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Selsey founder of Checkatrade sells his company

Selsey founder and CEO of Checkatrade Kevin Byrne has announced the ‘difficult decision’ to sell the company to shareholder HomeServe.

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L-R Terry Stevens and fundraiser Louise Latchford with Julie and Danny Kelly from Selsey Community Forum

Donation to continue community kindness in Selsey

“She was 91 and living on a mattress, it was devastating to see,” Terry said.

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Housing plan to be unveiled for Bracklesham tourist park

Housing plan to be unveiled for Bracklesham tourist park

Plans are being moved forward to turn Bracklesham’s South Downs Holiday Village into housing.

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Last time to see fireworks at Christmas lights switch on

Community groups and businesses are gearing up for the start of the Christmas season at the lights switch on next Thursday with a fireworks display promised by the Chichester BID.

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An illustration of the proposed change of land use at 81-82 East Street. Planning application document 17/03164/FUL.

Coffee chain’s plan to take over jewellery shop in East Street

Pret A Manger in East Street has applied to expand its shop – into a unit still occupied by a jewellery store.

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Consultation opens on Emsworth’s future housing plan

Consultation opens on Emsworth’s future housing plan

Tomorrow’s farmer’s market in Emsworth will provide an opportunity for residents to have their say on Emsworth’s neighbourhood plan.

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Clean air campaigners gather in Orchard Street, November 15.

Campaigners call for action to clean up Chichester’s air

Wearing face masks and carrying banners, residents and campaigners gathered in Orchard Street on Wednesday to push for action on cleaning up the city’s air.

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Car crashes into Chichester pub

Car crashes into Chichester pub

Police have said a car hit the Hole in the Wall pub in St Martins Street today in what is believed to have been a medical episode.

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Exhibition of Whitehouse Farm housing plans

Exhibition of Whitehouse Farm housing plans

A public exhibition of plans for 750 new homes in Chichester and a school is due to take place later this month.

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PHOTOS: Remembrance Sunday in Chichester 2017

Hundreds of people turned out for the parade through the centre of Chichester to the war memorial and annual wreath-laying service.

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Jill Hembling and Kirsten Burke have released a new book with the help of Studio Press

Calligraphy experts pen beginner’s book

Twenty years into its craft, a calligraphy company from Birdham is taking advantage of a nostalgia for pen and paper to release its first ever book with the help of an Apuldram publisher.

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TRAVEL: Heavy congestion due to level crossing failure at Chichester

TRAVEL: Heavy congestion due to level crossing failure at Chichester

A level crossing failure at Whyke Road is contributing to heavy traffic on and around the A27 bypass.

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Campaign to restore Tangmere’s ‘iconic’ airfield control tower

Tangmere residents are launching a bid to restore an ‘iconic’ historic airfield control tower through Heritage Lottery funding.

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Parking charges rise expected for Chichester district car parks

Parking fees are likely to rise across the district after a two-year freeze on hourly rates.

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Bomb disposal experts were called to investigate

Boy, ten, finds mortar shell in woods near Chichester

A mum has praised Chichester Forest School for their safety procedures after her son found a mortar shell from the Second World War on a day out.

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Access tracks ‘help Festival of Speed traffic flow’

Access tracks ‘help Festival of Speed traffic flow’

Goodwood has been given permission to keep access tracks put down after a muddy Festival of Speed last year.

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Selsey RNLI Denise and Eric lifeboat rescues sinking yacht 26-10-17

Sinking yacht saved by Selsey lifeboat crew

A volunteer lifeboat crew rescued a sinking yacht yesterday morning after it reported losing its propeller shaft.

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Wildwood’s request to keep kitchen challenged by councillor

A restaurant previously ordered to rip out its kitchen by Chichester District Council has applied for retrospective permission to keep it.

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Understanding Chichester’s parking consultation

Radical meaures to re-allocate parking in Chichester city centre have been outlined by West Sussex County Council, but how would the changes affect you?

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Dementia care home to housing plan due up for decision

A controversial plan to turn a Chichester care home for people with dementia into flats has been recommended for approval on Wednesday.

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