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Rolls-Royce takes new colours to support Chichester Police open day

This Rolls-Royce turned police car drew more than a few admirers at Chichester Police Station open day on Saturday.

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Success for Bolney Wine Estate

Bolney estate picks up major wine award

A prestigious wine award has been presented to the Bolney Wine Estate.

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The job losses were announced this morning. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: GSK job losses are ‘potentially devastating’

News that 246 jobs will be cut at GlaxoSmithKline’s Sussex site is ‘potentially devastating’, a workers union has said.

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BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

The RMT and ASLEF have both suspended strike action on Southern Rail after being approached for direct talks with the Secretary of State.

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Customers will have the opportunity to have their photo taken with one of the UKs most iconic four-legged friends

Meet Dulux dog at store relaunch

The Dulux dog will be in Littlehampton for the grand re-opening of Wickes.

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Highways England plans to improve six A27 junctions. Map courtesy of Highways England. SUS-170718-164351001

Worthing to Lancing A27 consultation begins – with just one £69m option

Just one £69million option to cut congestion on the A27 between Worthing and Lancing is feasible – and highways bosses admit it will not have ‘significant’ long-term benefits.

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David  Allen at Meadowgate Nursery. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170987-1

First-timer wins at Hampton Court

Grasses were showcased to their full glory at RHS Hampton Court and won a silver gilt medal for a Sidlesham grower in his first year at the show.

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Arun District Council leader Gillian Brown pictured in 2015 studying the information boards for the regeneration consultation

Bognor regeneration will ‘take time’

Arun District Council leader Gill Brown was challenged over the slow speed of regeneration in Bognor Regis by public, political and business figures on Wednesday (July 12).

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Celebrating five years in business

Optician Mandy Corbett certainly had vision when she turned an empty shell into a successful business.

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Jean Hallford, centre, celebrates 60 years at Salon 128 with colleagues, from left, Ally Costello, Morag Wale, Rose Wade and Sue Cassey. Photo by Derek Martin DM17734694a

Stylist celebrates 60 years at Tarring salon

Hair stylist Jean Hallford is celebrating 60 years of working in the same salon.

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The Stockbridge Road crossing, where the new technology will be introduced as well as at Basin Road crossing

New mobile phone alerts to stop near misses at Chichester crossings

People distracted by their mobiles near Chichester crossings will soon receive an alert on their phones as part of a pioneering new scheme.

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Littlehampton mayor Billy Blanchard-Cooper with The Flower Shop owner Michelle Bly. Picture: Scott Ramsey

Charity coffee break success in Wick

Florists used the power of flowers to raise money for charity.

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Tell us which shops you love in Chichester by emailing news@chiobserver.co.uk

Some shops we love in Chichester: Tell us your favourites

As part of the Observer’s Love Your Shops campaign, this week we’re featuring some of the city’s independent shopmakers.

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Apart from the first two trains of the day there will be no direct service from Chichester to London.ks16000757-10 SUS-160613-224748008

No direct trains from Chichester to London ‘indefinitely’

There will be no direct trains from Chichester to any London stations after 6am each day for the foreseeable future, Southern has confirmed.

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The Wednesday traders' market is said to have brought a 'new vibrancy' to the city centre

Market to stay on Chichester high street despite mixed views

The city centre market is here to stay.

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Chris Skinner tweeted this picture of the damage to his car tyre

Driver’s £230 bill from A27 blowout

A car enthusiast’s ‘great day at Goodwood’ was ‘spoiled’ when he said his car had a tyre blowout on the A27.

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An artist's impression of what the community shop will look like. SUS-170304-112132001

‘Fantastic’ response to share offering for Fittleworth community shop

More than £5,000 worth of shares in Fittleworth’s community shop have been sold after they went on offer last week.

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Artist impression of the new Enterprise Gateway currently being built in Terminus Road

Council progressing £8m investment for new Chichester business destination

The next stage of an ambitious £8m project to attract nearly 100 new businesses to Chichester is set for approval.

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Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

‘Wedding season’ sets the average adult back almost £800, a study found.

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Residents at Darlington Court join in with singer Louise Radcliffe as they celebrate Care Home Open Day

Care home serves up world cuisine

World cuisine was the theme for an afternoon tea party at Darlington Court care home in Rustington.

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