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COUNTY NEWS: Bride-to-be ‘absolutely devastated’ by catering company closure

Your wedding day is meant to be the best day of your life – but many couples have been left picking up the pieces after their catering company suddenly ceased trading.

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A new Katie Loxton shop is due to open at East Street, Chichester, on Saturday

Katie Loxton shop set to open in Chichester

Katie Loxton is due to open its first store in the south of England in Chichester on Saturday.

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House of Fraser in Chichester

House of Fraser creditors confirm city store closure

House of Fraser has today (Friday) announced that the Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) proposals filed on June 6 have been approved by the companies’ creditors, confirming the Chichester store will close.

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West Dean Stores

West Dean Stores applies for extended licensing hours

West Dean Stores has made an application to extend its licensing hours.

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Bunnings is set to become Homebase

Chichester’s Bunnings to revert back to Homebase

Chichester’s new Bunnings store will become Homebase again, it has been confirmed, after the Australian owner reportedly sold the company for £1.

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Award-winning brewery has launched South Downs bitter

Award-winning microbrewery Langhams, based at Lodsworth, has released the first bottles of its classic South Downs Best Bitter to support work in the South Downs National Park (SDNP), including a campaign to raise funds for critical repairs on the South Downs Way national trail.

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Much-loved Rogate pub reopens

Villagers in Rogate are celebrating after their much- loved pub reopened more than a year after time was called at The White Horse.

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Verity wonders who on earth would spend �300 on a candle at House of Fraser?

House of Fraser ‘will not stay empty’ landlord promises

The site owner of House of Fraser in Chichester has promised the store will not become a boarded up ‘eyesore’ after the chain confirmed the closure last week.

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Artist's impression of the new building, seen from the car park, with the view of Arundel Castle retained

Lido expansion plans take giant leap forward

Expansion plans that will turn Arundel Lido into a community hub for the town have been approved.

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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

Transport
Head teacher Thomas Moore and senior associate solicitor Gareth Collins with pupils at Bury Primary School

Tree gift fits perfectly with school’s environmental award

An oak has been planted at Bury Primary School as a permanent reminder of the important role trees play in the environment.

Environment
Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

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Shoppers in Chichester react to House of Fraser closure

Shoppers have reacted with sadness to news that Chichester's House of Fraser is to be closed.
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Verity wonders who on earth would spend �300 on a candle at House of Fraser?

Chichester BID rebuffs high street issues as House of Fraser confirms closure

Chichester has ‘significant survival potential’ as a visitor destination, the city BID has said.

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House of Fraser closure ‘a sad day for the city’

City councillor Richard Plowman has warned Chichester will need to improve its retail offering to compete with other cities.

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House of Fraser, Chichester. Pic: Derek Martin

Primark refuses comment on Chichester House of Fraser site

With confirmation this morning that Chichester’s House of Fraser is set to go, questions have been raised as to what could take its place.

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Chichester jobs under threat as House of Fraser confirms closure

More than 160 jobs could be lost at Chichester’s House of Fraser after the high street chain revealed a sweeping set of shop closures.

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House of Fraser, Chichester. Pic: Derek Martin

Chichester's House of Fraser is set to close

Chichester's House of Fraser store has been named as one of 31 stores the company plans to close.

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Author and publisher Sandra Saer

Publisher celebrates 30 years in business

Author and publisher Sandra Saer has celebrated 30 years in the book industry, working as a one-man band.

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The A27 near Whyke roundabout. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Minutes of A27 meeting between councils and Highways England published

Minutes of a meeting between Highways England and West Sussex County Council representatives about the A27 design process have been published.

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