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Rolls-Royce takes new colours to support Chichester Police open day

This Rolls-Royce turned police car drew more than a few admirers at Chichester Police Station open day on Saturday.

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Holiday village plan to let workers stay in Bracklesham

Workers could be set to stay at the South Downs Holiday Village in Bracklesham with planning documents validated this week.

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An artist's impression of what Cathedral Business Park might look like.

Traffic lights plan for A259 near Bognor Road roundabout

Traffic light signals are set to be introduced both ways on the A259 Bognor Road to allow access to a business park.

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The job losses were announced this morning. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: GSK job losses are ‘potentially devastating’

News that 246 jobs will be cut at GlaxoSmithKline’s Sussex site is ‘potentially devastating’, a workers union has said.

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BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

The RMT and ASLEF have both suspended strike action on Southern Rail after being approached for direct talks with the Secretary of State.

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First-timer wins at Hampton Court

Grasses were showcased to their full glory at RHS Hampton Court and won a silver gilt medal for a Sidlesham grower in his first year at the show.

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The Stockbridge Road crossing, where the new technology will be introduced as well as at Basin Road crossing

New mobile phone alerts to stop near misses at Chichester crossings

People distracted by their mobiles near Chichester crossings will soon receive an alert on their phones as part of a pioneering new scheme.

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Some shops we love in Chichester: Tell us your favourites

As part of the Observer’s Love Your Shops campaign, this week we’re featuring some of the city’s independent shopmakers.

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No direct trains from Chichester to London ‘indefinitely’

There will be no direct trains from Chichester to any London stations after 6am each day for the foreseeable future, Southern has confirmed.

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Restaurant given go ahead to move into Unicorn House

A Thai restaurant has been given permission to move into Unicorn House in Eastgate Square.

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The Wednesday traders' market is said to have brought a 'new vibrancy' to the city centre

Market to stay on Chichester high street despite mixed views

The city centre market is here to stay.

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Chris Skinner tweeted this picture of the damage to his car tyre

Driver’s £230 bill from A27 blowout

A car enthusiast’s ‘great day at Goodwood’ was ‘spoiled’ when he said his car had a tyre blowout on the A27.

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Chichester cinema closes for refurbishment

Chichester cinema closes for refurbishment

Monday saw the start of a month-long refurbishment at the cinema in New Park Road.

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Southgate pub gets go-ahead for outdoor bar

The Foundry pub in Southgate is set to open a new outside bar and almost double its outdoor seating area, despite opposition over noise disturbance.

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Richard Gosling, who runs Arundel Jewellers in High Street, has criticised other Arundel shopkeepers. Picture: Derek Martin

Four years on, has Arundel turned into a ‘ghost town’?

A frustrated shopkeeper who said Arundel risked becoming a ‘ghost town’ nearly four years ago has said his prediction has come true.

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Tell us which shops you love in Chichester by emailing news@chiobserver.co.uk

Observer launches major Love Your Local Shops campaign

Chichester traders need your help – that is the message today as the Observer launches its ‘Love Your Local Shops’ campaign.

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Artist impression of the new Enterprise Gateway currently being built in Terminus Road

Council progressing £8m investment for new Chichester business destination

The next stage of an ambitious £8m project to attract nearly 100 new businesses to Chichester is set for approval.

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Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

‘Wedding season’ sets the average adult back almost £800, a study found.

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Junior coaching sessions at the Golf At Goodwood Academy open day included fun challenges and games

Fun and relaxed atmosphere at golf academy open day

More than 100 people attended the Golf At Goodwood Academy open day, with many taking up the complimentary coaching sessions.

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TRAVEL: Final day at Goodwood and disruption on the trains

There is queueing traffic on the A27 around Chichester on the final day of action at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed.

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