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New mobile phone alerts to stop near misses at Chichester crossings

People distracted by their mobiles near Chichester crossings will soon receive an alert on their phones as part of a pioneering new scheme.

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Apart from the first two trains of the day there will be no direct service from Chichester to London.ks16000757-10 SUS-160613-224748008

No direct trains from Chichester to London ‘indefinitely’

There will be no direct trains from Chichester to any London stations after 6am each day for the foreseeable future, Southern has confirmed.

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Chris Skinner tweeted this picture of the damage to his car tyre

Driver’s £230 bill from A27 blowout

A car enthusiast’s ‘great day at Goodwood’ was ‘spoiled’ when he said his car had a tyre blowout on the A27.

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The car driver was disqualified for drink-driving. Image supplied by Sussex Police

Drink-driver disqualified after crashing into Billingshurst nursery

A drink-driver who crashed into a children’s nursery in Billingshurst has been disqualified.

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Patricia Slatter's flight had to be diverted to Bournemouth after a drone was spotted near London Gatwick. Picture: Niamh Slatter

COUNTY NEWS: Passenger recalls moment flight was diverted due to drone

A passenger whose flight was forced to divert to Bournemouth after a drone was spotted flying near Gatwick Airport has spoken of the ordeal.

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Photo by Jeffrey Milstein

Flights suspended twice at Gatwick due to ‘drone observation’

Flights at Gatwick Airport were temporarily suspended twice on Sunday evening after reports of a drone in the vicinity.

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Motorbike involved in Fittleworth crash

Motorbike involved in Fittleworth crash

A motorbike and another vehicle have reportedly been involved in a collision in Fittleworth.

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TRAVEL: Final day at Goodwood and disruption on the trains

There is queueing traffic on the A27 around Chichester on the final day of action at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed.

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TRAVEL: Goodwood traffic building

Traffic is building as Goodwood’s Festival of Speed continues today, Saturday, July 1.

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Broken down van adds to Goodwood traffic

A stalled van on the Portfield Roundabout is reportedly adding to congestion on the A27 as the Goodwood Festival of Speed continues today.

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The man was declared dead at the scene

Man who died in Birdham Road collision named by police

An elderly man who died when his car collided with a tractor in Birdham Road has been named by police.

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Police were called to the collision just before 3pm today (July 14)

Two-vehicle accident causing Chichester delays

An accident in Westhampnett is reportedly causing delays to the north of Chichester this morning.

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UPDATE: A272 reopen after 2,000 litres of sewage drops on road

UPDATE: A272 reopen after 2,000 litres of sewage drops on road

The A272 was earlier closed in both directions after 2,000 litres of sewage fell from a lorry in Billingshurst, according to West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

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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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COUNTY NEWS: ‘Lightning damage’ causes rail delays

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Lightning damage’ causes rail delays

‘Lightning damage’ to signalling equipment is causing delays to trains with services suspended to London Bridge and Uckfield, according to Southern Rail.

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UPDATE: Rail lines reopened after ‘trespass incident’

UPDATE: Rail lines reopened after ‘trespass incident’

Rail lines have reopened at Worthing Railway Station after an earlier ‘trespass incident’, according to Southern.

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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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Abandoned cars on Elms lane. Picture supplied by Phil Bell

‘Unprecedented number of visitors’ attend West Wittering over the weekend

Residents and visitors have spoken of the ‘total chaos’ surrounding West Wittering beach on Sunday (June 18) as more than 5,000 vehicles travelled down on the hottest day of the year so far.

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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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Stationary traffic on approach to the beach

Stationary traffic has been reported on the B2145 southbound between B2166 and Chichester Road due to people heading to the beach.

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