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Independents can draw shoppers to Chichester after House of Fraser closure

As retail chains struggle, independent traders are hoping a unique and personal experience will keep shoppers visiting the city.

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House of Fraser, West Street, Chichester.

House of Fraser ‘will not stay empty’ landlord promises

The site owner of House of Fraser in Chichester has promised the store will not become a boarded up ‘eyesore’ after the chain confirmed the closure last week.

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Artist's impression of the new building, seen from the car park, with the view of Arundel Castle retained

Lido expansion plans take giant leap forward

Expansion plans that will turn Arundel Lido into a community hub for the town have been approved.

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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

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Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

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DM171440a.jpg. Chichester council leader Tony Dignum. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-170901-111140008

Council leader responds to House of Fraser store closure plans

The leader of Chichester District Council has responded to House of Fraser announcing it will close its store in the city.

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Louise Goldsmith

County council leader: House of Fraser closure ‘a blow’

“We all know that High Streets are struggling at present so the news that House of Fraser is closing its Chichester store is a big blow at an already challenging time.

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Shoppers in Chichester react to House of Fraser closure

Shoppers have reacted with sadness to news that Chichester's House of Fraser is to be closed.
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Factfile: Business rates in Chichester

House of Fraser has one of the highest rateable values of any retail property in the city but how does it compare to other large stores?

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House of Fraser, West Street, Chichester.

Chichester BID rebuffs high street issues as House of Fraser confirms closure

Chichester has ‘significant survival potential’ as a visitor destination, the city BID has said.

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House of Fraser closure ‘a sad day for the city’

City councillor Richard Plowman has warned Chichester will need to improve its retail offering to compete with other cities.

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House of Fraser, Chichester. Pic: Derek Martin

Primark refuses comment on Chichester House of Fraser site

With confirmation this morning that Chichester’s House of Fraser is set to go, questions have been raised as to what could take its place.

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House of Fraser, Chichester. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160911-095126008

Chichester jobs under threat as House of Fraser confirms closure

More than 160 jobs could be lost at Chichester’s House of Fraser after the high street chain revealed a sweeping set of shop closures.

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House of Fraser, Chichester. Pic: Derek Martin

Chichester's House of Fraser is set to close

Chichester's House of Fraser store has been named as one of 31 stores the company plans to close.

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Author and publisher Sandra Saer

Publisher celebrates 30 years in business

Author and publisher Sandra Saer has celebrated 30 years in the book industry, working as a one-man band.

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The chichester Ship Canal Trust is concerned a southern route for the A27 would put the historic canal under 'huge threat'  This is the trust's boat, the Kingfisher, which provides a round trip on the canal that takes 75 minutes and runs 4 times day from March to October.

City’s canal trust is concerned for the future as A27 options discussed

The Chichester Ship Canal Trust said the Southern online option for the A27 would put the historic canal ‘under huge threat’.

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Chichester clothes shop to move after 35 years

Menswear store Dartagnan will move across the city this week, closing the doors to its East Street store tomorrow.

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The A27 near Whyke roundabout. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Minutes of A27 meeting between councils and Highways England published

Minutes of a meeting between Highways England and West Sussex County Council representatives about the A27 design process have been published.

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Oskar de Rocha and Kostya Petrov

COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

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Neil Budden, Chartered Financial Planner, Chadney Bulgin

Planning for a long and happy retirement

Deciding when to retire is one of the most important decisions of your life.

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