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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Legal & General's Hove offices (Photograph: Google Maps)

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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UPDATE: Lines now clear after trespassers cause delays

UPDATE: Lines now clear after trespassers cause delays

Railway lines between Brighton and Lewes are now clear after trespassers caused delays.

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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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Hailsham bank will be shutting down

Hailsham bank will be shutting down

NatWest bank has revealed it will be closing its High Street branch in Hailsham.

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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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‘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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The site in Ninfield

Retail showrooms at Ninfield to let

Lawson Commercial have available to rent some very spacious showrooms at the Ninfield garage occupying a prominent position facing directly onto the A269 Ninfield/Bexhill road right at the junction with the Catsfield road to Battle.

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Substantial letting on Bellbrook Business Park

Following extensive refurbishment Birch House, comprising some 17,000 sq ft sitting on 1.03 acres, has been let by Lawson Commercial to Westminster Teak who are relocating from Westminster House.

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Uckfield town centre offices Let

Lawson Commercial have let the offices known as Caxton House which lie at the rear of 140 High Street.

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Sheffield Park estate unit

Modern factory/warehouse unit in Sheffield Park

Just available to let through Lawson Commercial in the busy Sheffield Park Business Estate is a modern factory/warehouse unit of some 4,329 sq ft.

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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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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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Co-owner Annette Sparshott with Virginia Lewis-Jones and staff at the grand opening. Picture: Steve Robards

Experience a taste of the 30s and 40s at new tea rooms

Visitors can experience a taste of the 1930s and 40s while listening to the iconic songs of Dame Vera Lynn at a new tea rooms in Ditchling.

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Britains progress in closing the gender pay gap has shuddered to a halt

Gender pay gap progress grinds to a halt and could take 100 years to close

Britain’s progress in closing the gender pay gap has shuddered to a halt and women could be waiting 100 years for equal pay.

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