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Chichester’s £250m A27 cash ‘still available’

The cash to pay for vital improvements to the A27 around Chichester is still available, a letter from Jim O’Sullivan the chief executive of Highways England seems to suggest.

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Billion pound Horsham development set for approval

Plans for up to 2,750 homes and a business park north of Horsham could be approved next week as officers have recommended the scheme be approved.

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Union protest outside Parliament to mark year since start of Southern dispute

A rail union is set to protest outside Parliament to mark one year since the start of strikes on the Southern network.

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Are you registered to vote?

With the snap election set for June 8, it is important for you to make sure you are able to exercise your right to vote.

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Jeremy Quin and Nick Herbert, pictured together in 2015

Horsham district MPs set to stand in general election

Horsham district’s two MPs are both set to stand in June’s general election.

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Theresa May calls snap general election

Sussex voters are set to head to the polls in June as Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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‘Intensely unpopular’ Gatwick flight path confirmed

An ‘intensely unpopular’ flight path for planes leaving Gatwick Airport has been confirmed as permanent by the aviation regulator.

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Suspending ‘diabolical’ rubbish tip charges welcomed by Tory

Suspending ‘barmy’ and ‘diabolical’ charges introduced at rubbish tips in West Sussex last year has been welcomed by a Tory county councillor.

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More talks called a year into Southern dispute

Talks to end a dispute between rail bosses and Southern staff have been called for later this month, almost a year since the first strike action was held.

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Rubbish tip charges suspended

Rubbish tip charges introduced in West Sussex last year have been suspended with immediate effect until a Government review has been concluded.

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Labour's Worthing Pier candidate Jim Deen at Teville Gate where waste has been dumped (photo submitted).

Government tells councils to stop rubbish tip charges

Charges at rubbish tips including those introduced in West Sussex last year should be stopped, according to the Government’s new anti-littering strategy.

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Brian O'Connell, Conservative councillor for Henfield

‘Villages will have to get bigger’

Villages across the Horsham district ‘are going to have to get bigger’ in order to take more houses, according to one councillor.

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Group to examine traffic problems at village primary school

Traffic problems around Upper Beeding Primary School have prompted the formation of a new council scrutiny group.

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Horsham’s county council election candidates revealed

The candidates looking to become West Sussex county councillors for the Horsham district have been revealed.

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Some of the Worth Less? campaigners who went to Downing Street on October 18 2016 to appeal for fairer funding for West Sussex schools. SUS-161018-100615001

Underfunding of schools an ‘embarrassment’ for Tories

Underfunding of schools has been labelled a ‘continuing embarrassment’ for Conservatives both nationally and in West Sussex, according to opposition parties at County Hall.

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UKIP's Mike Glennon

Devolution a ‘white elephant chase’

Devolution has been labelled a ‘white elephant chase’ in West Sussex by UKIP councillors.

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Southern train drivers reject second union deal

Southern train drivers have rejected a second deal negotiated by union leaders with rail bosses.

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‘Clear direction’ to improve technology at council

A ‘clear direction’ to improve technology at Horsham District Council has been set out in a new strategy.

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Caravans at the Horsham dairy crest site pictured back in March

Potential new gypsy and traveller sites identified

Potential new gypsy and traveller sites across the Horsham district have been published for public consultation.

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‘No plans’ for RSA to sell Horsham offices

The RSA has ‘no plans’ to sell its Horsham headquarters after an application to convert its offices into more than 200 flats was submitted.

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