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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, April 21

The county’s roads were clear of congestion as of this morning (Saturday, April 21) but anyone planning to venture out by train should know that some lines are closed due to engineering works.

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A number of the prize winners. Picture: Anderson Entertainment

Winners of Business Awards crowned at lavish ceremony

Hundreds turned out in their finest evening wear for this year's Observer and Gazette Business Awards, in Arundel.
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The Emsworth and District bus without its roof, after hitting the bridge. Credit: John Horsman

Roof torn off double-decker bus in Emsworth after railway ‘bridge strike’

A DOUBLE-DECKER bus lost its roof in a crash in Emsworth this afternoon.

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Members of the design group gathered for an update on A27 process

Council leader says A27 meetings with Goodwood took place

West Sussex County Council held a couple of ‘closed door’ investigative meetings with Goodwood as part of the battle to secure a better A27, the leader Louise Goldsmith explained yesterday.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Lloyds Bank

Lloyds announces more banks branch closures

Selsey, East Wittering and Midhurst are among the 49 Lloyds Banking Group branch closures confirmed by the banking giant.

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The previous Build a Better A27 meeting took place in March. The next one takes place tomorrow

Concerns raised over A27 bypass ‘climate of uncertainty’

Concerns that an A27 bypass would create a ‘climate of uncertainy’ have been raised by a local campaign group.

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TRAVEL: Major roadworks set for the week ahead

Road and barrier repairs are expected to cause disruption and lane closures this week.

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Taxable income rises over five years in West Sussex

Taxable income rises over five years in West Sussex

Taxpayers in West Sussex saw a significant rise in earnings over five years, according to newly-released figures from HMRC.

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TRAVEL: Roadworks affecting M25, A3 and M3 this weekend

Road repairs, emergency roadworks and lane closures are to impact major routes this weekend.

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TRAVEL: Chichester to Littlehampton/Brighton rail service impacted by engineering work

Engineering work sees an amended rail service between Chichester and Littlehampton/Brighton this weekend, with bus replacements and line closures.

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A27 Stockbridge Roundabout. Pic Eddie Mitchell

Stockbridge Roundabout could face another month of work

Highways England has stated it 'hopes' to complete the work at Stockbridge Roundabout, Chichester, 'within a month'.

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VIDEO: Work scheduled to fix flooded city car park

Work is planned for next week in a bid to fix the flooding issue at Avenue de Chartres car park, Chichester, a district council spokesman has confirmed today.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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Jake Thompson has created an innovative new bike light which allows cyclists to flag up dangerous potholes and junctions

Student's innovative bike light which flags up potholes

A new bike light which flags up 'danger hotspots' on the roads to local authorities has been designed by a University of Sussex student.

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Gaston Farm takes measures after parasite concerns

Gaston Farm has ceased the holding of all lambs today after health concerns were raised.

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Across NHS staff in England, women are paid on average 23 per cent less than men, the figures show

Sussex NHS trust one of few to pay women more than men

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as one of the few public sector organisations in England to have a gender pay gap in favour of women.

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A note from owner Marc Perry posted in the Forum's window

Residents gather to pay thanks to city cafe

A wake was held for the Forum Cafe and Wine Bar yesterday.
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Markwells Wood Watch Valentine's Day event 2017. Photo by Emily Mott SUS-170215-121900001

Oil company ‘had no access rights’ to contentious site

UK Oil and Gas had its access rights to Markwells Wood rescinded last year, according to protest groups.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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