UPDATE: A27 at Lewes re-opens after fire

Police have confirmed the A27 at Lewes has reopened following last night’s big fire at a recycling centre on the southern outskirts of the town.

Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Is your car on the recall list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning – is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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Mark Bennett, CEO of Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers.

Trained staff the first defence against cyber attack says Sussex consultant

The NHS ransomware attack should be seen as a wake-up call for businesses to train staff in basic cyber security, irrespective of their sector or size, a Sussex insurance consultant has said.

Southern Railway

COUNTY NEWS: Southern’s warning ahead of Seagulls’ parade

Rail operator Southern has warned that although it is putting on extra carriages for Sunday’s promotion parade, passengers should expect a ‘long wait’ at stations.

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Southern Railway

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex rail services back on track after signal fault

Southern services are running as normal after a signalling fault disrupted all routes from Brighton this afternoon (May 10).

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COUNTY NEWS: Major disruption to Sussex rail services

Southern Rail said a ‘major fault’ with signalling systems is causing ‘major disruption’ on services across Sussex this afternoon (May 10).

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A Bluebell kitchen installation

Bluebell season is here

Once again it’s that time of year when nature starts to spring into life and new growth begins.

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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Graham Buchanan

Why a website is still your most important piece of marketing collateral

With so much talk of virtual and augmented reality, experiential content and digital solutions, it’s easy for businesses owners to think a fantastic brand can only be built through expensive, high-tech strategies.

Nick Casson of TaxAssist

The threshold for VAT, new national minimum wage rates and personal tax accounts

What is the threshold for VAT registration?

Martin Copland of Ashdown Hurrey

Your questions on tax answered here

Here is an update on the HMRC Second Incomes Campaign

From left to right: Mark Weeks-Pearson, Jeff Moore (directors of Ashdown Hurrey) Sue Lee and Peter Silk of Silk & Co.

Silk & Co merges with Ashdown Hurrey

After 27 years of trading, accountancy firm Silk & Co has recently merged with another local firm of accountants, Ashdown Hurrey.

A French door by Ace Joinery Solutions

Is it time to replace that old door in time for summer?

Spring has sprung and it’s time to replace that old door ready for the summer months!

Southern train

Mid-week curfew for London to Sussex trains

Southern is to limit its late-night trains from London during the week so that Network Rail can carry out ‘maintenance and improvement works’.

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The Inspiring through technology conference takes place next Friday (May 12)

Inspiring through technology

The Wayfinder Group Inspiring Through Technology Conference takes place on Friday 12 May at the East Sussex National from 8.30-2.00pm

Mark Brailsford, Brighton's political satirist and director of the Treason Show, singing the Southern protest song at Brighton station

COUNTY NEWS: Southern Rail protest song goes viral

A video of a Southern protest song performed went viral this weekend, with more than 30,000 views on social media.

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Google to host free digital skills training on pier

Internet giant Google has announced that Hastings will be the first stop on its coastal towns tour, offering local businesses and residents free digital skills training with its pop-up ‘Digital Garage’.

Railway line gridlock due to signal failure

Railway line gridlock due to signal failure

A signal failure is causing long delays on the rail network.

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