Train delays between Eastbourne, Bexhill and Hastings due to trespassers on railway

Passengers are currently facing disruption on trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Abid Gulzar the owner of Eastbourne pier (Pic by Jon Rigby)

Eastbourne Pier owner calls for positivity over Hastings Pier purchase

The new owner of Hastings Pier is calling for positivity after yesterday’s purchase.

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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

Hailsham Post Office is set to move

Hailsham Post Office on the move

Hailsham Post Office is set to move to a new location.

Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

Steve Hansen outside his shop Little Chelsea Antiques Emporium in Grove Road, Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

‘Don’t forget Little Chelsea’ traders plea as Eastbourne roadworks affect businesses

‘We’re still here’ is the message from independent businesses in the Little Chelsea area as roadworks rumble on in Eastbourne town centre.

Almost 80 homes to be built in Polegate

Almost 80 homes to be built in Polegate

Almost 80 homes look set to be built in Polegate.


Jobs Fair at Eastbourne Arndale Centre

Eastbourne Arndale Centre will hold its first ever Jobs Fair on June 29 and 30.

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Almost 30 new homes planned across Eastbourne

Plans to knock down council garages across Eastbourne and build up to 30 houses in their place have been unveiled by the council.

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COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

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A complete range of joinery solutions for all markets

Ace Joinery Solutions SE offers a complete range of joinery solutions for both the commercial and residential markets.

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Revamp at prestigious school carried out by Eastbourne building firm

A multi-million pound refurbishment at one of the country’s top schools has been carried out by an Eastbourne building contractor.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

WH Smith came bottom of the Which? customer satisfaction survey

WH Smith voted worst store on the high street in Which? survey

Britain’s highest and lowest rated high street shops by customer satisfaction have been revealed in a survey by the consumer brand Which?.

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Spectrum's success leads to new Eastbourne office

A financial services business is opening a new office in Eastbourne in response to increased demand.
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COUNTY NEWS: Helicopter flights offered as alternative to Southern – for one week only

An energy drink company has decided to put on helicopter flights from Sussex to London in the first week of the new rail timetable.

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Firms must prepare for data law changes, warns Eastbourne expert

An HR and employment health and safety expert from Eastourne is urging businesses to make sure they are ready for radical changes to the data protection law coming in later this month.

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Life is local - read all about it every week in your newspaper

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COUNTY NEWS: Could Channel 4 come to Sussex?

A council in Sussex has made a bid to Channel 4 to become one of its three 'creative hubs'.

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Building society is supporting the move to end youth homelessness

The Eastbourne branch of Yorkshire Building Society is backing End Youth Homelessness Week (14-20 May) as part of its partnership with the charity.

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