Transparency questions after ‘heavily-censored’ link road review

A ‘heavily-censored’ document about the £124m Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) raises serious issues about transparency and accountability, according to campaigners.

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Paul OKelly, of Wishing Tree Road, St Leonards, was left with cuts to his hand and arm from a Tesco trolley SUS-161019-111142001

Disgust after cuts from Hastings Tesco trolley

A father is disgusted with Tesco after being cut by a shard of plastic wrapped up in tape on one of its trolleys in Hastings.

Business 4
COUNTY NEWS: Southern Rail drivers to ballot on strike action

COUNTY NEWS: Southern Rail drivers to ballot on strike action

Southern Rail drivers are set to vote on industrial action after talks at head office broke down on Monday, union ASLEF has announced.

Working mothers as freelancers

The new wave of flexible working: good news for working parents

There is a new way of working which is gaining popularity in the UK, and it is great news for parents who want a credible and flexible career option.


Young pair’s salon dream is a reality

Two young women have defied the odds to realise their dreams of opening their own beauty salon.

Stress at record high for UK workers

Stress at record high for UK workers

Workplace stress has reached record levels, according to a TUC report for World Mental Health Day.

Offbeat 6

Major changes in buy-to-let market

The buy-to-let market has seen some very significant changes in 2016, most significantly the increase of the additional 3% in stamp duty on any property you own in addition to your primary home.
Business 2

Maternity pay advice for the self-employed

Question: I am currently self-employed and have just found out that I am pregnant. I know that if I was employed, I may be entitled to maternity pay but is there something that I can claim instead? From Mrs W of Bexhill

Nick Casson

Advice on missed tax payment

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Bluebell Kitchen Studio can help with all plans

An example of work by Ace Joinery Solutions Ltd

A 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.

Voting opens for town centre plan

Business people in the town centre will soon be able to have their say on whether to adopt a proposal which aims to improve the area.

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Jobs Fair hailed as biggest and best yet by Sussex South Coast College

Amber Rudd’s sixth Apprenticeships and Jobs Fair was hailed as the biggest and best yet by hosts Sussex South Coast College.

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Harvey's say they are re-introducing keg beer to their line-up after a gap of 15 years.

Keg beer returns to Harvey's line-up

Sussex brewer Harvey's is to re-introduce keg beer to its line-up after a gap of more than 15 years.

Business 1
Cowboy Joe's proprietor Kurt Carrington with his signature dish Pulled Pork in Coca-Cola Burger. Photos: TONY COOMBES. SUS-160310-113622001

Michelin-trained chef opens Priory Meadow’s first ‘street style’ American diner

A chef who trained under a Michelin-starred restaurateur is fulfilling his lifetime dream of opening his own restaurant, by launching an American-inspired diner at Priory Meadow Shopping Centre.

Hastings Pier. Picture by Barry Webster SUS-160524-171356001

Public Wi-Fi and high-speed broadband on Hastings Pier

Hastings Pier now has superfast broadband with public Wi-Fi thanks to a local company.

Ian Gillam from Sussex Newspapers

VIDEO: Let's Do Business 2016

Despite the weather, the Hastings Centre was packed today for the annual Let's Do Business exhibition.
Amber Rudd MP with students from The St Leonards Academy at the Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair

MP hails sixth Hastings jobs fair

The MP hailed her sixth annual jobs fair in Hastings saying she was 'impressed' by the range of opportunities in the area.

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