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Tories defeat Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP budget amendments

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Free holidays to New Zealand

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Firefighters to give cooking safety tips in Chichester

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Does Sussex have the UK’s most embarrassing school photo?

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COUNTY NEWS: Exercising 150 minutes a week could increase life expectancy by three years

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COUNTY NEWS: Short-term tenancies ‘unsettle’ families

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RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Country walk: Heyshott Downs

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Roger Hanauer, Chris  Kemp and Michael  Peet,, discuss the plans to build a skatepark in Petworth

Fears over car parking loss for Petworth skate park are allayed

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Midhurst teenagers sentenced for assaulting 14-year-old

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Parish councils give reasons for and against an A27 consultation re-run

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The debate will be broadcast live on the Chichester Observer Facebook page from 2pm on Thursday

Observer to host Facebook Live debate on the A27

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Traffic along the A27 at Lancing. Picture Eddie Mitchell

A27 schemes ‘put at risk by £800m Government roads deficit’

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COUNTY: Pedestrian in ‘critical condition’ after A27 crash

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UPDATE: Westbound side of A27 reopened but severe delays remain

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Midhurst teenagers sentenced for assaulting 14-year-old

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The 18 dead ewes after being worried near Boreham Bridge. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170217-160756001

COUNTY NEWS: 18 ewes killed in ‘sheep worrying’ incident

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COUNTY NEWS: Police officer sacked after sharing pornographic images at work

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Four arrests were made, police said. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Four bailed over razor attack

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Church praise for 'outstanding' junior school

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West Sussex County Council

Call for council to give £1.3million emergency money to schools

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The world of Roald Dahl comes to life in Northchapel

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West Dean children won the Key Stage 2 section with their team video

Contest helps children stay safe online

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Free holidays to New Zealand

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Strike timetable on Southern services outlined

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Future of the Richmond Arms ‘uncertain’ after massive business rates increase

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The map, produced by Stephen Holcroft, shows which parish councils are for and against a re-run

Parish councils give reasons for and against an A27 consultation re-run

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Tories defeat Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP budget amendments

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Pallant House Gallery in Chichester

Council criticised for handing £156,000 to gallery and Chichester Festival Theatre

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BREAKING NEWS: Train drivers reject Southern deal

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The debate will be broadcast live on the Chichester Observer Facebook page from 2pm on Thursday

Observer to host Facebook Live debate on the A27

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RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Country walk: Heyshott Downs

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Small Heath. Photo: John Murray, Butterfly Conservation

Butterflies declining more rapidly in urban areas

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Song thrush heralds spring

Spring well on its way in Sussex according to Nature Calendar

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LEGAL CORNER: Could your insurer open the door to driverless motoring?

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman died after being turned away from three hospitals

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The warning has come from Public Health England.

Parents who think child has scarlet fever warned to consult GP after cases rise

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Do you struggle to sleep?

Ten things stopping us getting a good night’s sleep

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West Sussex Parent Carer Forum empowers parents to help their children

Relaxed coffee mornings empower parents

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