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Lido expansion plans take giant leap forward

Expansion plans that will turn Arundel Lido into a community hub for the town have been approved.

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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

Transport
Head teacher Thomas Moore and senior associate solicitor Gareth Collins with pupils at Bury Primary School

Tree gift fits perfectly with school’s environmental award

An oak has been planted at Bury Primary School as a permanent reminder of the important role trees play in the environment.

Environment
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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New five-year £1.11 billion programme announced by Gatwick Airport

A new five-year plan for Gatwick Airport, costing £1.11 billion, has been announced today by the Chief Executive Stewart Wingate.

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Southern Rail

Broken down engineering train causes rail delays

Commuters are facing disruption on the Brighton Mainline this morning (June 7) after an engineering train broke down between Gatwick and Purley.

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Some of the employability students, Dan Goodyer, Charlotte Ellis, Phoebe Rosamond, Ed Pirie; James Howell, Tomas Williams, Patrick Smith and deputy principal Steve Martell.

Collyer’s students graduate employability course

Collyer’s students studying the new and highly regarded employability course have graduated from the year-long programme.

Education
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.

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Highways England chose Option 5A (Binsted route) as its preferred A27 option for Arundel. Picture: Derek Martin

Arun’s Lib Dem leader criticises park authority over Arundel A27 bypass vote

The South Downs National Park Authority’s plans to seek a judicial review of the Arundel A27 decision has been criticised by the leader of the Lib Dems on Arun District Council.

Transport
Oskar de Rocha and Kostya Petrov

COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

Business
Hundreds more vans on Horsham’s roads as online shopping increases

Hundreds more vans on Horsham’s roads as online shopping increases

Hundreds more vans have flooded Horsham’s roads in recent years, as campaigners warn of the environmental impact of online shopping.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

Business
WH Smith came bottom of the Which? customer satisfaction survey

WH Smith voted worst store on the high street in Which? survey

Britain’s highest and lowest rated high street shops by customer satisfaction have been revealed in a survey by the consumer brand Which?.

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Arundel's MP, Nick Herbert, said he thinks a majority of residents support the bypass. Picture: Nick Herbert

Nick Herbert ‘appalled’ by park authority’s Arundel A27 decision

Nick Herbert said he is ‘appalled’ by the South Downs National Park Authority’s decision to seek a judicial review of Highways England’s Arundel A27 decision.

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Councillor Paul Dendle has long-supported an A27 bypass at Arundel. Picture: Derek Martin

‘Abolish the South Downs National Park Authority’, Arundel councillor says

A district councillor has called for the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) to be abolished.

Transport
There have also been protests against the preferred bypass route

National Park authority to challenge Arundel A27 bypass decision

The South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) will call for a judicial review to challenge the Arundel A27 route decision.

Transport
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

Popular Horsham pub opens doors after major makeover

A Horsham pub re-opened its doors on Friday (May 18) following a six-figure makeover, creating eight new jobs.

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Cheque handed over

£30,000 raised by Gatwick taxi firm for Crawley hospice

A total of £30,000 has been raised by London Gatwick’s on-site taxi company, Gatwick Airport Cars, for the airport’s local charity partner St Catherine’s Hospice.

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