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Council insources jobs due to ‘unacceptable risk to children’

Administration roles in a West Sussex safeguarding hub are being insourced by the county council as ‘vulnerable children are at risk of harm’.

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Gillian Keegan, MP for Chichester, briefing last night's Build a Better A27 community meeting last night

Opinion divided on best option for Chichester’s A27 as key decision looms

Community leaders were divided last night on the best way forward for Chichester’s A27 just days ahead of crucial council decisions.

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Chichester's County Hall SUS-160818-125926001

County council staff invited to apply for redundancy

West Sussex County Council employees have been invited to apply for redundancy.

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Labour councillor Dr Beccy Cooper with Jeremy Corbyn and owner of Baked Lauren Roffey

COUNTY NEWS: Town has surprise visit from Jeremy Corbyn

A West Sussex town had a surprise visit from Jeremy Corbyn yesterday.

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Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Thousands gather to see Jeremy Corbyn at Sussex rally

Thousands of people gathered to see Jeremy Corbyn at a rally in Sussex last night.

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Sussex Police

Pay award for police officers ‘insulting’

A pay award for police officers has been branded ‘insulting’ by the chair of Sussex Police Federation.

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A Southern Rail train

Southern close to deal with train drivers

Southern is close to agreeing a final deal with its train drivers in a dispute over pay and working arrangements.

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The number of complaints received by water companies in England and Wales has been revealed this week

Sussex water firm tops complaints list for fifth year in a row

A Sussex-based water company has topped the list of complaints across the industry for the fifth straight year.

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A map of where the pipe would run. Southern Water

Chichester residents warned about disruption if 10km sewer pipe is approved

Southern Water has promised to minimise disruption when it hopes to build a 10km sewer pipeline across the north of Chichester.

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A Southern Rail train

More Southern rail strikes called

Another two days of Southern rail strikes have been called in a dispute over driver-only trains.

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Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have gone from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'.

Doctors to be quizzed by health scrutiny committee

Senior doctors from across West Sussex will be questioned on making services more effective by the county’s health scrutiny committee.

Health
Long-stay car parks in Chichester could become short-stay with streets used for visitor parking

‘Funds should be spent on park-and-ride,’ Chichester Society says

The Chichester Society has welcomed the county council’s Road Space Audit and backs using residential roads for visitor parking.

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Bognor Regis' rubbish tip is one of those closed for two days a week

Earlier winter opening times at rubbish tips confirmed

Earlier winter opening hours at West Sussex’s rubbish tips have been confirmed by the county council following a review of service demand.

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Mrs Keegan, right, chatting to Alison Moorey, CEO at St Wilfrid's Hospice recently. ks171027-2

Chichester MP meets transport minister over the A27

Gillian Keegan has met with the Government’s transport minister to request more time to find a solution for the A27.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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DM16148627a.jpg. Littlehampton Household Waste Recycling Site. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-161016-122511008

Earlier winter hours at rubbish tips

Rubbish tips in West Sussex are set to open an hour earlier this winter than 2016, as part of proposed changes.

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Roger Barrow

‘Robust’ plan to tackle littering, dog fouling and fly tipping approved

A ‘comprehensive and robust’ action plan to tackle littering, dog fouling and fly tipping was approved by councillors on Tuesday.

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DM17839309a.jpg Postcard protest outside County Hall, Chichester, against drilling for oil at Broadford Bridge near Billingshurst. Photo by Derek Martin. SUS-170908-111339008

BREAKING NEWS: Decision on exploratory drilling extension due next week

A decision on an extension for exploratory drilling in Broadford Bridge could be made by county councillors next week.

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A Southern Rail train

September’s second Southern rail strike begins

A second rail strike affecting Southern train services in a week starting this morning (Monday September 4).

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Southern train

Latest Southern RMT strike today

The latest strike by RMT members affecting Southern services began this morning (Friday September 1).

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