Refurbished Battle café reopens with new furniture

A café re-opened in Battle following an extensive refurbishment on Tuesday (September 27).

Kate McWilliams, the UK's youngest ever female captain

COUNTY NEWS: Gatwick pilot becomes UK’s youngest ever female captain

An easyjet pilot has become the UK’s youngest ever female captain, the airline says.

Stewart Drew, director of the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill. Picture by Ed Barber SUS-160926-135310001

De La Warr director is new chairman of tourism group

The man in charge of the De La Warr Pavilion has been revealed as the new head of a group which promotes tourism in Hastings and Rother.


TRAVEL NEWS: Accident causing delays

An accident in Newhaven this morning is causing delays.

A junior doctors' strike at Worthing Hospital earlier this year

Doctor strike suspension a ‘huge relief to thousands of patients’

The Patients Association has welcomed the news from The British Medical Association today announcing an end to the planned series of junior doctor strikes.

BHS Stores last day in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-160408-084656008

BHS to return as online shop

Retailer BHS has announced plans to relaunch online.

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VIDEO: Abnormally large lorries cause delays through Sussex

Huge lorries carrying materials for Shepham Wind Farm in Polegate are being given police escort along Sussex roads, causing delays.

Junior doctors on the picket line earlier this year outside Chichester's St. Richard's Hospital

Junior doctor strikes called off

The British Medical Association has announced a suspension of further junior doctor strikes across England.

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Major engineering works are causing disruption

TRAVEL NEWS: Rail disruptions continue

Replacement buses continue to be in place along the coastal line because of major engineering works all weekend.

Road accident

UPDATE: Westfield biker and Ticehurst man hospitalised after A21 crash

A Westfield biker and a Ticehurst driver were taken to hospital after a crash on the A21 near Hurst Green yesterday evening (Tuesday, September 20).

Craig MacMenigall, 37, of Bexhill Road, St Leonards, died after a crash with a lorry on August 12. Photo by Dan Jessup

Campaign to reduce road fatalities puts spotlight on A21

The dangerous nature of the A21 is coming under the spotlight again through a scheme aiming to have no road deaths in Europe tomorrow (Wednesday, September 21).

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Southern train

Multiple award nominations for railway operator

Southern Railway has been shortlisted for a number of awards including ‘passengers matter’ despite months of delays and cancellations.

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Sussex Food and Drinks Awards 2015 at the AMEX. Sally Gunnell SUS-160609-191018003

Public urged to vote in this year’s Sussex Food and Drink Awards

The public is being asked to choose its favourites from the finalists of six categories of the Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017.

Morrisons launches checkout promise

Morrisons launches checkout promise

Supermarket chain chain Morrisons has today made a “checkout promise” that it will open extra checkouts for customers if there is more than one person ahead of them in a queue.

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Isaac Kirby-Dunkley, 18, and his brother Otis Kirby-Dunkley, 22, walked from London to Worthing in frustration at constant train delays

COUNTY NEWS: Rail chaos sees brothers walk 60 miles home from London

Two brothers frustrated by the unreliability of Southern Rail services have walked 60 miles home from London.

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Supermarket price war looms as Asda set to copy Morrisons’ price-slashing

Supermarket price war looms as Asda set to copy Morrisons’ price-slashing

Shoppers could soon be getting more for their money as supermarkets gear up for the latest instalment of a raging price war in the sector.

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MP Huw Merriman outside Bexhill Railway Station, screenshot from his rail diary video

MPs call for buses to run during rail strike

MPs Huw Merriman and Amber Rudd are calling for rail replacement buses to be put in place during next week’s strike.

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Revealed: The top UK companies for work-life balance

Revealed: The top UK companies for work-life balance

A recruitment firm has been named the best company in the UK for work-life balance.

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Bexhill Town Hall SUS-160623-112311001

Council ‘in the top ten’ for accessible homes

Rother District Council has been praised for their approach to providing accessible homes.

The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

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