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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

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Hailsham Post Office is set to move

Hailsham Post Office on the move

Hailsham Post Office is set to move to a new location.

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COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

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Almost 80 homes to be built in Polegate

Almost 80 homes to be built in Polegate

Almost 80 homes look set to be built in Polegate.

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Oskar de Rocha and Kostya Petrov

COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

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WH Smith came bottom of the Which? customer satisfaction survey

WH Smith voted worst store on the high street in Which? survey

Britain’s highest and lowest rated high street shops by customer satisfaction have been revealed in a survey by the consumer brand Which?.

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COUNTY NEWS: Helicopter flights offered as alternative to Southern – for one week only

An energy drink company has decided to put on helicopter flights from Sussex to London in the first week of the new rail timetable.

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Life is local - read all about it every week in your newspaper

For as long as I can remember I have been a fully blown news addict, having got my regular fix from newspapers, radio, television, Ceefax and nowadays also via my laptop and smartphone.
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Southern Rail

Dogs on the line cause rail delays

Rail services between Brighton and Lewes were disrupted this morning (May 16) as two dogs were walking along the railway line at Falmer.

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Channel 4 building in Horseferry Road, London (Credit: Tom Morris/Wikimedia Commons)

COUNTY NEWS: Could Channel 4 come to Sussex?

A council in Sussex has made a bid to Channel 4 to become one of its three 'creative hubs'.

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Sussex businesses’ chance to learn about branding

South East businesses will get the chance to learn how to brand their businesses for international success with a masterclass in Brighton from a celebrated international marketing expert.

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RBS is closing branches

UPDATE: The list of RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland has revealed which of its branches across England and Wales it is closing.

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RBS is closing branches

RBS to close 162 branches and axe 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales.

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Sainsbury's and Asda in 'advanced' merger talks to create supermarket giant

Sainsbury’s confirms £12 billion merger with Asda

SAINSBURY’S has confirmed it has agreed terms for a £12 billion merger with Walmart-owned Asda, setting the stage for one of the most audacious deals in British retail history.

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TRAVEL: Weather warning set to impact rail services

Southern Rail has confirmed today’s yellow weather warning means speed restrictions have been put in place for high risk areas and that services across the network may be cancelled delayed or revised.

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Pothole concern for businesses

Pothole concerns for rural businesses

A major insurer has joined the pothole debate by urging motorists to take extra care as prolonged harsh weather and limited highway maintenance programmes are taking their toll on countryside routes.

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Sussex students demand compensation over strike

Students at the University of Sussex have launched legal action over lost teaching time after a 14-day strike by university staff.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, April 22

Anyone heading to Gatwick Airport today (Sunday, April 22) should know that part of the M23 is closed.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, April 21

The county’s roads were clear of congestion as of this morning (Saturday, April 21) but anyone planning to venture out by train should know that some lines are closed due to engineering works.

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