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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.

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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.

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Whitehouse Farm Phase 1 masterplan showing where the homes, school and community hub will go

First 750 homes at Whitehouse Farm approved

Following a year of repeated delays, the first 750 of 1,600 homes on land to the west of Chichester has officially been granted planning permission.

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Nathan Elvery joined the county council in 2016 on a �190,000 a year salary

Council boss: ‘Still far to go to tackle ugly underbelly of organisational culture’

A council chief executive challenged about spending decisions by a staff member has thanked her for reminding him ‘how far we still have to go in tackling the ugly underbelly of our organisational culture’.

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Nick Herbert with Arundel resident Stephen Nightingale

Arundel MP meets man with prostate cancer ahead of £75m funding

MP Nick Herbert has welcomed the government’s £75m funding boost to help thousands of men with prostate cancer get treatment earlier and faster.

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‘What matters to you’ survey launched by county council

A survey asking residents and businesses for their views on all services provided by West Sussex County Council has been launched.

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Fire crews battle a fire in Bognor in 2015. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Fire service ‘will have to continually evolve’

A four-year strategy outlining how West Sussex’s fire and rescue service will use its resources to protect the public has been published for six weeks of public consultation.

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Housing plans for Bracklesham holiday village

South Downs Holiday Village is to become housing under plans submitted by the site owner this week.

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District councillor elected for Rogate

Kate O’Kelly has been elected as the new district councillor for Rogate ward.

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Tangmere restaurant owner’s frustration at ‘spurious’ planning objections

A Tangmere restaurant owner has voiced frustration at ‘spurious’ objections to redevelop the site.

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Former Chichester MP to lead competition watchdog

Andrew Tyrie has been nominated to be the new chairman of the UK’s independent competition authority.

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Gender pay gap for council staff revealed

The gender pay gap for council staff working in Chichester and Arun has been revealed.

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Chichester District Council pays for CCTV across the district in a number of locations

New contract for Chichester’s CCTV service awarded

A new contract to run a CCTV service across the Chichester district has been awarded.

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Extension proposed to Donnington Parish Hall

Funds for ‘badly needed’ extension to parish hall released

Funds for a ‘badly needed’ extension to a parish hall near Chichester have been released.

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Plans for 15 homes in Crooked Lane, Birdham

Action to unlock stalled affordable housing in Birdham

Work to unlock a stalled scheme for 15 affordable homes in Birdham has been given the go-ahead.

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Eastergate chairman Chris Allington addressing Monday night's meeting in Eastergate Village Hall

Villages handed a ‘suicide pass’ of 3,000 homes

The green light for 3,000 new homes is expected as early as next month, a meeting heard.

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Campaign launched to keep Emsworth’s doctor services

An MP has launched a campaign to ensure a town’s residents will continue to have access to doctors.

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Villagers to unite over 3,000-homes proposal

Villagers to unite over 3,000-homes proposal

On Monday villagers are expected to gather to discuss proposals which could see 3,000 new homes built between Barnham, Eastergate and Westergate.

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A step forward for delayed Graylingwell homes

A step forward for delayed Graylingwell homes

An ambitious scheme to build 218 homes and community facilites, including a care home, in Graylingwell Park is moving forward after nearly a decade of planning.

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VIDEO: Calls to upgrade Nutbourne sewerage works

Residents have voiced concerns that a new development near Southbourne will add to their sewerage woes.

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