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Billingshurst bank site could become housing

Residents are being urged to have their say on plans to redevelop the former Barclay’s site in Billingshurst High Street.

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A 21-year-old woman was found dead at a caravan and camping site off Marine Parade, Seaford. Photo by Eddie Mitchell and Dan Jessup

COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested after body found at Sussex caravan park

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 21-year-old woman was found dead at a Sussex caravan site this morning.

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Uckfield house fire. Framfield Road. Photo by Eddie Mitchell 13-05-18.

COUNTY NEWS: Five crews called to home fire

Firefighters are carrying out salvage work after a fire at a home in Sussex earlier this morning.

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Work in progress yesterday (10-05-18) after the sinkhole was filled with concrete.

Midhurst main road reopens after sinkhole is fixed

Midhurst’s giant sinkhole has been fixed, 48 hours after it appeared in Bepton Road.

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Sinkhole in Bepton Road. 9-05-18. Photo by Kizzy Lane. qUqZvVDJOK3Aq7ABeP10

COUNTY NEWS: Huge sinkhole opens up in town’s main road

A large sinkhole has led to the main road of a Sussex town being closed for emergency repairs.

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Drug crime policing is ‘top priority’ for police chief, Billingshurst meeting hears

Tackling drug dealing and organised crime is at the ‘top of the list’ of priorities for Horsham’s police chief.

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Residents outside County Hall in Chichester having listened to a debate over a petition calling on the county council not to demolish Boxal Bridge (staff photo). SUS-151019-162051001

‘Defunct’ email leads to late challenge on bridge’s status

Campaigners fighting to keep Boxal Bridge from demolition have said they are ‘extremely disappointed’ at a decision from the county council to challenge the bridge’s listed status.

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High Street roadworks extended for a fortnight in Billingshurst

Roadworks in Billingshurst High Street are set to stay for an extra two weeks after excavators unexpectedly struck concrete.

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Girl in ‘critical condition’ after Loxwood crash

Girl in ‘critical condition’ after Loxwood crash

Two young people were taken to hospital with head injuries following a collision near Loxwood on Tuesday night.

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UPDATE: Man rescued from car after Wisborough Green collision

A man was pulled free of a car by firefighters and treated for a broken leg following a collision in Wisborough Green on Friday, emergency services have confirmed.

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Chichester College unveils new forge at Brinsbury campus 27-03-18

New facility to forge student futures at Brinsbury

A new forge at Brinsbury College has been hailed as a ‘fantastic facility’ to train the farriers and blacksmiths of the future.

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Work begins on Fittleworth’s community shop project

After just over a year of fundraising efforts, work begins today on clearing the way for Fittleworth’s much anticipated community shop and playground area.

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Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, appeared in court on February 14. Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Drilling company seeks injunction to prevent protest actions

Outrage has followed a proposal by oil company UKOG to impose a High Court injunction preventing various protesting actions at its West Sussex sites.

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Billingshurst Parish Council 07-03-18. Fuel station on bypass debate.

Residents fuel debate over Billingshurst petrol station

Developers appealed for support to build a fuel station on Billingshurst’s bypass last night as parish councillors weighed the pros and cons.

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Curtin & Co, draft site layout for fuel depot in Billingshurst, Platts Roundabout. Initial consultation design.

Meeting to discuss fuel depot idea for Billingshurst

This is a draft site layout of what a fuel depot could look like at Billingshurst’s Platt’s roundabout.

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VIDEO: Sussex Police escort 'abnormal load'

Rolling road closures are in place today as Sussex Police escorts a 331-tonne load on its way from Shoreham to Henfield but what is it?

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Edric Cross, clinical director at Arun Veterinary Group. Photo by Emily Talmadge of Sliders Arts.

Vets hold talk on Alabama Rot after disease reported in area

More than 100 people gathered in Billingshurst yesterday evening (Tuesday) to hear advice about how to avoid Alabama Rot.

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Volunteers at the Wey and Arun Canal Trust at the completed Gennets Bridge Lock.

Celebrations due as canal trust volunteers finish lock

Volunteers have completed a two-year project to restore Gennets Bridge Lock near Loxwood, with the date set for an official opening ceremony to be held in April.

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Police appeal for help tracking down Goodwood House burglar

A manhunt has been launched to find the serial burglar responsible for the Goodwood House break-in among seven offences in the South East.
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Goodwood House burglar was ‘ex-military’ professional

An ‘incredibly violent’ man who raided Goodwood House has been linked to a series of terrifying aggravated burglaries across the South East.
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