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COUNTY NEWS: Shoreham Airshow crash final report due to be published

A final report into the Shoreham Airshow crash is due to be published on Friday, March 3.

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Young skaters at the current community centre in East Wittering

New youth centre confirmed for Witterings

Youth group leaders have said they are ‘very excited’ following the announcement that a new facility has been approved for East Wittering.

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Bognor’s creative hub takes a step forward

“It is really good to see this exciting project moving forward”, that is the view of the West Sussex County Council leader as Bognor’s Creative Digital Hub now enters the delivery phase.

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Lewis Hamilton takes Sam Wilson around the track at Mercedes-Benz World

Racing icon goes for a spin at motoring heaven

Being driven around a racetrack at high speed may be a novelty for most, but for the man behind the wheel it was just another day in the office.

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Man arrested in West Sussex over MP message allegations

A man has been arrested in West Sussex this morning by detectives investigating allegations of malicious messages sent to two MPs, police have confirmed (Wednesday, February 22).

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HM Courts Service: Results list for January 30, 2017, to February 3, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for January 30, 2017, to February 3, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and South East Hampshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Portsmouth from January 30, 2017, to February 3, 2017.

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Met Office warning for Sussex as Storm Doris approaches

A weather warning has been issued by the Met Office as Storm Doris is now set to extend into Sussex tomorrow (Thursday February 23).

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Christopher Hunnisett. Photo courtesy of CONNORS BRIGHTON.

COUNTY NEWS: Murderer claims rights are being violated after ‘home-made sex change’ in prison

A Sussex murderer claims her rights as a transgender woman are being violated after performing a home-made sex change operation in prison.

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Product recall

Safety warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

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Ferries and trains halted, residents given safety advice as bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour

Trains and ferry services were halted this morning (Wednesday February 22) after another wartime bomb was dredged up in Portsmouth Harbour.

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Southern Rail services disrupted by RMT industrial action

Southern staff have begun their latest walkout in a dispute over driver-only operation on trains today (Wednesday February 22).

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Salon proceeds to help children in danger

An Aldwick hair salon donated all its proceeds to UNICEF during a special fundraising day earlier this month.

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Manhood Peninsula

Manhood Peninsula granted £71k boost for tourism economy

Plans to develop the Manhood Peninsula’s visitor economy have been granted a £71,000 boost.

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Strong winds forecast as Sussex is set to catch the edge of Storm Doris

Sussex may be set to miss the brunt of Storm Doris, which is forecast to batter a large part of the UK on Thursday (February 23), but winds could still hit 50-60mph.

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Chichester among England’s best-loved free attractions

The Novium Chichester has been voted one of the most-loved free attractions in England, according to a new poll.

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Worth Less? campaign

County's £1million proposal for school counsellors

West Sussex County Council is considering setting aside £1million to support counselling services in the county’s schools.

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Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug has been found in a number of schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Debbie Kennard is the County Council's new Military Champion, taking over from Nigel Peters

New Military Champion for West Sussex

A county councillor from Shoreham has taken up the baton to champion the armed forces in the area.

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Police hunt man after 90-year-old’s purse stolen

A 90-year-old woman had her purse stolen outside a Bognor supermarket this morning (Monday February 20).

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TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

TRAVEL ALERT: Stranded deer blocks A27

Part of the A27 has been blocked this evening after a deer managed to get onto the road.

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