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Chichester among England’s best-loved free attractions

The Novium Chichester has been voted one of the most-loved free attractions in England, according to a new poll.


Proud David receives BEM for serving Petworth communities

Duncton farmer David Burden received his British Empire Medal yesterday (Monday, February 20) at a special presentation at the South Downs National Park headquarters.

Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug has been found in a number of schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

Debbie Kennard is the County Council's new Military Champion, taking over from Nigel Peters

New Military Champion for West Sussex

A county councillor from Shoreham has taken up the baton to champion the armed forces in the area.

TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

Part of the A27 has been blocked this evening after a deer managed to get onto the road.

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COUNTY NEWS: Paralympic hopeful’s new wheelchair could fulfil his dreams

A wheelchair racer is hoping that a new set of wheels can fulfil his dream of becoming a Paralympian.

Doctors Adrift in the static rowing challenge against members of Brickendon Consultancy

Junior doctors set adrift for medical charity

Two junior doctors from Sussex are preparing for a rowing challenge.

Easebourne pupils limber up for lessons with a breakfast run

Easebourne pupils limber up for lessons with a breakfast run

A new breakfast running club is gearing pupils up for lessons at Easebourne Church of England Primary and now the Cowdray Estate has put in ‘way markers’ to encourage them to run further and give them an accurate sense of how far they are going.

Sally Gunnell and Richard Wootton opening Flip Out, Chichester

Olympian opens Chichester’s first trampoline park

An Olympic legend led the opening celebrations this week as trampoline park Flip Out welcomed its first visitors.

Consultation on Petworth Neighbourhood Plan at the Leconfield Hall last summer

‘Crucial’ stage of Petworth Neighbourhood Plan as new consultation begins

As Petworth’s Neighbourhoood Plan goes into the final stages of its preparation, people in the town are being given the chance to look at the proposals and voice their views.

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Royal British Legion offering D-Day veterans tours to Normandy to pay their respects

The Royal British Legion’s travel arm is offering D-Day veterans free-of-charge tours to Normandy, but as the organisation has no database of D-Day veterans, it needs your help to spread the word.

All the children in key stage two at St Philips Catholic Primary School in Arundel took part in the 5k Camel Trek

PICTURES: Camel Trek success at Arundel school

Pupils at St Philip’s Catholic Primary School in Arundel rounded off the first half of the spring term with a fundraising Camel Trek.

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Sussex’s devolution bid ‘paused’

A bid to devolve powers from central Government to local authorities in Sussex has been ‘paused’.

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COUNTY NEWS: 22-year-old found with stab wound in flat

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital with a stab wound after police were called to a Sussex flat last night, a spokesperson said.

Young people have spent a life-changing week with West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service.The teenagers, who all attend Oak Grove College, in Worthing, successfully completed a FireBreak course, working side by side with professional firefighters. Also pictured WSFRS Lead Instructor Tony Hills with Lee Neale, Acting Executive Director for Communities & Public Protection and Chief Fire Officer.  Pic Steve Robards  SR1627154 SUS-160919-081012001

Retirement for acting fire chief

The acting chief firefighter for West Sussex has retired.

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Missing owl returned home after five weeks in the wild

Luna the European Eagle Owl has been found safe and well five weeks after she flew off from an Aldingbourne falconry centre — and it would seem she has a boyfriend.


WEATHER: Overcast, with fog and some rain

A mostly grey and windy few days are forecast for Sussex, generally dry and mild, with a few rainy spells.

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Tories defeat Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP budget amendments

West Sussex Tories defeated Labour, Lib Dem, and UKIP amendments to next year’s county council budget yesterday (Friday February 17).

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Free holidays to New Zealand

New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, home to a world-leading technology industry, is welcoming tech talent from around the globe with a bold new recruitment initiative, LookSee Wellington, which launches this week.


Firefighters to give cooking safety tips in Chichester

Firefighters will be heading down to Homebase in Chichester tomorrow to give advice on cooking safety.

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