Local firm is offering free boiler to charity

Local firm Southern Energy Solutions Ltd are offer a free boiler, complete with fitting to a local charity which is need of one.

Staff at the new Brighton Hobbycraft store

Sixteen jobs created at a new Brighton arts and crafts store

Hobbycraft, the UK’s largest arts and crafts retailer, is opening a new store in Brighton on July 3.

A Southern train

Train delays between Eastbourne, Bexhill and Hastings due to trespassers on railway

Passengers are currently facing disruption on trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

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New Optician at Tesco helps to raise awareness of Glaucoma condition.

As the UK marks National Glaucoma Awareness Week local people at risk of the sight-stealing condition are benefiting from a new ‘Vision Express at Tesco’

The Chilli Tree restuarant in Bexhill

Bexhill restaurant’s alcohol licence revoked

An Asian restaurant in Bexhill has had its alcohol licence revoked after it was found to be employing illegal immigrants on two separate occasions, according to Rother District Council.

Oskar de Rocha and Kostya Petrov

COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

Global ReBrokingSolutions can help you with professional insurance

Indemnity insurance is the smart option

In the United States, this type of insurance cover is referred to as ‘errors and omissions’ cover, a title that actually encapsulates exactly what Professional Indemnity Insurance is and what it does.

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A complete range of joinery solutions for all markets

Ace Joinery Solutions SE offers a complete range of joinery solutions for both the commercial and residential markets.

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Martin Copland

Can I claim tax relief on buying a new car through the company?

Question: I am an owner of a Limited company and I am thinking of purchasing a car through the company, as I heard that you can obtain a large amount of tax relief. Is this the case and are there any potential issues? Mrs C of Hastings
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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

The Chilli Tree restuarant in Bexhill

Bexhill restaurant fined £10,000 after Home Office visit

An Asian restaurant in Bexhill was fined £10,000 for employing an individual with no permission to work in the UK, according to the Home Office.

WH Smith came bottom of the Which? customer satisfaction survey

WH Smith voted worst store on the high street in Which? survey

Britain’s highest and lowest rated high street shops by customer satisfaction have been revealed in a survey by the consumer brand Which?.

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Students gain hands-on experience of building industry thanks to firm

Construction students from Sussex Coast College Hastings gained valuable work experience with property developer, Barratt Homes.

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COUNTY NEWS: Helicopter flights offered as alternative to Southern – for one week only

An energy drink company has decided to put on helicopter flights from Sussex to London in the first week of the new rail timetable.

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Liam Fox: Bexhill Enterprise Park ‘worth £150m’

International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox has launched a new drive to attract foreign investment into the Bexhill Enterprise Park.

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Council to refurbish the Colonnade as part of Bexhill restaurant plans

A major refurbishment is set to begin at the Colonnade in Bexhill as Rother District Council prepare to open a new cafe restaurant on the site.


Main road to close to allow work to be completed

The main road through Sidley will be closed for two weeks to allow road resurfacing work to be completed.

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