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Museum and art gallery in line for £3.5m rejuvenation

A £3.5million transformation plan for Worthing Museum and Art Gallery has been unveiled in a bid to double visitor numbers by 2020.

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Littlehampton Town Council planning and licensing vice chairman Ian Buckland  outside the seafront shelter, earmarked for a kite surfing school and cafe SUS-171025-092242001

Windsurfing champ’s roots inspire plans for waterfront

A three-time windsurfing world champion hopes to transform the shelter he changed in as a child before heading out to sea into a water sports facility and café.

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Councillor Jim Brooks

Give street drinkers a place to go to avoid town centre disruption, councillor argues

Street drinkers should be given a place to go to stop them causing disruption in Bognor Regis town centre, a councillor has suggested.

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Worthing club could lose licence over drunken violence and police concerns

A series of assaults and an underage girl taking drugs at a Worthing nightclub are among incidents police believe should lead to the venue losing its licence.

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County council apologise for data ‘breach’ over invitation to cyber security event

West Sussex County Council inadvertently revealed the email addresses of scores of business owners – when inviting them to an event on cyber security.

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Freddie Tandy and Mike Northeast, left  criticised health bosses over missing a key meeting. The duo are pictured with other Labour members at the launch of a health plan in February

Town ‘at the bottom of the pile’ when it comes to health

Health bosses have been accused of failing to treat Littlehampton’s health ‘crisis’ with the level of priority it needs after missing a key meeting.

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A screenshot from the TV show The Amazing World of Gumball. Picture by James Doyle

Worthing Town Hall stars in cartoon

An eagle-eyed councillor spotted Worthing Town Hall on TV - on the most unlikely programme.

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An artist's impression of how the redeveloped Teville Gate site in Worthing could look

Teville Gate developer announces site’s new name

Owners of Worthing’s Teville Gate have announced their renaming of the site a month before public consultation on their development begins.

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Adur and Worthing councils chief executive Alex Bailey

Council chief’s secondment backed by senior councillors

Senior councillors have backed a chief executive’s secondment which will see his council role reduce to three days a week.

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East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton

MP’s 6am daily bath routine sparks national headlines

Rub a dub dub, three men in a tub, and who do you think they be? The butcher, the baker the candlestick maker – but not for as long as our MP.

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The gap in the defences, in River Road

Gaping hole in town’s flood defences to be plugged at last

A gaping hole in Littlehampton’s flood defences is set to be plugged – more than two years after a £22million scheme was completed.

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Horsham councillors back Arundel bypass

Horsham District Council has lent its support to a controversial bypass option to upgrade the A27 around Arundel.

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Transport Secretary calls for review of alternative A27 options for Worthing and Lancing

Alternative schemes to improve the A27 between Worthing and Lancing will be explored, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has confirmed.

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Labours Beccy Cooper and Jim Deen

Worthing and Adur miss out on £2m cash pot for vital affordable homes

More than £2million to build affordable housing in Worthing and Adur has been lost in 2017, the Herald can reveal.

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The Kingsway Hotel

Councillors ‘take a stand’ as developer claims affordable housing discount

Councillors took a stand as developers hoping to convert a vacant hotel claimed a 95 per cent reduction in affordable housing contributions.

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Adur and Worthing councils chief executive Alex Bailey

Council chief’s secondment to reduce role to three days

Council chief Alex Bailey will reduce his role to three days a week if councillors rubber stamp an 18-month secondment next week.

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Lee Cowen

Labour claims Lancing by-election victory

By-election victory for Labour last night saw the party gain its first district councillor in Lancing for 18 years.

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Brian Boggis

Backing for key homes blueprint

A blueprint outlining Adur’s housing and economic future has received the backing of a government inspector.

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Councillor Ricky Bower

NHS bosses lag behind in securing healthcare upgrades as new developments increase pressure

NHS bosses are lagging behind in identifying improvements to under-pressure health facilities in the face of approval of hundreds of new homes.

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French restaurant chain announced for Worthing seafront shelter

French restaurant chain announced for Worthing seafront shelter

French restaurant chain Bistrot Pierre hopes to open in Worthing after successfully bidding to convert a seafront shelter.

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