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Southern Gateway regeneration unlikely to include level crossing bridges

Regeneration of Chichester’s Southern Gateway is unlikely to include bridging over the railway line or tunnelling under it.

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A map of the ten sites the district council is looking at to potentially take 500 plus new homes

Chichester braced for ‘substantially more housing’ in Local Plan review

Land suitable for further large scale development is being looked at with ‘substantially’ more houses expected to be required in Chichester’s Local Plan.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling pictured in May

Union at centre of Southern dispute calls for urgent meeting with ministers

A rail union at the centre of a dispute affecting Southern train services is calling for an urgent meeting with the reappointed Transport Secretary.

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Hove's Peter Kyle and Brighton Kemptown's Lloyd Russell-Moyle celebrate Labour's election success in the city, with city council leader Warren Morgan

GENERAL ELECTION: Labour vote surges across Sussex

Labour’s share of the vote surged across Sussex with the party taking Brighton Kemptown easily from the Tories and running them close in a number of areas.

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Gillian Keegan, new Tory MP for Chichester (photo submitted).

RESULT: Chichester elects its first female MP

Chichester has elected its first female MP and the third ever in West Sussex.

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Nick Herbert, re-elected as MP for Arundel and South Downs

RESULT: Tories hold Arundel and South Downs

Conservative Nick Herbert has been re-elected as MP for Arundel and South Downs.

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Polling day

Horses, tandem bikes and celebrities...who says polling day is boring?

From campaigning while riding a tandem bike to riding a horse to a polling station, election day in Sussex has provided plenty of laughs for candidates and party activists.

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General election June 8

LIVE: Sussex general election results

Polling stations have closed – and now it is time to count the votes.

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Gillian Keegan

Will Tory candidate be West Sussex’s third ever female MP?

The Conservatives candidate in Chichester is expected to be just the third female MP elected in West Sussex.

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Election counting

BREAKING: Exit polls predict hung Parliament

BBC’s exit poll has predicted a hung Parliament, with the Conservatives losing seats to other parties.

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General election June 8

Your guide to election night in Sussex

Back in 2015 the Tories swept to victory, securing a majority in the House of Commons under David Cameron. Will Theresa May manage to do the same?

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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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Polling station

Sussex polling stations open for general election voting

Polling stations across Sussex have opened for general election voting this morning (Thursday June 8).

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ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

After the polling miss at the 2015 general election, many politicians and journalists loudly declared they would never trust polls again. Two years later, opinion polls have regularly been leading the election news. First they foresaw a Conservative landslide, including a resurgence in Scotland, and more recently they’ve pointed to a shock Labour fightback.

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Survey suggests possible voting trends across South East

Survey suggests possible voting trends across South East

Labour may have won enough support in the South East to overtake the Conservatives, according to an exclusive nationwide survey of voting intentions.

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Bid for 2,300 Bersted homes called ‘ludicrous’

The first stage of an application for up to 2,300 new homes in North Bersted has been submitted – and labelled ‘ludicrous’ by a residents’ group.

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All six parliamentary candidates for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton took part on Monday night

Bognor and Littlehampton candidates do battle at hustings

Just three days ahead of the general election, the candidates for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton locked horns in a lively hustings evening.

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Election pollsters put their methods to the test – and turnout is the key

Election pollsters put their methods to the test – and turnout is the key

Trust in election forecasting is probably as low as it has been since 1948, when political polling suffered possibly its worst ever humiliation. In that year’s US presidential election, the 8-1 underdog Harry Truman defied all predictions to defeat his Republican challenger, Thomas Dewey. “Dewey Defeats Truman” screamed the now-infamous newspaper headline printed before the actual votes were counted.

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Candidates clash over impact of land value tax on Sussex

Conservatives have claimed that the Labour manifesto’s proposed review of council tax and its possible replacement by a Land Value Tax - sometimes dubbed a ‘garden tax’ - could lead to massive tax increases for some Sussex residents.

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