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Angmering M&S plans face opposition from Waitrose and its landlord

Plans for a Marks and Spencer food store on the Angmering and Rustington border are back to square one after a bitter wrangle between rivals.

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Lib Dem Marko Scepanovic (left) and Crawley MP Henry Smith (right) during an EU referendum debate last year

‘General election a two-horse race’ - Lib Dem candidate

June’s general election is a ‘two-horse race’ between the Tories and the Liberal Democrats, according to one Crawley candidate.

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Sarah Osborne Lib Dem candidate for Mid Sussex with party leader Tim Farron (photo submitted).

GENERAL ELECTION: Lib Dems select Mid Sussex candidate

The Lib Dems have selected their general election candidate to run against Conservative MP Sir Nicholas Soames.

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The first community meeting to Build a Better A27. Money for the scheme now seems to still be in place. ks170126-8 SUS-170603-202843008

Chichester’s £250m A27 cash ‘still available’

The cash to pay for vital improvements to the A27 around Chichester is still available, a letter from Jim O’Sullivan the chief executive of Highways England seems to suggest.

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The Shoreham South candidates in attendance at the hustings

Housing pressures the hot topic as Lancing and Shoreham voters grill election candidates

The strain of new housing developments on Shoreham and Lancing’s infrastructure was the hot topic last night as candidates vying for election faced a grilling from residents.

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Liberty Property Trust's latest plans for North of Horsham development SUS-160930-104412001

Billion pound Horsham development set for approval

Plans for up to 2,750 homes and a business park north of Horsham could be approved next week as officers have recommended the scheme be approved.

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New offices planned for Manor Royal (photo from CBC's planning portal).

Start-of-the-art Manor Royal offices approved

A state-of-the-art new office building in Manor Royal which could create 1,000 new jobs has been approved.

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Crawley Household waste and recycling site, Metcalf Way. Pic Steve Robards  SR1707716 SUS-170415-173028001

Suspending rubbish tip charges a ‘farcical U-turn’

Suspending rubbish tip charges introduced in West Sussex last year has been labelled a ‘farcical U-turn’ by Labour county councillors.

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Union protest outside Parliament to mark year since start of Southern dispute

A rail union is set to protest outside Parliament to mark one year since the start of strikes on the Southern network.

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Southgate residents calling for action to improve lighting on a path used by pedestrians to cross the railway line

‘Deep concern’ at poorly lit path to railway footbridge

Southgate residents have expressed ‘deep concern’ at a poorly lit path used to cross the railway line.

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Sir Nicholas Soames MP  08-10-16. Pic Steve Robards  SR1630397 SUS-160810-182135001

MP Soames plans to seek re-election

Mid Sussex MP Sir Nicholas Soames is set to stand in June’s general election.

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Are you registered to vote?

With the snap election set for June 8, it is important for you to make sure you are able to exercise your right to vote.

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Jeremy Quin and Nick Herbert, pictured together in 2015

Horsham district MPs set to stand in general election

Horsham district’s two MPs are both set to stand in June’s general election.

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Henry Smith re-elected in 2015

Crawley MP welcomes snap general election

Crawley’s MP has backed the decision by Prime Minister Theresa May to call a snap general election.

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Proposed site for 100 new homes in Yapton, behind St Mary's Church and south of Ford Lane SUS-150713-103940001

Villagers score shock homes win as second inquiry battle looms

Villagers fighting scores of new homes have cause for celebration after the High Court supported their wishes and dimissed a developer’s challenge.

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Election count. Sir Peter Bottomley - West Worthing. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-150805-130839008

West Sussex reacts to PM’s call for snap general election

Comments have flooded in since the Prime Minister’s surprise call for a general election this morning.

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Ballot box

Theresa May calls snap general election

Sussex voters are set to head to the polls in June as Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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Mid Sussex District Council. Pic Steve Robards SR1521483 SUS-150809-224944001

Election packs for postal voters declared void

Packs for postal voters in Mid Sussex for the county council elections have been declared void due to a ‘clerical omission’.

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Gatwick Airport 5-1-15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150601-100518001

‘Intensely unpopular’ Gatwick flight path confirmed

An ‘intensely unpopular’ flight path for planes leaving Gatwick Airport has been confirmed as permanent by the aviation regulator.

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Suspending ‘diabolical’ rubbish tip charges welcomed by Tory

Suspending ‘barmy’ and ‘diabolical’ charges introduced at rubbish tips in West Sussex last year has been welcomed by a Tory county councillor.

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