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VIDEO: Bank ‘will not reopen’ following ram raid

Barclays’ Henfield branch will not reopen after suffering significant damage in a ram raid in April, it has been confirmed.

Crime

Gatwick notches up busiest ever May

Last month saw London Gatwick experience the busiest May in its history, as 4.1 million passengers travelled through the airport.

Business
Co-op in South Road, Haywards Heath. Picture: Google Street View

Co-op in Haywards Heath to close

Co-op in Haywards Heath is closing this October, a spokesman for the store has confirmed.

Business
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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

Transport
Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

News

New five-year £1.11 billion programme announced by Gatwick Airport

A new five-year plan for Gatwick Airport, costing £1.11 billion, has been announced today by the Chief Executive Stewart Wingate.

Business
Full planning permission for 30 new homes in Bolney has been approved

Permission for 30 new homes in Bolney approved

Full planning permission for 30 new homes in Bolney has been approved, despite a number of objections.

News
The new 'state-of-the-art' electric milk floats have arrived in Mid Sussex

New ‘state-of-the-art’ milk delivery service arrives in Mid Sussex

Residents in Mid Sussex may have their milk delivered to them before 7am, thanks to a new ‘state-of-the-art’ service.

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Broken down engineering train causes rail delays

Broken down engineering train causes rail delays

Commuters are facing disruption on the Brighton Mainline this morning (June 7) after an engineering train broke down between Gatwick and Purley.

Transport
The Martlets Shopping Centre in Burgess Hill. Picture: Steve Robards

UPDATE: Crews called to reports of ‘burning plastic smell’ at Argos

Fire crews were called to reports of a ‘burning smell’ at Argos in Burgess Hill this morning.

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Haywards Heath councillor Emma Clayton and owner of Grey Bear Consultancy

Women invited to networking event in Haywards Heath

Women in Mid Sussex who are looking to set up their own business or need that extra push are invited to a networking event next month.

Business
Oskar de Rocha and Kostya Petrov

COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

Business
Alison Nightingale. Picture: Juliet/deanstreet PR

Albourne Estate unveils first Sussex vermouth

Albourne Estate has unveiled the first Sussex vermouth.

Business
The number of JSA claimants in Peterborough has fallen.

Universal Credit benefit scheme arrives in Mid Sussex

Mid Sussex has joined the Government’s flagship Universal Credit scheme.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

Business
WH Smith came bottom of the Which? customer satisfaction survey

WH Smith voted worst store on the high street in Which? survey

Britain’s highest and lowest rated high street shops by customer satisfaction have been revealed in a survey by the consumer brand Which?.

Business
The new Post Office will be open seven days a week

New Post Office to open in Haywards Heath

A new Post Office is to open in Haywards Heath and will offer a ‘wide range of banking services’ seven days a week.

News
Southern Rail

Rail delays between Brighton and Haywards Heath

A fault with a signalling system at Wivelsfield is causing disruption to rail services this afternoon (May 24).

Transport
Kevin Thorne, owner of K J Thorne butchers in Burgess Hill. Picture: Steve Robards

‘We are not closing’ – town butcher reassures customers

A longstanding Burgess Hill butcher is reassuring his customers that he is not leaving the town any time soon.

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Take a flight from Shoreham to Battersea

COUNTY NEWS: Helicopter flights offered as alternative to Southern – for one week only

An energy drink company has decided to put on helicopter flights from Sussex to London in the first week of the new rail timetable.

Transport
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