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Fresh strikes planned in Southern Rail dispute

The RMT union has announced its members are to strike for 24 hours, in the latest industrial action in the year-long Southern dispute.

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Railway bosses criticise union over rejection of ‘significant pay offer’

Railway bosses criticise union over rejection of ‘significant pay offer’

Railway bosses have criticised union leaders for rejecting what they claim is a ‘significant pay offer’.

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The approach to platforms 15-19 - before and after the work to extend ticket barriers

Network Rail says Sussex commuters ‘safe’ after fears raised over London Victoria

Network Rail this week said it would ‘never put passengers at risk’ following claims by a passengers’ group about dangerous conditions at London Victoria.

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Dr Shini Somara is presenting the BBC programme Invented in the South East, which will be aired on Friday, June 23, 2017

Sussex celebrated for its ground-breaking inventions in BBC programme

Physicist, engineer and science reporter Dr Shini Somara will explore the extraordinary role Sussex has played in the way humans interact with technology in the BBC programme Invented in the South East, scheduled to air this Friday (June 23) on BBC One at 7.30pm.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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Coping with hot weather

How to deal with hot weather while working

The Met Office has predicted a heatwave could be on its way and the hot weather looks set to continue over the next couple of days this week.

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ABC protest (Photograph: Bradley Rees)

COUNTY NEWS: Commuter group to meet Department for Transport in court over Southern crisis

A Sussex-based commuter group has announced it will be attending a public court hearing on the Southern crisis next week.
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Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets are to cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).

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Next star sandals recalled

Next recall children’s sandals over choking fears

High street retailer Next have urgently recalled a pair of sandals due to concerns they could present a choking hazard to children.

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Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport named the second worst airport

Four British airports are among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.

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Staff from Home Instead Senior Care with their certificates

At-home carers complete dementia training

Caregivers have received certificates after completing specialist dementia training.

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Hayley Kenward with the bespoke Merrythought teddy bear

Special teddy bear created in memory of good friends

A limited edition teddy bear has been commissioned to raise money for a cancer charity.

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Riverside Brewery will be open for business as part of the first Adur Valley Beer Walk

Adur Valley Beer Walk launches

The first Adur Valley Beer Walk will be a trail of two breweries - taking in eight pubs en route.

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Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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IN PICTURES: DIY SOS the Big Reveal

The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Is your car on the recall list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning – is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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Mark Bennett, CEO of Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers.

Trained staff the first defence against cyber attack says Sussex consultant

The NHS ransomware attack should be seen as a wake-up call for businesses to train staff in basic cyber security, irrespective of their sector or size, a Sussex insurance consultant has said.

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Southern Railway

COUNTY NEWS: Southern’s warning ahead of Seagulls’ parade

Rail operator Southern has warned that although it is putting on extra carriages for Sunday’s promotion parade, passengers should expect a ‘long wait’ at stations.

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Southern Railway

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex rail services back on track after signal fault

Southern services are running as normal after a signalling fault disrupted all routes from Brighton this afternoon (May 10).

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