IKEA remains interested in Sussex move

IKEA has reconfirmed its interest in Sussex as a location for a potential new store.

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ATM fees could be on the way

ATM fees could be on the way

Bank customers could soon be forced to pay to withdraw their own cash at ATM machines, following a dispute over who maintains them.

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Liza McKinney viewing the Beagle aircraft factory exhibition at Marlipins Museum in September. Picture: Derek Martin DM16145389a

Aerodynamic start for winter talks

The Friends of Marlipins Museum’s winter series of lunchtime talks starts next week.

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Flip Out Chichester

West Sussex’s biggest trampoline park to open next month

West Sussex’s biggest trampoline park is set to open next month.

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VIDEO: Spirit FM’s Stuart and Simon’s fun time at Venture Studios

Here’s a bit of fun - watch Stuart and Simon from Spirit FM at Venture Studios to help promote an amazing photographic offer.

An artist's impression for the redevelopment of Bunce's, in Chapel Road, Worthing. Picture courtesy of ECE Architects SUS-170116-141323001

Bunce’s redevelopment approved despite £750,000 affordable housing shortfall

Affordable housing will not be provided as part of the redevelopment of a Worthing hardware store – despite guidelines suggesting contributions of nearly £750,000 should be due.

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Janice Ellis and Sue Hollingdale from Tylers Trust celebrate the opening of Tesco Express with store manager Nathan Branston and colleagues Sam Siddle, Vicky Potter, Grace Walker and Nick Webb. Picture: Richard Eaton

New store celebrates opening with £500 charity donation

A new Barnham convenience store has celebrated its launch with a donation to Tyler’s Trust.

Owner Chris White with staff in Knight Butchers as it is today, celebrating the 60th anniversary. Picture: Steve Robards SR1700349

Knight Butchers celebrates 60th anniversary

Sausage champion Knight Butchers is celebrating its 60th anniversary.

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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UPDATE: IKEA link fuelled as first look at homes plans looms

Latest plans for potential development of a Lancing floodplain will go on show later this month – with rumours linking IKEA to the village continuing to circulate.

The Mind charity shop in Goring. Picture: Google Maps

Volunteers urgently needed to help Mind

The Mind charity shop in Goring is urgently seeking volunteers.

Staff from Swinton Insurance's branch in South Street, Tarring, presenting a cheque for �210 to Love Your Hospital

Chosen cause ‘close to team’s heart’

Children spending Christmas Day at Worthing Hospital had an extra gift to unwrap this year, thanks to insurance staff.

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Five simple tips to end up with more money in 2017

Five simple tips to end up with more money in 2017

Sally Francis, a senior writer at, explains five things women should consider after a month of excess.

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West Sussex County Council leader Louise Goldsmith

A27 consultation re-run ‘not about a northern bypass’, county council leader insists

Louise Goldsmith, the leader of West Sussex County Council, has responded to a challenge to her Chichester West division seat from anti-northern A27 bypass campaigners.

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Louise Goldsmith being handed the notice from Chichester Deserves Better at last Thursday's Funtington Parish Council meeting

A27 campaigners launch challenge for county council leader’s seat

Anti-northern bypass campaigners have announced plans to put forward a candidate to challenge leader Louise Goldsmith for her seat on the county council at this summer’s elections.

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Worthing mayor Sean McDonald opening the new Brent Lodge charity shop in the Guildbourne Centre. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170004-1

‘Overwhelmed’ by response to new charity shop

Wildlife charity Brent Lodge was ‘overwhelmed’ by the response to the opening of its new shop in Worthing.

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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Travel advice issued ahead of three day train driver’s strike

Passengers are warned to travel by train ‘only if essential’ during three days of strikes by ASLEF drivers planned this week, said a spokesperson from Govia Thameslink Railway.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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