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Primary school dropped by academy trust

An academy trust has dropped plans to take over the running of Southgate Primary after the school was placed in special measures.
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Jobs at risk at one of town’s biggest employers

Jobs at risk at one of town’s biggest employers

Jobs are under threat at one of Haywards Heath’s largest employers.

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Proud David receives BEM for serving Petworth communities

Duncton farmer David Burden received his British Empire Medal yesterday (Monday, February 20) at a special presentation at the South Downs National Park headquarters.

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Fears that hospital could be ‘downgraded’

Major changes proposed for the NHS have sparked fears that the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath could be ‘downgraded.’

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Preparing for National Theatre Connections 2017 Youth Theatre Festival

Academy performs as part of national festival

The Sir Robert Woodard Academy is taking part in the biggest youth theatre festival on the planet.

Education
Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug has been found in a number of schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

Health
Southwick Rangers youth football team are delighted with their new rainjackets, funded by Adur East Lions Club

Youth footballers thrilled with new ‘professional’ look

Adur East Lions Club raised an amazing sum of money in 2016 for local good causes.

Football
Debbie Kennard is the County Council's new Military Champion, taking over from Nigel Peters

New Military Champion for West Sussex

A county councillor from Shoreham has taken up the baton to champion the armed forces in the area.

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Pictured last year - Dave Benson Phillips and the St Catherine's Hospice Team

Flipping good fun for today’s Horsham Pancake Race

Teams from across the Horsham district will be having a flipping good time this lunchtime as the town’s Charity Pancake Race will be held in the Carfax from noon.

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TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

Part of the A27 has been blocked this evening after a deer managed to get onto the road.

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COUNTY NEWS: Paralympic hopeful’s new wheelchair could fulfil his dreams

A wheelchair racer is hoping that a new set of wheels can fulfil his dream of becoming a Paralympian.

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Mid Sussex district countryside (photo from Campaign to Protect Rural England - Sussex branch). SUS-161121-124109001

Mid Sussex’s housing target increased to 1,026 homes a year

Mid Sussex’s housing target has been increased from 800 to 1,026 units a year by a planning inspector.

Politics
Crawley railway level crossing just west of the town centre. Pic Steve Robards SR1700731 SUS-170118-121847001

“Someone could have been killed”: Anger over level crossing fault

A fault with a level crossing left pedestrians and road users in a ‘dangerous situation’.

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Miles and Ash Cocker with Mayor Ian Buckland

Children’s art shown in Friends of Mombasa exhibition

A Rustington based charity held its first ever exhibition, a showcasing of children’s art inspired by images of Africa.

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Thieves break-into cars in overnight spree

Thieves break-into cars in overnight spree

A string of vehicles were broken into in an overnight spate over the weekend.

Crime
The 45 schools throughout the camp are safe, child friendly environments, providing vital education, care and support

Chichester charity works to provide safe education for refugee children

A Chichester based charity has been working to provide safe education spaces for refugee children.

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All 17 council-run car parks have retained the prestigious police award. Picture: Mid Sussex District Council

Mid Sussex car parks retain ‘prestigious’ police safety award

Residents and visitors can feel safe and secure when parking in Mid Sussex after 17 council-run car parks have retained the prestigious police ‘Park Mark’ award for crime prevention and safety.

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Doctors Adrift in the static rowing challenge against members of Brickendon Consultancy

Junior doctors set adrift for medical charity

Two junior doctors from Sussex are preparing for a rowing challenge.

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The registered charity has been building a community workshop for the past six months

‘Shedders’ to open doors to public next month

Burgess Hill Shed is opening its doors to the public next month.

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County council leader Louise Goldsmith, Burgess Hill Town Council's  Andrew Barrett-Miles and Mid Sussex District Council leader Garry Wall (photo submitted).

Growth deal for Burgess Hill signed to support new jobs and homes

A growth deal for Burgess Hill signed between the county and district councils to secure new jobs, housing and funds to rejuvenate the town.

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