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Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Have you registered?

Sussex voters reminded - less than three days left to register

There are just three days left to register to vote for the 2017 General Election.

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The dog is said to now be recovering from its ordeal, police said

Developer appeals Southbourne housing refusal

A highly contentious application for new homes will go to a planning inquiry.

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ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

The election machines have well and truly kicked into gear, so who’s had a good week, and who’s had a bad week on the campaign trail?

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Get out there and vote on June 8

Survey suggests possible voting trends across South East

The Conservatives’ plans to recruit 10,000 more mental health workers has found favour among voters in the south east.

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Anger as smart cards no longer work in Chichester car parks

There is anger at the district council for not automatically refunding people’s money on pre-payment cards which are now unusable in any of its city centre car parks.

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Southern train drivers’ dispute reignited by overtime ban

A dispute between rail bosses and Southern train drivers has been reignited with a ban on overtime working from June 4.

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

Labour’s election manifesto launch was overshadowed by fresh questions over how it would pay for a string ambitious promises costing billions of pounds.

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Ambulance crews attend a woman who fell on Tuesday in Northgate, in the same place as a 91-year-old broke her wrist last month

‘Four accidents a week on Chichester’s streets’

Four accidents are now happening every week on the streets of Chichester, a councillor says.

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BREAKING NEWS: Southern staff to strike again

Southern staff will hold yet another strike as a trade union dispute enters its second year.

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New West Sussex County Councillors outside County Hall, Chichester, after May 2017 elections (photo submitted).

New faces in council’s cabinet after reshuffle

Two female councillors have been promoted to the county council’s cabinet after this month’s elections.

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Transport secretary Chris Grayling revealed the plans at a meeting with Conservative candidates Caroline Ansell and Maria Caulfield on Monday (May 15).

New A27 survey branded a 'waste of money'

A £3m public survey into a building a new A27 has been branded as a 'waste of money' by transport campaigners.

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ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

“We wanted to see more competition. We wanted to see more people able to switch between energy users [sic], that, over the last three or four years has not happened. This is a market that is not working perfectly and therefore we are intervening to make markets work better.”

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ELECTION 2017: Daily election diary

ELECTION 2017: Daily election diary

It was a good day for Theresa May whose reported row with Philip Hammond was completely overshadowed by Labour’s leaked manifesto.

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New Chichester Mayor Peter Evans (C) alongside outgoing mayor (R) Peter Budge and new deputy (L) Martyn Bell

Chichester appoints a new mayor

Chichester officially has a new mayor.

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ELECTION 2017: Every election, politicians ignore England – here’s why

ELECTION 2017: Every election, politicians ignore England – here’s why

Simon Lee is senior lecturer in politics at University of Hull.

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Survey indicates possible voting trends across the South East

Survey indicates possible voting trends across the South East

Both the Labour and Conservative vote may be set to go up in the South East as support for UKIP drops, according to an exclusive nationwide survey of voting intentions.

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ELECTION 2017: Theresa May supports return of fox hunting

ELECTION 2017: Theresa May supports return of fox hunting

The Tories will renew a pledge to hold a free vote on overturning the ban on fox hunting, Theresa May told voters last night.

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Bird protection measures agreed to ‘mitigate’ housing developments

Measures to protect birds in the wake of thousands of new homes being built in the vicinity of Pagham Harbour have been agreed.

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UKIP's Mike Glennon, pictured in 2013, is one of his party's general election candidates in West Sussex

UKIP’s West Sussex general election candidates revealed

UKIP has revealed its general election candidates for West Sussex.

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