Ex-convicts warn of lack of home security in Sussex

Ex-convicts have warned of a lack of home security in Sussex and the rest of the south east after research found almost a third of people in the region take no security precautions.

Jamie Oliver at The Diner

Jamie Oliver unveils new restaurant at Gatwick

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has visited Gatwick Airport to unveil his new flagship restaurant, The Diner, a homage to great American comfort food.

Network Rail is calling for drivers to not risk their lives for the sake of a few minutes at Yapton crossing. Picture: Network Rail

COUNTY NEWS: School bus among 150 vehicles caught risking lives on level crossing

A school bus was among more than 150 vehicles caught ignoring warning lights at a busy level crossing in two months.

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Sussex Coast College student lands herself a top teaching job in China

Sussex Coast College student Sarah Hazelton has landed her first teaching job with International Language School, EF, in Shenyang China.

A kitchen installation by Bluebell

Bluebell welcomes Keller Kitchens to its portfolio

Bluebell Kitchen Studio would like to welcome Keller Kitchens to its portfolio.

Let's Do Business Expo returns next month to the Hastings Centre

Expo returns for 15th year

The Let’s Do Business: Hastings Expo returns again to The Hastings Centre next month

Date: 16th December 2015. Picture James Hardisty.
Ashley Highfield, chief executive of Johnston Press, visiting Yorkshire Post Newspapers, Leeds. YPN-151216-122835060

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Excuses, excuses. When it comes to calling in sick to work, employees get creative.

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Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

The perfect job is a four-day, 24 hour week with a salary of £61,000-a-year, free fruit and a boss who likes a pint, it has emerged.

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BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

The RMT and ASLEF have both suspended strike action on Southern Rail after being approached for direct talks with the Secretary of State.

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Update: Bailiffs called in to bakery firm

Bailiffs have been called into the head office of a bakery firm, the landlord has told the Observer.

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Firm gets hands on in the local community

Hastings Direct’s leadership team came together in Bexhill last week to support the local community and businesses by completing a Big Community Challenge.

An example of work by Ace Joinery Solutions

The one-stop shop for all your joinery needs

Ace Joinery Solutions South East offer a complete range of joinery solutions for both the commercial and residential markets.

Martin Copland

Your questions on tax answered by Martin Copland of Ashdown Hurrey

Question: I’m a pensioner and my income over the past five years has been made up of pension income and dividends. My son has advised me that I might need to start completing a Self-Assessment tax return. Mrs H of Little Common asks if this is true?

The team at Spectrum Independent Financial Services

Spectrum's success built on incredibly talented team

A financial services business in Battle is riding high following a massive increase in business over the last four years.

Conquest House, Hastings Direct head office, Bexhill

Celebrating 20 years of Hastings Direct

As one of the biggest employers in the South East, Hastings Direct is a successful, national company located in the quiet seaside town of Bexhill-on-Sea.

From left: Alice Little, Cathy Sharp (owner) and Martel Loft.

Laundry Ninjas clean up with their first class service

Laundry Ninjas was established in 2011 by Cathy Sharp

Wetherspoon, Bexhill.

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Opening looms for new £3 million Bexhill Wetherspoons

After months of work, the new Bexhill Wetherspoons is set to open in just over a week’s time, with the creation of 70 new jobs.

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

‘Wedding season’ sets the average adult back almost £800, a study found.

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Travel news

TRAVEL: Final day at Goodwood and disruption on the trains

There is queueing traffic on the A27 around Chichester on the final day of action at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed.

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