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Metal thefts on the rise in Sussex, police say

Metal thefts across Sussex are on the rise, according to Sussex Police.

Crime

VIDEO: Bank ‘will not reopen’ following ram raid

Barclays’ Henfield branch will not reopen after suffering significant damage in a ram raid in April, it has been confirmed.

Crime
Sussex Travel: Engineering works affect rail services

Sussex Travel: Engineering works affect rail services

Engineering works will be affecting Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express services this weekend.

Transport

PICTURES: Steyning Grammar School students showcase work at exhibition

More than 500 Steyning Grammar School students from various departments gathered last week for an exhibition showcasing their hard work.
Education
Nick Herbert

MP addresses Henfield’s ‘restricted access’ to cash machines

Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has written to banking leaders and regulators after Henfield residents complained of a ‘restricted access’ to cash machines.

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The Crossbush junction along the A27. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Planned review of Arundel bypass decision sparks contrasting opinions

Contrastings views have been expressed about South Downs National Park Authority’s decision to seek a judicial review regarding the A27 Arundel bypass.

Transport
Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

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Amberley Museum will be hosting a Dads Can Do event on Sunday for Father's Day

Museum to host dads event this Father’s Day

Amberley Museum will be hosting its annual Dads Can Do event this Sunday (June 17) for Father’s Day.

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School children and teachers from St Mary's CofE Primary School gathered for Pulborough's first colour run on Sunday

School children cover teachers with neon colour powder

Children at a Pulborough primary school were given the opportunity to cover their teachers in neon colour powder this weekend.

Education
Nick Herbert with Pulborough wardens Carol Boniface and Vanessa Green

MP backs neighbourhood warden scheme

Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has backed a scheme to employ neighbourhood wardens in Storrington and Sullington.

Crime
Parish councillor Fiona McConnachie next to an unpermitted access trench in The Street, Thakeham. Pic Steve Robards SR1815890

Landowner who ignored planning system to face ‘significant costs’

Landowners who ignore the planning system ‘will be left with significant legal costs to put things right’, according to a Thakeham parish councillor.

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Landlords Gary Bacon and Charlie Catchpole have taken over at the Chequer Inn, in Steyning. Pic Steve Robards SR1815755

Steyning pub reopens under new ownership

Two new landlords at a Steyning pub vowed to ‘refresh the food and restaurant’ at their new business as they completed the first few days in charge.

Business
Neighbourhood warden scheme would ‘increase council tax by £17 per year’

Neighbourhood warden scheme would ‘increase council tax by £17 per year’

Residents in Storrington and Sullington would be charged an extra £17 per year from 2019 if the majority chose to approve a neighbourhood warden scheme, according to the parish council.

Politics
Parts of Storrington have been affected by a power cut

Power cuts hit Storrington and Ashington

Parts of Storrington and Ashington have gone without power this morning following two separate power cuts.

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The Steyning Tearooms was hit by Monday's flash flooding. Picture: Kim Cook

Steyning business owner ‘thankful’ for support after flash floods

A Steyning business owner said she was ‘very lucky to have such amazing staff and customers’ as she managed to keep her shop open despite the flash floods on bank holiday Monday.

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Section of A283 to be closed for two nights

Section of A283 to be closed for two nights

A section of the A283 Washington Road will close for two nights this weekend for resurfacing work, according to West Sussex County Council.

Transport
Dozens turned out for the launch of the art trail which will form part of Steyning Festival

Steyning Festival 2018 gets underway

The eighth Steyning Festival got underway on Saturday morning (May 26) with a community parade through the town.

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The Frankland Arms. Picture: Google Street View

Village pub closes as publicans cease trading

The Franklands Arms, in Washington, was closed on Sunday (May 20) after publicans decided to cease trading.

Business
Road blocked due to ‘cow in the road’

Road blocked due to ‘cow in the road’

A main road in Ashurst has been blocked both ways due to a cow on the road, according to traffic reports.

Transport
The Military Vehicle and Home Front Weekend was held at Amberley Museum. Picture: Pete Edgeler

Museum ‘comes alive’ for military weekend event

Amberley Museum hosted its annual Military Vehicle and Home Front Weekend event over the weekend.

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