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Village butchers to close after 43 years

A village butcher will be closing his shop ‘with great regret’ in January 2018 after more than 43 years of trading.

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Steyning police station has been saved from closure

Steyning police station saved from closure

A police presence in Steyning is set to continue after the town’s police station was saved from closure.

Crime
Police were called on Sunday

Pedestrian suffers broken arm in hit and run

Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run on the A272 near Billingshurst which left a pedestrian with a broken arm.

Transport
Bus operator defends decision to reduce service

Bus operator defends decision to reduce service

The managing director of Brighton and Hove Buses has defended his decision to change the route of the number 59 service following an outcry from Steyning passengers.

Transport
Martina Osei-Bobie with her mother

Woman organises Christmas dinner for lonely people

An Upper Beeding woman has organised a Christmas dinner for members of the community who are feeling lonely this festive season.

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Peter Webb. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Former Christ’s Hospital teacher sentenced for sex offences

A former teacher at Christ’s Hospital School near Horsham has been sentenced for historic sex offences against young boys.

Crime
Sussex Police sergeant sacked for sexual activity on duty

Sussex Police sergeant sacked for sexual activity on duty

A Sussex Police officer has been sacked after it emerged he had been spending parts of his night shifts visiting two women he was having sexual relationships with.

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The Sussexdown Christmas fayre raised �1,200

Care home raises more than £1k with Christmas fayre

Staff and residents at Care South’s Sussexdown care home, in Storrington, raised more than £1,000 at the annual Christmas Fayre.

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Steyning First Responders were presented with a Millennium award

Heroes recognised for tireless work within the community

Residents and supporters gathered last week to thank members of the community who have worked tirelessly to support Steyning.

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Terry Townsend died on Thursday, November 23

Family remembers ‘running, laughing and smiling uncle Terry’

The family of popular Upper Beeding man Terry Townsend has paid tribute to him following his death.

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Sally West has deciced to buy all her Christmas presents from local shops in Storrington. Photo by Derek Martin

Woman vows to shop locally for all her Christmas presents

A Storrington woman has vowed to help her high street by shopping locally for all her family’s Christmas presents this year.

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Steyning's Christmas late-night shopping event will take place on Wednesday, December 6. Photo by Derek Martin

Steyning prepares to get into the festive spirit

Steyning is getting into the festive spirit ahead of its annual late night shopping event.

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High Commissioner of Antigua and Barbuda Karen-Mae Hill (far left) visits Steyning Grammar School. Pic Steve Robards

High Commissioner thanks students for raising £5,000 after Hurricane Irma

The High Commissioner of Antigua and Barbuda visited Steyning Grammar School last week to thank boarding students for their fundraising efforts after the devastating Hurricane Irma.

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An air ambulance landed at Steyning Memorial Field. Picture: Millie Croft

Air ambulance called to ‘accidental injury’ in Steyning

The air ambulance was called out to an ‘accidental injury’ in Steyning this morning (Thursday, November 23), according to a spokesman.

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Phoebe Martin's dog Inca

COUNTY NEWS: Woman perfectly responds to neighbour’s ‘disgusting owner’ note

A woman perfectly responded to one of her neighbours who left a note calling her a ‘disgusting owner’ by returning a handwritten letter from her dog.

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From left to right: Jane Goring, Jill Turner, Janine Harvey, Joyce Sleight and Janet Pennington. Photo by Derek Martin

Steyning authors prepare to publish first book

Five Steyning women are excitedly preparing to publish their first book containing almost 400 Victorian letters and personal diaries.

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Christmas events across the South Downs this year

Villages and towns across the Horsham district are preparing to get into the festive spirit with upcoming Christmas light switch on and late night shopping events over the next couple of weeks.

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Missing teenager found ‘safe and well’

Missing teenager found ‘safe and well’

Missing teenager Emily Newman who left her college in Pulborough in a distressed state on Monday (November 20) has been found safe and well, according to Sussex Police.

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Steyning Food and Drink Festival launch. Pic Steve Robards

Five Steyning businesses up for food and drink awards

Five Steyning businesses have been shortlisted for the grand final of next February’s Sussex Food and Drink Awards.

Business
Steyning high street reopened following oil spillage

Steyning high street reopened following oil spillage

Steyning high street was closed between Elm Grove Lane and Church Street due to an oil spillage following a road traffic collision on Monday morning, according to West Sussex Highways.

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