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Commuters across the region face rail travel fare hikes

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Many commuters from Kent, Surrey and Sussex are now paying around £5,000 a year in rail fares, as MPs call for rail services to be re-nationalised.

Retailers across the region are hoping for a festive boost after weak autumn trading

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Many retailers have been forced to opt for heavy discounting early in December, but latest sales indicators point to a Christmas boost for many businesses, including Bluewater in Kent.

Protesters take fight against fracking at Balcombe in West Sussex to Downing Street

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Energy minister's pledge to offer £100,000 to communities willing to accept fracking drilling has been dismissed by campaigners concerned about major environmental impact of shale gas operations

Employment levels rise within the region to the highest levels in years

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chief executive of Coast to Capital local enterprise partnership covering Kent and East Sussex welcomes Office for National statistics data shows unemployment falls to near 7%.

Congratulations to the South East Business competition winner!

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Concert ticket prize awarded for remarks on the innovation from West Sussex firm Ricardo, working on its military Foxhound vehicle

Chichester gets into the festive spirit with Coca-Cola truck

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Retailers gain a boost from arrival of iconic drinks firm's Christmas truck

Energy minister unveils fracking map allowing drilling in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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Protesters plan to demonstrate outside Downing Street with anti-fracking carols

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