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VIDEO: Cause of West Sussex school fire ‘under investigation’

The cause of the fire at a secondary school this evening is currently under investigation by the fire service.

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The Weald School in Billingshurst is on fire

UPDATE: West Sussex school fire began in ceramics room

The fire at a West Sussex secondary school this evening began in the ceramics room.

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The Weald School in Billingshurst is on fire

West Sussex secondary school on fire

Fire crews are battling a blaze at a secondary school in West Sussex.

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Tyler Coleman in action at the Carron  Lane skate park in Midhurst last year

Planning for the future at Midhurst’s recreation ground

Midhurst town councillors are undertaking a survey of all their playground equipment at the Carron Lane recreation ground including the skate park facilities to help them plan for the future.

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Chief executive of Group B Strep Support Jane Plumb MBE. Picture: Group B Strep Support

Charity ‘hugely disappointed’ in B Strep screening setback

A Haywards Heath-based baby charity says it is ‘hugely disappointed’ by a recommendation not to introduce routine screening of pregnant women for group B Strep.

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Inside the i360 (Photograph: Kevin Meredith)

COUNTY NEWS: Tourist attraction to reopen after ‘technical fault’

A Sussex seafront attraction is set to reopen after three days of closure during English Tourism Week.

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Rio Ferdinand back in the day playing for Manchester United. PICTURE:STEVE REID

West Sussex volunteer praises brave footballer Rio Ferdinand

A bereavement volunteer from West Sussex has praised footballer Rio Ferdinand for opening up about the death of his wife.

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Major Petworth homes plan has been ‘sneaked in under the wire’

Major Petworth homes plan has been ‘sneaked in under the wire’

Plans for a major housing development in Petworth which flies in the face of the town’s emerging Neighbourhood Plan (NP) have ‘angered and disappointed’ the group behind the town’s vision for the future.

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Furniture from Stringfellow’s legendary nightclub goes on sale in Sussex

Furniture from a nightclub owned by legendary impressario Peter Stringfellow is to be sold in Sussex next week.

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Car flips in crash in Storrington

UPDATE: Village gridlocked after car flips in three vehicle crash

A village became gridlocked following a three vehicle crash this afternoon in which one car flipped onto its side.

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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.

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VIDEO: Red Nose Day fun at Laburnum Centre

Friday was fun, with lots of crazy antics for Red Nose Day.

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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.

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The pair entered the store on March 24. Picture: Sussex Police

Police seek thieves who stole makeup from Superdrug

Police seeking thieves who stole £70 worth of makeup from Superdrug in Burgess Hill have released a CCTV picture.

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Tombstone protest marks the ‘death of Pagham’

Tombstones are in place to mark ‘the death of Pagham as we know it’.

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Children and staff at Jubilee Pre-School in Middleton for the dressing up day

Community rallies to support girl with cancer

Jubilee Pre-School in Middleton-on-Sea held a dressing up day on Thursday to support the sister of one of the children.

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Pet store puts a ban on the sale of Easter bunnies

A ban on the sale of Easter bunnies has been put in place by a major chain of pet shops.

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Computer boss ‘tried to meet young girls for sex’

Computer boss ‘tried to meet young girls for sex’

A man who possessed more than 400 indecent images of children and attempted to meet young girls for sex has pleaded guilty to 14 charges, police have said.

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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.

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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.

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