TRAVEL NEWS: Rail delays expected all weekend

Major engineering work this weekend will see services to and from London Victoria disrupted on both Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25.

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Rolls-Royce back cycling infrastructure workshop

Rolls-Royce back cycling infrastructure workshop

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is backing a workshop to discuss cycling infrastructure to be held in Chichester on October 1.

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Caffe Nero denied permission for second shop in Chichester

Plans for Caffe Nero to open a second shop in South Street have been halted by the Chichester District Council, after permission to refit the vacant shop unit was refused last week.

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Pro-northern bypass protesters again made their voices heard outside the Chichester District Council meeting on Tuesday. ks16000969-7 SUS-160920-163034008

County council calls for ‘urgent’ meeting over Chichester A27 scheme

Two of the most senior county councillors have called for an urgent meeting with Highways England over its A27 improvement project.

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Shops will be ‘hit hard’ by roadworks in Chichester city centre

Business owners in South Street have spoken of their fear and anger after the latest round of roadworks threatens Christmas trade.

The Chantry is set to open September 23

Mayor to open new Chichester pub

The Mayor of Chichester has agreed to pull the first pint at the ‘Chantry’ pub when it opens on Friday September 23.

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A27 public meeting to be held by South East’s Green MEP

South East’s Green Party MEP will be joining residents in Chichester tomorrow to discuss sustainable alternatives to A27 expansion.

Tim Gleeson, company secretary at Bartholomews

New crop research centre set for Chichester

One of the continent’s leading agricultural food companies has secured permission to build a brand new crop research station, potentially making it one of the strongest in the world.


A27 ‘no option’ backed by Selsey Town Council

‘No option’ was backed by Sesley Town Council last night after a special A27 meeting was held, following councillors’ decision that all choices would ‘seriously harm the manhood peninsula’.

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M&S Chichester Foodhall launch led by long server Jamie McGreal and store manager Paul Gregory. Photo by Emily Whiting.

M&S Foodhall launched in Chichester

Marks & Spencer opened the doors to its new Foodhall in Chichester today.

Post Office workers set to strike in a dispute over branch closures and job losses

Post Office workers set to strike in a dispute over branch closures and job losses

Thousands of Post Office workers are set to strike Thursday (September 15) in a dispute over branch closures, job losses and pensions, trade union officials said.

Mark Wright at Hunston Lodge Riding Stables

Hunston riding stables could be ‘split in two’ by A27 plans

A riding school owner may lose his family business entirely if one of the A27 options is chosen.

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TRAVEL: Road closed for eleven days for water work

A Chichester road has been closed for more than a week because of water main work.

Residents looking at options for the A27 Chichester Bypass at the Bracklesham consultation.

A27 options will turn Chichester into a ‘concrete jungle’

The A27 options presented will descend roads into ‘absolute mayhem’ for anyone in the Manhood Peninsula, said one resident at today’s consultation.

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Morrisons launches checkout promise

Morrisons launches checkout promise

Supermarket chain chain Morrisons has today made a “checkout promise” that it will open extra checkouts for customers if there is more than one person ahead of them in a queue.

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Chichester A27 bypass from the stockbridge bridge looking East bound PPP-140628-083146006

Selsey Town Council to host A27 meeting

Selsey Town Council is holding a special meeting to discuss plans for the A27 on Wednesday, September 14.

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Isaac Kirby-Dunkley, 18, and his brother Otis Kirby-Dunkley, 22, walked from London to Worthing in frustration at constant train delays

COUNTY NEWS: Rail chaos sees brothers walk 60 miles home from London

Two brothers frustrated by the unreliability of Southern Rail services have walked 60 miles home from London.

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Unanimous calls for a northern bypass at packed Donnington meeting

More than 200 people flooded a Donnington Parish Council meeting on the A27 on Monday night to unanimously vote to reject all five of Highways England’s options and call for a northern bypass to be reinstated.

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Keith and Joyce Slater are among those from Selsey calling for the northern bypass to be reinstated as an option

The A27 plans ‘will do nothing for Selsey’

Frustrations were vented at Highways England’s plans for the A27 at a packed exhibition in Selsey this week.

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Supermarket price war looms as Asda set to copy Morrisons’ price-slashing

Supermarket price war looms as Asda set to copy Morrisons’ price-slashing

Shoppers could soon be getting more for their money as supermarkets gear up for the latest instalment of a raging price war in the sector.

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