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Town centre shop’s new illuminated sign allowed on appeal

Permission for a Horsham town centre shop’s new sign has been allowed on appeal.

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Southern season ticket holders urged to claim compensation

Passengers who bought Southern season tickets are being urged to check if they are eligible for compensation.

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Craig Sandles strimming on one of the seven annual urban grass cutting rounds during a previous summer (photo submitted). SUS-150528-130923001

Highways team’s grass cutting season starts

West Sussex Highways will fire up the lawnmowers on Monday and cut the grass for the first time this year.

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Lee Neale speaking to participants of the fire and rescue service's Firebreak course

Retiring fire chief ends career with mix of ‘pride and sadness’

West Sussex’s retiring acting chief firefighter says he ‘couldn’t have wished for a better way’ to end his career.

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Rail bosses: Southern strikes ‘impotent and ineffective’

Strike action by Southern staff is ‘increasingly impotent and ineffective’, according to rail bosses.

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Nine in ten Southern trains ran during strike

Nine in ten Southern trains ran during strike

Almost nine in ten Southern trains ran during the strike by the RMT union yesterday (Wednesday February 22).

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The London Road viaduct in Brighton

Winds from Storm Doris to slow Southern trains

Heavy winds from Storm Doris mean speed restrictions will be in place across much of Sussex’s train network tomorrow (Thursday February 23).

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David Hide and members of Horsham Labour Party with deputy leader at Horsham District CouncilJonathan Chowen

‘Consult on move to fortnightly bin collections’

Residents should be fully consulted before fortnightly bin collections are introduced across the Horsham district, Labour members have urged.

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JPCT 210214 The South Downs. Photo by Derek Martin

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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Lee Neale speaking to participants of the fire and rescue service's Firebreak course

Retirement for acting fire chief

The acting chief firefighter for West Sussex has retired.

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Chichester's County Hall SUS-160818-125926001

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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BREAKING NEWS: Train drivers reject Southern deal

Southern train drivers have rejected a deal from rail bosses to end a dispute over driver-only operation.

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Brian Quinn and Michael Jones have called for charges at West Sussex rubbish tips to be scrapped

Calls to scrap ‘Tory tip tax’

A ‘Tory tip tax’ charging for the disposal of household DIY waste in West Sussex should be scrapped, Labour county councillors have said.

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Fresh strike planned by Southern staff

Southern staff are set to strike over the introduction of driver-only operation next week.

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Visitors to one of the public exhibitions looking at the Chichester Vision plans this week .ks170076-2 SUS-170214-125343008

Manhood ‘missing’ from Chichester Vision

The Manhood Peninsula has been overlooked in the Chichester Vision, a long-standing campaigner for the area has said.

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Libraries across West Sussex are set to host events in March promoting health and wellbeing

Laughter workshops at West Sussex libraries

Health and wellbeing will be promoted at libraries across West Sussex in March.

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Chichester's County Hall SUS-160818-125926001

Tax rise and cuts on county council’s agenda

Plans to increase council tax bills and cuts are set to be debated by West Sussex county councillors later this week.

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BREAKING NEWS: Talks between Southern and RMT union end ‘prematurely’

Talks between union leaders and Southern bosses to solve a long-running dispute over driver-only operated trains have ended ‘prematurely’.

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Harlands School in Haywards Heath trial recording devices for crossings outside the school. Bev Morley with the camera at work outside the school. Pic Steve Robards SR1700406 SUS-170114-123741001

Body-worn cameras to be rolled out to more school lollipop staff

School lollipop staff in the Horsham district could be the next in line to receive body-worn cameras.

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VIDEO: What it means to be a county councillor

West Sussex County Council is lifting-the-lid on life as a county councillor at an information event ahead of May’s elections.

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