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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, December 3

The main roads across Sussex are reporting no congestion for motorists this morning (Saturday, December 3).

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Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern Rail is attempting to stop train drivers from striking through an injunction.

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Chris Grayling, the secretary of state for transport

Protest planned for transport secretary’s visit to Chichester

People angry over what they call the ‘undemocratic decision-making process’ for the A27 developments at Chichester are planning a protest at the arrival of the Government’s transport minister, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling, next week.

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James Villiers (Photograph: Masterchef) SUS-161128-145301001

Sussex chef fights for his future on TV cooking show

A Brighton chef has cooked his way through the quarterfinals of Masterchef and into the knockout round of the BBC show.

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Savings shortfall worries Sussex families

Concerns around a lack of savings are preventing people in Sussex and the South East from realising their life goals, a recent survey has found.

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Mobile phone crackdown

What are the biggest threats on the road?

Drivers who are speeding or distracted are considered to be the biggest threats on roads in the South East.

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PR workers Lucy Morphew and Emily Cosgrove catch up at a Regis Friend-snips appointment

Social salon at cutting edge of the industry

A Chichester hair salon has come up with a new way to help busy women spend more time with friends.

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Residents who want to see all the A27 options reinstated met on Saturday

Huge A27 flyover ‘would be a nightmare for the whole of Stockbridge’

Two separate groups met at the weekend to show their opposition to the A27 plans.

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Drive for Justice campaign. Photo: Shutterstock

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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More than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money

Children in the South East struggling to learn about money

New research has revealed more than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money.

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Co-op urged to talk over traffic and pedestrian safety concerns in Petworth

Co-op urged to talk over traffic and pedestrian safety concerns in Petworth

Concerns over pedestrian safety and traffic obstruction when the new Co-op store opens in Petworth have led town councillors to call for a meeting with the store and West Sussex County Council (WSCC) highways officers.

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UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

The latest set of labour market figures published this week show UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, hitting an 11-year-low.

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Southern rail strikes ‘have nothing to do with safety’, MP Nick Herbert says

Nick Herbert has slammed a rail union for causing the ongoing disruptions with what he called ‘cynical’ and ‘unreasonable’ industrial action.

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Salon manager, Emma Hopper, 27, outside the new premises in Worthing

Gogglebox duo to open beauty salon

A new beauty retreat is opening in Sussex next month and the company is putting on a launch day, which will see Gogglebox couple, Stephen and Chris cut the opening ribbon.

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The facility would also add engineering capacity at Gatwick as the airport continues its growth

COUNTY NEWS: New Gatwick hangar could provide more than 100 jobs

A new multi-million pound hangar at Gatwick Airport could provide more than 100 new jobs, according to plans announced today.

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Hilary Knight, left, and Paula Seager, co-directors of Natural Partnerships CIC, which runs the awards, with William Goodwin, chairman of the judges

Food and drink grand finalists revealed

The grand finalists in Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 were revealed on Monday following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 13,000 public votes.

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Midhurst Post Office plans to go ahead

The Post Office has announced it is going ahead with plans to move the Midhurst service from The Tuck Shop in North to the Bepton Road garage.

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The BilliFest 2016 organising committee make the High Street announcement, back, from left, Owen Davies, Barry Barnes, Ken Johnson, Tony Priestley, June Perks and Patrick Perks, front from left, Helen Abbott, Sandy Duck, Linda Nicholl and Martin Spurrier

Excitement as BilliFest is back home

BilliFest is returning the High Street after nearly ten years.

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Chichester A27 bypass West bound from the Bognor road bridge PPP-140628-083338006

New group launched to campaign against both A27 options and northern bypass

Residents have formed a new forum to campaign for ‘positive transport measures’ that meet the real needs of Chichester.

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