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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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HEALTH AND CARE: New service launched for young people

A new LGBTU (gay, bisexual, trans and unsure ) project has launched in West Sussex for young people.

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Garden charity launches photography competition

To celebrate 90 years of opening beautiful gardens, with several across Sussex, the National Garden Scheme is launching a photography competition today (Saturday May 27) to coincide with their Anniversary Weekend.

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PC Watson appeared at Sussex Police headquarters in Lewes this morning. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

PC’s career in jeopardy as he faces allegations of lying to Barclays

A Durrington police officer’s career is on the line as he faces accusations of lying about fraudulent withdrawals from ATMs.

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County Championship - day 1: Denly toils to hit century against Sussex

On a sublime day when batting often appeared a surprisingly tricky pastime, Kent’s Joe Denly toiled for almost five hours to post his first hundred of the championship summer and lead his side’s gritty performance against Sussex.

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UPDATE: Scaffolding fire in Lancing Business Park ‘accidental’

UPDATE: Scaffolding fire in Lancing Business Park ‘accidental’

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (WSFRS) has confirmed a scaffolding fire which broke out in Lancing Business Park earlier today (May 26) was accidental.

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The 20-year-old man has been arrested for drug offences

Man arrested for drug offences after police chase crash

A man has been arrested for drug offences after he tried to evade police in Worthing on Thursday (25 May), police said.

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National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

Sussex residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

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New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

People should ‘fight their instincts’ and float rather than try to swim if they fall into water, according to new advice from the RNLI.

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East Worthing and Shoreham candidates make their pitches for your vote

Candidates for election in East Worthing and Shoreham on June 8 have made their pitches for Parliament.

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Aldi recalls beer due to allergy fears

Aldi has recalled a range of gluten-free beer owing to an undeclared ingredient which could cause an allergic reaction.

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Worthing West candidates make their pitches for your vote

Candidates for election in Worthing West on June 8 have made their pitches for Parliament.

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Brits unknowingly breaking law on road

Brits unknowingly breaking law on road

One in four motorists admit to regularly ‘taking risks’ on the road, a study has found.

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Residents' meeting at Lancing Parish Council 2017

Parish Council listens to Lancing residents at lively meeting

Parking, playgrounds, litter, rough sleeping, markets and IKEA – all these topics and more were raised at a lively and well attended annual resident’s meeting on Wednesday.

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Avoid airline baggage charges this bank holiday

Video: How to avoid airline baggage charges this bank holiday

This May bank holiday, almost 17m Brits will be making the most of the long weekend and shall be embarking on a break overseas.

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Shoreham writer celebrates debut novel’s publication

A Shoreham writer is celebrating the launch of her debut novel by award-winning publisher Bookouture.

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Warning issued as torrential rain and lightning possible across Sussex

A Met Office warning for the South-East has been issued for torrential rain that could cause problems for drivers and lead to possible flooding on Sunday and Monday.

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Some of those taking part in Guild Cares first charity abseil on Saturday

First Guild Care abseil affected by wind

Guild Care’s first fundraising abseil was a great success, seeing a brave group of people make their way down Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Tower.

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Guided farden visit for conservation group

20 members of Ferring Conservation Group visited Highdown Gardens for a guided tour led by head gardener, Gary Pescod.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sherlock star opens Sussex cinema

Sherlock star Martin Freeman was guest of honour at private event in Lewes last night (Thursday) to launch the Depot cinema.

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