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More strikes called as Southern Rail dispute drags on

Rail union RMT has announced more strikes by its members as their long-running dispute with Southern Rail continues.

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Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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Chickens in stampede

Hundreds of chickens die in terrified stampede after military aircraft flies over East Sussex farm

An East Sussex farm has received almost £80,000 from the Ministry of Defence after hundreds of chickens died when terrified by low-flying military aircraft.

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Lidl announces opening date for Polegate store

Lidl has announced an opening date for its new store in Polegate.

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COLUMN: Money trees and moon flights

So here we go on the merry-go-round again. We are only a few weeks into the New Year, but nothing much changes. It’s Brexit this, Trump that, will May last or Jeremy get the chance to grow his money trees?

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This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your home

This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your home

Cars pinching your perfect parking space is always annoying, especially when that spot just happens to be in front of your house.

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Guidance for drivers after roadkill report reveals 4,000 animals died in two years

Deers top the roadkill list, with one wallaby on the M1 and a peacock on the A174 also getting a mention following a Freedom of Information request which revealed almost 4,000 animals have died on the roads of Great Britain in the last two years.

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Retail news

Evidence bulk buying could be costing you £215 a year

Consumers could be losing money by bulk buying items according to new research announced this week.

Business
Tescos surplus food redistribution scheme Community Food Connection

Surplus food scheme donates more than 700k meals across Sussex

More than 713,000 meals have now been provided to charities and community groups across Sussex thanks to the Community Food Connection scheme.

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Transport news

TRAVEL: Cancellations and changes to train services

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton/Lewes this weekend (January 27/28), closing lines and resulting in bus replacement services across the network.

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UPDATE: ‘Large log’ behind rail delays

A log on the line at Falmer was the cause of rail delays between Brighton and Eastbourne today (January 26).

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Rail delays between Brighton and Eastbourne

Disruption as train hits ‘obstruction’ on the line

Rail services between Brighton and Eastbourne are delayed this afternoon (January 26) after a train hit an unidentified ‘obstruction’.

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There have been reports Facebook is down. Picture: John Devlin

Is Facebook down in your area?

Across the UK there have been multiple reports of Facebook outages. Last night, the social media giant - which boasts over 2 billion active users - announced services were down around the globe.

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Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Parts of the UK are set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as a ‘polar maritime air mass’ sweeps across the nation, writes Paul Harmer, Consultant with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, January 21

Passengers heading out by train today should be aware that engineering works have closed some lines in the county.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

Engineering works are affecting some train services in the county today.

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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.

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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.

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Flytipping costs councils and farmers thousands each year

‘Hidden cost’ of flytipping on councils and farmers

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.

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