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Brighton Gin celebrates birthday, as Christmas sales up by a third

The small team at Brighton Gin took a break from distilling in the busy run-up to Christmas, to celebrate three years on the shelves with the mayor of Brighton and Hove.

Business
Congestion on the roads is bad news for business, TomTom says

Traffic costs Brighton and Hove businesses almost £11m, survey says

The cost of traffic congestion to businesses in Brighton and Hove has increased by £1.26 million in the past year, according to research conducted by TomTom.

Transport
Brighton station

Blown fuse sparks small 'explosion' at Brighton station

Concerned commuters contacted Southern after an explosion at Brighton railway station yesterday morning (December 11).
Transport
Jamie Halsall and David Toscano

Italian restaurant to open second site in Hove

Just over a year after opening in Vine Street, Cin Cin is set to open a second restaurant in Western Road, Hove.

Business
Stagecoach bus in Worthing

Stagecoach announces festive bus times for Worthing and Brighton

A bus company said it will operate a Sunday service on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day this year, with night buses on New Year’s Eve.

Transport
Christine Johnston, Brighton-based founder of The KiTE, SURF & SUP Co

Brighton named ‘most enterprising’ UK city

Brighton and Hove has trumped London as having Britain’s most enterprising mentality, according to a new study.
Business
Jason Kluver is the chief operating officer ofShadowFoundr.

Shadow Foundr: Now we have an industrial strategy, let’s make it work

Ideas and innovation are at the heart of the Industrial Strategy White Paper published by the government last week.

Opinion
Legal & General's offices in Hove

Hundreds of jobs under threat at Hove 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.
Business
Cycle safety event

Cyclists urged to attend bus blind spots demo

A demonstration of bus blind spots 'that is so powerful it can save lives', is being held for cyclists concerned about their personal safety on the roads.

Transport
Fares are set to rise for Brighton and Hove passengers

Rail fare rise 'kick in the teeth' for passengers

Hove’s MP has blasted the ‘staggering’ rise in rail fares, which will see commuters from Brighton and Hove to London pay around £150 more a year for their season ticket.

Transport
Toys R Us in Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

UPDATE: 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).

Business
Toys R Us store in Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

Toys R Us to close 'at least 26 stores'

Retailer Toys R Us, which has a store in Hove, said it is to close at least 26 stores next year.
Business
Getting a refill at the Foodshed Brighton

City signs up to free tap water scheme in war against plastic

In a bid to reduce the use of plastic bottles, more than 100 businesses have signed up to Refill Brighton and Hove by offering free tap water to the public
Environment
Major award won by Magenta Associates

Major award won by Magenta Associates

Magenta Associates, the specialist B2B communications, public relations and content agency for the built environment, has won a Sussex Business Award (SBA) for ‘Small Business of the Year’.

Business
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.

Transport
UPDATE: Lines now clear after trespassers cause delays

UPDATE: Lines now clear after trespassers cause delays

Railway lines between Brighton and Lewes are now clear after trespassers caused delays.

Transport
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.

Transport
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.

Business
Students from Longhill High School and business guide from Focus Group

Mentoring event inspires Brighton students

Business leaders came together to get involved in inspirational activities designed to improve the life chances of young people at the American Express Community Stadium yesterday (November 29).

Education
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