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Increase in parking charges planned for Worthing

Charges at a number of Worthing town centre multi-storey car parks are due to be increased by the council in the new year.

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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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Worthing seafront

New lagoon part of ‘exciting’ vision for Worthing’s seafront

A lagoon could be created on Worthing’s seafront for watersports, swimming, and boat moorings as part of a new ‘exciting’ vision to improve the town’s coast.

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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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Ambulance trust to introduce new response standards

A new set of ambulance standards aimed at delivering the quickest response to the most serious 999 calls are set to be rolled out in Sussex from next week.

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Billy Greening from AFC Southwater calling for all Sunday league games to kick off after the two minutes' silence on Remembrance Sunday

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Stop football kick-offs clashing with Remembrance Sunday silence’

A Sussex football manager is calling for kick-offs to be moved on Remembrance Sunday to avoid clashing with the two minutes’ silence.

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COUNTY NEWS: Seven-hour ambulance wait for broken hip

A woman’s seven-hour wait for an ambulance after breaking her hip ‘seemed like an eternity’, her husband has said.

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Southern train drivers vote to accept deal

Southern train drivers have voted to accept a deal over pay, terms and conditions, and driver-only operation.

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Two-day Southern rail strike begins

A two-day rail strike affecting Southern services has begun this morning (Wednesday November 8).

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Decision on Worthing nightclub’s licence deferred

A decision on a Worthing nightclub’s premises licence following concerns raised by police over a series of assaults and an underage girl taking drugs has been deferred.

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East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton raising questions about the inquests into the deaths of 11 men at the Shoreham Airshow in 2015 with Theresa May at Prime Minister's Questions (photo from Parliament.tv).

Families of Shoreham Airshow crash victims denied legal aid funding

Families of the 11 men who died at the Shoreham Airshow crash have been denied legal aid funding, Prime Minister Theresa May was told today (Wednesday November 1).

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Worthing West MP Sir Peter Bottomley

Worthing MP: Betting terminals ‘ripping people off’

Fixed-odds betting terminals are ‘ripping people off’, according to Worthing West’s MP who has backed proposals to cut the maximum stakes launched by ministers.

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DIY charges at rubbish tips raised just £92,000

Charges for DIY waste at West Sussex rubbish tips suspended after six months raised just £92,000, the county council has confirmed.

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Response time missed on half of most serious 999 ambulance calls

Sussex’s ambulance service missed its target on almost half of the most serious 999 calls last month.

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Fresh Southern rail strikes announced by RMT

A fresh Southern rail strike has been announced by the RMT in its dispute over driver-only trains.

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Jeremy Hunt, cabinet member for finance and resources, and Morwen Millson, Lib Dem county councilllor who sits on local Fairtrade steering group, celebrating West Sussex being awarded Fairtrade county status

Fairtrade county status for West Sussex

West Sussex has been awarded Fairtrade county status by the Fairtrade Foundation for its commitment to the trading principles.

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Ambulance trust to remain in special measures

Sussex’s ambulance trust is set to remain in special measures after the latest inspection by health regulators.

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One of West Sussex's rubbish tips

DIY waste will not be charged for at tips

Charges for disposing of DIY waste at rubbish tips in West Sussex will not be reinstated by the county council.

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Higher charges for post-16 school transport proposed

Some students in post-16 education could be charged more for school transport by the county council.

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Cottage Tandoori, in Storrington. Picture: Steve Robards

UPDATE: Two Indian restaurants’ premises licences revoked

Storrington and Ashington Indian restaurants’ premises licences have been revoked after immigration officials found illegal workers employed at three separate visits.

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