Ideas flow at first A27 Community Workshop in Chichester

A holistic approach. A scheme devised by local people. Securing overseas expertise and eventually Government funding again.

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TRAVEL: Accident blocks Ford Road

TRAVEL: Accident blocks Ford Road

Ford Road is blocked in both directions ways due to an accident involving a lorry and a car, reports indicate.

Debbie Masters. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police.

COUNTY NEWS: Tribute to woman who died in Sussex collision

The family of a woman who died after she was hit by a car in a Sussex town while out walking with her children have paid tribute to her.

The Observer front page after Chris Grayling's shock announcement

Council pledges £100,000 on ‘bold’ community-led A27 scheme

A £100,000 pledge has been made by West Sussex County Council to fund the community drive to build a better A27.

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Fatal RTC in Upper Lake, Battle. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Father injured in Sussex collision discharged from hospital

The father of three children injured in a collision in Sussex on Sunday (March 19), in which the youngsters’ mother died, has been discharged from hospital.

Viviane Pfitzner, 65, is still suffering from her injuries after being hit by a car along Clay Lane last year

‘Hit and run’ pensioner calls for action on ‘dangerous road’

A woman seriously injured in a ‘hit and run’ says something urgently needs to be done before someone is killed.

Emergency services at the scene. Picture by Nick Fontana

BREAKING COUNTY NEWS: Mother injured in Sussex crash dies

A mother of three children who sustained critical injuries after a car collided with her and her family in a Sussex town yesterday afternoon (Sunday, March 19) has died in hospital.

The road was closed for several hours following the incident. Picture by Nick Fontana

COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Couple seriously injured in Sussex crash while walking children

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash in a Sussex town today (Sunday, March 19) in which a couple out walking with their three children were seriously injured in collision with a car.

The road remains closed. Picture by Nick Fontana

COUNTY NEWS: Several injured following collision in Sussex town centre

Two people have been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a road collision in a Sussex town this afternoon (Sunday, March 19).

City and district councillor Richard Plowman says it will be at least another ten years until the A27 gets funding

Chichester councillor’s A27 claims ‘simply untrue’, leader says

A councillor has accused Chichester’s leaders of either ‘misleading’ its residents or being ‘duped’ by the government over the A27.

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Julie, 62, and Tony Upson, 63, on their woodland land in Tortington

A27 bypass to ‘sever’ ancient woodlands from Arundel?

Worried residents have raised concerns an A27 bypass at Arundel will ‘sever’ an area of ancient woodland from the town.

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UPDATE: Traffic cleared following Comet Corner signal failure

Traffic caused by signal failure at Comet Corner this morning has cleared.

The council have been asked to confirm which ten bridges in Sussex are substandard

UPDATE: Ten West Sussex bridges ‘not fit to carry’ all vehicles

Ten road bridges in West Sussex are ‘not fit to carry’ all vehicles, according to a study, but West Sussex County Council has been unable to name them.

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UPDATE: Woman injured in A272 collision remains in critical condition

UPDATE: Woman injured in A272 collision remains in critical condition

A 59-year-old woman from Waterlooville, Hampshire, remains in a critical condition following a three-vehicle crash on the A272 near Rogate, east of Petersfield, police have confirmed.

Mark Wright at Hunters Lodge Riding Stables SUS-161130-135144001

Riding school owner’s ‘relief’ at Chichester A27 plans being axed

The owner of a riding school in North Mundham has spoken of his ‘relief’ at the A27 improvement scheme being dropped.


A272 closed after major accident

Emergency services are dealing with a major accident on the Hampshire-West Sussex border.

Is the Arundel bypass under threat? Picture: Derek Martin

Arundel bypass under threat after sister plans scrapped?

Plans for an A27 bypass at Arundel are just as controversial as those for Chichester, campaigners say.

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Southern services are disrupted

COUNTY NEWS: Security alert at London Bridge causes major disruption on the rails

The closure of London Bridge railway station has led to major disruption on Southern services this afternoon (March 7).


VIDEO: Andrew Tyrie hopes Chichester’s A27 scheme ‘hasn’t collapsed completely’

Andrew Tyrie says he can only ask Chris Grayling to reinstate the £250m for Chichester’s A27 once the community has come up with a ‘broad single approach to solving the problem’.

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WSCC leader Louise Goldsmith addressing last night's meeting at County Hall in Chichester. ks170126-6 SUS-170603-202819008

Chichester community vows to work together to find its own A27 solution

Community leaders and campaign groups last night lit the spark to a major campaign to build a better A27 - on Chichester’s terms and not the government’s.

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