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14-bed hotel to be built in grounds of listed pub

A listed pub will have a 14-bed accommodation block built in its grounds after councillors rubber stamped plans last night (Wednesday, August 24).

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The Community Food Connection sees free food handed out via charities and community groups

Free food scheme hits million mark

A surplus food redistribution programme has seen stores donate 21,813 meals to people in need across Sussex.

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Discount store plans to open in Worthing this year

Discount store plans to open in Worthing this year

Discount store Poundworld has confirmed that it hopes to open its first shop in Worthing this year.

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The offices at 12 Chapel Road would be converted into 8 studio flats

Chapel Road offices may become flats

Two floors of offices in Chapel Road may be turned into studio flats, if permission is granted.

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Teville Gate. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Comment: Time for Teville Gate owners to reveal their hand

Convincing readers that development of a key site could be imminent – after years of disappointment – is like attempting to persuade them that a chocolate teapot will serve its purpose.

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Bolney Wine Estate received a grant from the Business Growth Fund last year (photo submitted). SUS-160818-151357001

Chance for West Sussex firms to bid for share of £2.4m grants

West Sussex firms still have time to apply for a share of £2.4m to help them grow and create new jobs.

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Brighton city airport

Shoreham Airport to close for one hour as a mark of respect for RAFA airshow memorial

On Monday (August 22), the skies above Shoreham Airport will fall silent for one hour, as a mark of respect for the anniversary of the Shoreham airshow accident.

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Brighton city airport

COUNTY NEWS: Airport to close for one hour as a mark of respect for RAFA airshow memorial

On Monday (August 22), the skies above a West Sussex airport will fall silent for one hour as a mark of respect for the anniversary of the Shoreham airshow accident.

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Worthing's Next store in Montague Street

Next in Worthing to close early next year

Next in Worthing will be closing down at the beginning of 2017 and reopening at a site in Rustington.

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Sales plummet at Asda. JuliusKielaitis / Shutterstock.com

Sales plummet at Asda after worst quarterly performance on record

Asda has reported its worst ever fall in quarterly like-for-like sales, underlining the mammoth task facing new boss Sean Clarke as he attempts to lure back shoppers from the discounters.

Business
The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

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Campaigners at Worthing station

Action for Rail campaigners protest at Worthing Station

Campaigners gathered outside Worthing station to protest the increase in rail fares and to call for public ownership of the railway.

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Melanie Howick, customer service team leader, and Paige Simms, customer service assistant, with the Watch Your Back  team at the Roundstone garden centre

Raising awareness of sun protection while gardening

A sun protection campaign has raised £2,200 for melanoma research.

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Worthing branch manager Richard Davies with Susan Stevens from Worthing Churches Homeless Projects, left, and Sarah Brady from Wadars

Public vote determines charity pay-out

The Chelsea Building Society in Worthing has donated money to three local charities.

Business
Store Twenty One is the latest casualty in Worthing's town centre

Store Twenty One to close

Store Twenty One is the latest casaulty in Worthing’s town centre after it announced its closure.

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Falmer station to close hours before Brighton and Hove Albion match

Falmer station to close hours before Brighton and Hove Albion match

Southern Rail has announced Falmer station will close from 5pm tonight (August 9), despite a Brighton and Hove Albion match this evening.

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Rail news

UPDATE: Severe train delays as ‘all lines blocked’ to Littlehampton

Commuters may be facing severe delays this evening with all train lines to Littlehampton blocked.

Transport
Joint winner James Booth, of Hollingbury Gardens, receives his prize

Findon Valley gardens fit for a Queen

Findon Valley gardens are fit for a Queen, thanks to a competition for residents.

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Latest plans to redevelop Worthing's Aquarena, designed by architect Allies and Morrison SUS-160208-111527001

PICTURES: Latest Aquarena designs revealed

First pictures of the latest plans to redevelop Worthing’s Aquarena have been revealed at a public exhibition today (Tuesday, August 2).

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Speeding to blame for most crashes in Britain, drivers say

Speeding to blame for most crashes in Britain, drivers say

Speeding causes the most crashes on the UK’s roads, according to British drivers.

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