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Plans to house agricultural workers at holiday park agreed

Plans to use a Bracklesham holiday park for agricultural workers’ accommodation has been given temporary 12-month approval by councillors.

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Passengers will hope Southern trains can start scoring a few more 9s and 10s

Strictly judge Bruno: ‘Southern rail has better timing than you’

A contestant on Strictly Come Dancing saw her timing compared to the punctuality of Southern train services during the weekend’s semi-final show.

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The faces of three Brighton councillors on the elfyourself Hanukkah video (Picture: SWNS)

COUNTY NEWS: Labour member apologises after suspension over alleged anti-Semitic video

A Labour Party campaigner has been suspended after posting an allegedly anti-Semitic video which showed three councillors doing a Hanukkah dance and wearing traditional Jewish clothes.
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The city council is now waiting for confirmation from ESA to fix the date. Image: Peter Langdown

Date finally found for Tim Peake’s Freedom ceremony

A date for astronaut Tim Peake’s Freedom of the City ceremony has finally been found, Chichester City Council hopes.

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Parking meters in Chichester

‘Ensure parking meters are seagull bomb proof’

The need to ensure parking machines are ‘bomb proof’ from seagulls was raised at a Chichester District Council cabinet meeting.

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Northern Gateway project in Chichester’s growth deal

Plans for Chichester’s Northern Gateway have been included in a growth plan for the city approved by councillors this week.

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West Street in Chichester, taken last year before the first repair works were carried out.ks16000624-4 SUS-160805-185551008

Chichester’s West Street to be dug up again

West Street will be dug up again, it has been announced by West Sussex County less than a month after its contractor completed repair work on the city centre road quicker than expected.

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Chichester MP Gillian Keegan speaking at the Build a Better A27 community workshop

A27 community scheme will not ‘rehash’ previous options

A community-led scheme for the A27 at Chichester will not attempt to rehash previous options and has to be innovative, the city’s MP has reiterated.

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Plans for 34 Southbourne homes east of Breach Avenue

High Court challenge to housing appeal decision

A High Court challenge to a decision to allow homes in Southbourne by a planning inspector is set to be launched by the council.

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Thameslink train

Have your say on weekend train timetable changes

A public consultation on weekend and late night timetable changes for Southern and Thameslink services has been launched.

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Southern and Gatwick Express trains waiting to depart

Southern and Thameslink rail franchise to be split up

The franchise running Southern, Thameslink, and Gatwick Express trains is due to be split up when the contract is retendered in 2021, the Government has confirmed.

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The proposed home of the new restaurant next to Selsey Town Hall

Restaurant next to Selsey Town Hall ‘will be a disaster’

Plans for a takeaway restaurant right next to Selsey Town Hall ‘will be a disaster in every way’, according to councillors.

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Chichester's Southern Gateway

Approved Southern Gateway plans ‘art of the possible’

Approved plans to redevelop Chichester’s Southern Gateway are the ‘art of the possible’, according to Tory councillors.

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North Street, where a second Caf� Nero will open alongside the chain's East Street store. Photo Kate Shemilt

Café Nero granted permission for second coffee shop in Chichester

Coffee giant Café Nero has been granted planning permission to open a second premises on Chichester’s high street.

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Housing plan to be unveiled for Bracklesham tourist park

Housing plan to be unveiled for Bracklesham tourist park

Plans are being moved forward to turn Bracklesham’s South Downs Holiday Village into housing.

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Consultation opens on Emsworth’s future housing plan

Consultation opens on Emsworth’s future housing plan

Tomorrow’s farmer’s market in Emsworth will provide an opportunity for residents to have their say on Emsworth’s neighbourhood plan.

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Two Mid Sussex community projects have been awarded

COUNTY NEWS: Labour executive committee resigns over harassment claims

The leadership of the Bexhill and Battle constituency Labour Party (CLP) unanimously resigned this week due to allegations of ‘serious abuse and harassment’.

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One of West Sussex's Household Waste Recycling Sites

Permit ID scheme could be introduced at rubbish tips

A permit scheme for certain vehicles using West Sussex’s rubbish tips could be introduced to stop ‘waste tourism’ from other areas.

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Staff checking a gritter during Operation Snowflake preparations

West Sussex preparing for winter weather

Preparations for winter weather in West Sussex have seen gritters carry out dry-run rehearsals and the stockpiling of salt.

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