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Slimming journey success leads to new group

A Felpham woman’s Slimming World Journey has inspired her to become a consultant and start a new group.

A BA plane at Gatwick Airport. File photo

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Drunk’ pilot arrested by police on flight

A British Airways pilot was escorted off a packed flight at Gatwick Airport by armed police moments before take-off after crew suspected he was drunk.

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Charity’s aim to raise awareness of bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is looking for work places and community groups to host a talk about bowel cancer, to raise awareness of the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.


Children in South East have no knowledge of grandparents’ skills, says study

Children in the South East have no knowledge or interest in what their grandparents did for a living, or what they used to do before they retired, according to the results of a new survey.

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

Engineering works are affecting some train services in the county today.

Chichester couple Jo Meeke and Matt Gurney lost their baby son, Puck, in March 2017, just hours after his birth. SUS-180117-110856001

Heartbroken parents ‘devastated’ as baby’s death found to be avoidable

A heartbroken Bosham mum has criticised hospital staff after an inquest found the death of her day-old baby boy last year could have been avoided.

Neil Graham, right, with the 24-hour survival backpack he carried everywhere

Firefighter returns from his biggest rescue mission yet

Specialist firefighter Neil Graham has returned from a three-week deployment to Bangladesh, helping combat a deadly diphtheria outbreak.

The puppies found abandoned in Brighton

COUNTY NEWS: Poorly puppies dumped outside rescue centre in freezing temperatures

An animal charity is investigating after four puppies were abandoned just metres from a rescue centre in Sussex.

The winning image: Harvest Home by Ron DeAth

Still time to vote for favourite snap in South Downs contest

The winners of the South Downs National Park photograph competition have been announced.

Fiona Macleod, Stonepillows joint interim CEO, with a builder at what will be a new 14-bed homeless hostel in Ellasdale Road, Bognor. A fundraising appeal to raise �98,000 to make it 24-hour has been launched

New hostel for rough sleepers is on the way from Stonepillow

Extra provision is coming to help the homeless this year.

Megan Cooper from Chichester, who has cerebral palsy, autism and epilepsy, has been given a specialist travelbed for overnight stays in hospital.

Specialist bed for patient with seizures to sleep safely in hospital

A young woman who suffers seizures and used to have to sleep on a mattress on the floor or in a chair in hospital has been given a specialist travelbed to keep her safe.

British Transport Police CCTV image after Barnham attempted theft

CCTV released after attempted theft in Barnham

British Transport Police have today released a CCTV image following an attempted theft.

West Sussex County Council

Plan to expand schools gets the nod

Plans to expand two schools have been given the nod after a largely positive reaction from the public.

Dignitaries joined Southern Rail and Railway Heritage Trust to cut the ribbon marking the station investment

Celebration of £2.5m Bognor station makeover

This morning saw a celebration event held to mark the £2.5m investment in the town’s railway station.

Katy Bourne

Katy Bourne’s council tax increase plan agreed

A council tax increase of 7.8 per cent proposed by Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has been backed by a scrutiny group today (Friday January 19).

Product warning

Store recalls some pulled pork products due to salmonella fears

Pulled pork products are being recalled by a store following the discovery that they may contain salmonella.

Author Kate Mosse

Best-selling West Sussex author Kate Mosse announces latest novel

Fans of best-selling West Sussex author Kate Mosse will be excited to hear the announcement that her latest historical fiction novel will be published in May.

HM Courts Service: Results list for January 12 to 15, 2018

HM Courts Service: Results list for January 12 to 15, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from January 12 to 15, 2018.


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Jules Gray, Assistant Business Manager and Aimee’s charity Pamper Morning coordinator, Buzby and Blue
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Capita provide back-office functions for West Sussex County Council

Council insources Capita back office staff

Several back office functions outsourced by West Sussex County Council to a private company are set to be brought back in-house.

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