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Bexhill and Battle MP pays tribute to Westminster terror victims

MP Huw Merriman has paid tribute to the victims of Wednesday’s terror attack at Westminster.

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The aftermath of Wednesday's attack in Westminster (photo by SWNS.com)

Sussex remembers victims of terrorist attack in Westminster

Tributes to the victims of a terrorist attack in Westminster have been paid by communities and politicians across Sussex.

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Sussex MPs caught up in Westminster lockdown after ‘terrorist attack’

Sussex MPs caught up in Westminster lockdown after ‘terrorist attack’

Sussex MPs have been caught up in a lockdown of Westminster following a suspected terrorist attack.

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Southern season ticket holders paid £10m compensation

Southern season ticket holders have received a total of £10m in compensation after repeated delays to trains.

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East Sussex pubs in line for welcome tax relief

The vast majority of pubs in East Sussex are in line for welcome tax relief following the Chancellor’s Spring Budget.

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Southern agrees to talks if union suspends strike

Southern bosses have agreed to talks to end a dispute with staff if the RMT union calls off strike action planned for early April.

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BREAKING NEWS: Southern staff call fresh strike

Southern staff have called fresh strike action over the introduction of driver-only operation.

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BBC Question Time. Pic: David Lowndes

COUNTY NEWS: Scotland dominates debate as Sussex hosts BBC’s Question Time

Sussex hosted BBC’s Question Time last night – but news north of the border dominated debate.

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UPDATE: Southern train drivers’ agreement ‘old deal in new envelope’

A fresh agreement between Southern train drivers and rail bosses has been described as the ‘old deal in a new envelope’.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond announced extra funding for social care in his Spring Budget

Extra £22m for county social care services in Budget is welcomed

An extra £22m has been provided for East Sussex’s social care services in the Chancellor’s Spring Budget.

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Call to fight Government on funding for East Sussex schools as ‘The Blob is at it again’

Almost half of East Sussex schools could see their funding cut by Government changes to the national formula.

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Any fossils found on beaches in Rother are owned by the council, including at Camber Sands. SUS-160726-124951001

Reckless beach fossil-hunters tackled in Rother

‘Irresponsible’ fossil-hunters on Rother’s beaches are being targeted as the council seeks to make clear its right to any finds.

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Southern aims to run most trains during RMT strike

Southern will be aiming to run most of its train services during next week’s rail strike.

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Rye Cricket Club wants �3,500 to illuminate the top floor of its clubhouse

Pre-school and cricket club set for council grants

A pre-school and a cricket club are among the grant applications likely to be accepted in the council’s £99,000 scheme.

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South east MEP Anneliese Dodds with Bexhill and Battle Labour Party vice-chairman Christine Bayliss at Labour Party dinner in Bexhill SUS-170603-151729001

MEP is special guest at Bexhill Labour dinner

South east MEP Anneliese Dodds was the guest speaker at the local Labour Party’s annual fundraising dinner in Bexhill on Friday (March 3).

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An officer on patrol yesterday near Brighton. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

VIDEO: Government backs AA to make driving while using mobile as unacceptable as drink-driving

The Department for Transport has backed the AA to make driving while using a mobile as socially unacceptable as drink-driving.

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Southern season ticket holders urged to claim compensation

Passengers who bought Southern season tickets are being urged to check if they are eligible for compensation.

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Rail bosses: Southern strikes ‘impotent and ineffective’

Strike action by Southern staff is ‘increasingly impotent and ineffective’, according to rail bosses.

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Nine in ten Southern trains ran during strike

Nine in ten Southern trains ran during strike

Almost nine in ten Southern trains ran during the strike by the RMT union yesterday (Wednesday February 22).

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The London Road viaduct in Brighton

Winds from Storm Doris to slow Southern trains

Heavy winds from Storm Doris mean speed restrictions will be in place across much of Sussex’s train network tomorrow (Thursday February 23).

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