TRAVEL: Roadworks in your area

Here are a round-up of the main roadworks across the county to help you plan your weekend.

The Palace Pier, Brighton

Business rates hike could ‘devastate’ Brighton economy

Brighton’s Green MP condemned the Government over its planned business rates policy, which she said could ‘devastate’ the local economy.

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Leisure centres in Portslade and Hove bag industry awards

Two Brighton and Hove leisure centres took home awards at industry ceremony the Move GB awards.

Travel news

Southern Rail services disrupted by RMT industrial action

Southern staff have begun their latest walkout in a dispute over driver-only operation on trains today (Wednesday February 22).

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Tourism event heads to Brighton

Tourism conference will showcase Brighton ‘on an international stage’

A global travel conference is to take place in Brighton next week, attracting industry experts from all over the world.

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Gridlock! Brighton and Hove one of the UK’s ‘most congested cities’

Drivers in Brighton and Hove can expect to be in their cars 36 per cent longer than in other UK cities - and 60 per cent longer during rush hour.

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Celebrating women in tech at Spring Forward festival

A Brighton-based festival celebrating women’s achievements in the digital sector returns for its third year on International Women’s Day (March 8).

Some of the team members for BAC17

City council’s bid for apprentice award

Workers at Brighton and Hove City Council will compete to be crowned ‘apprentice team of the year’.


Free holidays to New Zealand

New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, home to a world-leading technology industry, is welcoming tech talent from around the globe with a bold new recruitment initiative, LookSee Wellington, which launches this week.

Travel news

Strike timetable on Southern services outlined

Southern Rail has released details of the trains it expects to run on Wednesday February 22, during the 24-hour strike by the RMT union.

Subway cafe

Celebrate Valentine’s Day .... with a free Subway

Subway has gone all romantic on us. To celebrate ‘customer appreciation day’ Subway is offering its customers one free six-inch Sub.

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Plans for a new supermarket in Brighton

A Brighton ethical supermarket has announced plans to expand.

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Major retailer announces new branch at Churchill Square - and a second to expand

It’s all change at Churchill Square, as the shopping centre announced the arrival of a luxury lingerie brand and the expansion of a global fashion retailer.

A Big Lemon bus in Brighton. Photo by Matt Davis

Green bus operator is planning for UK zero-emissions transport

A popular Brighton-based environmentally-friendly bus and coach operator, has outlined ambitious plans for a UK-wide network of zero-emissions transport

Wes Game

Wes Game: Top tips for exhibitions

Brighton Chamber of Commerce is organising three mini-seminars for the Let’s Do Business Brighton exhibition show on 11 May 2017. Wes Game from the Let’s Do Business Group gives us his top 10 tips on what makes a great exhibition stand.

Rebecca, a registered childminder has co-organised the event

Dedicated childminders conference to fill ‘support gap’

A dedicated childminders conference is coming to Sussex next month to fill the ‘support gap’ left by council funding cuts.

Max Wright, partner and head of Rix & Kays specialist care sector team

Cuts to funding ‘pushing care homes into the red’, law firm says

A new report published by a Sussex law firm suggests care homes are struggling to remain profitable, with 72 per cent stating that funding and cash flow is now the biggest issue facing their business.

Volunteering award for Amex  L/R Roger Alexander, Chair of the Awards Judging Panel, Melanie Green American Express and Jon Culshaw

American Express wins award for Sussex volunteering efforts

American Express, has been recognised for its volunteering efforts across Sussex at a national industry awards ceremony.

Brighton Pride parade

Gatwick Airport to sponsor Brighton Pride parade

Brighton Pride has announced Gatwick Airport as its first ever sponsor of its community parade this year.

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Three-car collision causes tailbacks on A27

Police were called to a crash on the A27 north of Hove at 8.32am this morning (February 8).

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