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COUNTY NEWS: Drug dealers get 39 years for violent killing of ‘much-loved’ family man

Two drug dealers have been jailed today for the ‘merciless’ killing of a beloved family man.

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Police are on the scene

Ongoing situation following collision on A283

Police are in attendance at the scene of a collision on the A283.

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Watch out for these fake texts offering refunds. Picture: City of London Police

Watch out for fake Argos texts scam

Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds

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How will you be spending the sunny week?

Hot weather here to stay for another week in Sussex

Sussex is set for a week of sun, with temperatures rising to up to 26 degrees.

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Rail passengers are facing delays

Beware of major rail closures today – you may not be able to travel

‘Major engineering work’ taking place today is set to cause significant disruption in Sussex.

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Dr Peter Whittick was convicted following the protest

Fracking protestor who climbed machinery for hours ‘very disappointed’ in appeal dismissal

A protestor who was convicted after climbing on a huge fracking rig for hours has said he is ‘very disappointed’ that his human rights appeal failed in court.

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British Transport Police were called to the scene this morning

Person dies after being struck by a train

A person has died after being struck by a train, British Transport Police (BTP) has announced.

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Dr Whittick on top of the rig

Protester did not have human right to climb fracking rig, judge decides

A man who climbed a huge piece of fracking machinery and refused to come down for ten hours has had his appeal rejected in court.

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Chichester's custody centre is set to close. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

Decision to close Chichester custody centre is criticised

Plans to close Chichester’s police custody centre have been branded as short-sighted, as readers have their say.

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Natalie has called for change. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Readers react to Natalie’s ‘distressing’ Tesco Chichester experience

A story about a disabled woman’s ‘distressing’ experience at Tesco Chichester has prompted readers to take to social media and express their support.

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Tesco has now apologised  for Natalie Goddard's toilet 'experience'. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Woman tells of ‘distressing’ toilet experience at Tesco Chichester

A disabled woman who said she was struck in the face by a broken fitting in a Tesco toilet is calling for awareness and change.

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Dr Peter Whittick was convicted following the protest

Protester who climbed fracking rig says he had human right to do it

A man who climbed a huge piece of fracking machinery and refused to come down for ten hours is challenging his sentence on human rights grounds.

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The incident happened at HMP Lewes in 2016

Lewes Prison wing in ‘chaos’ during violent mutiny, court hears

Five prisoners smashed ‘anything and everything’ during a six-hour rebellion that left an entire prison wing unusable, prosecutors say.

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The fire happened in Collyer Avenue in Bognor. Picture: Google Maps/Google Streetview

Bognor man jailed for setting fire to his home

A man who barricaded himself in his bedroom and set fire to it while his housemate was eating her lunch has been jailed for four years.

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The incident happened this morning. Picture: Sussex Police

Car overturns in Chichester this morning

Police have issued a warning after a car overturned in Chichester this morning.

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Marsha's inquest was held yesterday

Inquest told of ‘beautiful’ Chichester girl’s quarry accident in Brunei

A young girl was described as a ‘beautiful person inside and out’ at an inquest into her death.

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PCC Katy Bourne (left) with Victims' Commissioner Baroness Helen Newlove. Pictures: Sussex PCC

Victims’ advocate visits Sussex to hear how police are tackling stalking and fraud

Progress in cracking down on stalking was among the topics on the agenda when the Victims’ Commissioner visited Sussex on Thursday.

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The month-long operation was launched by Surrey and Sussex Police last week. Picture: Sussex Police

Police arrest 42 as drink and drug-driving campaign kicks off

Police have arrested 42 people in the first week of a summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers in Sussex.

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VIDEO: 60 vehicles stopped in high-tech police crackdown

More than 60 vehicles were stopped by police in Sussex last week as officers conducted a high-tech crackdown on road crime.
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Restrictions on butterfly knives like this one will be extended under the new law

Zombie knives, death stars and 8 more things the new Offensive Weapons Bill will make illegal

Tough new measures are to be put in place to deal with offensive weapons, the Home Secretary announced yesterday.

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