in tax returns revealed

Aliens, vertigo and spilt coffee are just some of the excuses made for not completing tax returns on time, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have revealed.

Business
Marie Juden, 71, from Tarring said abuse from car drivers when she is on the road has gotten worse. Pictured in Chatsworth Road.

COUNTY NEWS: Scooter user tells foul-mouthed drivers to ‘grow up’

A mobility scooter owner has told drivers and cyclists to ‘grow up’ after receiving abuse while out on the road.

News
The pizza chain plans to open a second store in the town

Papa John’s submits application to remain in town

Papa John’s has submitted an application to remain in Burgess Hill.

News
Hurst Community Charity Shop. Picture: Steve Robards

Village’s charity shop to reopen

Hurst Community Charity Shop will reopen in Hurstpierpoint tomorrow.

News
Solar farm

COUNTY NEWS: Solar farm work safe after Carillion collapse

The collapse of construction giant Carillion will not affect ongoing work on West Sussex solar farm projects, the county council has said.

Business
Ford prison supplier collapses

Ford prison supplier collapses

A construction giant that supplies services to Ford Prison has collapsed.

Business
Flytipping costs councils and farmers thousands each year

‘Hidden cost’ of flytipping on Horsham and Crawley farmer

An agricultural expert has warned of the ‘hidden cost’ of flytipping on innocent farmers, after it was revealed that councils have spent more than £4.5m on cleaning up the South East in just 12 months.

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British Airways research shows most people don't take two-week breaks

Workers fear two-week holidays are ‘frowned on’ by employers

More than a third of people living in the South East do not take a two-week holiday because they believe it’s frowned on and discouraged at their workplace, a study has shown.

Lifestyle
Surchargeing ended at midnight on Friday

Will the end of credit and debit card fees mean we all pay more?

From now on, extra charges for people using their credit or debit cards to book flights, cinema tickets, takeaway meals and other goods and services have been banned.

Business
M23 northbound closed all weekend between junction 10 and 9. Eddie Mitchell

TRAVEL: M23 closed all weekend and rail disruption

The M23 northbound is closed for the entire weekend between junction 10 at Crawley and junction 9 at Gatwick Airport.

Transport
Trains at standstill due to signalling fault

Trains at standstill due to signalling fault

Trains are at a standstill with widespread delays due to a signalling fault in Brighton.

Transport
Stagecoach reveal new ticket prices for bus passengers

Stagecoach reveal new ticket prices for bus passengers

Sussex bus operator Stagecoach has announced fares on some of its routes will rise after a review of prices.

Business
London Boat Show

Dozen companies fly the flag for Sussex at London Boat Show

This week, 12 companies from Sussex will be sailing into the London Boat Show, taking place January 10-14, to provide the thousands of people who flock to the show every year with an exclusive insight into the boating and holiday trends for the year ahead.

Business
Staff outside the new Prezzo in Grantham. EMN-160414-133619001

Meal offers to wipe away January blues

Prezzo, which has restaurants across Sussex, is offering two food offers to help beat the January blues.

Business
Southern strike affecting rail services

Southern strike affecting rail services

A strike by conductors is taking place today, though Southern has said that services on most of its routes ‘will operate normally’.

Transport
Emma at work as a communications apprentice.

Emma’s delight over Crawley apprenticeship

An apprentice, working in Crawley, has been speaking about her positive experience to inspire others to find out more at an Apprenticeship Jobs Fair.

Business

COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Southern apologises after staff refuse to let man into station

Southern has apologised to a man who missed his train after staff refused to unlock station doors.

Transport

VIDEO: Sussex train station staff refuse to let man in

A traveller watched his train leave without him when staff refused to unlock the station doors.

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