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Heirlooms sought for TV series repair show

BBC2’s The Repair Shop are seeking damaged family and community heirlooms that have special significance during Christmas time for their upcoming Christmas special.

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Sussex branch of British Cactus & Succulent Society Show.
Pictured is Drew Gasson (10) at the show. 
South Downs Nurseries, Hassocks, West Sussex. 
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PICTURES: Fabulous cacti awarded at Sussex society’s show

Sussex and Littlehampton’s finest succulents and cacti were showered with awards at a competition last week.

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COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Cyclist furious after van misses him by ‘inches’

A cyclist’s near miss with a van that he said could have killed him has been caught on camera.

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Police at the scene. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Suspect further held in St Leonards murder probe

A man arrested on suspicion of murder has been further detained for another 36 hours, police say.

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Violinists and cellists in the 100-strong ensemble

Ensemble celebrates music project

A large-scale ensemble was formed to celebrate music at Ormiston Six Villages Academy.

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From left: Darren Eastaugh, Sumer, Oliver Hart and Roy Head

Burglary gang steal £600,000 worth of items from West Sussex homes

A burglary gang which targeted homes across the south, including properties in Horsham and Selsey, has been jailed.

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COUNTY NEWS: Arrested police officer dismissed for missing work

COUNTY NEWS: Arrested police officer dismissed for missing work

A police officer has been dismissed for not turning up to work while a criminal investigation was being carried out on him.

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A27 COMMENT: Keep faith with the community

When the Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling dramatically axed the funding for an improved A27 at Chichester he did so because he said the community could not reach agreement on the right way forward.

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Daniel Bates outside court at an earlier hearing. Picture Sarah Standing

Jail for ‘modern day grave robber’ from Selsey

Victims of an heir hunter who cheated 19 people out of £99,000 have branded him a ‘modern day grave robber’.

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Jim Cullen (right) with local table tennis coach Mateusz Sadlowski

Bognor man to complete in British Transplant Games

A man from Bognor Regis said he was competing in the Westfield Health British Transplant Games, which started in Scotland yesterday, ‘in tribute to all who gave me the second chance at life’.

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Hugh Coster has said a proper balance is needed on the high street and that some businesses should be limited

Calls to limit charity shops to help Bognor’s regeneration

For regeneration ‘a proper balance is essential’, that is the view of the Bognor Regis Civic Society’s deputy chairman.

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Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Excuses, excuses. When it comes to calling in sick to work, employees get creative.

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Michael Jones, Labour county councillor outside Crawley Fire Station

Fire service takeover threat ‘has not gone away’

A ‘takeover threat’ faced by West Sussex’s fire and rescue service ‘has not gone away’, according to opposition county councillors.

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Crowds watch the first launch of the new lifeboat recently

Selsey Lifeboat Week will celebrate historic year

A week-long extravaganza of events in Selsey starts this Sunday in aid of the town’s brilliant RNLI.

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Cycle Route
A new" shortest cycle route" from Littlehampton to Bognor Regis is to be contructed. Pictured is the proposed end of the route at the Clymping roundabout by the cricket club and looking  towards Church Lane.

Clymping ,West Sussex.

Picture: Liz Pearce 11/10/2016
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A259 cycle route work to see 40mph limit put in place

Notice has been given that a 40mph speed limit will be in place for the A259 while the new cycle route is created.

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Cheeky Panda founder reveals why it saved Bognor Birdman

It’s been a roller coaster week for Bognor’s Birdman event.

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The fete in the churchyard

COUNTY NEWS: Bereaved parents’ distress over fete at Sussex church graveyard

Bereaved parents have spoken of their distress after they said a church fete in Sussex was held just yards from their children’s graves on Saturday (July 22).

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West Sussex County Council leader Louise Goldsmith

‘We won’t be forced into wrong A27 solution,’ Louise Goldsmith insists

The leader of West Sussex County Council Louise Goldsmith has made clear that ‘nothing has changed’ in the campaign for a better community-led A27 for Chichester - despite a public meeting on Monday which descended into acrimony.

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Tory councillors receive £292k in responsibility allowances

Tory county councillors receive around £292,000 a year in special responsibility allowances.

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The boy was given a 12-month referral order

COUNTY NEWS: Teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police told to pay with pocket money

A teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police and the Hong Kong government has been told his pocket money should be docked.

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