Southern Rail services disrupted by RMT industrial action

Southern staff have begun their latest walkout in a dispute over driver-only operation on trains today (Wednesday February 22).

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Free holidays to New Zealand

New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, home to a world-leading technology industry, is welcoming tech talent from around the globe with a bold new recruitment initiative, LookSee Wellington, which launches this week.

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Strike timetable on Southern services outlined

Southern Rail has released details of the trains it expects to run on Wednesday February 22, during the 24-hour strike by the RMT union.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day .... with a free Subway

Subway has gone all romantic on us. To celebrate ‘customer appreciation day’ Subway is offering its customers one free six-inch Sub.

New 4G masts may affect Freeview signals

Support if new 4G in Bexhill affects Freeview TV

The arrival of 4G in Bexhill will bring faster mobile internet but it may cause interference to Freeview television.

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Rail company shareholders alerted to Southern’s ‘failings’

Business leaders have written to major shareholders of the rail company at the centre of the bitter ongoing dispute with staff.

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The Battle Fat Face team presented a �600 cheque to Charity for Kids. Photo courtesy of the charity SUS-170602-120650001

Battle shop’s £600 donation to Bexhill children’s charity

A clothes shop in Battle gave a cheque for more than £600 to a Bexhill children’s charity last week with money raised through its alternative to Black Friday.


Top recognition for social venture

The Let’s Do Business Group (LDBG) has been recognised as a leading social business, winning the prestigious Growth Champion title in the national 2016 NatWest SE100 Awards.

Caroline at work

Let Caroline pamper your pooch

Caroline’s Canine Cabin is run by Caroline Carter in Hastings.

Simon listened to his Fear Of Missing Out last year and exhibited at a large trade show for accountants. While exhibiting Simon and Neep Hazarika, technical report writer, gained a significant new referrer of clients

When was the last time you spoke to an expert about Research and Development Tax Relief?

If you are the director of an innovative business, consider the following scenario when it comes to R&D Tax Relief.

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Bluebell Kitchens expanding its showroom displays

Bluebell Kitchens has been going from strength to strength and is expanding its showroom displays to offer a new range of doors.

Martin Copland of Ashdown Hurrey

Changes to the Flat Rate VAT Scheme explained by Martin Copland of Ashdown Hurrey

Question - I run a small business from home providing consultancy services to a couple of different businesses.

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Emily Yates: Passengers lead the call for rail justice

Parliament has failed in holding the Department for Transport to account – Southern Rail passengers have nowhere left to go but court.

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UPDATE: Mainline back on track after fatality

Southern Rail said services between Brighton and London are now back up and running after a fatality at East Croydon this morning (February 2).


COUNTY NEWS: ‘Major disruption’ after person hit by a train

There are cancellations and delays on the Brighton Mainline this morning (February 2), after a person was hit by a train in East Croydon.

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Commuters start legal proceedings over Southern Rail crisis

A commuter group that raised £26,000 for a judicial review of the Southern Rail crisis has begun court proceedings against the government.

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Salon owner, Louisa Anderson, said the trio of TV stars which included CBB star Chloe Goodman (front left) 'loved it'. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Five star salon turns into a celebrity hot spot

A hair and beauty salon with five star reviews in Sussex has quickly turned into a celebrity hot spot.

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The size 0 question - are British shops right to stock such small sizes?

The size 0 question - are British shops right to stock such small sizes?

The infamous American size zero hit the headlines in the early noughties with mannequins, models and clothes shops appearing to promote the smallest dress size available to women and Britain’s high street still hasn’t escaped the trend.

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Passengers must have a say if Southern is renationalised, say campaigners

“It’s not a surprise,” said the co-founder of a campaigning commuter group to the news that Govia Thameslink (GTR) may be stripped of the Southern franchise.

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