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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex MPs urge Transport Secretary to invest in rail network

Two Sussex MPs, who head up a cross-party group on Southern Rail, have written to the Transport Secretary to ask for more funding in the south east.

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MP announces raft of protection measures

Home Secretary Amber Rudd this week announced the Government’s new £600,000 investment in a technology project that will remove indecent images of children from the internet at an unprecedented rate.

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Second Southern rail strike of week underway

A second rail strike affecting Southern train services this week began this morning (Thursday October 5).

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Ambulance trust to remain in special measures

Sussex’s ambulance trust is set to remain in special measures after the latest inspection by health regulators.

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Residents and those who work in East Sussex are being urged to sign a petition calling on the Government to rethink the resources it needs for vital public services

Residents urged to ‘Stand Up For East Sussex’ to save public services

People in East Sussex are being urged to stand up for their county by calling on the Government to give them a ‘fairer deal’.

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Latest strike affecting Southern trains today

The latest 24-hour strike affecting Southern train services started this morning (Tuesday October 3).

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Southern plans normal service on most routes during strikes

Southern is planning to run a normal service on most routes during next week’s rail strikes.

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COUNTY NEWS: Thousands gather to see Jeremy Corbyn at Sussex rally

Thousands of people gathered to see Jeremy Corbyn at a rally in Sussex last night.

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Pay award for police officers ‘insulting’

Pay award for police officers ‘insulting’

A pay award for police officers has been branded ‘insulting’ by the chair of Sussex Police Federation.

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Southern close to deal with train drivers

Southern is close to agreeing a final deal with its train drivers in a dispute over pay and working arrangements.

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Plans for new homes in Battle given go-ahead

Developers’ proposals to build up to 63 new homes on a field in Battle have been given the go-ahead by Rother District Council.

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The number of complaints received by water companies in England and Wales has been revealed this week

Sussex water firm tops complaints list for fifth year in a row

A Sussex-based water company has topped the list of complaints across the industry for the fifth straight year.

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More Southern rail strikes called

Another two days of Southern rail strikes have been called in a dispute over driver-only trains.

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General election count at Horntye Park, Hastings.
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Amber Rudd: ‘I don’t want Boris managing Brexit’

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd does not want Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson ‘managing the Brexit process’.

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Keith Glazier, leader of the county council

Council leader’s £9,000 allowance rise to be discussed on same day as library closures debate

A possible £9,000 a year rise in the leader of the county council’s special responsibility allowance is to be discussed straight after proposed library closures next week.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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September’s second Southern rail strike begins

A second rail strike affecting Southern train services in a week starting this morning (Monday September 4).

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Latest Southern RMT strike today

The latest strike by RMT members affecting Southern services began this morning (Friday September 1).

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Churchill Service Solutions staff are being ballotted on strike action

Southern train cleaners could strike

Southern’s train cleaners could strike over pay and working conditions, a rail union has said.

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No deal reached with Southern train drivers

No deal has been reached between rail bosses and Southern train drivers over pay, terms and conditions, and the introduction of driver-only operation (DOO).

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