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Astronaut visit: When is Tim Peake arriving? How can you follow the action?

When is Tim Peake’s Freedom of the City ceremony? What’s should you do if you didn’t get tickets? Here’s what you need to know.

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Martin Godden, 30, from Moulsecoomb Way in Brighton, has made �400 from four KFC deliveries during the national shortage

COUNTY NEWS: Dad charges £100 for bargain bucket – and gets four orders from KFC addicts

A ceiling fixer who made £400 from selling bargain buckets to fried chicken addicts during the KFC shortage said he could not believe people bought them.

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Plans for city-wide parking strategy supported

Plans to produce a Chichester city-wide parking strategy to address current and future pressures have been supported by councillors.

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Chichester MP resigns from district council

Eight months after being elected as MP, Gillian Keegan has officially stepped down from Chichester District Council.

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Herington Road in Arundel. Picture: Google Maps/Google Streetview

Man stabbed in targeted attack in Arundel last night

Two men have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Arundel last night.

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Unicorn House in Eastgate Square, Chichester

Moving Chichester traffic lights back needs consultation

A Chichester pedestrian crossing cannot be moved back to its original position without consultation, a county councillor has confirmed.

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Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Schools in Sussex have been warned of an increase in fraud reports where a criminal has pretended to be a head teacher.

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MPs to take funding concerns to secretary of state

West Sussex MPs will be meeting Damian Hinds, the new secretary of state for education, to discuss concerns about school funding.

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‘Chichester should hold out for the best’ say Centurion Way campaigners

The Friends of Centurion Way have said they are ‘pleased’ with the outcome of a meeting with district councillors yesterday which saw them raise hopes and concerns about the ‘huge asset’.

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"Yes I donate" NHS organ donor card

British Heart Foundation urges everyone to support the organ donation scheme

The British Heart Foundation is urging people in the South East to ask their local MP to attend parliament this Friday to vote in favour of an ‘opt-out’ organ donation system.

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Representatives from the Rotary Club of Chichester Harbour with their cheque

Bags of Help for Chichester communities

Community groups in the area are set to benefit from thousands of pounds worth of donations, thanks to the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.

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Community gym has sights set on Sidlesham premises

An industrial building at Keynor Farm, Sidlesham, could become a gymnastics club if a change of use application (18/00271/FUL) is given approval.

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COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Man ‘in serious condition’ after stabbing

A man was taken to hospital in a serious condition after a stabbing in Sussex last night (February 20), according to police.

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Lib Dems Daniel Purchese, Morwen Millson, and James Walsh outside County Hall. They succesfully persuaded committee members to call for the Tory-led West Sussex County Council to pause a new crowdfunding model for community projects.

Crowdfunding model for community grants a ‘step into darkness’

A new crowdfunding model for community grants in West Sussex has been described as a ‘step into the darkness’ by councillors.

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Ford Prison

Ford Prison is ‘well run’ but needs work, states report

Ford Prison has been found to be ‘safe and well run’ but to be offering accommodation below acceptable standards, according to an independent report.

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Kia Trainor Director of the Sussex office of the Campaign to Protect Rural England

Concerns for rural Sussex development

A public talk about how to protect our countryside from development takes place on Tuesday (February 27).

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Man arrested after reports of ‘stabbing’ in Bersted

A man was arrested this morning on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a controlled class A drug after he was detained by members of the public, police have confirmed.

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Video: Jodie Kidd voices support for hospice fundraiser

Limited places are available on Chestnut Tree House Hospice's fundraising Inca Trail.

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Female members of the county council wearing suffragette rosettes. Picture: WSCC

Tributes paid to suffragettes but more needs to be done, county council told

As we mark 100 years since suffragettes won the first votes for women, one county councillor says more is yet needed to make female voices heard.

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