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Albion legends raise thousands for children’s hospice

A team of former Brighton and Hove Albion stars put on their boots again in aid of Chestnut Tree House – the children’s hospice for Sussex.

Gabbie Simpson, Shannon Fitzgerald, Millie Nicholson (who produced the design)  James Hagan - and Dr Steve Millam, head of learning for horticulture.

Silver fingered Brinsbury students

Horticulture students from Chichester College’s Brinsbury campus have won a silver gilt medal at the 2017 Young Gardener of the Year competition.

Angling warning

Sussex anglers warned about bringing back ‘unwanted invaders’

Globe-trotting Sussex anglers are being asked to minimise the risk of bringing unwanted invaders to Britain that could potentially damage fishing in rivers and lakes.


COMMENT: MoJ insisting Chichester’s Crown Court remains open is simply farcical

It is both laughable and infuriating that the government continues to categorically insist that Chichester’s Crown Court remains open.

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The Chinese airline is recruiting flight attendants globally

Chinese airline recruits globally at Gatwick

A Chinese airline is taking on flight attendants globally at Gatwick Airport as part of its international recruitment plan.

Red Ted being read a bedtime story

COUNTY NEWS: Rescue dog sent to sleep every night with a bedtime story

Sussex staff have found an unusual way to send a homeless hound to sleep each night – reading the dog a bedtime story.

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Sam Coleman, pictured third from left, with other Labour Party candidates for the May county council elections, Andy Batsford and Richard Sage, alongside party members Margaret Tippin and David Gee. Photo courtesy of Bexhill and Battle Labour Party

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Game of Thrones actor to stand for election

An actor from the hit TV series, Game of Thrones, is standing as a candidate in upcoming county council elections in Sussex.

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COUNTY NEWS: Westminster attacker studied at Sussex university

The Westminster attacker was a former student at the University of Sussex, the university has revealed.

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Mike and his wife Janet training on their tandem bike

Will you join ‘cycle mad Mike’ and ride for St Wilfrid’s Hospice?

Cycle-mad Mike Harrington never shies away from a big challenge.

Chichester's County Hall SUS-160818-125926001

Council accused of ‘slumber on the job’ of duplicate payments

The county council has been accused of ‘slumber on the job’ when dealing with potential duplicate payments by UKIP councillors.

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Aimee Luckham, picture by Rachel Poulton

‘Burlesque theatrical’ meets ‘tropical funk’ at Aimee’s tattoo studio

Leggy, gorgeous and with a wicked ‘Carry On’ cackle, meeting Aimee Luckham, 27, at her studio in Chichester proved both fun and fascinating.

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Hugh Bonneville

Hugh Bonneville narrates film to promote Petworth

The Petworth Vision group is unveiling today (Wednesday, March 29) a short film to celebrate the delights of historic Petworth and put the market town on the map.


COUNTY NEWS: Parrot accidentally poisoned pet dogs by feeding them grapes

A parrot called Peaches accidentally poisoned three pet dogs by mimicing the owner’s voice, calling the pooches over to her cage one by one and then feeding them grapes.

The Corn Exchange in Baffins Lane, Chichester

Corn Exchange café plans approved

A contentious application to convert part of the historic Corn Exchange into a 150-seater café was approved today.

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Yarn Bomb weekend on Hastings Pier. Photo by Sid Saunders. SUS-170327-075649001

COUNTY NEWS: Wonderful woollies take over Sussex pier

There are some amazing sights currently waiting to greet visitors to a Sussex pier.

Bill  Strohacker, principal director, back with course students Alex Jesse, Hannah Fisher, Tom Irving, Salome Guruli and Will Lowe.

New design course hosts exhibition

A new design school, based at the university campus in Bognor Regis, marked the end of its first course with a private view last night.

The Weald School on fire yesterday evening

COUNTY NEWS: Firefighters return to scene of school fire

Firefighters have returned to a West Sussex school this morning as investigations into last night’s blaze continue.

TRAVEL NEWS: Delays following collision near Storrington

TRAVEL NEWS: Delays following collision near Storrington

Drivers are facing delays on the roads this morning following a collision near Storrington.

Dudley the American bulldog who was found emaciated but is now back to his normal weight

Increase in West Sussex animal cruelty revealed in RSPCA annual report

A kitten died after ‘blunt force’ injuries to its head and abdomen, an American bulldog was ‘rescued’ after it lost half its weight, and 50 cats and kittens were discovered in squalid and completely unsuitable conditions at a house.

The last consultation on the draft Petworth Neighbourhood Plan at the Leconfield Hall last June

Have your say on the emerging Petworth Neighbourhood Plan

Petworth’s Neighbourhood Plan (NP) goes out for its final six week consultation starting on Friday (March 31) with a public exhibition in the Leconfield Hall open from 10am-9pm

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