COUNTY NEWS: Sussex bowls event ‘under threat’ after council’s parking decision

A Sussex town could lose its last major bowls tournament if a deal offering free parking to competitors is withdrawn, one of its organisers has claimed.

Gina Scotting

UKIP councillor refuses to resign over abusive remark to fellow councillor

A Lancing parish councillor said it would be a ‘very cold day in hell’ before she apologised or resigned after calling another councillor an abusive term.

New Monks Farm. Supplied by Geoff Patmore

Adur Local Plan approved by councillors after key vote

Campaigners against controversial housing developments sung special carols in an unusual protest before a key vote tonight (Thursday, December 14).

Worthing Magistrates Court

Ex-will writing firm owner convicted after Department for Work and Pensions investigation

A former will-writing firm owner avoided an immediate prison sentence after she was convicted of benefit fraud-related offences.

Thy Will Be Done, in Goring Road, Worthing SUS-170412-091812001

Will-writing firm left behind £150k debt as it folded

A will-writing firm had a debt of more than £150,000 when it went into liquidation.

The meeting was held at the Shoreham Centre

‘Tax on Adur’s poorest’ resisted again – despite cost concern

A weekly council tax charge for some of Adur’s poorest residents will not be introduced, senior councillors decided on Tuesday.

Councillor Stephen Chipp outside Burrscrofte

Care home development in spending plans for first time

Long-awaited redevelopment of a derelict former care home has taken a step forward nearly a decade after it closed.

Chichester's County Hall SUS-160818-125926001

County council apologise for data ‘breach’ over invitation to cyber security event

West Sussex County Council inadvertently revealed the email addresses of scores of business owners – when inviting them to an event on cyber security.

A screenshot from the TV show The Amazing World of Gumball. Picture by James Doyle

Worthing Town Hall stars in cartoon

An eagle-eyed councillor spotted Worthing Town Hall on TV - on the most unlikely programme.

Adur and Worthing councils chief executive Alex Bailey

Council chief’s secondment backed by senior councillors

Senior councillors have backed a chief executive’s secondment which will see his council role reduce to three days a week.

East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton

MP’s 6am daily bath routine sparks national headlines

Rub a dub dub, three men in a tub, and who do you think they be? The butcher, the baker the candlestick maker – but not for as long as our MP.

Firefighters were called to the Luxor in August, 2016

Former Luxor cinema flats plans unanimously approved

It was a popular cinema in the centre of Lancing dating back to the 1940s – but now the former Luxor building will be converted into flats.

Traffic on the Arundel bypass. Pic Steve Robards SR1707039 SUS-171004-171653001

Horsham councillors back Arundel bypass

Horsham District Council has lent its support to a controversial bypass option to upgrade the A27 around Arundel.

Developer's images of the Free Wharf development in Shoreham

Riverfront development is submitted for consideration

A riverfront development providing 540 homes and commercial space has been submitted for consideration.

Traffic on the A27 Worthing, Grove Lodge. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-170719-100408001

Transport Secretary calls for review of alternative A27 options for Worthing and Lancing

Alternative schemes to improve the A27 between Worthing and Lancing will be explored, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has confirmed.

Labour's Beccy Cooper and Jim Deen

Worthing and Adur miss out on £2m cash pot for vital affordable homes

More than £2million to build affordable housing in Worthing and Adur has been lost in 2017, the Herald can reveal.

Adur and Worthing councils chief executive Alex Bailey

Council chief’s secondment to reduce role to three days

Council chief Alex Bailey will reduce his role to three days a week if councillors rubber stamp an 18-month secondment next week.

Lee Cowen

Labour claims Lancing by-election victory

By-election victory for Labour last night saw the party gain its first district councillor in Lancing for 18 years.

Brian Boggis

Backing for key homes blueprint

A blueprint outlining Adur’s housing and economic future has received the backing of a government inspector.

Councillor Ricky Bower

NHS bosses lag behind in securing healthcare upgrades as new developments increase pressure

NHS bosses are lagging behind in identifying improvements to under-pressure health facilities in the face of approval of hundreds of new homes.

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