33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

Robert Luff

Take on an estate agent in aid of Comic Relief

Ever wanted to get one over on an estate agent?

Mortgage problems

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

Travel news

RMT to move Southern Rail strike date for more talks

A strike date for the RMT union is set to be moved to allow for more talks with Southern Rail on April 4.

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Councillors consider Roffey’s beachfront apartments proposal

A developer whose seafront flats plans were dismissed by the Government last year following objections from hundreds of residents will learn the fate of their latest scheme on Wednesday (March 22).

The Observer front page after Chris Grayling's shock announcement

Council pledges £100,000 on ‘bold’ community-led A27 scheme

A £100,000 pledge has been made by West Sussex County Council to fund the community drive to build a better A27.

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Waitrose scraps ‘free drink without purchase’ offer

Waitrose scraps ‘free drink without purchase’ offer

Shoppers who have enjoyed popping in to Waitrose on their way to work for a free cup of tea or coffee woke up to dark news this morning – they will now have to buy something before claiming a free beverage.

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New Shoreham factory to ‘revolutionise’ homebuying and create 150 jobs

A new factory which makes and displays modular homes has opened in Shoreham, creating more than 150 new jobs.

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Hundreds of jobs saved in bakery firm’s U-turn

Hundreds of jobs which were under threat because of a shake-up at a Sussex landmark factory site have now been saved.

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What national insurance is – and where it goes

What national insurance is – and where it goes

A tax called national insurance has become the centre of a row within Britain’s ruling Conservative Party

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Sophie Moore, an assembly apprentice, at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Goodwood, West Sussex.  The firm has announced its largest apprentice drive ever for 2017.  Pic submitted by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Rolls-Royce apprenticeship applications close on Monday

Potential apprenticeship candidates at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars have until Monday, March 13 to apply for a scheme.

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Our new awards will offer firms the chance to shine on the national stage

Newspapers pride themselves on being first with the news – and I am delighted to share some breaking news with 
you today.

Ashley Highfield

NMA calls for investigation into Google, Facebook and the digital advertising supply chain to combat fake news

A free and fearless press is society’s single best defence against fake news but action is needed to ensure the news media sector’s quality, agenda-setting journalism can survive and thrive in the digital environment, the News Media Association (NMA) said today.


PICTURES: West Sussex apprentice graduation 2017

The achievements of higher and advanced apprentices were celebrated at the second West Sussex apprentice graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

Southern services are disrupted

COUNTY NEWS: Security alert at London Bridge causes major disruption on the rails

The closure of London Bridge railway station has led to major disruption on Southern services this afternoon (March 7).

Budgens in Wick Street, Littlehampton is closing down. Picture: Google Streetview

Number of stores safe despite closures

Despite the announcement for the closure of 34 Budgens stores across the UK, a number of stores in West Sussex will remain open.

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Legal firm flies pre-war nest to 21st Century office space

It has been at its current base since before the Second World War – but now an established law firm has made its move.

Worthing mayor Sean McDonald and town crier Bob Smytherman supported Laroma Therapies' fundraising event on the day and joined owner Lauren Vaughan for the cheque presentation to Coastal West Sussex Mind

Wellbeing centre supports mental health charity

Award-winning wellbeing centre Laroma Therapies has presented a cheque for £1,822 to Coastal West Sussex Mind.

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Celebrating the achievements of more than 100 higher and advanced apprentices at Chichester Cathedral last year

Guinness World Record attempt in National Apprenticeship Week

During National Apprenticeship Week, from today until Friday, The Big Assembly will attempt to set a Guinness World Record.

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How much free time do you give your employer?

Sussex people work an average of 7.6 hours overtime a week - but nearly 70% do it for free!

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