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County council staff invited to apply for redundancy

West Sussex County Council employees have been invited to apply for redundancy.

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Labour councillor Dr Beccy Cooper with Jeremy Corbyn and owner of Baked Lauren Roffey

Worthing has surprise visit from Jeremy Corbyn

Worthing had a surprise visit from Jeremy Corbyn yesterday.

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COUNTY NEWS: Thousands gather to see Jeremy Corbyn at Sussex rally

Thousands of people gathered to see Jeremy Corbyn at a rally in Sussex last night.

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Sussex Police

Pay award for police officers ‘insulting’

A pay award for police officers has been branded ‘insulting’ by the chair of Sussex Police Federation.

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A Southern Rail train

Southern close to deal with train drivers

Southern is close to agreeing a final deal with its train drivers in a dispute over pay and working arrangements.

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The number of complaints received by water companies in England and Wales has been revealed this week

Sussex water firm tops complaints list for fifth year in a row

A Sussex-based water company has topped the list of complaints across the industry for the fifth straight year.

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More Southern rail strikes called

Another two days of Southern rail strikes have been called in a dispute over driver-only trains.

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Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have gone from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'.

Doctors to be quizzed by health scrutiny committee

Senior doctors from across West Sussex will be questioned on making services more effective by the county’s health scrutiny committee.

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Worthing bar stripped of its licence to sell alcohol after police highlight ‘breaches’

A Worthing bar visited by a woman who later suffered a fatal accident has been banned from selling alcohol.

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Worthing Town Hall

Councils’ senior director leaves after ‘absence’

One of Adur and Worthing councils’ most senior directors has left her role.

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Bognor Regis' rubbish tip is one of those closed for two days a week

Earlier winter opening times at rubbish tips confirmed

Earlier winter opening hours at West Sussex’s rubbish tips have been confirmed by the county council following a review of service demand.

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Councillors condemn A27 plans as consultation closes

Senior Adur and Worthing councillors called for £69million plans for the A27 between Worthing and Lancing to be rejected as weeks of consultation drew to a close.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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Shoreham Port

Southwick stench and port pongs incense leader

A strong stench of sewage spreading across Shoreham and Southwick has drawn complaints amid reports of ‘upsetting’ odours at Shoreham Port.

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Wildlife trust chief hits out at A27 improvement ‘vanity projects’

Investing more than £300million on the A27 instead of sustainable transport is a ‘scandal’, a wildlife trust chief executive has claimed.

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County council asked to ‘broadly support’ A27 Worthing-Lancing £69m scheme

The county council has been asked to ‘broadly support’ a £69m scheme to improve the A27 between Worthing and Lancing.

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Image showing New Monks Farm development from planning document

Lancing parish councillors have their say on New Monks Farm development

Councillors at Lancing Parish Council objected to the proposed development at New Monks Farm at a fiery meeting last night (Wednesday, September 6).

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Debbie Abrahams MP, Labours Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions met with pensioners and local residents at the Fishergate Community Centre

Labour shadow minister highlights opposition to state pension age change in visit

Labour’s opposition to increasing the state pension age was highlighted during a shadow minister’s visit to Fishersgate this week.

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New Monks Farm developer faces affordable homes questions

Developers hoping to build 600 homes and an IKEA on Lancing’s New Monks Farm have been quizzed over the project’s contribution to Adur’s affordable housing shortage.

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Earlier winter hours at rubbish tips

Rubbish tips in West Sussex are set to open an hour earlier this winter than 2016, as part of proposed changes.

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