Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Five simple tips to end up with more money in 2017

Five simple tips to end up with more money in 2017

Sally Francis, a senior writer at, explains five things women should consider after a month of excess.

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West Sussex County Council leader Louise Goldsmith

A27 consultation re-run ‘not about a northern bypass’, county council leader insists

Louise Goldsmith, the leader of West Sussex County Council, has responded to a challenge to her Chichester West division seat from anti-northern A27 bypass campaigners.

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Louise Goldsmith being handed the notice from Chichester Deserves Better at last Thursday's Funtington Parish Council meeting

A27 campaigners launch challenge for county council leader’s seat

Anti-northern bypass campaigners have announced plans to put forward a candidate to challenge leader Louise Goldsmith for her seat on the county council at this summer’s elections.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

Rail news

Travel advice issued ahead of three day train driver’s strike

Passengers are warned to travel by train ‘only if essential’ during three days of strikes by ASLEF drivers planned this week, said a spokesperson from Govia Thameslink Railway.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Aldi will increase its its minimum wage

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4,000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4,000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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National fashion chain coming to Worthing

National fashion chain coming to Worthing

A high street clothing chain with more than 70 stores across the UK is opening in Worthing next month, the Herald has learned.

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Tracie Davey, operations manager at Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce, left, presents the cheque to Louise Gisbey, fundraising and marketing manager for Safe in Sussex wbNoMd1IMAvnAt8AQ0ez

Chamber’s support for refuges welcomed

Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce gave the charity Safe In Sussex a special Christmas present.

JD Wetherspoon confirmed the property has been sold

UPDATE: Restaurant tipped to replace town centre Wetherspoon pub

A restaurant is expected to replace a town centre Wetherspoon pub that closed down.

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Labour members campaigned at Worthing station this morning

Labour campaigners protest rail fare increase at Worthing station

Rail fares have increased by 27 per cent since 2010, claimed Labour campaigners handing out leaflets and speaking to passengers at Worthing station this morning.

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Louise Goldsmith, leader of West Sussex County Council (photo submitted). SUS-150522-082832001

County council leader pleads for end to Southern strikes

The leader of West Sussex County Council has called for action to address the ‘huge detrimental effect’ the current Southern rail strike is having on the county.

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Traffic news

M23 blocked at Gatwick Airport

There are severe traffic delays on the M23 near Gatwick Airport.

The Stakes on a Train Paddy Power offer

Stakes on a train! Betting firm offers ‘insurance’ against Southern cancellations

Christmas Eve commuters suffering cancellations on Southern Rail routes have been offered a lifeline by betting firm.

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Best new buildings in Adur and Worthing named – but do you agree?

The best new buildings, recent restorations and snazzy shopfronts have been named – but which one is the best?

The stretch of the A27 on the western edge of Worthing which is currently national speed limit, but councillors recommended should be 40mph

A27 speed limit reduction rejected

Hopes of a speed limit change on the A27 at the edge of Worthing have been dashed, despite being backed by county councillors.

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Latest Rail News

MP calls for rail ombudsman and compensation scheme changes

The MP for East Worthing and Shoreham put forward a ten minute rule bill in the House of Commons yesterday that would establish a network-wide rail ombudsman and redesign the system of compensation.

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Fuel prices creep upwards

Fuel prices creep upwards

The cost of fuel rose last week, with unleaded petrol now 115.0 pence per litre. This is 0.8 pence per litre more than the previous week.

Rail strikes ‘costing the UK £300m’, study reveals

Rail strikes ‘costing the UK £300m’, study reveals

Research from the University of Chichester has found that Southern Rail strikes have cost the UK hundreds of millions of pounds.

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