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Sidlesham ‘stink’ cause is identified

People have been warned not to walk through water from an overflowing ditch in Sidlesham which may be contaminated with sewage.

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George Bell was Bishop of Chichester from 1929 until his death on October 3 1958

Church defends its position on Bishop Bell amid mounting pressure

A Church of England representative has defended its position amid mounting pressure over its handling of abuse allegations against Bishop George Bell.

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Tommy T as a kitten before going missing

Bosham family’s delight as missing cat returns after two years

A family who had given up all hope of ever seeing their beloved pet cat again are ‘overjoyed’ and ‘amazed’ at its return home after missing for two years.

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Huge waves in Selsey yesterday as Storm Eleanor hit. Picture: Coastal JJ

PICTURES: Storm Eleanor hits our coast

Pictures have been sent in of a flooded Bosham high street and huge waves crashing in Selsey as Storm Eleanor strikes our coast.

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Bosham badly flooded in 2014. Photo Kate Shemilt

Flooding ‘expected’ in Bosham and Itchenor

The Environment Agency has issued a red flood warning for Bosham and West Itchenor today, Wednesday, January 3.

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Professor Clive Behagg, picture by Kate Shemilt in 2014. C140905-9

Former University of Chichester head in New Year Honours list

Clive Behagg, the former University of Chichester vice chancellor, is among those to be honoured in the new year.

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Margaret Moylan, Sue Dadswell and Jane Shorrock, all from Emsworth, who all donated a kidney. Pic Steve Robards SR1725223 SUS-171014-052518001

Emsworth friends on giving a kidney to save a life

Three women who live in the same village and each gave up a kidney have spoken about their experience to encourage more people to talk about organ donation.

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Artist Valerie Graves was murdered with a hammer in Bosham on December 30, 2013. Police picture

Police still ‘determined’ to catch Valerie Graves’ killer

Detectives say they remain determined to catch Valerie Graves’ killer as the fourth anniversary of her brutal murder approaches.

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Mel de Lacy, 48, has organised events to raise awareness for Sarcoma UK (https://sarcoma.org.uk/)

Chichester mum vows to use time left to help others

A woman with an extremely uncommon and aggressive form of cancer says she’s determined to use the time she has left in a positive way.

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Residents Ray Stenning (dressed as Santa with one of the signs) and John Hostler

Hyde residents plea to Santa to fix long-standing issues

‘All we want for Christmas is... repairs to our homes’.

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Pam Fell with her late husband

Terminally ill woman ‘devastated’ at loss of late husband’s rings after Bognor stay

A terminally ill woman has been left distraught at the loss of several rings belonging to her late husband.

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The Chichester Foyer closes on December 31. photo Kate Shemilt ks170829-4

Stonepillow stops five youngsters from being homeless ahead of Chichester Foyer closure

With the Chichester Foyer due to close in 12 days, Stonepillow has stepped in to house five of the remaining seven vulnerable young people with nowhere left to go to ensure they are not homeless at Christmas, the charity’s interim CEO said.

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Feather & Black is sold saving Chichester jobs

Feather & Black is sold saving Chichester jobs

Scores of jobs in Chichester have been saved with the sale of Feather & Black announced just days before Christmas.

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The mangled wreckage of the Peugeot 206 Sophie and Callum were travelling in. Sussex Roads Police Twitter

‘It’s a miracle they survived’ A27 crash’

It is a ‘complete miracle’ a woman and her young son escaped a crash into a lorry without being killed or seriously injured, her relieved father said.

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The new Joy Lane road sign which has provoked such fury

‘Uproar’ amongst Chichester residents over Joy Lane road name

The word ‘joy’ has seldom caused so much anger.

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Amanda and her family with Nick Knowles for the big reveal

Amanda’s Yapton DIY:SOS TV date announced

Back in June, a huge community effort saw Amanda Worne’s cramped Yapton property transformed into a home fit for her family – all in front of the TV cameras.

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The city council is now waiting for confirmation from ESA to fix the date. Image: Peter Langdown

Date finally found for Tim Peake’s Freedom ceremony

A date for astronaut Tim Peake’s Freedom of the City ceremony has finally been found, Chichester City Council hopes.

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Former Foyer resident Bethan Norrell is among those to raise concerns over its closure on December 31. ks170829-1 SUS-171004-214439008

Young people still not rehoused from closing down Chichester Foyer

A number of vulnerable youngsters still haven’t been rehomed from the Chichester Foyer, despite the shelter’s imminent closure.

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Jack Jones, Tom Moore and canon Mark Payne outside St Pancras Church in Chichester. Picture by Steve Robards SR1729525

Chichester churches agree to launch new homeless shelter

A church-run shelter for the homeless is coming to Chichester.

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Businessmen Henry Brown and Ryan Ewen are launching the free WiFi on December 1 for North Street

New ‘Chi-Fi’ service aimed at ending mobile phone signal misery in Chichester

A frustrating mobile phone blackspot in Chichester could be a thing of the past with the introduction of free WiFi to an area of the city centre.

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