PROPERTY NOTES: New homes and a new village hub comes to Thakeham

This weekend (Saturday 1 October) sees the launch of a new development with a bit of a difference. Abingworth Meadows in Thakeham is about more than new homes, smart and stylish though they may be. It’s creating a new hub for the village.

Rail news

Rail delays as ‘urgent repairs’ force station platform to close

A platform has been closed at Haywards Heath station as engineers carry out ‘urgent repairs’ this morning (Tuesday September 27).

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Kate McWilliams, the UK's youngest ever female captain

Gatwick pilot becomes UK’s youngest ever female captain

An easyjet pilot has become the UK’s youngest ever female captain, the airline says.


TRAVEL NEWS: Accident causing delays

An accident in Newhaven this morning is causing delays.

A junior doctors' strike at Worthing Hospital earlier this year

Doctor strike suspension a ‘huge relief to thousands of patients’

The Patients Association has welcomed the news from The British Medical Association today announcing an end to the planned series of junior doctor strikes.

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BHS to return as online shop

Retailer BHS has announced plans to relaunch online.

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VIDEO: Abnormally large lorries cause delays through Sussex

Huge lorries carrying materials for Shepham Wind Farm in Polegate are being given police escort along Sussex roads, causing delays.

Junior doctors on the picket line earlier this year outside Chichester's St. Richard's Hospital

Junior doctor strikes called off

The British Medical Association has announced a suspension of further junior doctor strikes across England.

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Major engineering works are causing disruption

TRAVEL NEWS: Rail disruptions continue

Replacement buses continue to be in place along the coastal line because of major engineering works all weekend.

Travel news

A27 full closure tonight at Polegate

Drivers are being advised that a section of the A27 at Polegate will be fully closed for repair work tonight, Saturday, September 24.

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TRAVEL NEWS: Rail delays expected all weekend

Major engineering work this weekend will see services to and from London Victoria disrupted on both Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25.

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Opening date revealed for major new store in Horsham

Opening date revealed for major new store in Horsham

National homeware store Dunelm is to open in Horsham on November 22.

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Customers queue at opening of new M&S Foodhall

Customers queued at the opening of a new Marks & Spencer Foodhall in Acorn Retail Park, Crawley, today.


New M&S to open in Crawley tomorrow

A new M&S Foodhall is to open its doors for the first time in Crawley tomorrow (Wednesday).

Major new store to open in Crawley town centre

Major new store to open in Crawley town centre

Furniture and sofa specialist DFS is to open a new store in County Mall Shopping Centre, Crawley.

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Roald Dahl will become its first ever British tail fin hero

Airline celebrates Roald Dahl day by announcing author will be a ‘tail fin hero’

Gatwick’s third largest airline, Norwegian, has announced that world-famous author Roald Dahl will become its first ever British ‘tail fin hero’, with the author’s portrait set to appear on a Norwegian aircraft.

COUNTY: Post Office strikes set in dispute over branch closures and job losses

COUNTY: Post Office strikes set in dispute over branch closures and job losses

Thousands of Post Office workers are set to strike Thursday (September 15) in a dispute over branch closures, job losses and pensions, trade union officials said.

Morrisons launches checkout promise

Morrisons launches checkout promise

Supermarket chain chain Morrisons has today made a “checkout promise” that it will open extra checkouts for customers if there is more than one person ahead of them in a queue.

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Jobs under threat as tile firm goes into liquidation after 50 years

More than 30 jobs are under threat after major tile and bathroom retailer Rogers Ceramics announced it has gone into liquidation.

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Isaac Kirby-Dunkley, 18, and his brother Otis Kirby-Dunkley, 22, walked from London to Worthing in frustration at constant train delays

COUNTY NEWS: Rail chaos sees brothers walk 60 miles home from London

Two brothers frustrated by the unreliability of Southern Rail services have walked 60 miles home from London.

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