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Winners of Business Awards crowned at lavish ceremony

Hundreds turned out in their finest evening wear for this year's Observer and Gazette Business Awards, in Arundel.
Business
Education

Heads support cross-party inquiry into school funding

West Sussex headteachers have welcomed the launch of a new inquiry into school funding.

Education
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Sussex mental health trust had 262 serious incidents last year

The mental health trust for Sussex has defended the high number of serious incidents it recorded last year.

Health
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‘Fuel spillage’ closes Dell Quay Road

The road leading to Dell Quay is reportedly closed because of a fuel spillage.

Transport
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Crowdfunding website for community projects in West Sussex launched

A new way of funding community projects in West Sussex has launched where contributions can be made through a crowdfunding website.

Politics
Big leap in demand for free childcare in West Sussex, but there may be too few places

Big leap in demand for free childcare in West Sussex, but there may be too few places

There’s been a huge jump in the number of parents in West Sussex applying for the government-funded 30 hours a week of free childcare, according to new figures.

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The fire service said it attends lots of fires caused by hand-held appliances being mistakenly left on

House fire caused by hair curlers left on

A house fire on the edge of Chichester was caused by a set of hair curling tongs accidentally being left on, the fire service said.

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Vicky Meets… Vicki Palmer, Co-Op Store Manager and nervous abseiler

When you’re scared of heights chucking yourself off the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth is not the obvious thing to do.

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Appeal after teenagers seriously injured in taxi collision

Appeal after teenagers seriously injured in taxi collision

Police are trying to trace a red van or big car that may be able to help with a collision in Loxwood.

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Detectives are trying to trace a man who they want interview about the rape of a woman in a Chichester park. Picture: Sussex Police

Police release CCTV image after woman raped in Chichester park

Detectives are trying to trace a man who they want interview after a woman was raped in a Chichester park.

Crime

Weekend weather for Sussex - and advice for London Marathon runners

As thousands prepare for the London Marathon on Sunday, including many runners from Sussex, the weather could play a leading role.

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Photo of the Ladies entrants into the Hunston Bake Off Competition

Tea and Bake-Off fun at Hunston

A community tea event at Hunston has been hailed as a great success.

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Pet crematorium plan for Tangmere

A unique crematorium just for pets could be coming to Tangmere.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for April 13 to 19, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from April 13 to 19.

Crime
The empty Argos site set to become new apartments and townhouses

Old Argos in Chichester to be homes despite noise concerns

The former Argos store in the city centre looks set to become housing despite noise fears.

Politics
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COUNTY NEWS: Baby girl born in hospital car park

A mother ended up giving birth to her baby daughter in a Sussex hospital’s car park on Sunday (April 15).

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Ben Chudley warming up for his double marathons

COUNTY NEWS: Runner raffles his body for Sussex charity

A runner will be raffling off his body in aid of a Sussex charity.

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Last year's clown parade and picnic in Hotham Park. Pictures by Neil Cooper

Bognor clown festival cancelled

They bring a huge amount of colour and noise to the town in the summer – but this year’s Bognor Regis Clown Festival has now been cancelled.

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Walkers celebrate SWALK's 100th event. Photograph by Sue Martin

Walking group marks 100th community event

A walking group is celebrating its 100th event.

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Increase in arsons across West Sussex last year

Increase in arsons across West Sussex last year

Fire services in West Sussex saw an increase in the number of arson attacks on homes last year, figures from the Home Office show.

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