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Sussex trekkers complete the Chestnut Tree House charity challenge

More than 40 fundraisers from Sussex have completed a 85km trek in Cambodia to raise money for the children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House.

Missing Megan Westbrook. Image supplied by Sussex Police

Concern for missing Bognor teenager

Police are concerned for missing teenager Megan Westbrook who was reported missing yesterday (Thursday).

Police commissioner Katy Bourne (pictured) has promised �15m funding

£15m police funding boost pledged as Arun crime rises

The police commissioner has announced £15million extra funding after the Gazette revealed that violent crime has risen by more than a third in the last five years in Arun.

Mario Bove (Photograph: Sussex Police)

COUNTY NEWS: Restaurateur jailed after hitting a motorbike with his Mercedes

A driver who deliberately crashed into a motorcycle, injuring the rider and his passenger, has been jailed for one year, police said.

Tim and Rob at Sussex Charmer

Sussex Charmer takes top Cheddar award

A Sussex cheese has charmed its way to success at a prestigious awards ceremony.


Vicky meets… Kingsley Poole, author

Whenever he goes for a run along the towpath, local author and GP Kingsley Poole bids a cheery ‘hello’ to the bridges along Chichester Canal.

Cambodia trek in aid of Chestnut Tree House children's hospice

Blog: Sussex trekkers arrive in Cambodia

More than 40 fundraisers from across Sussex have arrived in Cambodia to begin an 85km trek to raise money for a children’s hospice.

Here you can follow a blog with updates from our reporter AnneMarie Field who is trekking with the fundraisers. Please refresh to see updates.

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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’.

Fomer Horsham nurse Rebecca Nevins died in the collision. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man charged with manslaughter following fatal A24 collision

A man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a Horsham woman in a collision on the A24 last Friday.

Firefighters believe the fire was started on purpose. Pictures: Littlehampton Fire Station

PICTURES: Late night fire that destroyed car was ‘deliberate’

Firefighters received multiple calls to a fire in Yapton in which a small car was completely burned out.

Anti-Bullying week runs between November 13-17, 2017

Young people targeted by online bullies on the rise

Children as young as nine have told Childline counsellors they have been targeted by online bullies, with girls and 12-15 year-olds receiving the most counselling sessions about this issue.

Mike Jupp's Crystal Pier at night

Pier we go again with stunning new vision for Bognor’s seafront

A futuristic vision for the historic pier has been designed by a well-known Bognor Regis illustrator.

Michael Long was a 'most loving granddad', pictured with wife Helen and grandson Michael Ayres

COUNTY NEWS: Man found by bridge was ‘most loving grandad’

The man found by a Sussex bridge last week was a ‘most loving grandad’ who leaves behind a devastated family, his wife has said.

Her Majesty the Queen

Her Majesty The Queen to visit Chichester and Midhurst

Her Majesty The Queen is to visit Chichester Festival Theatre during a trip to West Sussex later this month.

Heating Installer Awards calls on Sussex

Chance to nominate Sussex plumber who delivers exceptional service

Do you know a plumber or heating installer in Sussex who goes the extra mile?

The Kings Beach Hotel in Pagham has been closed since 2014, but will open as a Co-op next week

Historic Pagham hotel becomes a convenience store

It has stood a derelict and sorry sight for several years, but now an historic former pub’s transition into a foodstore is almost complete.

Roadworks planned

Planned roadworks across West Sussex

Below are roadworks that are planned to be carried out over the next few weeks by the West Sussex Highways.

McDonald's says families benefit from the table service at some of its stores

Table service coming to Bognor McDonald’s

The busy McDonald’s on the outskirts of Bognor Regis has undergone a ‘major digital makeover’.


UPDATE: Man taken to hospital with serious burns after house fire

A man has been taken to hospital to be treated for serious burns following a house fire in Sussex yesterday.

A259 crash at Flansham. All pictures Eddie Mitchell

PICTURES: Hippo van involved in Flansham A259 crash

A hippo removal van and a silver car were involved in a serious crash at Flansham which closed the A259 earlier.

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