UPDATE: Travis Perkins says store closures ‘will not impact’ West Sussex

Builders’ merchant Travis Perkins has confirmed that West Sussex ‘has not been impacted’ by the closure of 30 branches announced earlier today.

COUNTY NEWS: Southern Rail drivers to ballot on strike action

COUNTY NEWS: Southern Rail drivers to ballot on strike action

Southern Rail drivers are set to vote on industrial action after talks at head office broke down on Monday, union ASLEF has announced.

Maintenance work on Shoreham railway bridge. Picture: Eddie Mitchell SUS-161014-144048001

Steel work repairs continue on Shoreham railway bridge

Steel work repairs and repainting of the Shoreham railway bridge have continued.

Herald reporter James Butler bemoans the potential loss of Marmite from Tesco's shelves - the 'perfect partner' to a slice of bread. Pictured outside the Tesco Express store in Chapel Road, Worthing

POLL: Marmite running low at Tesco after national dispute

Marmite and other Unilever products appeared to be running low at Tesco after a national dispute which has now been resolved.

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Ultrafast broadband for Adur and Worthing

Ultrafast broadband ‘100 times UK average’ could be heading to Adur and Worthing

A project to deliver ultrafast broadband across the county could see Adur and Worthing become the first ‘gigabit’ areas in the south east.

POLL: Express yourself about Southern Rail strikes

POLL: Express yourself about Southern Rail strikes

As a second day of commuter misery comes to a close, here’s a chance to express yourself about the Southern Rail strikes.

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One of the recruitment days held by Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hundreds of jobseekers at NHS Trust’s recruitment days

More than 300 people attended two recruitment and career days at Worthing Hospital and St Richard’s in Chichester on October 1 and October 8.

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Worthing town crier Bob Smytherman with singing chef Jonathan Nulty

First Green Dreams festival proves fruitful

Adur and Worthing’s first local community foods and greenspaces festival proved fruitful.

Stress at record high for UK workers

Stress at record high for UK workers

Workplace stress has reached record levels, according to a TUC report for World Mental Health Day.

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SH 061014 Public toilets, Beach Green, Shoreham. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-140610-170129001

Developer pulls out of Beach Green project

A developer seeking to turn a dilapidated Shoreham Beach toilet block into a cafe and restaurant has walked away from the project.

West Sussex County Council (WSCC) are putting on the jobs fair for the second time

Jobs fair returns for aspiring apprentices

A jobs fair for budding apprentices is being held later this month, due to more than 250 vacancies on offer in West Sussex.

Stefan Field at Slimming Worlds Team Developer Thank You Day

Team developer is named among best in the country

Southwick weight loss trainer Stefan Field has been recognised for his exceptional support work.

The town centre manager confirmed there is no sign of the retailer opening its doors

‘No sign of Primark,’ says town centre manager

Worthing shoppers were dealt a blow when Primark was not the retailer confirmed to replace BHS on Montague Street, in Worthing.

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Chris and Elaine Goodman of Focus Group with James Bloomfield from St Wilfrids Hospice

Mount Kilimanjaro climb for Sussex charities

Businesses across Sussex have teamed up to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for charity.

Artist's impressions of plans for the Montague Centre

Four top chain eateries on way to Worthing

Chicken eatery Nando’s will open in Worthing next year – and two more top chains are expected to follow suit.

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This Government reform halves the amount of time a train must be delayed before passengers are eligible for compensation

Business comment: Sorry Southern has the Midas touch

The sorry Southern saga stuttered on yesterday when the rail operator’s attempts to garner public support spectacularly backfired.

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The Poundworld Extra store will be opening its doors on October 13

Poundworld opening news creates negative response

It was confirmed last week that Poundworld will be replacing BHS on Montague Street, in Worthing.

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Vanessa and Bob McCulloch run Tom Foolery in Shoreham

Grant from council helps Shoreham coffee shop to flourish

Business is thriving for the Tom Foolery Coffee shop on Shoreham High Street after it received a £25,000 Coast to Capital grant from Adur and Worthing Chamber of Commerce to build a new kitchen

Daily services to Moscow will start in November

COUNTY NEWS: New service to fly daily from Gatwick to Moscow

A Russian airline is to provide a daily service from London Gatwick to Moscow from November.

Nando's is coming to Worthing (file picture)

CONFIRMED: Nando’s coming to Worthing – but when?

It has been confirmed that restaurant chain Nando’s is coming to town.

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