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Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Parts of the UK are set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as a ‘polar maritime air mass’ sweeps across the nation, writes Paul Harmer, Consultant with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, January 21

Passengers heading out by train today should be aware that engineering works have closed some lines in the county.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

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

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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.

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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.

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Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd speaking in the House of Commons

Eastbourne MP calls for inquiry into Carillion as thousands of jobs put at risk

Eastbourne’s MP has called for an inquiry into the government’s actions after Carillion announced it had gone into liquidation today (Monday).

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Flytipping costs councils and farmers thousands each year

‘Hidden cost’ of flytipping on councils and 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lidl store set to open in Polegate

Polegate’s new Lidl will be opening soon, it has been confirmed.

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VIDEO: Impressive time lapse shows development of Eastbourne’s Arndale Centre so far

VIDEO: Impressive time lapse shows development of Eastbourne’s Arndale Centre so far

An newly-released time lapse video of the Arndale Centre extension shows just how much has changed in a year.

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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.

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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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Angie Parsons took this photograph of Eastbourne Pier

Five million visitors flock to Eastbourne in record-breaking year

Eastbourne enjoyed a record-breaking year for tourism in 2016, topping more than 5.1 million visitors.

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Staff outside the new Prezzo in Grantham. EMN-160414-133619001

Meal offers to wipe away January blues

Prezzo, which has restaurants across Sussex, is offering two food offers to help beat the January blues.

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DMB Solutions office in Brighton (Photograph: Google Maps)

Dozens complain to Trading Standards over Brighton building firm

A Brighton builders has gone into liquidation, with a number of customers claiming they have been left out of pocket or with building works half finished.

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Southern strike affecting rail services

Southern strike affecting rail services

A strike by conductors is taking place today, though Southern has said that services on most of its routes ‘will operate normally’.

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Michael Ogilivie, director at OBC The Accountants

“Professional teams” will need to adapt to survive impending tsunami of change

The professional workforce of the future will need to adapt quickly to survive the tsunami of automation and artificial intelligence that will decimate professions in the next few years, says accountant and business advisor Michael Ogilvie.

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An example of work by Ace Joinery Solutions

A complete range of joinery solutions

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

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