COUNTY NEWS: Shopowner loses day’s wages after being fooled by fake £50 note

A shopowner lost almost a day’s wages the day before her birthday after she was fooled by counterfeit money yesterday.

Funeral director Michael Wileman, third left, in 2004, when Reynolds took delivery of the new fleet of Mercedes Hearses

Funeral director retiring to Ireland

Bognor Regis funeral director Michael Wileman will be retiring tomorrow.

The Chinese airline is recruiting flight attendants globally

Chinese airline recruits globally at Gatwick

A Chinese airline is taking on flight attendants globally at Gatwick Airport as part of its international recruitment plan.

The community groups celebrating the grants last Thursday (March 23). Picture: Jon Rigby

Community groups celebrate grants from council

More than £720,000 has been awarded to community groups in Crawley.

Pets at Home. Picture Jason Lock Photography

Pets at Home to stop selling rabbits over Easter

Pets at Home is set to stop selling rabbits at all of its stores this Easter, in order to educate and inform children on the importance of responsible pet ownership.

Museum Lab discovery day. Picture: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton and Hove

Events to mark English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week runs all this week so here we round up some of the events taking place.

Arundel Castle did not make the list. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Celebrating our tourist attractions in Sussex

In a list of the top 241 sites across the country, published by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), Sussex only had five attractions listed.

A collection of two to five bedroom homes are being built. Picture: Charles Church Thames Valley

£8million to be injected to support new homes

A leading housebuilder is investing £8million into the environment as it brings new homes to Burgess Hill.

Services at both volunteer-led centres will now open on a Tuesday and Thursday. Picture: Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice to help more ‘in demand’ customers

Citizens Advice services in East Grinstead and Burgess Hill are changing.

Deliveroo � Mikael Buck / Deliveroo

Deliveroo has launched in Chichester

The on-demand food delivery service Deliveroo has launched in Chichester today.

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Councillors have approved the regeneration. Crawley Borough Council

£2million town centre revamp plans win councillors backing

Plans to extend Queens Square regeneration work along Queensway, The Pavement and Kingsgate have been approved.

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Take on an estate agent in aid of Comic Relief

Ever wanted to get one over on an estate agent?

Mortgage problems

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

The first A27 workshop started to nail down some first ideas after the initial gathering earlier this month (pictured)

Ideas flow at first A27 Community Workshop in Chichester

A holistic approach. A scheme devised by local people. Securing overseas expertise and eventually Government funding again.

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Chichester's Wednesday market launched in August last year, but was off today due to high winds

‘Mystery’ of missing Chichester market is solved

An angry couple say they and many other people travelled to Chichester today for the Wednesday market - only to find it missing.

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Travel news

RMT to move Southern Rail strike date for more talks

A strike date for the RMT union is set to be moved to allow for more talks with Southern Rail on April 4.

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Councillors consider Roffey’s beachfront apartments proposal

A developer whose seafront flats plans were dismissed by the Government last year following objections from hundreds of residents will learn the fate of their latest scheme on Wednesday (March 22).

The Observer front page after Chris Grayling's shock announcement

Council pledges £100,000 on ‘bold’ community-led A27 scheme

A £100,000 pledge has been made by West Sussex County Council to fund the community drive to build a better A27.

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