‘Mystery’ of missing Chichester market is solved

An angry couple say they and many other people travelled to Chichester today for the Wednesday market - only to find it missing.

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Café plans for Chichester’s Corn Exchange to be decided

A highly controversial plan to change part of the Corn Exchange in Baffins Lane into a café is due to be decided on Wednesday, March 29.

Travel news

RMT to move Southern Rail strike date for more talks

A strike date for the RMT union is set to be moved to allow for more talks with Southern Rail on April 4.

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The Observer front page after Chris Grayling's shock announcement

Council pledges £100,000 on ‘bold’ community-led A27 scheme

A £100,000 pledge has been made by West Sussex County Council to fund the community drive to build a better A27.

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Waitrose scraps ‘free drink without purchase’ offer

Waitrose scraps ‘free drink without purchase’ offer

Shoppers who have enjoyed popping in to Waitrose on their way to work for a free cup of tea or coffee woke up to dark news this morning – they will now have to buy something before claiming a free beverage.

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The Rolls-Royce SRH is presented to St Richard's Hospital

Feature: Big smiles for a little Rolls-Royce

We caught up with St Richard’s Hospital to find out how children are reacting to the Rolls-Royce SRH since it arrived on the ward earlier this month.

Aldi was set to open at Barnfield Drive in March but is set to be delayed

Aldi recruiting for Chichester store

Aldi is recruiting for more than 25 store positions for its new store in Chichester, due to open this spring.

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Tourism working group adopted by town council

A working group to explore ways of ensuring the long term viability of Selsey as a tourist destination has been adopted by the town council.

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Artist impression of Sweaty Betty Chichester

Activewear store for city

Premium activewear retailer Sweaty Betty has been confirmed as the latest addition to Chichester’s city centre.

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City and district councillor Richard Plowman says it will be at least another ten years until the A27 gets funding

Chichester councillor’s A27 claims ‘simply untrue’, leader says

A councillor has accused Chichester’s leaders of either ‘misleading’ its residents or being ‘duped’ by the government over the A27.

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Aerodrome works machinery. Pic by Goodwood

Work underway to improve Goodwood Aerodrome runways

A large project to improve Goodwood’s aerodrome runways is underway.

Denmans Garden

Denmans Garden ‘now closed’

Denmans Garden appears to have closed permanently.

What national insurance is – and where it goes

What national insurance is – and where it goes

A tax called national insurance has become the centre of a row within Britain’s ruling Conservative Party

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Sophie Moore, an assembly apprentice, at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Goodwood, West Sussex.  The firm has announced its largest apprentice drive ever for 2017.  Pic submitted by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Rolls-Royce apprenticeship applications close on Monday

Potential apprenticeship candidates at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars have until Monday, March 13 to apply for a scheme.

Aldi was set to open at Barnfield Drive in March but is set to be delayed

New Chichester Aldi set for delay

Aldi is still set to open in Barnfield Drive - but the store’s opening date looks to be delayed.

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Maison Blanc in South Street. 09-03-17

Café closes in Chichester’s South Street

Maison Blanc café in South Street has closed down after around two decades in the city centre.

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Riding school owner’s ‘relief’ at Chichester A27 plans being axed

The owner of a riding school in North Mundham has spoken of his ‘relief’ at the A27 improvement scheme being dropped.

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NMA calls for investigation into Google, Facebook and the digital advertising supply chain to combat fake news

A free and fearless press is society’s single best defence against fake news but action is needed to ensure the news media sector’s quality, agenda-setting journalism can survive and thrive in the digital environment, the News Media Association (NMA) said today.


PICTURES: West Sussex apprentice graduation 2017

The achievements of higher and advanced apprentices were celebrated at the second West Sussex apprentice graduation ceremony on Tuesday.


Furniture store could take over Chichester’s Corn Exchange

A furniture showroom could be coming to Chichester city centre at the Corn Exchange on Baffins Lane.

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