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2 hrs ago | Bognor Today

Appeal after bike stolen from Bognor garden is set on fire

Ring 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukquoting serial 0227 of 13/09. Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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2 hrs ago | Crawley Observer

School expansion plans for Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex

A major consultation into the creation of hundreds of new school places in Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex has been launched by West Sussex County Council. The extra places are needed due to an increase in the number of children being born locally, people moving to the area and large housing developments.

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3 hrs ago | Chichester Today

Driver sentenced for driving wrong way along Chichester A27

Alexander Aston, 22, of Red Deer Close, Horsham, was given a 12-week suspended prison sentence and disqualified from driving at Worthing Magistrates' Court today . The court heard Aston drove west along the A27 from the Fishbourne roundabout towards Portsmouth in the wrong carriageway earlier this year.

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4 hrs ago | Worthing Herald

MP welcomes latest revelations of Arundel by-pass

DAMAGING plans surrounding the proposed routes of an Arundel by-pass have been ruled out by the Highways Agency and Department of Transport. The move to discount the unpopular 'online' improvements to the existing A27 through the town has today been welcomed by Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert.

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5 hrs ago | The Argus

Can someone tell us the date of this shot showing 16ft chandelier?

It has been 80 years since the beginning of a renovation project which transformed the Brighton Dome . From humble beginnings as royal stables, through major refurbishments, closures and reopenings, FLORA THOMPSON looks at the history of the venue.

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8 hrs ago | Littlehampton Gazette

Littlehampton salutes Home Front heroes

War Day. The Tamarisk Centre host their commemoration War Day. Pictured are volunteers.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Midsussex Today

'Radical' Burgess Hill community business idea

A political activist, businessman, solicitor and resident of Burgess Hill is pursuing his 'radical' idea for residents to own the town. Robert Egglestone, vice president of Burgess Hill Liberal Democrats who lives on Ferndale Road, wants people living in the town to create a community partnership in which residents own shares, housing and businesses so profits can be reinvested in the community.

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Midsussex Today

Musical family reveals first album

Sharon Wright, Alvaro Hurtado and their children Clara and Ines will be performing at a music festival in Lindfield. pic steve robards SUS-140409-101838001 Musical parents from Haywards Heath, who used to be homeless, have worked through tough times and created their first album.

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The Argus

Cause of blaze at Indian restaurant being investigated

The fire, caused 20% damage to Basmati, an eatery in the basement of a building in the Market Square, Petworth. West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has reported another 80% damage caused by heat and smoke during the incident on Friday morning.

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West Sussex Today

Henfield Leisure Centre loan agreed

JPCT 090514 S14381703x Henfield Leisure Centre. HDC are giving a loan of i 1 2300k to Henfield Leisure Centre for a children's play area.

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Shoreham Herald

Plea for extra A 25k to refurbish play park

A GROUP campaigning for new play equipment at Southwick Green is appealing for another 25,000 to build something 'really special'. The Southwick Green Community Team has managed to secure A 75,000 towards the project from Adur Council, but says it needs more to be able to provide the best for the area's children.

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Littlehampton Gazette

Fire-hit Ford Prison's bid to take arsonists

ARSONISTS could soon be held at Ford Open Prison, less than four years after rioting inmates burned buildings to the ground there, causing damage estimated at 5m. Ford governor John Wilson wants to change a long-standing agreement with Arun District Council over the categories of offenders held at the prison, which excludes arsonists and sex offenders.

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West Sussex Today

Drivers did not 'ignore' road signs in Haywards Heath

South East Water are enforcing a one way system on Hazelgrove Road whilst they complete essential work on the water main A Hassocks man claims drivers going the wrong way down a one-way road in Haywards Heath are being misled by road signs. South East Water are enforcing the one-way system on Hazelgrove Road while they install a new water main, and claim motorists have been ignoring the 200 road signs they have put in place.

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West Sussex Today

Police station could be listed as community asset

Steyning Parish Council has agreed to apply to Horsham District Council to register Steyning Police Station as a community asset. "This would mean they cannot sell it for six months to give a community group time to come forward to buy it," he explained.

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The Argus

Teenager spared jail for role in "road race" deaths

A teenager has been banned from driving for a year for his part in the death of two youngsters killed in a "road race". Brett Hewson has been convicted of dangerous driving following the death of two teenagers in a road crash at Slindon in July last year.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Argus

Parents of girl who was shot were reportedly in bitter custody dispute

A woman whose daughter was shot by her estranged husband was reportedly in a bitter dispute with him over custody. Yasser Alromisse, understood to have been living in Broomfield Avenue, Worthing, shot his seven-year-old daughter Mary Shipstone and then killed himself after his ex-wife rejected him and Islam.

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The Argus

Tour of Britain organisers promise the race will return to Sussex

More than 300,000 spectators watched a bumper weekend of cycling action as the country's biggest bike race scythed its way across the South Downs. As sports stars and fans hailed the route through Horsham, Ditchling Beacon and finish line on Brighton seafront - the "perfect" location for the event, organisers promised it will return to the county, bringing millions more pounds into the local economy.

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Chichester Today

Green links across the peninsula

The Manhood Peninsula Partnership has come up with a new project to connect the peninsula with a network of cycle paths, called Green Links across the Manhood . The project will promote green links which will allow residents and visitors to cycle, walk and even ride horses on dedicated pathways and lanes.

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Littlehampton Gazette

MP welcomes A 160m boost towards defeating cancer

A 160 MILLION boost to the Cancer Drugs Fund that pays for access to expensive cancer treatments in England has been welcomed by Arundel and South Downs MP. The new funding is part of the Government's A 750 million cancer strategy that aims to improve cancer survival rates across the nation, which are lagging behind other EU countries.

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The Argus

Air ambulance called after man and woman in motorcycle crash

The pair are both believed to have been on the bike when the accident occurred on Titnore Lane, near Worthing, earlier this evening. The road was closed and officers from Sussex Police and crews from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene.

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