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Chichester Argos move blunder causing confusion

Residents have spotted a ‘careless’ geographical mistake which appears on the now closed Argos store informing the public it has moved to Westhampnett Road, Hampshire.

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The Oving Lights will be closed once more houses are built at Shopwhyke Lakes

Shopwhyke Road to close next week

Motorists won’t be able to access Chichester using the Oving Lights from the east next week because Shopwhyke Road is being closed.

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Independent business The Sweet Jar has been selling confectionary in Southgate for seven years

‘Bring back A-boards,’ say Chichester sweet shop owners

Sweet shop owners have spoken out about why they believe some independent businesses struggle to keep going in Chichester. 

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Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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Creations Hair & Beauty has two women's salons and a men's barbers in Southgate

Chichester salon manager on the ‘squeeze’ on independent businesses

The manager of one of the city centre’s success stories says times are tough but businesses can still thrive if they know their market and get the support they need.

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IN PICTURES: DIY SOS the Big Reveal

The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Southern Fire Alarms staff took part in the 5k obstacle course at the Gauntlet Games

The heat was on for fire systems specialist

A team from Bognor-based company Southern Fire Alarms battled mud, torrential rain and gladiators in the name of charity.

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Taco Bell is coming to Chichester

Mexican fast food chain Taco Bell is coming to Chichester.

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Is your car on the recall list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning – is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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Mark Bennett, CEO of Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers.

Trained staff the first defence against cyber attack says Sussex consultant

The NHS ransomware attack should be seen as a wake-up call for businesses to train staff in basic cyber security, irrespective of their sector or size, a Sussex insurance consultant has said.

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Mothercare has confirmed its Chichester store will close on Wednesday, May 31

Mothercare and Argos set to close Chichester stores

A host of chains are making the move away from Chichester’s high street.

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Southern Railway

COUNTY NEWS: Southern’s warning ahead of Seagulls’ parade

Rail operator Southern has warned that although it is putting on extra carriages for Sunday’s promotion parade, passengers should expect a ‘long wait’ at stations.

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Southern Railway

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex rail services back on track after signal fault

Southern services are running as normal after a signalling fault disrupted all routes from Brighton this afternoon (May 10).

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Brighton Station SUS-160526-170941001

COUNTY NEWS: Major disruption to Sussex rail services

Southern Rail said a ‘major fault’ with signalling systems is causing ‘major disruption’ on services across Sussex this afternoon (May 10).

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Karen Noble is looking forward to her 60th birthday in October with new-found vigour

Grandparent is feeling ‘on fire’ after weight loss

Karen Noble has gone from feeling burnt out to being on fire.

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The official opening of the new community room

Community room for the bereaved opens

Mayor Pat Dillon has officially opened a new community room at Bognor Regis Funeralcare.

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Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Strike at Rolls-Royce

A one-day workers’ strike is currently taking place outside Rolls-Royce Motor Cars headquarters in Goodwood.

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Southern train

Mid-week curfew for London to Sussex trains

Southern is to limit its late-night trains from London during the week so that Network Rail can carry out ‘maintenance and improvement works’.

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Around 200 Unite workers are said to be striking at Rolls-Royce today. Photos Eddie Mitchell

One day strike at Rolls-Royce in Goodwood

Workers at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars are holding a one-day strike at Goodwood today over pension changes.

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