Errors on housing benefit claim could cost council £250,000

Errors by a partnership administering housing benefits to Horsham district residents could cost the council almost a quarter of a million pounds.

The 64-year-old said he has had to 'cover his mouth and nose' because of people smoking outside the hospital

Trust urged to enforce ban on smoking outside hospital

An angry resident has called for a ban on smoking outside Worthing Hospital’s entrance to be encforced after being ‘forced to walk through clouds of cigarette smoke’.


Tools worth hundreds of pounds stolen from parked vehicles

Hundreds of pounds worth of tools and equipment have been stolen from two vehicles parked in Hickstead last night (Tuesday January 17).

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Hassocks homes decision ‘called-in’ by ministers

Plans for 130 homes in Hassocks approved by councillors last year have been ‘called-in’ by Government ministers.


Naked female cleaners wanted to clean houses in Sussex for up to £65 an hour

A company specialising in naturist cleaners is looking to recruit in Sussex, offering up to £65 an hour.

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Horsham District Council set to increase council tax

Council tax bills are set to increase for Horsham district households from April.

Bill Lucas, 100, the oldest surviving British athlete of the 1948 London Olympic Games. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Oldest living Olympian celebrates his 100th

Celebrations have kicked off this week for the oldest living Olympian who has turned 100.

The Mind charity shop in Bognor Regis. Picture: Google Maps

Volunteers urgently needed to help Mind

The Mind charity shop in Bognor Regis is urgently seeking volunteers.

Sinkhole in East Grinstead.

‘Sinkhole’ road to remain shut until Monday

A road which was closed by police yesterday after a sinkhole was discovered is to remain shut until January 23.

The Quarterdesk Cafe has been located in Itchenor for around a year

Itchenor coffee shop granted alcohol license

An Itchenor coffee shop has been granted a license to start selling alcohol.

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Mid Sussex MP welcomes new support for children’s mental health

Plans to transform mental health support for children and young people have been welcomed by Mid Sussex’s MP Sir Nicholas Soames.


Contemporary apartments in the heart of historic Chichester

Welcome to Vesta, a collection of 16 beautifully designed contemporary two bedroom apartments in the very centre of Chichester.

The launch of the Dementia Caf�

Dementia Café launched in Billingshurst

Billingshurst United Reformed Church has launched a Dementia Café.

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UPDATE: Council tax increase to help protect ‘vital services’

The average West Sussex household may have to fork out an extra £450 due to council tax increases planned by the county council over the next four years.

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Former Northampton striker Collins is relishing being at Crawley Town

Topscorer James Collins is relishing being at Crawley and believes joining Reds is proving to be a ‘great move.’

James Brynin's parents Sharon and Efrem Brynin arrive for the inquest at Arundel Town Hall on January 16, 2017. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Soldier who killed Lance Corporal James Brynin will ‘forever have blood on his hands’, say family

The family of Lance Corporal James Brynin have expressed their ‘disappointment’ that the soldier who shot and killed him while on duty will face ‘no charges or punishment’ for his death.


VIDEO: Horsham shop severely damaged by blaze

A Horsham store was severely damaged by a fire this morning (Wednesday January 18).

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Mussels getting ready for Ryman ambition

Shoreham Football Club are getting everything in place to meet their goal of reaching the Ryman League.

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‘It’s the end of an era. He was one of those remarkable figures of the sixties’

Heart-felt tributes are being paid this week to society photographer Lord Snowdon, former husband of the Queen’s sister Princess Margaret, who died on Friday.

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