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COUNTY NEWS: Hundreds of jobs under threat at Sussex insurance firm

Around 500 jobs are at risk at a Hove insurance firm, as Legal & General announced it has agreed to sell its mature savings business to a firm in Hertfordshire.

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Toys R Us in Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Which Toys R Us stores are set to close?

Toys R Us revealed which stores could close next Spring, after announcing a restructure yesterday (December 4).

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The Hove Toys R Us store (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Toys R Us to close 'at least 26 stores'

Retailer Toys R Us, which has a store in Sussex, said it is to close at least 26 stores next year.

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SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, December 3

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, December 3

If you’re out and about today you’ll want to know what is happening on Sussex’s roads and rails.

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SUSSEX TRAVEL: Saturday, December 2

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Saturday, December 2

If you’re out and about this weekend you’ll want to know what is happening on Sussex’s roads and rails.

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The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Delays to rail services

TRAVEL: Signalling fault causes disruption on London to Sussex rail services

There are delays to Sussex-bound rail services from London this morning (November 27), Southern Rail has said.

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‘Sexually provocative’ toothpaste ad banned for ‘objectifying’ women

A ‘sexually provocative’ toothpaste advert featuring a naked model has been banned for ‘objectifying’ women.

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Product recall

Birds Eye pies recalled due to mix up

Birds Eye has recalled a range of Shortcrust Chicken Pies because a number of packs have been found to contain Birds Eye Steak Pies.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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COUNTY NEWS: Checkatrade founder sells his company

Founder and CEO of Checkatrade Kevin Byrne, from West Sussex, has announced the ‘difficult decision’ to sell the company to shareholder HomeServe.

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Clearwell's new showroom in Crawley

Clearwell Mobility opens new showroom in Crawley

Mayor Brian Quinn cut the ribbon on Clearwell Mobility’s new showroom in Queensway.

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Boosting young people’s confidence and prospects

A programme to help and inspire local young people fulfil their potential and improve their life chances was launched, with more than 120 students from all seven Crawley secondary schools at the Arora Hotel on Friday.

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Mum blasts B&M over store’s Christmas letter which breaks the ‘unwritten Santa Code’

B&M has apologised after a furious mum accused the store of almost ruining Christmas for her children with one of its products.

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A scene from this year's Big Bang Science Fair.

Major Sussex science fair for young people expands

The annual Big Bang science fair, held near Ardingly, will take place over two days for the first time next year.

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Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group.

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Tim and Rob at Sussex Charmer

Sussex Charmer takes top Cheddar award

A Sussex cheese has charmed its way to success at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Last year's Business Matters award winners. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160207-014252008

Best of West Sussex business honoured

The very best of West Sussex business was celebrated at a sparkling ceremony this evening (Friday November 10).

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