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COUNTY NEWS: Drug dealers get 39 years for violent killing of ‘much-loved’ family man

Two drug dealers have been jailed today for the ‘merciless’ killing of a beloved family man.

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Nick Marshall, Iain Brown and Charlie Rose at The Vestry this week, discussing the letter

Vestry bar working with Chichester council to fix opening hours issue

Staff at The Vestry said they have been overwhelmed with support from the public as the dispute with their landlord continues.

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Police are on the scene

Ongoing situation following collision on A283

Police are in attendance at the scene of a collision on the A283.

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Watch out for these fake texts offering refunds. Picture: City of London Police

Watch out for fake Argos texts scam

Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds

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How will you be spending the sunny week?

Hot weather here to stay for another week in Sussex

Sussex is set for a week of sun, with temperatures rising to up to 26 degrees.

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Beware of major rail closures today – you may not be able to travel

Beware of major rail closures today – you may not be able to travel

‘Major engineering work’ taking place today is set to cause significant disruption in Sussex.

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Dr Peter Whittick was convicted following the protest

Fracking protestor who climbed machinery for hours ‘very disappointed’ in appeal dismissal

A protestor who was convicted after climbing on a huge fracking rig for hours has said he is ‘very disappointed’ that his human rights appeal failed in court.

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British Transport Police were called to the scene this morning

Person dies after being struck by a train

A person has died after being struck by a train, British Transport Police (BTP) has announced.

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Gary Dobbie, a former teacher at Christ's Hospital School. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: More former teachers found guilty of historic abuse

Two former teachers at a Sussex school have been convicted of historic sexual offences against past pupils at the school.

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Dr Whittick on top of the rig

Protester did not have human right to climb fracking rig, judge decides

A man who climbed a huge piece of fracking machinery and refused to come down for ten hours has had his appeal rejected in court.

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Chichester's custody centre is set to close. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

Decision to close Chichester custody centre is criticised

Plans to close Chichester’s police custody centre have been branded as short-sighted, as readers have their say.

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Natalie has called for change. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Readers react to Natalie’s ‘distressing’ Tesco Chichester experience

A story about a disabled woman’s ‘distressing’ experience at Tesco Chichester has prompted readers to take to social media and express their support.

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Tesco has now apologised  for Natalie Goddard's toilet 'experience'. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Woman tells of ‘distressing’ toilet experience at Tesco Chichester

A disabled woman who said she was struck in the face by a broken fitting in a Tesco toilet is calling for awareness and change.

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Dr Peter Whittick was convicted following the protest

Protester who climbed fracking rig says he had human right to do it

A man who climbed a huge piece of fracking machinery and refused to come down for ten hours is challenging his sentence on human rights grounds.

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The incident happened at HMP Lewes in 2016

Lewes Prison wing in ‘chaos’ during violent mutiny, court hears

Five prisoners smashed ‘anything and everything’ during a six-hour rebellion that left an entire prison wing unusable, prosecutors say.

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The case took place at Worthing Magistrates' Court. Picture: Liz Pearce

Chichester BID’s company change broke regulations, judge decides

A change of the company used to spend Chichester Business Improvement District (BID) funds was a ‘not in accordance with the law’, a judge has decided.

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The fire happened in Collyer Avenue in Bognor. Picture: Google Maps/Google Streetview

Bognor man jailed for setting fire to his home

A man who barricaded himself in his bedroom and set fire to it while his housemate was eating her lunch has been jailed for four years.

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Tearoom owner taken to court in Chichester BID disagreement

A Chichester tea room owner refused to pay part of his business levy because he said the company in receipt of the money was changed without informing businesses.

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The incident happened this morning. Picture: Sussex Police

Car overturns in Chichester this morning

Police have issued a warning after a car overturned in Chichester this morning.

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Marsha's inquest was held yesterday

Inquest told of ‘beautiful’ Chichester girl’s quarry accident in Brunei

A young girl was described as a ‘beautiful person inside and out’ at an inquest into her death.

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