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Lewes company acquired in 'major expansion' plans

A Lewes company has been acquired by one of the UK's leading energy system distributors as part of a 'major expansion' plan.

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IN PICTURES: DIY SOS the Big Reveal

The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Is your car on the recall list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning – is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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Mark Bennett, CEO of Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers.

Trained staff the first defence against cyber attack says Sussex consultant

The NHS ransomware attack should be seen as a wake-up call for businesses to train staff in basic cyber security, irrespective of their sector or size, a Sussex insurance consultant has said.

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COUNTY NEWS: Southern’s warning ahead of Seagulls’ parade

Rail operator Southern has warned that although it is putting on extra carriages for Sunday’s promotion parade, passengers should expect a ‘long wait’ at stations.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex rail services back on track after signal fault

Southern services are running as normal after a signalling fault disrupted all routes from Brighton this afternoon (May 10).

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Brighton Station SUS-160526-170941001

COUNTY NEWS: Major disruption to Sussex rail services

Southern Rail said a ‘major fault’ with signalling systems is causing ‘major disruption’ on services across Sussex this afternoon (May 10).

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Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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Southern train

Mid-week curfew for London to Sussex trains

Southern is to limit its late-night trains from London during the week so that Network Rail can carry out ‘maintenance and improvement works’.

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The Inspiring through technology conference takes place next Friday (May 12)

Inspiring through technology

The Wayfinder Group Inspiring Through Technology Conference takes place on Friday 12 May at the East Sussex National from 8.30-2.00pm

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Mark Brailsford, Brighton's political satirist and director of the Treason Show, singing the Southern protest song at Brighton station

COUNTY NEWS: Southern Rail protest song goes viral

A video of a Southern protest song performed went viral this weekend, with more than 30,000 views on social media.

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Railway line gridlock due to signal failure

Railway line gridlock due to signal failure

A signal failure is causing long delays on the rail network.

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McDonalds  Picture: Sarah Standing

McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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British Transport Police has launched a campaign warning youngsters to keep off the tracks. SUS-160816-134028001

VIDEO: Number of people risking their lives trespassing in the South East hits five-year-high

Alarming new figures from Network Rail and British Transport Police reveal more people than ever are risking their lives on the rail network by trespassing on the tracks in the south east region.

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Wilko's mouthwash. Picture by Stephen Conway

Kids’ mouthwash recalled over contamination fears

A range of children’s mouthwash has been recalled due to potential contamination of the product.

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Chichester's A27 scheme was cancelled in March, while Arundel and Worthing and Lewes projects are still planned

Scrapped A27 scheme cost £3.3m

Nearly £3.3m of public money was spent on Chichester’s failed A27 Improvement Scheme, the Observer can reveal.

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Gideon Roseman and Esther Roseman at County Hall North in Horsham last December, where the inquest took place. Picture supplied by Tony Kershaw from South West News Service (SWNS)

COUNTY NEWS: Parents get settlement after baby’s tragic cot death

The parents of baby Grace Roseman who was found dead in her cot at her home in Sussex have been compensated.

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Brighton station

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Total chaos’ at railway station after marathon

One passenger described a Sussex railway station as ‘hell on earth’ last night (April 9), as sun-seekers and Brighton Marathon runners attempted to travel home.

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Gatwick passengers can catch a low-cost direct flight from September. Picture: Norwegian

Catch a low-cost flight at Gatwick to Seattle and Denver

Gatwick passengers will be able to catch a low-cost direct flight to Seattle and Denver from September, it has been revealed.

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