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Southern passengers to ‘mourn the death of their patience’

A three-day protest by Southern train passengers is set to ‘mourn the death of their patience’.

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Harwoods plans for land next to Brinsbury campus of Chichester College (photo from HDC's planning portal).

Car dealership submits plans at Brinsbury campus

A car dealership is set to buy land from Chichester College for a new showroom next to its Brinsbury campus.

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New rubbish tip charges ruled ‘illegal’ by Government says Tory

New charges to dispose of household DIY waste at West Sussex rubbish tips have been ruled ‘illegal’ by the Government, a Tory county councillor says.

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Chichester city councillors in front of the newly refurbished and cleaned Market Cross

Market Cross refurbishment part of city council’s Chichester Vision

The city council is making its own valuable contribution to Chichester Vision, having spent £162,100 on a range of public realm improvements this financial year.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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Lib Dem district and city councillor Richard Plowman called the charges unfair. Do you agree?

Chichester councillor submits bid to overturn ‘cynical’ evening parking charges

A district councillor has ‘called in’ the decision to roll out unpopular evening charging at two Chichester centre car parks, calling it an ‘unfair, cynical, revenue-raising exercise’.

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Little London car park could become an open market space

Help shape future of city for next 20 years

Does Chichester need a concert hall, shopping centre or nightclub?

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Fresh strike action by Southern guards

Guards working on Southern trains have announced fresh strike action today (Thursday January 12).

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One idea is to turn Little London car park into an open market space. Copyright Chichester District Council

Nightclub, concert hall, pedestrianised city centre: Bold vision for Chichester unveiled

Does Chichester need a concert hall, shopping centre or nightclub?

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West Sussex Highways' gritter

Gritters prepared for possible cold snap and snow

West Sussex Highways’ gritters are prepared and ready to swing into action to deal with the potential cold snap.

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Labour's Michael Jones has called the decision to continue outsourcing critical social care services 'rushed'

Tories on ‘autopilot’ with ‘rushed’ social care contract outsourcing

Tories at County Hall are on ‘autopilot’ with a ‘rushed’ decision to continue outsourcing a critical £15m social care contract, according to Labour councillors.

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Council tax bills set to soar for West Sussex households

The average West Sussex household may have to fork out an extra £450 due to council tax increases planned by the county council over the next four years.

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The Government has faced calls to strip GTR of Southern services

Southern franchise ‘needs to be broken up’

The franchise including Southern is ‘too big to handle’ and ‘needs to be broken up’, one Sussex MP has suggested.

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Evening parking charges for Chichester given final approval

New night time parking charges are on the way at two Chichester car parks after being approved by district council cabinet members today.

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Train drivers ‘forced to go on strike’ by Southern management

Train drivers have been ‘forced’ to go on strike by the intransigence of Southern management, union ASLEF has claimed.

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Chichester A27 consultation re-run supported by district cabinet members

Chichester District Council cabinet members have backed a motion supporting a re-run of the Chichester A27 consultation – and include previously dropped options for a northern bypass.

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Southern passengers have faced almost constant delays since early 2016

First of week’s three Southern rail strikes begins

The first of three days of strikes planned by Southern train drivers has started today (Tuesday January 10).

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West Sussex County Council leader Louise Goldsmith

A27 consultation re-run ‘not about a northern bypass’, county council leader insists

Louise Goldsmith, the leader of West Sussex County Council, has responded to a challenge to her Chichester West division seat from anti-northern A27 bypass campaigners.

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The Government has faced calls to strip GTR of Southern services

Guide to tomorrow’s Southern train drivers’ strike

A strike by Southern train drivers is due to lead to the complete shutdown of its rail network tomorrow (Tuesday January 10).

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