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More funds needed to fight air quality ‘health crisis’

A committee has called for more funding from the county council’s public health team to help tackle the ‘public health crisis’ caused by air pollution.

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Dave and Trish Guildford from Littlehampton while in Ferragudo in Portugal, where they stayed for the winter

Retired couple find their place in the sun for TV show

A retired couple who swapped the rainy winter of Littlehampton for the sun-drenched Algarve are calling for others to follow in their footsteps.

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Lancing man arrested after reports of a ‘stabbing’ in Bognor

A 26-year-old man from Lancing was arrested this morning on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a controlled class A drug after he was detained by members of the public, police have confirmed.

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Video: Jodie Kidd voices support for hospice fundraiser

Limited places are available on Chestnut Tree House Hospice's fundraising Inca Trail.

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Female members of the county council wearing suffragette rosettes. Picture: WSCC

Tributes paid to suffragettes but more needs to be done, county council told

As we mark 100 years since suffragettes won the first votes for women, one county councillor says more is yet needed to make female voices heard.

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West Worthing level crossing

‘No full road closures’ as work starts at West Worthing level crossing

Temporary traffic lights will be in operation for a few hours a night as Network Rail carries out work at West Worthing level crossing, a spokesman confirmed.

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Staff and volunteers at Dogs Trust Shoreham say the new training barn is a valuable addition to the centre

Tails wagging as Dogs Trust Shoreham unveils training barn

A new dog training centre has been unveiled at Dogs Trust Shoreham, to help owners to build stronger relationships with their pets.

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Shoreham and Southwick Rotary Club president Val Trevor administering drops to a baby in India

Rotary club president returns to India

Rotarian Val Trevor has made a return visit to India to continue her support for the End Polio Now campaign.

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VIDEO: Self-taught Lancing scooter rider shows off his skills

A 17-year-old self-taught scooter rider from Lancing has said skateparks, like the one in Beach Green, 'mean a lot' to young people like him.

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Community rallies to support family of Barns Green crash victims

A surge of public support has been given to the family of the victims of a fatal crash in Barns Green.

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West Sussex Dark Star brewery joins forces with Fuller’s

West Sussex Dark Star brewery joins forces with Fuller’s

Partridge Green based brewery Dark Star has today (February 20) joined forces with independent traditional family brewer Fuller’s.

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Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Very cold air from Siberia is set to hit Sussex later this week as daytime temperatures drop from today’s 10degC down to freezing.

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William Hallett was a talented footballer that played for Horsham Sparrows

Football community pays heartfelt tributes to ‘talented and enthusiastic’ Will

The local football community has come together to pay heartfelt tributes after the tragic death of ‘talented and enthusiastic’ Horsham Sparrows player Will Hallett.

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Nikki Dunsford and Andrew Wesby, back, with Kate Stoner, Bertie Atkinson, Nina Hayward and Keziah Israel

Spine-tingling tale launches Southwick Players’ new season

Southwick Players’ first production for the 2018 season is the Gothic ghost story The Turn of the Screw.

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Electric charging points

West Sussex’s drivers are taking up electric cars, figures show

Electric car technology is advancing rapidly, and the latest figures suggest that West Sussex is getting on board the green revolution.

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William Hallett and Barry Hearnshaw

COUNTY NEWS: Family pays tribute to ‘loving son’ and ‘devoted grandfather’ after Barns Green crash

The family of a ‘loving son’ and a ‘devoted grandfather’ who died following a tragic incident at Barns Green level crossing in Horsham have paid tribute to them.

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Bognor KFC appears to be the last one standing

PICTURES: KFC chicken shortage hailed as ‘worst news for years’

The widespread closure of KFC branches across Sussex because of a chicken shortage has certainly ruffled the feathers of many of our readers.

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UPDATE: A23 collision cleared

UPDATE: A23 collision cleared

A collision that was partially blocking the A23 northbound at Pyecombe, according to reports.

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Flytipping in Sompting

Toilet, hoover and ladder among rubbish dumped at Sompting beauty spot

A toilet, tiles, paint pots, a step ladder and a hoover were among a pile of rubbish a dog walker found piled at a Sompting beauty spot on Thursday (February, 15).

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The seal seemed to be taking inspiration from Otis Redding while sitting on the dock of the River Arun.

VIDEO: Seal spotted relaxing by River Arun

A seal has been spotted relaxing by the cool waters of the River Arun.

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