Park coffee and farm shop vision rejected – but developer could appeal

A coffee and farm shop vision for Lancing Manor was roundly rejected by councillors last night – but the businessman behind the plans could appeal (Tuesday, June 27).

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The Sea Drive property could be converted into eight apartments. Picture by Google Street View SUS-170622-125121001

Contentious Ferring plans disrupted by Arun sound system saga

A sound system saga disrupted consideration of plans to demolish a Ferring home and replace it with a contentious apartment block on Wednesday (June 21).

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Tim Loughton with Laura Tarling from the Post Office

TIM LOUGHTON: Light relief after another sombre week

Amidst all the tragic news of further terrorism attacks and the horrific fire in Kensington last week there was little to celebrate.

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Sir Peter Bottomley

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Inspired practical leadership

One of the great benefits of the newspapers, the print media, is the speed of reaction.

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Election count 2015. Sir Peter Bottomley - West Worthing, left. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160622-115732003

MPs defend voting record on rented homes safety in wake of tragic Grenfell Tower fire

Linking the Grenfell Tower disaster to a vote on ensuring rented homes are ‘fit for human habitation’ is politically motivated, MPs have claimed.

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Latest plans to redevelop Worthing's Aquarena, designed by architect Allies and Morrison SUS-160208-111543001

Grenfell Tower tragedy prompts council advice as seafront tower developer provides fire safety reassurance

The developer behind a planned tower block on Worthing seafront have outlined how it will make the construction fire safe in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Sir Peter Bottomley, Worthing West MP, helps drag John Bercow to the speaker's chair after his re-election (photo from Parliament.tv).

Worthing MP helps drag Bercow to speaker’s chair

Worthing West’s MP helped dragged Commons speaker John Bercow to his seat after his re-election this afternoon.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling pictured in May

Union at centre of Southern dispute calls for urgent meeting with ministers

A rail union at the centre of a dispute affecting Southern train services is calling for an urgent meeting with the reappointed Transport Secretary.

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Hove's Peter Kyle and Brighton Kemptown's Lloyd Russell-Moyle celebrate Labour's election success in the city, with city council leader Warren Morgan

GENERAL ELECTION: Labour vote surges across Sussex

Labour’s share of the vote surged across Sussex with the party taking Brighton Kemptown easily from the Tories and running them close in a number of areas.

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Nick Herbert, re-elected as MP for Arundel and South Downs

RESULT: Tories hold Arundel and South Downs

Conservative Nick Herbert has been re-elected as MP for Arundel and South Downs.

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Re-elected Peter Bottomley out in the dawn light early this morning

RESULT: Tories hold Worthing West against Labour challenge

Conservative Sir Peter Bottomley held his seat in Worthing West, seeing off a challenge from Labour.

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RESULT: Tories hold East Worthing and Shoreham against Labour surge

RESULT: Tories hold East Worthing and Shoreham against Labour surge

Conservative Tim Loughton has survived a Labour surge to be re-elected for East Worthing and Shoreham.

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Polling day

Horses, tandem bikes and celebrities...who says polling day is boring?

From campaigning while riding a tandem bike to riding a horse to a polling station, election day in Sussex has provided plenty of laughs for candidates and party activists.

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LIVE: Sussex general election results

Polling stations have closed – and now it is time to count the votes.

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Seven of eight Tory West Sussex MPs pictured last year

Will West Sussex Tories keep their seats?

Seven of the eight Conservative MPs before the election are re-standing again in West Sussex, with most defending large majorities.

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Election counting

BREAKING: Exit polls predict hung Parliament

BBC’s exit poll has predicted a hung Parliament, with the Conservatives losing seats to other parties.

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Your guide to election night in Sussex

Back in 2015 the Tories swept to victory, securing a majority in the House of Commons under David Cameron. Will Theresa May manage to do the same?

Vino Vinojan was allegedly subject to death threats at a polling station. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Former councillor says he received death threat at polling station

A former Conservative councillor who said he received ‘death threat’ at a polling station this afternoon ‘will not stop standing up for the people’.

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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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Sussex polling stations open for general election voting

Polling stations across Sussex have opened for general election voting this morning (Thursday June 8).

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