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Concerns for rural Sussex development

A public talk about how to protect our countryside from development takes place on Tuesday (February 27).

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Decision due on Crawley retirement community plans

Plans for a new Southgate retirement community could be approved next week.

Politics

Video: Jodie Kidd voices support for hospice fundraiser

Limited places are available on Chestnut Tree House Hospice's fundraising Inca Trail.

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Female members of the county council wearing suffragette rosettes. Picture: WSCC

Tributes paid to suffragettes but more needs to be done, county council told

As we mark 100 years since suffragettes won the first votes for women, one county councillor says more is yet needed to make female voices heard.

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MP Gillian Keegan expected to resign as district councillor

Chichester MP Gillian Keegan has said she hopes to resign as a district councillor ‘very shortly’.

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Phenomenal jazz and blues night

Top class jazz musicians came together with pupils and music teachers to create a phenomenal jazz and blues evening in the theatre at Christ’s Hospital on Friday February 2.

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Wartime crash victims remembered

Residents remembered the victims of a wartime air crash at a wreath-laying ceremony in Rustington.

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Science fun at open morning

Farlington School is holding a science-themed open morning on Saturday March 3.

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Staff and volunteers at Dogs Trust Shoreham say the new training barn is a valuable addition to the centre

Tails wagging as Dogs Trust Shoreham unveils training barn

A new dog training centre has been unveiled at Dogs Trust Shoreham, to help owners to build stronger relationships with their pets.

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Police news

Man found in town centre with ‘multiple stab wounds’

A man was stabbed a number of times during an attack after leaving a nightclub in Crawley town centre.

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The A27 at Arundel has long been a controversial topic. Picture: Derek Martin

No need for ‘conspiracy theory mode’ yet, Arundel bypass group says

A prominent pro-bypass group has said there is no need to ‘relapse into conspiracy theory mode’ despite a lack of news on the Arundel A27 from Highways England.

Transport
Shoreham and Southwick Rotary Club president Val Trevor administering drops to a baby in India

Rotary club president returns to India

Rotarian Val Trevor has made a return visit to India to continue her support for the End Polio Now campaign.

Health
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Community rallies to support family of Barns Green crash victims

A surge of public support has been given to the family of the victims of a fatal crash in Barns Green.

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West Sussex Dark Star brewery joins forces with Fuller’s

West Sussex Dark Star brewery joins forces with Fuller’s

Partridge Green based brewery Dark Star has today (February 20) joined forces with independent traditional family brewer Fuller’s.

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Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Very cold air from Siberia is set to hit Sussex later this week as daytime temperatures drop from today’s 10degC down to freezing.

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Anger over ‘mass destruction’ of ancient woodland

Anger has erupted over the sudden destruction of ancient woodland leaving a muddy wasteland in its wake.

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Spine-tingling tale launches Southwick Players’ new season

Southwick Players’ first production for the 2018 season is the Gothic ghost story The Turn of the Screw.

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Electric charging points

West Sussex’s drivers are taking up electric cars, figures show

Electric car technology is advancing rapidly, and the latest figures suggest that West Sussex is getting on board the green revolution.

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William Hallett and Barry Hearnshaw

COUNTY NEWS: Family pays tribute to ‘loving son’ and ‘devoted grandfather’ after Barns Green crash

The family of a ‘loving son’ and a ‘devoted grandfather’ who died following a tragic incident at Barns Green level crossing in Horsham have paid tribute to them.

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Bognor KFC appears to be the last one standing

PICTURES: KFC chicken shortage hailed as ‘worst news for years’

The widespread closure of KFC branches across Sussex because of a chicken shortage has certainly ruffled the feathers of many of our readers.

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