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TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

Part of the A27 has been blocked this evening after a deer managed to get onto the road.

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COUNTY NEWS: Paralympic hopeful’s new wheelchair could fulfil his dreams

A wheelchair racer is hoping that a new set of wheels can fulfil his dream of becoming a Paralympian.

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“Someone could have been killed”: Anger over level crossing fault

A fault with a level crossing left pedestrians and road users in a ‘dangerous situation’.

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Thieves break-into cars in overnight spree

Thieves break-into cars in overnight spree

A string of vehicles were broken into in an overnight spate over the weekend.

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Sally Gunnell and Richard Wootton opening Flip Out, Chichester

COUNTY: Olympian unveils West Sussex’s first trampoline park

An Olympic legend led the opening celebrations this week as trampoline park Flip Out welcomed its first visitors.

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Royal British Legion offering D-Day veterans tours to Normandy to pay their respects

The Royal British Legion’s travel arm is offering D-Day veterans free-of-charge tours to Normandy, but as the organisation has no database of D-Day veterans, it needs your help to spread the word.

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BREAKING NEWS: Police in village ‘organised crime’ probe

BREAKING NEWS: Police in village ‘organised crime’ probe

Police are searching a location in Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, following a raid this morning (February 20).

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Swan Walk car park fall victim ‘took her own life’

A woman who fell from a Horsham car park ‘took her own life’, an inquest has concluded.

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Sussex’s devolution bid ‘paused’

A bid to devolve powers from central Government to local authorities in Sussex has been ‘paused’.

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Fire crews will be in the town centre this Thursday (February 23)

Meet firefighters this week and help with safety

Fire crews from Burgess Hill are keen to speak to residents this Thursday (February 23) as part of a safety survey.

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COUNTY NEWS: 22-year-old found with stab wound in flat

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital with a stab wound after police were called to a Sussex flat last night, a spokesperson said.

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Young people have spent a life-changing week with West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service.The teenagers, who all attend Oak Grove College, in Worthing, successfully completed a FireBreak course, working side by side with professional firefighters. Also pictured WSFRS Lead Instructor Tony Hills with Lee Neale, Acting Executive Director for Communities & Public Protection and Chief Fire Officer.  Pic Steve Robards  SR1627154 SUS-160919-081012001

Retirement for acting fire chief

The acting chief firefighter for West Sussex has retired.

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COUNTY NEWS: Missing owl returned home after five weeks in the wild

A much-missed Eagle Owl has been found safe and well five weeks after she flew off from a West Sussex falconry centre — and it would seem she has a boyfriend.

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Suicide ‘nightmare’ as family’s pleas for help unanswered

Suicide ‘nightmare’ as family’s pleas for help unanswered

The suicide of an aircraft maintenance manager has sparked concerns about families seeking help from mental health authorities.

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Supermarket recalls meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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WEATHER: Overcast, with fog and some rain

A mostly grey and windy few days are forecast for Sussex, generally dry and mild, with a few rainy spells.

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Sumners Ponds at Barns Green

Forget sun-kissed beaches ... Horsham is to become a holiday hotspot

Forget Disneyland and sun-kissed beaches ... Horsham is now in line to become a holiday hotspot.

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Car fire in Horsham under investigation

A car fire in the early hours of this morning is believed to have been started deliberately, according to a spokesperson for the West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

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Tories defeat Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP budget amendments

West Sussex Tories defeated Labour, Lib Dem, and UKIP amendments to next year’s county council budget yesterday (Friday February 17).

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TRAVEL: Overnight lane closures on M25 and M3

TRAVEL: Overnight lane closures on M25 and M3

Overnight roadworks and repairs are planned on the M25 tonight, with various lanes closed from 9pm between and around J10 and J11.

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