St Michael’s hospice open day RN open day invite...

Registered Nurses interested in joining the St Michael’s Hospice team, are invited to an Open Day at the hospice on April 21, commencing at 10am.

Museum Lab discovery day. Picture: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton and Hove

Events to mark English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week runs all this week so here we round up some of the events taking place.

Arundel Castle did not make the list. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Celebrating our tourist attractions in Sussex

In a list of the top 241 sites across the country, published by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), Sussex only had five attractions listed.

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Red Hair Salon in Hastings

Red Hair opening new salon in Battle

On Friday 31st March the Mayor of Battle will snip the ribbon of the new Red Hair salon opening in the town.

Mortgage problems

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

Travel news

RMT to move Southern Rail strike date for more talks

A strike date for the RMT union is set to be moved to allow for more talks with Southern Rail on April 4.

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Waitrose scraps ‘free drink without purchase’ offer

Waitrose scraps ‘free drink without purchase’ offer

Shoppers who have enjoyed popping in to Waitrose on their way to work for a free cup of tea or coffee woke up to dark news this morning – they will now have to buy something before claiming a free beverage.

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Cllr Rupert Simmons

Funding boost for 1066 Country businesses

Businesses in 1066 Country are being given a £1 million funding boost, thanks to new council funding.

What national insurance is – and where it goes

What national insurance is – and where it goes

A tax called national insurance has become the centre of a row within Britain’s ruling Conservative Party

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Ashley Highfield

NMA calls for investigation into Google, Facebook and the digital advertising supply chain to combat fake news

A free and fearless press is society’s single best defence against fake news but action is needed to ensure the news media sector’s quality, agenda-setting journalism can survive and thrive in the digital environment, the News Media Association (NMA) said today.

Southern services are disrupted

COUNTY NEWS: Security alert at London Bridge causes major disruption on the rails

The closure of London Bridge railway station has led to major disruption on Southern services this afternoon (March 7).

Celebrating the achievements of more than 100 higher and advanced apprentices at Chichester Cathedral last year

Guinness World Record attempt in National Apprenticeship Week

During National Apprenticeship Week, from today until Friday, The Big Assembly will attempt to set a Guinness World Record.

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Business news. Photo: Shutterstock SUS-150809-154619001

How much free time do you give your employer?

Sussex people work an average of 7.6 hours overtime a week - but nearly 70% do it for free!

The jobs boost marks a 40 per cent uplift in seasonal summer jobs at the airport

1,000 summer jobs at Gatwick up for grabs

More than 1,000 summer jobs at Gatwick Airport will be up for grabs this year, it has been revealed.

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Martin Copland

Your tax questions answered here

I filed my tax return recently and I had a tax bill as a result of my savings income. Is there anything I can do to reduce my tax bill next year? Mrs A, Hastings

Amber Rudd MP at the meeting

Forum's first meeting attracted more than 70 guests

A new business forum was launched on 17th February with guest speakers Amber Rudd MP and Liz Pendennis from Christmas in Rye.

A kitchen by Bluebell Kitchen Studios

Bluebell can help you design your kitchen

Bluebell Kitchen Studio are kitchen designers, kitchen suppliers and kitchen fitters, who offer highly experienced and fully qualified craftsmen.

A staircase by Ace Joinery Solutions Ltd

New premises for Ace Joinery Solutions

We are excited to announce that we have moved to a new location – 1 & 3 Castleham Road, St Leonards On Sea.
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