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County council staff invited to apply for redundancy

West Sussex County Council employees have been invited to apply for redundancy.

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Piries Place Car Park

‘Put Horsham car park out of its misery’

A £7.25 million budget to replace a multi-storey car park in Horsham town centre has been agreed.

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Labour councillor Dr Beccy Cooper with Jeremy Corbyn and owner of Baked Lauren Roffey

COUNTY NEWS: Town has surprise visit from Jeremy Corbyn

A West Sussex town had a surprise visit from Jeremy Corbyn yesterday.

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Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Thousands gather to see Jeremy Corbyn at Sussex rally

Thousands of people gathered to see Jeremy Corbyn at a rally in Sussex last night.

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Sussex Police

Pay award for police officers ‘insulting’

A pay award for police officers has been branded ‘insulting’ by the chair of Sussex Police Federation.

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Ground breaking at the site of the new Broadbridge Heath Lesiure centre. Jonathan Chowen (cabinet member for Leisure and Culture) gives a thumps up
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Groundbreaking ceremony for new £12m leisure centre

Plans for a new £12m Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre celebrated a ‘fantastic milestone’ this week as full-scale building work is now underway.

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A Southern Rail train

Southern close to deal with train drivers

Southern is close to agreeing a final deal with its train drivers in a dispute over pay and working arrangements.

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The number of complaints received by water companies in England and Wales has been revealed this week

Sussex water firm tops complaints list for fifth year in a row

A Sussex-based water company has topped the list of complaints across the industry for the fifth straight year.

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A Southern Rail train

More Southern rail strikes called

Another two days of Southern rail strikes have been called in a dispute over driver-only trains.

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Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have gone from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'.

Doctors to be quizzed by health scrutiny committee

Senior doctors from across West Sussex will be questioned on making services more effective by the county’s health scrutiny committee.

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Free Speech Charter signed by Tricia Youtan, Conservative, Itchingfield/Slinfold/Warnham HDC back in 2014 -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-140904-110823001

Planning ‘rights’ of ‘minimal importance to anyone at all’

Planning ‘rights’ taken from Horsham district residents, councillors, and parish councils are of ‘minimal importance to anyone at all’, according to one Tory.

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‘People need to feel safe’... Call for meeting after rise in antisocial behaviour in Southwater

More calls have been made for a meeting to tackle the rise in antisocial behaviour in Southwater.

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JPCT 060115 S15010397x Horsham. Piries Place car park -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-150601-111657001

Details of £7m Horsham car park replacement plans revealed

The first details of £7m plans to replace one of Horsham town centre’s major multi-storey car parks have been revealed this week.

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Stephen Lloyd, Eastbourne's MP, in the House of Commons

MP ‘appalled’ at investment levels in adult education

Eastbourne’s MP raised concerns with a ‘nosedive’ in the number of older part-time students in the House of Commons earlier this week.

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Lord Francis Maude, pictured in 2014

Lord Maude: ‘Foot taken off accelerator’ on Government efficiency

The Government has taken its ‘foot off the accelerator’ on efficiency savings, according to Horsham’s former MP.

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Bognor Regis' rubbish tip is one of those closed for two days a week

Earlier winter opening times at rubbish tips confirmed

Earlier winter opening hours at West Sussex’s rubbish tips have been confirmed by the county council following a review of service demand.

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Opponents of the council's plans for Hurst Road Car Park, which will mean more spaces but the replacement of the current wide central path (photo by Mark Treasure).

‘Stop regarding cyclists as bunch of nutters’, council told

‘Stop regarding cyclists as a bunch of nutters and nuisance people’, one Tory councillor told colleagues last week.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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The Highwood sales and marketing suite pictured in 2012

Showroom time extension for development a ‘recipe for disaster’

Extending temporary permission for a sales and marketing suite within a Horsham development is a ‘recipe for disaster’, according to one resident who raised road safety concerns.

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HDC's former offices before they were sold for development

‘Unreasonable behaviour’ to refuse plans for council’s former offices

Plans for seven flats underneath Horsham District Council’s former offices have been approved on appeal.

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