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Oil found at Broadford Bridge drilling site

Exploratory oil drilling at Broadford Bridge near Adversane has uncovered oil in the Kimmeridge limestone.

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Members of the RMT union outside Horsham Railway Station (photo by the RMT). SUS-161123-093128001

Fresh strikes planned in Southern Rail dispute

The RMT union has announced its members are to strike for 24 hours, in the latest industrial action in the year-long Southern dispute.

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Railway bosses criticise union over rejection of ‘significant pay offer’

Railway bosses criticise union over rejection of ‘significant pay offer’

Railway bosses have criticised union leaders for rejecting what they claim is a ‘significant pay offer’.

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The approach to platforms 15-19 - before and after the work to extend ticket barriers

Network Rail says Sussex commuters ‘safe’ after fears raised over London Victoria

Network Rail this week said it would ‘never put passengers at risk’ following claims by a passengers’ group about dangerous conditions at London Victoria.

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Dr Shini Somara is presenting the BBC programme Invented in the South East, which will be aired on Friday, June 23, 2017

Sussex celebrated for its ground-breaking inventions in BBC programme

Physicist, engineer and science reporter Dr Shini Somara will explore the extraordinary role Sussex has played in the way humans interact with technology in the BBC programme Invented in the South East, scheduled to air this Friday (June 23) on BBC One at 7.30pm.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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Coping with hot weather

How to deal with hot weather while working

The Met Office has predicted a heatwave could be on its way and the hot weather looks set to continue over the next couple of days this week.

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ABC protest (Photograph: Bradley Rees)

COUNTY NEWS: Commuter group to meet Department for Transport in court over Southern crisis

A Sussex-based commuter group has announced it will be attending a public court hearing on the Southern crisis next week.
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Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets are to cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).

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Next star sandals recalled

Next recall children’s sandals over choking fears

High street retailer Next have urgently recalled a pair of sandals due to concerns they could present a choking hazard to children.

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The Observer believes it is Time to Fill again

Highways looking at bringing forward A27 repairs

The damaged stretch of A27 west of Chichester is ‘not considered dangerous’ by Highways England – but it has promised to look at repairs earlier than the three-year time limit.

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Chichester footfall has dropped 25 per cent since the 2008 crash, Colin Hicks told today's meeting

Chichester’s summer footfall ‘down 30 per cent’

A 30 per cent drop in summer footfall in the city centre has been brandished ‘apocalyptic’ by a district councillor.

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Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport named the second worst airport

Four British airports are among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.

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A strike held at Rolls-Royce in Goodwood earlier this year. Further strikes due for May were called off. Eddie Mitchell

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars – pensions dispute continues

Workers at BMW - parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Goodwood - have voted to reject an offer aimed at ending a long-running pensions dispute.

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The Observer is today relaunching its Time to Fill campaign to fix the A27 between Chichester and Havant

‘Dangerous’ A27 prompts Observer campaign

Urgent action is again needed to fix our crumbling A27.

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People taking part in one of the consultations in February

Calls for more restaurants and shops but less traffic in Chichester Vision responses

Pedestrianisation of the city centre, more shops and more places to eat and drink topped the list for things people want for Chichester.

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Potholes on the A27  between Chichester and Portsmouth back in 2015. Pic Steve Robards SR1514984  01-07-2015 SUS-150107-181407001

Up to three-year wait to fill A27 potholes

It could take as long as three years to resurface the stretch of A27 to the west of Chichester which has again become laden with potholes.

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Campaigners at Adversane crossroads on April Fools Day. Photo: Jono

Campaigners’ ‘shock and anger’ at Broadford Bridge drilling

Campaign groups are rallying to oppose oil drilling at Broadford Bridge near Adversane with work set to commence at the site.

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The poster plastered over the closed Argos which contains the error

Chichester Argos move blunder causing confusion

Residents have spotted a ‘careless’ geographical mistake which appears on the now closed Argos store informing the public it has moved to Westhampnett Road, Hampshire.

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