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Strictly judge Bruno: ‘Southern rail has better timing than you’

A contestant on Strictly Come Dancing saw her timing compared to the punctuality of Southern train services during the weekend’s semi-final show.

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The faces of three Brighton councillors on the elfyourself Hanukkah video (Picture: SWNS)

COUNTY NEWS: Labour member apologises after suspension over alleged anti-Semitic video

A Labour Party campaigner has been suspended after posting an allegedly anti-Semitic video which showed three councillors doing a Hanukkah dance and wearing traditional Jewish clothes.
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Proposed north elevation for the surplus building in June Lane, Midhurst

Four-storey flats plan for Midhurst

A four-storey collection of flats is planned for the Midhurst Surplus site in June Lane.

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The city council is now waiting for confirmation from ESA to fix the date. Image: Peter Langdown

Date finally found for Tim Peake’s Freedom ceremony

A date for astronaut Tim Peake’s Freedom of the City ceremony has finally been found, Chichester City Council hopes.

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Parking meters in Chichester

‘Ensure parking meters are seagull bomb proof’

The need to ensure parking machines are ‘bomb proof’ from seagulls was raised at a Chichester District Council cabinet meeting.

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Chichester MP Gillian Keegan speaking at the Build a Better A27 community workshop

A27 community scheme will not ‘rehash’ previous options

A community-led scheme for the A27 at Chichester will not attempt to rehash previous options and has to be innovative, the city’s MP has reiterated.

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Thameslink train

Have your say on weekend train timetable changes

A public consultation on weekend and late night timetable changes for Southern and Thameslink services has been launched.

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Southern and Gatwick Express trains waiting to depart

Southern and Thameslink rail franchise to be split up

The franchise running Southern, Thameslink, and Gatwick Express trains is due to be split up when the contract is retendered in 2021, the Government has confirmed.

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North Street, where a second Caf� Nero will open alongside the chain's East Street store. Photo Kate Shemilt

Café Nero granted permission for second coffee shop in Chichester

Coffee giant Café Nero has been granted planning permission to open a second premises on Chichester’s high street.

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New gypsy and travellers’ site planned for Billingshurst

A new gypsy and travellers’ site south of Billingshurst accommodating 15 pitches is being proposed.

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Two Mid Sussex community projects have been awarded

COUNTY NEWS: Labour executive committee resigns over harassment claims

The leadership of the Bexhill and Battle constituency Labour Party (CLP) unanimously resigned this week due to allegations of ‘serious abuse and harassment’.

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One of West Sussex's Household Waste Recycling Sites

Permit ID scheme could be introduced at rubbish tips

A permit scheme for certain vehicles using West Sussex’s rubbish tips could be introduced to stop ‘waste tourism’ from other areas.

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Staff checking a gritter during Operation Snowflake preparations

West Sussex preparing for winter weather

Preparations for winter weather in West Sussex have seen gritters carry out dry-run rehearsals and the stockpiling of salt.

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A Southern Rail train

Southern train drivers vote to accept deal

Southern train drivers have voted to accept a deal over pay, terms and conditions, and driver-only operation.

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A Southern Rail train

Two-day Southern rail strike begins

A two-day rail strike affecting Southern services has begun this morning (Wednesday November 8).

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Nick Herbert, Arundel and South Downs MP, attending a British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) event at Westminster (photo submitted).

Call for fairer pub taxes

A call for fairer taxes for the country’s pubs has been supported by Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert.

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Nick Herbert MP for Arundel and South Downs leads debate on global LGBT rights in House of Commons (photo from Parliament.tv).

MP leads debate on global LGBT rights in Commons

The United Kingdom has a ‘really important role’ to play in improving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights across the world, according to Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert.

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One of West Sussex's rubbish tips

DIY charges at rubbish tips raised just £92,000

Charges for DIY waste at West Sussex rubbish tips suspended after six months raised just £92,000, the county council has confirmed.

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Gillian Keegan (centre) meeting Valerie (left) and Tanya last week

Campaigners discuss overseas aid with MP Gillian Keegan

Campaigners travelled to Westminster to speak to Chichester’s MP about the crucial role UK overseas aid plays in tackling global poverty.

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