Volunteers urgently needed to help Mind

The Mind charity shop in Goring is urgently seeking volunteers.

New consultant Jane Haskins will be opening Chichester's first Saturday slimming group

City’s first Saturday slimming group to launch

Chichester’s first Saturday slimming group is to be opened by mum Jane Haskins.

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

Itchenor coffee shop seeks license to sell alcohol

A coffee shop located close to Itchenor waterfront will have its application to start selling alcohol heard next week.

Little London car park could become an open market space

Help shape future of city for next 20 years

Does Chichester need a concert hall, shopping centre or nightclub?

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Staff from Swinton Insurance's branch in South Street, Tarring, presenting a cheque for �210 to Love Your Hospital

Chosen cause ‘close to team’s heart’

Children spending Christmas Day at Worthing Hospital had an extra gift to unwrap this year, thanks to insurance staff.

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Linda Taylor has lost ten stone to date

Ten stone – and counting for North Bersted super-slimmer

Super-slimmer Linda Taylor has lost ten stone – but she has not stopped yet.

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The car park in Burgess Hill is a popular choice for workers, shoppers and commuters. Picture: Mid Sussex District Council

Council adds spaces to popular car park

Motorists who struggle to find a parking space in Burgess Hill will be pleased to hear that the council has added an extra 54 spaces.

Five simple tips to end up with more money in 2017

Five simple tips to end up with more money in 2017

Sally Francis, a senior writer at, explains five things women should consider after a month of excess.

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West Sussex County Council leader Louise Goldsmith

A27 consultation re-run ‘not about a northern bypass’, county council leader insists

Louise Goldsmith, the leader of West Sussex County Council, has responded to a challenge to her Chichester West division seat from anti-northern A27 bypass campaigners.

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Louise Goldsmith being handed the notice from Chichester Deserves Better at last Thursday's Funtington Parish Council meeting

A27 campaigners launch challenge for county council leader’s seat

Anti-northern bypass campaigners have announced plans to put forward a candidate to challenge leader Louise Goldsmith for her seat on the county council at this summer’s elections.

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Worthing mayor Sean McDonald opening the new Brent Lodge charity shop in the Guildbourne Centre. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170004-1

‘Overwhelmed’ by response to new charity shop

Wildlife charity Brent Lodge was ‘overwhelmed’ by the response to the opening of its new shop in Worthing.

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

Rail news

Travel advice issued ahead of three day train driver’s strike

Passengers are warned to travel by train ‘only if essential’ during three days of strikes by ASLEF drivers planned this week, said a spokesperson from Govia Thameslink Railway.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Tor Walmsley won Aldwick Slimming World's Miss Slinky 2016 award

Miss Slinky to take over Felpham slimming group

Aldwick’s Miss Slinky 2016 is preparing to launch her own slimming group, having lost 2½ stone in a year.

Aldi will increase its its minimum wage

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4,000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4,000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Hollie Sherred is launching a new slimming group at the Wrenford Centre

Baker learns how to have her cake and eat it

Cake baker Hollie Sherred loved her job but found the side effects a little disheartening.

Santa in his grotto at the open day

Huskies visit dog care centre

Huskies joined Santa in his grotto at a Rustington dog hotel and day care centre.

Tracie Davey, operations manager at Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce, left, presents the cheque to Louise Gisbey, fundraising and marketing manager for Safe in Sussex wbNoMd1IMAvnAt8AQ0ez

Chamber’s support for refuges welcomed

Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce gave the charity Safe In Sussex a special Christmas present.

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