TRAVEL: Roadworks in your area

Here are a round-up of the main roadworks across the county to help you plan your weekend.

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Southern Rail services disrupted by RMT industrial action

Southern staff have begun their latest walkout in a dispute over driver-only operation on trains today (Wednesday February 22).

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Free holidays to New Zealand

New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, home to a world-leading technology industry, is welcoming tech talent from around the globe with a bold new recruitment initiative, LookSee Wellington, which launches this week.

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Strike timetable on Southern services outlined

Southern Rail has released details of the trains it expects to run on Wednesday February 22, during the 24-hour strike by the RMT union.

Happier times. William and Emma Jack and the team celebrating the Richmond Arms being voted 29th best pub in the country by a Good Food Guide in 2014.  Picture by Kate Shemilt.C140858-3 SUS-140309-104433001

Future of the Richmond Arms ‘uncertain’ after massive business rates increase

Popular country pub the Richmond Arms faces an ‘uncertain future’ after a huge hike in its business rates.

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The map, produced by Stephen Holcroft, shows which parish councils are for and against a re-run

Parish councils give reasons for and against an A27 consultation re-run

Chichester City Council is the latest parish council to come out in support of a complete re-run of the A27 consultation.

Subway cafe

Celebrate Valentine’s Day .... with a free Subway

Subway has gone all romantic on us. To celebrate ‘customer appreciation day’ Subway is offering its customers one free six-inch Sub.

Flip Out Chichester opens on February 20

Olympian confirmed to open Chichester’s first trampoline park

An Olympic legend is set to unveil Chichester’s first trampoline park next week.

Volunteering award for Amex  L/R Roger Alexander, Chair of the Awards Judging Panel, Melanie Green American Express and Jon Culshaw

American Express wins award for Sussex volunteering efforts

American Express, has been recognised for its volunteering efforts across Sussex at a national industry awards ceremony.

Traffic along the A27 at Lancing. Picture Eddie Mitchell

A27 schemes ‘put at risk by £800m Government roads deficit’

An ‘£800m black hole’ in the Government’s road-building programme could put the A27 improvement schemes at risk for Chichester, Arundel, Worthing and Lewes, it is claimed.

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Justin Scott says he's struggling to cope with PTSD and supporting his family now he's unemployed and unfit for work. Kate Shemilt ks170059-1

Ex-soldier from Chichester dismissed from job after ten-month surgery wait

A former soldier who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder says he’s struggling to support his family after being dismissed from his job.

Party guests outside the shop at 5 Crown Yard Mews

PICTURES: Charity shop celebrations

Staff and volunteers at the Chestnut Tree House shop in Arundel – the charity’s first – have celebrated its 15th birthday in style.

The new Crew Clothing Company store in South Street

New fashion store opening this week

Shoppers will be able to get involved with a three day launch event as Chichester welcomes a new fashion store this week.

The flagship shop for St Wilfrids Hospice, in South Street, Chichester

Flagship charity shop transformed

Customers will find the flagship shop for St Wilfrid’s Hospice shop has been given a whole new look.

Andrew Tyrie ahead of the meetings in Chichester on January 20, which were not minuted

Councillor accuses Andrew Tyrie of ‘secrecy’ over A27 meetings

A Chichester city councillor has criticised MP Andrew Tyrie for holding ‘secret meetings’ on the A27.

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ABC at the Department for Transport in December, urging immediate action on Southern Rail  CREDIT: Bradley Rees SUS-170202-141735001

Emily Yates: Passengers lead the call for rail justice

Parliament has failed in holding the Department for Transport to account – Southern Rail passengers have nowhere left to go but court.

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UPDATE: Mainline back on track after fatality

Southern Rail said services between Brighton and London are now back up and running after a fatality at East Croydon this morning (February 2).


COUNTY NEWS: ‘Major disruption’ after person hit by a train

There are cancellations and delays on the Brighton Mainline this morning (February 2), after a person was hit by a train in East Croydon.

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Commuters start legal proceedings over Southern Rail crisis

A commuter group that raised £26,000 for a judicial review of the Southern Rail crisis has begun court proceedings against the government.

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Members of A27 Chichester - no option is still an option ahead of Andrew Tyrie's recent visit

A27 groups dispute merits and risks of a consultation re-run

A27 campaigners have reacted to Chichester district councillors giving their backing to a new consultation.

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