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A pop-up plant cycle lane for Chichester

To mark today’s World Car Free Day, Chichester campaigners created a unique pop-up cycle lane using plants.

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The owner of Purchases in North Street says his business rates has gone up around 17 per cent this year

Business rates retention pilot considered by Chichester District Council

The district council is considering making a request to pilot retaining 100 per cent of its business rates.

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The possibility of an A27 bypass at Arundel has always proved divisive. Picture: Derek Martin

County councillors encouraged to back controversial A27 bypass route

County councillors will be encouraged to back a controversial bypass route for the A27 at Arundel.

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Speed signs are on the A259 ahead of the work starting on Monday.ks171031-1 SUS-170509-184048008

Work set to start on £2m A259 cycle route

Road users have been warned to expect delays when the A259 cycle route between Bognor Regis and Littlehampton starts next week.

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The three routes for possible A27 improvement at Arundel have been published. Picture: Highways England

County council members to discuss bypass next week

West Sussex County Council’s stance on a potential Arundel bypass will be debated at a public meeting next week.

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Nick Sutherland, director of The Sussex Pub company, says enough is enough and the city is saturated with coffee shops and chains

‘Restaurants want to leave saturated Chichester high street’

‘Enough is enough – the city is saturated with coffee shops and chain restaurants’, a long-standing Chichester restaurateur has warned in a rallying call for big change.

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No extra time to decide on A27

Chichester MP Gillian Keegan has confirmed the Government will not extend the funding deadline for the district’s A27 upgrade beyond the end of September.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, September 16

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, September 16

The roads across Sussex are not reporting any major congestion this morning (Saturday, September 16).

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Andy Barwell and Paul Turner own the new Kutchenhaus store

New kitchen store about to open in Chichester

After standing vacant for two years, the old Ripples showroom in Crane Street will reopen this weekend as a new furniture store.

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Chichester A27 bypass looking West from Stockbridge PPP-140628-082956006

Next week’s A27 closures announced

Next week’s A27 road closures have been announced by Highways England.

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Journalism apprentice scheme

New journalism apprentice scheme launched

Have you always dreamed of being a journalist? Reporting the news that can make a real difference in your community?

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Arun & Chichester Citizens Advice volunteers taking part in the Legal Walk

Universal Credit warning after charity’s food voucher handouts spike

Arun and Chichester district residents have been warned to expect challenges when Universal Credit is rolled out after Hastings saw a 300 per cent increase in food vouchers handed out to those on the breadline.

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The leaked email has been confirmed to be from Arun District Council chief executive Nigel Lynn (right)

Leaked email reveals A27 recommendations

Plans for an Arundel bypass and not the widening of the existing A27 should be supported in principle by councillors, according to a leaked email.

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The possibility of an A27 bypass at Arundel has always proved divisive. Picture: Derek Martin

Arundel group in surprise bypass backing switch

A group created to rally support for an A27 bypass at Arundel has switched its support to a controversial route.

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Many are concerned about the environmental impact of a bypass. Picture: Derek Martin

Walk and talk about the Arundel bypass organised

A nature walk has been organised to highlight fears about the effect of a possible A27 bypass at Arundel.

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The three routes for possible A27 improvement at Arundel have been published. Picture: Highways England

VIDEO: Take a look at the A27 bypass options

Three videos showing each of the possible plans for an A27 bypass at Arundel have been unveiled by Highways England.

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The furniture and donation outlet in Lavant Road, north of Chichester, will close later this month

St Wilfrid’s furniture shop to close

St Wilfrid’s Hospice bosses have expressed sadness at having to close one of its furniture stores.

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Mrs Keegan, right, chatting to Alison Moorey, CEO at St Wilfrid's Hospice recently. ks171027-2

Chichester MP meets transport minister over the A27

Gillian Keegan has met with the Government’s transport minister to request more time to find a solution for the A27.

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The free lunch is to celebrate Covers Home Ideas in Chichester relaunching

Free hog roast to celebrate Chichester Covers relaunch

Covers Home Ideas in Chichester is inviting the local community to a celebration day to mark the relaunch of the new-look store.

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Concept art for a bridge over the River Arun

Firm chosen to build A27 bypass bridge

A firm has been chosen to build a bridge over the River Arun as part of plans to improve the A27 at Arundel.

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