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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

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Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

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New Optician at Tesco helps to raise awareness of Glaucoma condition.

As the UK marks National Glaucoma Awareness Week local people at risk of the sight-stealing condition are benefiting from a new ‘Vision Express at Tesco’

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Oskar de Rocha and Kostya Petrov

COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

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Global ReBrokingSolutions can help you with professional insurance

Indemnity insurance is the smart option

In the United States, this type of insurance cover is referred to as ‘errors and omissions’ cover, a title that actually encapsulates exactly what Professional Indemnity Insurance is and what it does.

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A complete range of joinery solutions for all markets

Ace Joinery Solutions SE offers a complete range of joinery solutions for both the commercial and residential markets.

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Can I claim tax relief on buying a new car through the company?

Question: I am an owner of a Limited company and I am thinking of purchasing a car through the company, as I heard that you can obtain a large amount of tax relief. Is this the case and are there any potential issues? Mrs C of Hastings
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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

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WH Smith came bottom of the Which? customer satisfaction survey

WH Smith voted worst store on the high street in Which? survey

Britain’s highest and lowest rated high street shops by customer satisfaction have been revealed in a survey by the consumer brand Which?.

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COUNTY NEWS: Helicopter flights offered as alternative to Southern – for one week only

An energy drink company has decided to put on helicopter flights from Sussex to London in the first week of the new rail timetable.

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Life is local - read all about it every week in your newspaper

For as long as I can remember I have been a fully blown news addict, having got my regular fix from newspapers, radio, television, Ceefax and nowadays also via my laptop and smartphone.
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Voluntary groups invited to apply for grant funding

The Rye Fund is inviting local voluntary organisations in Rye and District to apply now for its next round of grant-funding.

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COUNTY NEWS: Could Channel 4 come to Sussex?

A council in Sussex has made a bid to Channel 4 to become one of its three 'creative hubs'.

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Hundreds object to A21 crossing plans

Hundreds of people have objected to proposals to put a level crossing on the A21.

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Sussex businesses’ chance to learn about branding

South East businesses will get the chance to learn how to brand their businesses for international success with a masterclass in Brighton from a celebrated international marketing expert.

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An example of work by Ace Joinery Solutions

Top quality craftsmanship and competitive prices

We manufacture bespoke joinery and have customers from the whole of the Southern Counties and as far as London.

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Martin Copland

Do I need to pay tax on the room I am renting out?

I have recently started renting out a room in a property I own using an online hosting website. I am now booked up for most of the summer period but I am not sure what that means in terms of the tax I will need to pay on this income.

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RBS is closing branches

UPDATE: The list of RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland has revealed which of its branches across England and Wales it is closing.

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RBS is closing branches

RBS to close 162 branches and axe 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales.

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Sainsbury's and Asda in 'advanced' merger talks to create supermarket giant

Sainsbury’s confirms £12 billion merger with Asda

SAINSBURY’S has confirmed it has agreed terms for a £12 billion merger with Walmart-owned Asda, setting the stage for one of the most audacious deals in British retail history.

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