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Chichester among England’s best-loved free attractions

The Novium Chichester has been voted one of the most-loved free attractions in England, according to a new poll.

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Tarrant Street will be closed to cars every third Saturday of the month. Picture: Charlie Waring

Town centre road to go traffic-free

An Arundel road will be closed to traffic to allow visitors to enjoy the town ‘en plain air’.

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Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug has been found in a number of schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Debbie Kennard is the County Council's new Military Champion, taking over from Nigel Peters

New Military Champion for West Sussex

A county councillor from Shoreham has taken up the baton to champion the armed forces in the area.

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Police

Police hunt man after 90-year-old’s purse stolen

A 90-year-old woman had her purse stolen outside a Bognor supermarket this morning (Monday February 20).

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TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

Part of the A27 has been blocked this evening after a deer managed to get onto the road.

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COUNTY NEWS: Paralympic hopeful’s new wheelchair could fulfil his dreams

A wheelchair racer is hoping that a new set of wheels can fulfil his dream of becoming a Paralympian.

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Planning applications: tattoo studio for Arundel?

Planning applications: tattoo studio for Arundel?

A request to turn a clothes shop into a tattoo studio is among the latest batch of planning applications released by Arun District Council.

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Sally Gunnell and Richard Wootton opening Flip Out, Chichester

Olympian opens Chichester’s first trampoline park

An Olympic legend led the opening celebrations this week as trampoline park Flip Out welcomed its first visitors.

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The bat made and auctioned for Aldwick Cricket Club

Aldwick cricket bat auction attracts 2.5k

More than 2.5k people have tuned into a video of Alex Styles making and auctioning a cricket bat in aid of Aldwick Cricket Club.

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Royal British Legion offering D-Day veterans tours to Normandy to pay their respects

The Royal British Legion’s travel arm is offering D-Day veterans free-of-charge tours to Normandy, but as the organisation has no database of D-Day veterans, it needs your help to spread the word.

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All the children in key stage two at St Philips Catholic Primary School in Arundel took part in the 5k Camel Trek

PICTURES: Camel Trek success at Arundel school

Pupils at St Philip’s Catholic Primary School in Arundel rounded off the first half of the spring term with a fundraising Camel Trek.

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JPCT 210214 The South Downs. Photo by Derek Martin

Sussex’s devolution bid ‘paused’

A bid to devolve powers from central Government to local authorities in Sussex has been ‘paused’.

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Five engines were sent to deal with the fire. Pictures: Littlehampton Fire Station/West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

Fire tears through industrial unit

Five fire engines were sent to deal with a blaze at Ford Industrial Estate this morning.

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COUNTY NEWS: 22-year-old found with stab wound in flat

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital with a stab wound after police were called to a Sussex flat last night, a spokesperson said.

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Young people have spent a life-changing week with West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service.The teenagers, who all attend Oak Grove College, in Worthing, successfully completed a FireBreak course, working side by side with professional firefighters. Also pictured WSFRS Lead Instructor Tony Hills with Lee Neale, Acting Executive Director for Communities & Public Protection and Chief Fire Officer.  Pic Steve Robards  SR1627154 SUS-160919-081012001

Retirement for acting fire chief

The acting chief firefighter for West Sussex has retired.

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Missing owl returned home after five weeks in the wild

Luna the European Eagle Owl has been found safe and well five weeks after she flew off from an Aldingbourne falconry centre — and it would seem she has a boyfriend.

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Morrisons

Supermarket recalls meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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Weather

WEATHER: Overcast, with fog and some rain

A mostly grey and windy few days are forecast for Sussex, generally dry and mild, with a few rainy spells.

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Tories defeat Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP budget amendments

West Sussex Tories defeated Labour, Lib Dem, and UKIP amendments to next year’s county council budget yesterday (Friday February 17).

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