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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, December 3

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, December 3

If you’re out and about today you’ll want to know what is happening on Sussex’s roads and rails.

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SUSSEX TRAVEL: Saturday, December 2

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Saturday, December 2

If you’re out and about this weekend you’ll want to know what is happening on Sussex’s roads and rails.

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An example of work by Ace Joinery

Who you gonna call?........Ace Joinery!

If you required works to a Graded or Listed property who would you call?

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Martin Copland of Ashdown Hurrey

Will there will be any changes to Class 2 NI contributions?

I have heard there will be changes to Class 2 National Insurance contributions. I am self-employed but don’t really know what these contributions are or whether these changes will affect me. Can you explain?

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The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Savers store (with old shop front sign), in Devonshire Road, Bexhill.

Discount chain to open store in Bexhill

A health and beauty company has announced plans to open a new store in Bexhill next month.

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Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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We have decided not to republish the banned ad so we have used a stock photo

‘Sexually provocative’ toothpaste ad banned for ‘objectifying’ women

A ‘sexually provocative’ toothpaste advert featuring a naked model has been banned for ‘objectifying’ women.

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Product recall

Birds Eye pies recalled due to mix up

Birds Eye has recalled a range of Shortcrust Chicken Pies because a number of packs have been found to contain Birds Eye Steak Pies.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Huw Merriman speaking in the Commons

Bexhill and Battle MP’s call for action on dangerous roads

Bexhill’s MP Huw Merriman has called for action after sections of the A21 and A259 have been branded some of the most dangerous roads in the country.

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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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B&M

Mum blasts B&M over store’s Christmas letter which breaks the ‘unwritten Santa Code’

B&M has apologised after a furious mum accused the store of almost ruining Christmas for her children with one of its products.

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Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group.

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The pub sector supports more than 1,000 jobs in Bexhill and Battle

Data reveals importance of pub sector to local economy

The brewing and pub sector makes a huge economic contribution to Bexhill and Battle, new figures from a study commissioned by the British Beer and Pub Association show.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling attended a meeting with Huw Merriman MP and Amber Rudd MP to discuss new track layouts in Ashford. SUS-171115-093057001

Transport Secretary supports plan to improve journey times to London

The Secretary of State for Transport committed to support the development of a proposed new track layout at Ashford International which would allow trains from 1066 Country to travel direct to London St Pancras.

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Britains progress in closing the gender pay gap has shuddered to a halt

Gender pay gap progress grinds to a halt and could take 100 years to close

Britain’s progress in closing the gender pay gap has shuddered to a halt and women could be waiting 100 years for equal pay.

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'Am I the world's smallest double-decker driver?'

At 4ft 6in tall, Frank Hachem believes he could be the world’s smallest double-decker bus driver.
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Dozens of Pontins have been dismissed from work over disputed claims of 'gross misconduct'. Photo by Sid Saunders.

COUNTY NEWS: Pontins fires staff in 'gross misconduct' dispute

Dozens of staff members have been dismissed from Pontins Camber Sands over disputed claims of gross misconduct.

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