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From lacrosse to table-tennis - Chichester students have high hopes

We have caught up with a number of University of Chichester sport team members to talk about their hopes for the season ahead.

Football
Crews were called to the fire earlier today (October 18). Picture: WSFRS

Crews called to bedroom fire in Pagham

Firefighters were called to a bedroom fire in Pagham earlier today (October 18), believed to have been caused by an overheated hairdryer.

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Ormiston Six Villages Academy has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Ofsted praises academy’s 'brilliant’ turnaround

‘Brilliant, ‘well-deserved’ and ‘fantastic’ was the response after a previously ‘inadequate’ school was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Education
Video: Weather warning for Sussex - latest update

Video: Weather warning for Sussex - latest update

An intense low pressure system is forecast to affect Sussex and the rest of Southern Britain on Saturday (October 21).

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Horndean Marching Band delights the crowd at the MADhurst carnival earlier this summer

MADhurst carnival funding could be doubled to give first class show

Midhurst town councillors look set to double their funding for the annual MADhurst carnival procession.

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What kind of property could you get for £19.5 million? Here’s one

An art modern home in West Sussex with seven bedrooms, tennis court and swimming pool, is on the market with a price guide of £19,500,000.

Lifestyle
Trooper Chris May, from Bognor Regis, was in Las Vegas following training with the American army

Sussex soldier ran to help victims of Vegas shooting

‘We don’t feel like we did anything that another British soldier wouldn’t have done’ – that was the comment from a Sussex man who ran to help victims caught up in the Las Vegas shooting.

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Microchipping is vital

How to keep your pet safe as evenings get darker

With fewer daylight hours at this time of year, it’s a good idea to take extra precautions to keep our pets safe.

Opinion
High Point

The ‘upside down’ house that is a Sussex High Point

Chance conversations can lead to plenty of things but having your property designed by the architect behind the Burj Al Arab might not be one you would expect.

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More than 1,000 runners took part this year. Photo by Derek Martin Photogrphy. SUS-170810-134925008

Chichester Half Marathon raises record £33,000

A record amount was raised at the Children on the Edge Chichester Half Marathon.

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Video: Chichester singer/songwriter in prestigious competition semi-finals

Chichester singer/songwriter Hattie Briggs has been selected as a semi-finalist by iconic guitar brand Fender, who have been scouring the nation to find the UK’s best unsigned acoustic acts.

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Headteacher Catherine Ward with some of the Eastergate pupils

Head ‘enormously proud’ after praise from inspector

A headteacher said she was “enormously proud” of her school community following a successful Ofsted inspection.

Education
Tim Loughton, MP for East Worthing and Shoreham. Picture: Derek Martin

County News: Sussex MP’s hour-long morning bath routine sparks national headlines

Most people are accustomed to a daily morning shower before the working day – but for one Sussex Conservative MP, an hour-long bath is the perfect stress-buster.

Politics
Shop owner Steve Coombes (pictured) said the thief or thieves smashed through the inner back door. Pictures: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Father ‘broken’ after £12,000 theft cancels Christmas holiday

A father-of-two says he feels ‘broken’ after theives stole £12,000 of equipment from his store on Sunday night.

Crime
Sussex House, Hollingbury (Credit: By The Voice of Hassocks via Wikimedia Commons)

COUNTY NEWS: 'Crystal Maze' experience set to come to Sussex

An 'immersive adventure experience' similar to Crystal Maze is set to come to Sussex next year.

Business
Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

BBC launch hunt for Britain’s Best Cook

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks to roast, boil and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.

Offbeat
The A27 at Arundel. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: County council backs A27 bypass route

West Sussex County Council has voted to support an A27 bypass near Binsted for Arundel.

Transport
Having my blood pressure taken - which turned out to be good!

On Your Marks: My struggle for fitness and better health starts here

Sussex Sports Editor Mark Dunford is taking on a challenge to get healthier and fitter. Here he starts with a health check.
Opinion
Tessa and Andrew with staff

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex pub comes top in national awards

A Sussex pub has scooped a top national award.

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UPDATE: Gales forecast for the weekend across Sussex

A weather warning has now been issued by the Met Office as Sussex is set to be hit by gales this weekend along with heavy rain.

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