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Rail bosses: Southern strikes ‘impotent and ineffective’

Strike action by Southern staff is ‘increasingly impotent and ineffective’, according to rail bosses.

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Nine in ten Southern trains ran during strike

Nine in ten Southern trains ran during strike

Almost nine in ten Southern trains ran during the strike by the RMT union yesterday (Wednesday February 22).

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Dr Birgit Woolley from Victoria Road Surgery, Worthing. SUS-140610-102749001

Worthing doctor may leave UK after Brexit

A Worthing doctor who has worked in the town for two decades is considering leaving the country after Brexit.

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Tim Loughton at the pensioners lunch day at Chesham House in Lancing

TIM LOUGHTON: Mixed bag of debates at the Commons

This week it is the turn of the House of Lords to start scrutiny of the Brexit Bill and I have never seen the place so packed.

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Arun Civic Centre in Littlehampton, the headquarters of Arun District Council

Arun Tories push through council tax rise with support from UKIP

A council tax rise for Arun residents will protect frontline services amid significant reductions in local government funding.

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Sir Peter Bottomley talks about the State of Child Health report

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Lessons at home, school and by media

The thoughtful constituent’s letter about sex education has been a reminder that we too often may overlook the obvious.

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The London Road viaduct in Brighton

Winds from Storm Doris to slow Southern trains

Heavy winds from Storm Doris mean speed restrictions will be in place across much of Sussex’s train network tomorrow (Thursday February 23).

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JPCT 210214 The South Downs. Photo by Derek Martin

Sussex’s devolution bid ‘paused’

A bid to devolve powers from central Government to local authorities in Sussex has been ‘paused’.

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Lee Neale speaking to participants of the fire and rescue service's Firebreak course

Retirement for acting fire chief

The acting chief firefighter for West Sussex has retired.

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Chichester's County Hall SUS-160818-125926001

Tories defeat Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP budget amendments

West Sussex Tories defeated Labour, Lib Dem, and UKIP amendments to next year’s county council budget yesterday (Friday February 17).

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Southern train SUS-160219-155325001

BREAKING NEWS: Train drivers reject Southern deal

Southern train drivers have rejected a deal from rail bosses to end a dispute over driver-only operation.

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The Brighton and Hove Albion training ground, in Lancing SUS-160604-112020001

Quadruplet of major projects among best in the country

A quadruplet of major projects from across Adur, Arun, and Worthing are in the running to win a prestigious award.

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Worth Less? campaign

TIM LOUGHTON: Make your views known about fairer funding

The battle to secure fairer funding for pupils in West Sussex goes on and the county’s MPs arranged a meeting in Parliament between Schools Minister Nick Gibb and nine heads from local schools.

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A painting of Gandhi

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Remembering Gandhi

We share this world. Every few years I try to visit India to remind myself of the first time I joined other British Members of Parliament to consider our assistance for trade and development.

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Brian Quinn and Michael Jones have called for charges at West Sussex rubbish tips to be scrapped

Calls to scrap ‘Tory tip tax’

A ‘Tory tip tax’ charging for the disposal of household DIY waste in West Sussex should be scrapped, Labour county councillors have said.

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Southern train SUS-160219-155325001

Fresh strike planned by Southern staff

Southern staff are set to strike over the introduction of driver-only operation next week.

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Artist's impression of Teville Gate, the first released by owners Mosaique SUS-161213-133442001

Consultation over plans for Teville Gate delayed...again

A promised February public consultation on plans for Worthing’s Teville Gate will not go ahead, it has been confirmed.

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Libraries across West Sussex are set to host events in March promoting health and wellbeing

Laughter workshops at West Sussex libraries

Health and wellbeing will be promoted at libraries across West Sussex in March.

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Chichester's County Hall SUS-160818-125926001

Tax rise and cuts on county council’s agenda

Plans to increase council tax bills and cuts are set to be debated by West Sussex county councillors later this week.

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Southern train SUS-160219-155325001

BREAKING NEWS: Talks between Southern and RMT union end ‘prematurely’

Talks between union leaders and Southern bosses to solve a long-running dispute over driver-only operated trains have ended ‘prematurely’.

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