Council letter reignites A-board debate in Chichester

City centre businesses have been warned to make sure they abide by the ‘no A-board’ rule.

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The poster plastered over the closed Argos which contains the error

Chichester Argos move blunder causing confusion

Residents have spotted a ‘careless’ geographical mistake which appears on the now closed Argos store informing the public it has moved to Westhampnett Road, Hampshire.

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The Oving Lights will be closed once more houses are built at Shopwhyke Lakes

Shopwhyke Road to close next week

Motorists won’t be able to access Chichester using the Oving Lights from the east next week because Shopwhyke Road is being closed.

Independent business The Sweet Jar has been selling confectionary in Southgate for seven years

‘Bring back A-boards,’ say Chichester sweet shop owners

Sweet shop owners have spoken out about why they believe some independent businesses struggle to keep going in Chichester. 

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New digital Argos store inside Sainsbury's

New Argos store opened in Chichester Sainsbury’s

A new digital Argos store has been opened in Chichester’s Sainsbury’s ahead of the high street shop’s closure.

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Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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Creations Hair & Beauty has two women's salons and a men's barbers in Southgate

Chichester salon manager on the ‘squeeze’ on independent businesses

The manager of one of the city centre’s success stories says times are tough but businesses can still thrive if they know their market and get the support they need.

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Chichester Gate Leisure Park

Opening date for Chichester’s Taco Bell confirmed

Taco Bell has announced it will be opening its seventeenth UK restaurant at Chichester Gate Leisure Park next month.



The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Taco Bell is coming to Chichester

Mexican fast food chain Taco Bell is coming to Chichester.

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Is your car on the recall list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning – is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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Mark Bennett, CEO of Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers.

Trained staff the first defence against cyber attack says Sussex consultant

The NHS ransomware attack should be seen as a wake-up call for businesses to train staff in basic cyber security, irrespective of their sector or size, a Sussex insurance consultant has said.

The old South Downs Holiday Village in Bracklesham

Bracklesham holiday park workers given 28 days to leave

Workers currently residing at the former Bracklesham holiday park have been given 28 days to leave the site, according to Chichester District Council.

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Mothercare has confirmed its Chichester store will close on Wednesday, May 31

Mothercare and Argos set to close Chichester stores

A host of chains are making the move away from Chichester’s high street.

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Southern Railway

COUNTY NEWS: Southern’s warning ahead of Seagulls’ parade

Rail operator Southern has warned that although it is putting on extra carriages for Sunday’s promotion parade, passengers should expect a ‘long wait’ at stations.

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Micro pub selling local ales could come to Selsey

A micro pub selling ‘real ales’ produced locally could take over a former Selsey tea room.

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Thorntons in Chichester, East Street

Chichester’s Thorntons due to close

Thorntons in Chichester is set to close.

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Southern Railway

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex rail services back on track after signal fault

Southern services are running as normal after a signalling fault disrupted all routes from Brighton this afternoon (May 10).

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COUNTY NEWS: Major disruption to Sussex rail services

Southern Rail said a ‘major fault’ with signalling systems is causing ‘major disruption’ on services across Sussex this afternoon (May 10).

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