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51 min ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Littlehampton Gazette

Bakery cooking up successful trade in Rustington

PIES were helping to bake up some good business in Rustington as the village welcomed a new store to its ranks on Saturday . Dozens of villagers queued outside the new Turner's Pies store, in The Street, for hours to tuck into some of eatery's freshly-baked treats.

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West Sussex Today

Quiz night in support of youth charity

LANCING and Sompting residents are being challenged to test their wits at an evening of friendly competition by taking part in a charity quiz night in support of a Lancing young-persons' charity. The quiz night in support of Electric Storm Youth takes place on Saturday, September 20, at St Michael's Church Hall, South Street, Lancing.

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Midhurst and Petworth

Midhurst police sergeant issues warning after spike in overnight thefts

Midhurst Police Sergeant Jonathan Chapman is asking residents to ensure security lighting is working and all garden machinery is locked away and out of sight. Areas hit recently are Lurgashall, Plaistow, Lickfold, Northchapel, Loxwood and Wisborough Green, with all offences occurring overnight between Monday to Thursday.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Tour of Britain races through scenic Surrey again

Camberley, Deepcut, Frimley Green, Mytchett, Ash Vale, Normandy, Wanborough, Puttenham, Elstead, Thursley, Hindhead and Haslemere all welcomed the Tour of Britain professional cyclists on Saturday The Tour of Britain 's return to Surrey was greeted by thousands of cheering fans as Julien Vermote romped home to win the Stage 7 race on Brighton seafront on Saturday. Tom Smallwood, 39, from Sandhurst, took along his two children for the start and said: "I've never seen Camberley so invigorated.

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The Argus

The Tour of Britain arrives in Sussex for the longest stage of the race

Our photographer Terry Applin is going to be in Brighton for most of the day capturing all the action. Here's the scene just minutes ago at the finish.

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Shoreham Herald

Food and drink festival off to superb start

People were offered tasters at Steyning Farmers' Market, the Steyning Cookbook was on sale and there was music to entertain in the High Street car park. "We had the first two St Barnabas breakfasts, the first one on Saturday at Chez Joel and the second one at Cobblestone Tea House, so we have started our collection for this much-loved charity.

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