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Former Christ’s Hospital teacher sentenced for sex offences

A former teacher at Christ’s Hospital School near Horsham has been sentenced for historic sex offences against young boys.

Crime
Leslie Joad, 70, from Courtwick Road

Patient feels neglected after wrapping rag around infected foot

A man who feels neglected by district nurses had to wrap an old t-shirt around his infected foot as a bandage.

Health
The riverbank cycle and footpath in Shoreham has now been reopened

Planned road closure scrapped as Shoreham’s flood defence scheme progresses

A planned road closure has been scrapped and a popular footpath has partially reopened as Shoreham’s major flood defence scheme takes another step towards completion.

News
HM Courts Service: Results list for December 7 to 12, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for December 7 to 12, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and Sussex (Central) Magistrates’ Court sitting at Brighton from December 7 to 12, 2017.

Crime
Police would like to identify the man and woman in this image

Appeal after phone theft at Shoreham supermarket

Police have released an image of two people they would like to identify after a phone was stolen at a supermarket in Shoreham.

News

VIDEO: ‘Extensive damage’ after attempted ram-raid at Broadwater shop

Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted ram-raid at a Broadwater shop by men wearing balaclavas.

Crime
Maddie Andrews will be taking on a mile-long swim

Mile-long swim marks year since major spine surgery

A 17-year-old student from Upper Beeding is set to take a plunge and paddle one mile to mark exactly one year since she underwent a major spinal operation.

News
Picture: Eddie Mitchell

TRAVEL: Rail services disrupted after lorry hits railway bridge

Southern Rail services may be delayed or cancelled after a vehicle struck a bridge near Hove, according to Southern.

Transport

VIDEO: Homeless man 'does not want to live' without his dog

A homeless man whose dog was taken away from him said he 'did not want to live anymore' if he could not get his friend back.

News
Bishop Bell: independent review published

Bishop Bell: independent review published

An inquiry into the Church’s handling of allegations of sexual abuse by former Bishop of Chichester George Bell has found there was a ‘rush to judgement’.

News
Product recall

Argos recall chair due to safety fears

Argus has recalled a range of chairs, which could unexpectedly break when sat upon.

News
Rail idea for the South Downs Link

TRAVEL: Broken-down train causes delays

A broken-down train is causing delays on the network.

Transport
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).

Politics
ACORN members following the successful negotiations

COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education

Video: Partygoers warned of the dangers of being drunk near a railway line

Revellers are being advised to take extra care as newly-released data reveals a sharp increase in the number of alcohol-related incidents across the rail network during the festive period.

Crime
web standing-images. Traffic.

TRAVEL: Heavy traffic after two cars collide on A27 Shoreham

Two cars have collided on the A27 in Shoreham, causing heavy traffic, police have confirmed.

News
Design for a proposed development to the east of Kingston Wharf in Shoreham

Plans revealed for 136 flats in Shoreham

Proposals to build three blocks with a total of 136 flats in Shoreham have been put to the public.

News
Robert with the Remembrance crosses once month on

Veteran says ‘unsightly’ Remembrance crosses are ‘disrespectful’

A veteran is shocked that crosses from Remembrance Sunday have still not been cleared away from outside Worthing Town Hall, but have been left to deteriorate into an ‘unsightly’ mess.

News
News

West Sussex primary schools are poorest performing in the south east

Primary schools in West Sussex are the lowest performing in the south east when it comes to children's basic education.

Education
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