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FULL REPORT: ‘Unpopular but necessary’ North Horsham scheme approved

An ‘unpopular but necessary’ scheme for thousands of homes north of Horsham has been approved this week.

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Horsham town centre vision exhibition in Swan Walk Shopping Centre. Clive Burley - Project Manager talks to members of the public. Pic Steve Robards SR1711190 SUS-170521-195423001

Horsham town centre vision exhibition extended

Due to a massive public response to Horsham District Council’s Town Centre Vision exhibition, it has been extended until Monday 19 June 2017 to enable as many people as possible to have their say.

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The flag above parkside at half mast

Council’s message of support in wake of Manchester attack

Both Horsham District Council’s leader and chairman have extended messages of support to victims and families caught up in the Manchester attack.

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County council chairman Lionel Barnard

County chairman: ‘Heartfelt sympathies’ to families of Manchester victims

West Sussex County Council’s chairman has shared a message of support to the families of the victims of last night’s attack in Manchester.

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Crawley's council leader Peter Lamb said that 'Crawley stands united with the people of  Manchester today'

‘Crawley stands united with the people of Manchester’

‘Crawley stands united with the people of Manchester today’, according to the council’s leader.

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Southern strike suspended after Manchester attack

Southern staff have suspended a planned rail strike in light of last night’s attack in Manchester.

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Sussex election campaigning suspended after Manchester attack

General election campaigning in Sussex has been suspended today in response to the Manchester attack.

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Annie is on at the Connaught Theatre in Worthing until Saturday (April 29)

Theatres bosses cut overspend – but budget rises

Worthing’s taxpayer-funded theatres overspent by £25,000 in the last year, prompting celebration from council bossses three years after the facilities cost nearly £500,000 more than budgeted.

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

LIVE: North Horsham development approved

Councillors have approved Liberty’s application for 2,750 homes and a business park on land north of the A264.

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No gypsy or traveller site planned in North Horsham scheme

No gypsy or traveller site is planned in the North Horsham housing development.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Have you registered?

Sussex voters reminded - less than three days left to register

There are just three days left to register to vote for the 2017 General Election.

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Assumed house price levels ‘out of date’ on North Horsham scheme

Increasing projected house prices at the North Horsham strategic site could deliver more affordable homes, according to new figures.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling with Tory candidate for Crawley Henry Smith at Three Bridges Railway Station

Southern train drivers’ overtime ban a ‘political strike’ - Tory

A ban on overtime working called by Southern train drivers is a ‘pre-election political strike’ according to the Conservative’s general election candidate.

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Worthing mayor making 2017. Councillor Sean McDonald hands over the duty to Alex Harman, Worthing's youngest mayor. SUS-170519-142244001

Worthing’s youngest mayor takes office

Worthing’s youngest mayor has been sworn into office at a special ceremony this afternoon (Friday, May 19).

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Artist's impression of a potential redevelopment scheme of the Sainsbury's site, The Forum is at the top

Could town Sainsbury’s site be redeveloped?

Major plans to redevelop Sainsbury’s store site in Horsham and build new shops and homes have been suggested as a possible option for the future of the town centre.

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Emily Thornberry

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

The election machines have well and truly kicked into gear, so who’s had a good week, and who’s had a bad week on the campaign trail?

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Peter Metcalfe, chairman of Adur District Council for 2017 SUS-170519-095000001

Adur’s new chairman flouts own rule on forgetting badges – but dodges fine!

Adur District Council’s new chairman introduced a ‘fine’ for councillors forgetting to wear their pin badges to meetings – but then realised himself he had left his at home.

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