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Footbridge to be replaced this summer

West Sussex County Council has apologised for the delay in replacing a bridge between Eaton’s Farm, in Ashurst and Catsfold Farm, in Henfield, but insisted work would begin this summer.

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Steyning man given curfew following 20-person street fight

Steyning man given curfew following 20-person street fight

A Steyning man has been given a ten-week curfew order for assaulting two police officers, according to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

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Michael Bailey, the landlord of traditional English pub the Royal Oak, in Wineham. Pic Steve Robards

Landlord vows to fight on despite four-month roadworks

The landlord of a traditional English pub has vowed to keep fighting despite roadworks threatening to impact his business.

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Cyclist hospitalised following collision with lorry

Cyclist hospitalised following collision with lorry

A cyclist was taken to Worthing Hsopital after colliding with a lorry on Wednesday morning (February 14), police said.

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Bob Murphy helped organise a meeting on Saturday to discuss the telecommunication mast plans

Steyning residents object to 20-metre telecommunications mast

A number of Steyning residents have hit out at Vodafone’s plans to install a 20-metre telecommunications mast at Steyning Town Community Football Club.

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Opening of the new eco-hut at Woods Mill Nature Reserve in July 2017. Picture: Miles Davies/Sussex Wildlife

Nature reserve closed due to ‘high winds’

The Woods Mill Nature Reserve, in Henfield, has been closed to visitors today due to high winds, according to the Sussex Wildlife Trust.

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The old Shoreham cement works site. Picture: Google Street View

Air ambulance called after man falls through roof

A man has been taken to hospital after falling through a roof at the old Shoreham cement works, near Upper Beeding, according to the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb).

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VIDEO: Founder of Auntie Val’s thanks community for answering desperate plea

The founder of an award-winning company has thanked the community for the ‘generous donations’ that enabled her to continue operating her business.

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Steyning mother Sarah Petty calls for safe crossing point after her son Finn was hit by a car on his walk home from school. Photo by Derek Martin

Mother petitions for pedestrian crossings after son involved in collision

A mother has called for pedestrian crossing points to be installed in Steyning after her son was hit by a car on his walk home from school.

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National park site monitored after felling concerns raised

National park site monitored after felling concerns raised

Residents concerned by tree felling in the South Downs National Park have asked Horsham District Council to monitor the site.

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Colin Woods, proprietor of Amberley Village Stores, with manager Lee Stace and postmistress Tina Bishop

Village store shortlisted for ‘rural Oscars’

Amberley Village Stores has been shortlisted as one of the regional finalists in this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards, nicknamed the ‘rural Oscars’ by its organisers.

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In pictures: A magical evening at Steyning Primary

School children were left spellbound as their school was transformed in celebration of Harry Potter Night last week.
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Coralie Thomas, Sharon Rance and children from Thakeham pre-school with the time capsule. Picture: Sophie Ward Photography

Pre-school children bury capsule to mark arrival at new site

Children at Thakeham Pre-School marked the arrival at their new site by burying a time capsule containing pictures for future generations to discover.

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Jeremy Quin MP

Horsham jobseeker claims rise by ten per cent in 12 months

The number of people claiming jobseeker’s allowance in Horsham increased by more than 10 per cent in the 12 months to December 2017, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Zoe Bates, the owner and manager at Valerie Manor nursing home, in Upper Beeding with staff and residents

Nursing home manager celebrates tenth year in charge

The owner and manager of the Valerie Manor nursing home said she was ‘thrilled’ after residents and staff gathered to mark her tenth year in charge.

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Guy Watts during the Olympic Torch Relay, in 2012, with his brother Thomas and mother Christina

Torchbearer left ‘physically sick’ after thieves steal his Olympic torch

A London 2012 Olympic torchbearer has been left feeling ‘physically sick’ after thieves broke into his house and stole his prized possession.

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The BP Garage, in High Street, Upper Beeding. Picture: Google Street View

Attempt to steal cash machine under investigation

Officers were called to reports of someone attempting to steal a cash machine in Upper Beeding during the early hours of Friday morning (January 26), according to Sussex Police.

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The Oddfellows Arms. Picture: Google Street View

Village pub to close due to ‘lack of support’

A traditional 17th century pub will be closed for good this weekend due to ‘ongoing battles and the ever-changing nature of pubs’.

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Saagar Patel outside Pulborough Stores

Business owner ‘struggling to break even’ due to parking charges

A Pulborough business owner has told councillors he refuses to pay his most recent penalty notice while he waits to be given a parking permit.

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