TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

Engineering works are affecting some train services in the county today.

Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce team - Amy Lishman membership manager.  Photo by Liz Finlayson/Vervate

Amy Lishman: Learn how to network like a pro with some great tips

Networking. Generally something that people loathe but mostly everyone agrees they must do it. Here are my top tips to boost your networking success in 2018.

New bicycle racks in Hanover

New cycle spaces set to pop up around Brighton and Hove

Two hundred new cycle parking spaces will have been installed in Brighton and Hove by the end of this financial year, the council said.

Hundreds of people have been stuck at Haywards Heath station this morning. Picture: James Cole

Crowds stuck at rail stations after train hits ‘track defect’

Frustrated passengers are expected to be disrupted for hours due to a ‘track defect’ at Burgess Hill.

Laurence Elphick, managing director of Juice

Juice sold to Europe's largest radio company

The board of Brighton radio station Juice 107.2 has agreed to the sale of its business to Global.
Reminder about self-assessment

Bizarre excuses for not filling in tax returns revealed

Aliens, vertigo and spilt coffee are just some of the excuses made for not completing tax returns on time, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have revealed.

Marie Juden, 71, from Tarring said abuse from car drivers when she is on the road has gotten worse. Pictured in Chatsworth Road.

COUNTY NEWS: Scooter user tells foul-mouthed drivers to ‘grow up’

A mobility scooter owner has told drivers and cyclists to ‘grow up’ after receiving abuse while out on the road.

Burger joint to open its first restaurant outside the capital in Brighton

Burger joint to open its first restaurant outside the capital in Brighton

A burger chain is to open a branch in Brighton, with its first ever vegan burger on offer at the new restaurant.

Brighton parking meter

Parking charges largely frozen in Brighton and Hove

The majority of parking prices in Brighton and Hove are set to be frozen in the next financial year.

Emma Jones and Katie Gibson from Pier Recruitment with the cheque for Rockinghorse

Brighton's answer to Band Aid raises thousands for children’s charity

A Christmas charity single put together by a dozen Brighton businesses raised more than £6,000 to help sick children in Sussex.

Flytipping costs councils and farmers thousands each year

‘Hidden cost’ of flytipping on Brighton farmers

An agricultural expert has warned of the ‘hidden cost’ of flytipping on innocent farmers, after it was revealed that councils have spent more than £4.5m on cleaning up the South East in just 12 months.

British Airways research shows most people don't take two-week breaks

Workers fear two-week holidays are ‘frowned on’ by employers

More than a third of people living in the South East do not take a two-week holiday because they believe it’s frowned on and discouraged at their workplace, a study has shown.

Surchargeing ended at midnight on Friday

Will the end of credit and debit card fees mean we all pay more?

From now on, extra charges for people using their credit or debit cards to book flights, cinema tickets, takeaway meals and other goods and services have been banned.

M23 northbound closed all weekend between junction 10 and 9. Eddie Mitchell

TRAVEL: M23 closed all weekend and rail disruption

The M23 northbound is closed for the entire weekend between junction 10 at Crawley and junction 9 at Gatwick Airport.

Taco Bell will bring its Tex Mex fare to Brighton

Taco Bell is coming to Brighton

American fast-food chain Taco Bell is set to open its first restaurant in Brighton and Hove later this month.

North Laine, Brighton

City bucks national tourism trends

More than 11 million people visited Brighton and Hove in 2016, new figures by Tourism South East have revealed.

Former Lewes MP shakes hands with The Big Lemon chief executive Tom Druitt

Norman Baker says goodbye to The Big Lemon

After less than a year in the job, former MP Norman Baker has stepped down from his managing director role at a Brighton bus company.

Green MP Caroline Lucas

‘Passengers affected by railway works should get free travel’ says MP

A Brighton MP has called for passengers to be given free transport during periods of engineering works which are set to cause serious disruption on the Brighton Mainline.

Trains at standstill due to signalling fault

Trains at standstill due to signalling fault

Trains are at a standstill with widespread delays due to a signalling fault in Brighton.

London Boat Show

Dozen companies fly the flag for Sussex at London Boat Show

This week, 12 companies from Sussex will be sailing into the London Boat Show, taking place January 10-14, to provide the thousands of people who flock to the show every year with an exclusive insight into the boating and holiday trends for the year ahead.

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