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Artisan Products In-Store Bakeries - Morrisons
Morrisons is relaunching its in-store bakeries at the end of May in response to consumer demand for more artisan products at an affordable price. In addition to the new range and new baking methods, the retailer has also introduced new packaging to display the products.

£5 Bonus To Celebrate The Jubilee - Asda
Asda Price Guarantee ‘£5 off £40 bonus’ returns today (21st May) in time for Jubilee celebrations. Jubilee initiative follows success of Easter and Christmas £5 off £40 bonus which attracted 16 million hits to the Asda Price Guarantee website

202 New Affordable Homes - Mid Sussex
Despite a challenging year economically, Mid Sussex District Council had delivered 202 new affordable homes through working together with its housing partners.

£100 million Fund To Boost University And Private Collaboration - BIS
A new £100 million investment fund to support research partnerships between universities, businesses, charities and philanthropic donors will open for bids on Monday.

The Search Is On For The UK’s Most Enterprising Places - BIS
If you live in an area with a thriving business community looking to grow and become a real force both here and abroad, then you could be living in the most enterprising place in the UK.

Car Washing Arrives In Car Park - Chichester
City centre visitors will have an improved service when a car washing service arrives in the Cattle Market car park. The new service will make it convenient for motorists to have their car washed while they shop.

UK Families £10 A Week Worse Off - Disposable income lowest since 2008
UK families were £10 a week worse off in March 2012 compared to the same month a year earlier, the joint-lowest level of disposable income since November 2008. Average UK household had £144 a week of discretionary income in March, 6.5 per cent lower than a year earlier.

Rise In First-Time Landlords - Connels
An increasing number of first-time landlords attracted by the high yields buy-to-let properties are currently achieving are entering the lettings market, according to lettings agency Connells.

‘Everyday Value’ Brand To Replace Value - Tesco
Tesco is launching a new range of brightly-packaged and brilliantly-priced food under a new brand: ‘Everyday Value’.

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    Sussex is one of the ancient counties of England, its name signifies 'South Saxons'. Historically Sussex was a Kingdom with its own monarch before being integrated into Wessex in 825. In the 1970s East and West Sussex were formed into seperate counties. The year 2000 saw Sussex gain a second city when Brighton was granted the same staus as Chichester. Sussex is dominated by its southern coast along which the bulk of the population live, the Downs and the Weald are also important geographic features.


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