Labour NEC steps in over selection process for general election candidate

The process of selecting a shortlist of Labour candidates for the next general election in East Worthing and Shoreham appears to have been taken off the local party.

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Reducing pavement’s width for garden ‘pure madness’

Plans to incorporate two metres of pavement into a house’s front garden have sparked anger in East Wittering.

Adrian Moss, Lib Dem councillor for Fishbourne, proposed a motion to tackle single-use plastics (photo submitted).

Council ‘needs to light touch paper’ on eliminating single-use plastics

Chichester District Council ‘needs to light the touch paper’ on the drive to eliminating single-use plastics, according to one councillor.


Worthing BBC Question Time panellists revealed

The majority of the panel set to appear on BBC Question Time on Thursday – to be filmed in Worthing – can be revealed.

The time of every Southern service is changing this week

‘Meltdown Monday’ after train timetable changes the ‘final straw’

Problems experienced by passengers on the first two days of Southern and Thameslink’s new timetables should be the ‘final straw’ for the franchise, according to a Tory MP.

Capita has run services for West Sussex County Council since 2012

Capita to lose pensions administration service

Hampshire County Council is set to take over West Sussex County Council’s pensions administration service, which was outsourced in 2012.

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Cabinet changes at Crawley Borough Council

A new cabinet has been appointed at Crawley Borough Council following an election earlier this month.

Detailed designs for 320 new homes south of Haywards Heath

‘Bland’ designs for 320 Haywards Heath homes approved

Detailed plans for 320 Haywards Heath homes have been approved despite the designs being criticised as ‘bland’ by councillors.

Lamppost in Hurst Road Car Park (photo by James Smith).

Lampposts in middle of path at leisure centre car park to be moved

Lampposts blocking a path through a Horsham leisure centre’s car park will be moved to the edge of the walkway the council has confirmed.

Rumbolds Hill, Midhurst pictured in January Photo by Derek Martin Photography. SUS-180901-162722008

Details of Rumbolds Hill work confirmed

Work to repair Rumbolds Hill in Midhurst has been confirmed as starting next month.

Pret A Manger in East Street, Chichester, has been given permission to expand

Expansion of Pret’s Chichester store approved

An extension to Pret a Manger’s Chichester store has been approved despite breaching a limit set on non-shopping units.

The time of every Southern service is changing this week

Countdown to massive train timetable changes

Massive changes to Govia Thameslink Railway’s rail timetable will see almost 400 new trains running every day from next week.

Southern train

No trains between Chichester and Havant

No trains are currently running between Chichester and Havant as engineers repair a damaged rail line at Bosham.

Some of the protesters on Saturday

Protesters march along A27 to highlight IKEA opposition

Scores of residents marched along the A27 on Saturday in protest over plans for 600 homes and an IKEA.


GALLERY: Decision due on 320 Haywards Heath homes

Detailed plans for 320 new homes south of Haywards Heath could be approved this week.

Map looking eastwards from the planning application showing the location of the 90 homes,

Plans for 90 homes near Boars Head pub

Plans for 90 new homes next to the Boars Head pub between Horsham and Tower Hill have been submitted.

An impression of the 300-homes as part of the planning application. IDPartnership

Final permission sought over 300 homes for Westhampnett

Developers have submitted plans for the approval of reserve matters for a large-scale housing development.

Beth Norrell, Children's Minister MP, Nadhim Zahawi, Alana Lemarachel, Carley Greenwood

West Sussex young people in care and care leavers meet minister

Young people in care and care leavers from across West Sussex and neighbouring authorities were invited to London to meet the Government’s children’s minister to discuss their views and experiences of the system.

Lesley Gilbert, county council passenger transport planner, with a poster promoting the bus consultation

Give your views on West Sussex bus strategy

Views on a new bus strategy for West Sussex are being sought by the county council.

K2 Leisure Centre Crawley

More parking spaces for K2 Leisure Centre

More parking spaces are planned to be created at Crawley’s K2 Leisure Centre.

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