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How to achieve local web search success

Local SEO works a little differently from the mainstream version.

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Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern Rail is attempting to stop train drivers from striking through an injunction.

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Martin Copland

Q & A with Martin Copland of Ashdown Hurrey

My accountant tells me that as a self-employed person, the rules on claiming motor expenses are more complex than they used to be. Is this correct?

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Ace's new premises at Castleham Industrial Estate

New premises for Ace Joinery Solutions

Ace Joinery Solutions is a one-stop shop for all of your joinery needs at competitive prices without compromising on design or quality!

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Ian Noble

Just 23 shopping days left to Christmas

On the day that this edition of Business Matters hits the streets it will be a mere 23 shopping days until Christmas and yet it feels that the build-up has, once again, been going on forever!

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James Villiers (Photograph: Masterchef) SUS-161128-145301001

Sussex chef fights for his future on TV cooking show

A Brighton chef has cooked his way through the quarterfinals of Masterchef and into the knockout round of the BBC show.

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Savings shortfall worries Sussex families

Concerns around a lack of savings are preventing people in Sussex and the South East from realising their life goals, a recent survey has found.

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Ravenside Retail Park in Bexhill is closed SUS-161120-154606001

UPDATE: Ravenside Retail Park reopens after three-day closure

Ravenside Retail Park has reopened this morning (Wednesday, November 23) after being closed for three days due to safety concerns during Storm Angus.

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Mobile phone crackdown

What are the biggest threats on the road?

Drivers who are speeding or distracted are considered to be the biggest threats on roads in the South East.

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Drive for Justice campaign. Photo: Shutterstock

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Jobs

Fifteen new jobs at refurbished Hastings bar

Yates Hastings is to reopen its doors to the public on December 5, following a £450,000 refurbishment.

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Southern train

No Southern trains for 1066 Country in first day of strike

1066 Country has again been left with no Southern Rail trains during this week’s strike which starts today (Tuesday, November 22).

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VIDEO: Why do you think Hastings is a great place to live and work?

The Hastings Observer goes out and about in town to ask business owners why they think Hastings is a great place to live and work.

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More than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money

Children in the South East struggling to learn about money

New research has revealed more than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money.

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Hastings BID Steering Group: 
left to right: Colin Dormer, Alan Matthews, Rob Woods, Pat Horwill, Ian Noble, Andre Brincat SUS-161116-073346001

Town centre set for £1m investment as firms back the BID

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UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

The latest set of labour market figures published this week show UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, hitting an 11-year-low.

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The facility would also add engineering capacity at Gatwick as the airport continues its growth

COUNTY NEWS: New Gatwick hangar could provide more than 100 jobs

A new multi-million pound hangar at Gatwick Airport could provide more than 100 new jobs, according to plans announced today.

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Hilary Knight, left, and Paula Seager, co-directors of Natural Partnerships CIC, which runs the awards, with William Goodwin, chairman of the judges

Food and drink grand finalists revealed

The grand finalists in Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 were revealed on Monday following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 13,000 public votes.

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Adele Wilson and Rebecca Medhurst from The Perfume Shop with some happy shoppers help promote the up and coming Black Friday event at Priory Meadow Shopping Centre. Picture by: TONY COOMBES. SUS-161115-162529001

Hastings shops gear up for Black Friday

Retailers in Hastings are gearing up for an avalanche of extra shoppers expected to turn out for the Black Friday sales on November 25.

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'Hidden workforce' key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK SUS-161011-091320001

‘Hidden workforce’ key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

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