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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Thy Will Be Done, in Goring Road, Worthing SUS-170412-091812001

COUNTY NEWS: Will-writing firm left behind £150k debt as it folded

A Sussex will-writing firm had a debt of more than £150,000 when it went into liquidation.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Horsham MP Jeremy Quin at FairKind Child

Accent on local handmade toys at new Horsham shop

A new shop, with the accent on handmade and locally sourced toys and gifts, has opened in the centre of Horsham.

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Legal & General's Hove offices (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Hundreds of jobs under threat at Sussex insurance firm

Around 500 jobs are at risk at a Hove insurance firm, as Legal & General announced it has agreed to sell its mature savings business to a firm in Hertfordshire.

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NatWest in Billingshurst. Photo courtesy of Google Street View

Fears as village set to be left without a bank

Concerns have been raised that a village will be left without a bank after the announcement two more will close by next summer.

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Toys R Us in Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Which Toys R Us stores are set to close?

Toys R Us revealed which stores could close next Spring, after announcing a restructure yesterday (December 4).

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The Hove Toys R Us store (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Toys R Us to close 'at least 26 stores'

Retailer Toys R Us, which has a store in Sussex, said it is to close at least 26 stores next year.

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More than 20 members of Stagecoach South staff have clocked up 650 years' service in total

Bus company staff honoured

Stagecoach employees have been recognised for loyal service and commitment to passenger transport.

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SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, December 3

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, December 3

If you’re out and about today you’ll want to know what is happening on Sussex’s roads and rails.

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SUSSEX TRAVEL: Saturday, December 2

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Saturday, December 2

If you’re out and about this weekend you’ll want to know what is happening on Sussex’s roads and rails.

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Natwest said the move was because of low numbers of customers coming into branch. Picture: Google Maps/Google Streetview

Henfield bank to close next year

Natwest customers in Henfield will soon have to travel almost nine miles to their nearest branch.

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The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

England is set to freeze this week as temperatures plummet across the country but how cold does it have to be before you can leave work?

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Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Delays to rail services

TRAVEL: Signalling fault causes disruption on London to Sussex rail services

There are delays to Sussex-bound rail services from London this morning (November 27), Southern Rail has said.

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We have decided not to republish the banned ad so we have used a stock photo

‘Sexually provocative’ toothpaste ad banned for ‘objectifying’ women

A ‘sexually provocative’ toothpaste advert featuring a naked model has been banned for ‘objectifying’ women.

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Product recall

Birds Eye pies recalled due to mix up

Birds Eye has recalled a range of Shortcrust Chicken Pies because a number of packs have been found to contain Birds Eye Steak Pies.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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