Buses ‘going slower’ through Bognor High Street

Buses are now driving through Bognor High Street ‘much slower’ and giving way to pedestrians, a council said.

The meeting on Tuesday night was packed

Anger at every A27 option at packed meeting

More than 180 people attended a ‘highly charged’ meeting where strong objections were voiced against proposed plans for Chichester’s A27.

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Engleberty Reileanu with Andreas, six, and Tony Bailey from Shoreline Fish.Picture by Kate Shemilt.C150037-24 SUS-150223-165539001

Traders forced to leave new Chichester market due to vehicle rules

A number of business are being ‘excluded’ from the new city centre market despite claims that the move would offer ‘a range of foods and goods’, according to traders.

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Visitors viewing the A27 options at one of the public exhibitions. Picture Kate Shemilt ks16000863-5

Extra A27 exhibition date added for Bognor

Bognor Regis will now host a public exhibition on the A27 improvement plans after an extra date was added.

Chichester Post Office will be moved from its current location on West Street

Post Office confirms plans to move Chichester branch

The Post Office has announced that the Chichester branch will be moving from its current location, despite uproar from the community.

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The Oving lights are due to be closed unless the application is approved

Major blow to saving the Oving Traffic Lights

Powerful opposition has been lodged against the last-ditch bid to save the Oving Traffic Lights from closure.

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Chance for West Sussex firms to bid for share of £2.4m grants

West Sussex firms still have time to apply for a share of £2.4m to help them grow and create new jobs.

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Brighton city airport

COUNTY NEWS: Airport to close for one hour as a mark of respect for RAFA airshow memorial

On Monday (August 22), the skies above a West Sussex airport will fall silent for one hour as a mark of respect for the anniversary of the Shoreham airshow accident.

‘Saturation’ of chain cafes and eateries in Chichester

‘Saturation’ of chain cafes and eateries in Chichester

An independent retailer has come forward to express the struggles and frustrations that come with running a small business amid the magnitude of chain restaurants and cafes appearing in Chichester’s City Centre.

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Visitors viewing the A27 options at one of the public exhibitions. Picture Kate Shemilt ks16000863-5

A27 consultation reaches halfway stage

Highways England is encouraging residents and businesses to ensure their voice is heard as the A27 Chichester bypass public consultation nears its halfway stage.

The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

Victoria Clegg from 1st Bognor Rangers at Girlguiding's Camp CEO

Top executives give young women one-to-one mentoring

A Young Leader from Bognor Regis has been given expert advice from some of the UK’s top female executives.

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Goodwood Chef Academy programme

Talented chefs sought for Goodwood’s new culinary programme

Goodwood is on the lookout for talented, diverse and driven chefs to join the business within one of its many venues of culinary excellence.

Stockbridge House will be knocked down if Option 2 is implemented

Outrage at 17th Century Chichester house set for demolition under A27 scheme

A Grade II listed building would be demolished under one of the A27 improvement options currently being considered.

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Wahaca will be opening September 12

Mexican restaurant confirms Chichester opening date

The latest restaurant to move to Chichester has confirmed its opening date.

Falmer station to close hours before Brighton and Hove Albion match

Falmer station to close hours before Brighton and Hove Albion match

Southern Rail has announced Falmer station will close from 5pm tonight (August 9), despite a Brighton and Hove Albion match this evening.

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Pauline Polls, owner of Present Days which is to close soon.ks16000838-1 SUS-160808-152545008

Chichester gift shop announces ‘devastating’ closure

Independent store Present Days has announced the ‘devastating’ news that its doors will be closing at the end of the month.

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Journey times could get longer on the roads to Wittering and Selsey as a result of the scheme, Highways figures show

Traffic fears for Manhood residents over A27 scheme

Congestion on the two main roads leading from the Manhood Peninsula to Chichester could be made worse by the A27 improvement scheme.

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Concept store

Refurbished pasty store unveiled in Chichester

West Cornwall Pasty Co has launched its newly refurbished store in Chichester’s city centre.

Rail news

UPDATE: Severe train delays as ‘all lines blocked’ to Littlehampton

Commuters may be facing severe delays this evening with all train lines to Littlehampton blocked.

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