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Pothole concerns for rural businesses

A major insurer has joined the pothole debate by urging motorists to take extra care as prolonged harsh weather and limited highway maintenance programmes are taking their toll on countryside routes.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, April 22

Anyone heading to Gatwick Airport today (Sunday, April 22) should know that part of the M23 is closed.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, April 21

The county’s roads were clear of congestion as of this morning (Saturday, April 21) but anyone planning to venture out by train should know that some lines are closed due to engineering works.

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Winners of Business Awards crowned at lavish ceremony

Hundreds turned out in their finest evening wear for this year's Observer and Gazette Business Awards, in Arundel.
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Members of the design group gathered for an update on A27 process

Council leader says A27 meetings with Goodwood took place

West Sussex County Council held a couple of ‘closed door’ investigative meetings with Goodwood as part of the battle to secure a better A27, the leader Louise Goldsmith explained yesterday.

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Lloyds announces more banks branch closures

Selsey, East Wittering and Midhurst are among the 49 Lloyds Banking Group branch closures confirmed by the banking giant.

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Concerns raised over A27 bypass ‘climate of uncertainty’

Concerns that an A27 bypass would create a ‘climate of uncertainy’ have been raised by a local campaign group.

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TRAVEL: Major roadworks set for the week ahead

Road and barrier repairs are expected to cause disruption and lane closures this week.

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Taxable income rises over five years in West Sussex

Taxable income rises over five years in West Sussex

Taxpayers in West Sussex saw a significant rise in earnings over five years, according to newly-released figures from HMRC.

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TRAVEL: Roadworks affecting M25, A3 and M3 this weekend

Road repairs, emergency roadworks and lane closures are to impact major routes this weekend.

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Rogate Parish Council steps up for shop

Rogate parish councillors have stepped in to help save the village shop where roadworks have hit trade.

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Jake Thompson has created an innovative new bike light which allows cyclists to flag up dangerous potholes and junctions

Student's innovative bike light which flags up potholes

A new bike light which flags up 'danger hotspots' on the roads to local authorities has been designed by a University of Sussex student.

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Across NHS staff in England, women are paid on average 23 per cent less than men, the figures show

Sussex NHS trust one of few to pay women more than men

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as one of the few public sector organisations in England to have a gender pay gap in favour of women.

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Oil company ‘had no access rights’ to contentious site

UK Oil and Gas had its access rights to Markwells Wood rescinded last year, according to protest groups.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Council leader Louise Goldsmith has responded to claims the A27 design process is 'undemocratic'

A27 ‘bias’ claim: Council leader says process is open

Claims that the A27 design process is ‘totally undemocratic’ and biased have been dismissed by the leader of West Sussex County Council.

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Multi-million pound economic contribution from University of Sussex

The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.

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Send us your stories as the NHS prepares to turn 70

NHS70: Send us your inspiring NHS stories

Exactly three months from today, our National Health Service turns 70.

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Johnston Press CEO launches new initiatives to close gender pay gap

Johnston Press CEO, Ashley Highfield, has launched a series of initiatives to close the gender pay gap at the regional publisher.

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