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Teville Gate developer announces site’s new name

Owners of Worthing’s Teville Gate have announced their renaming of the site a month before public consultation on their development begins.

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Adur and Worthing councils chief executive Alex Bailey

Council chief’s secondment backed by senior councillors

Senior councillors have backed a chief executive’s secondment which will see his council role reduce to three days a week.

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East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton

MP’s 6am daily bath routine sparks national headlines

Rub a dub dub, three men in a tub, and who do you think they be? The butcher, the baker the candlestick maker – but not for as long as our MP.

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Firefighters were called to the Luxor in August, 2016

Former Luxor cinema flats plans unanimously approved

It was a popular cinema in the centre of Lancing dating back to the 1940s – but now the former Luxor building will be converted into flats.

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Traffic on the Arundel bypass. Pic Steve Robards SR1707039 SUS-171004-171653001

Horsham councillors back Arundel bypass

Horsham District Council has lent its support to a controversial bypass option to upgrade the A27 around Arundel.

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Developer's images of the Free Wharf development in Shoreham

Riverfront development is submitted for consideration

A riverfront development providing 540 homes and commercial space has been submitted for consideration.

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Traffic on the A27 Worthing, Grove Lodge. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-170719-100408001

Transport Secretary calls for review of alternative A27 options for Worthing and Lancing

Alternative schemes to improve the A27 between Worthing and Lancing will be explored, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has confirmed.

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Labours Beccy Cooper and Jim Deen

Worthing and Adur miss out on £2m cash pot for vital affordable homes

More than £2million to build affordable housing in Worthing and Adur has been lost in 2017, the Herald can reveal.

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The Kingsway Hotel

Councillors ‘take a stand’ as developer claims affordable housing discount

Councillors took a stand as developers hoping to convert a vacant hotel claimed a 95 per cent reduction in affordable housing contributions.

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Adur and Worthing councils chief executive Alex Bailey

Council chief’s secondment to reduce role to three days

Council chief Alex Bailey will reduce his role to three days a week if councillors rubber stamp an 18-month secondment next week.

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Mid Sussex MP Sir Nicholas Soames, rail minister Paul Maynard, and Hove MP Peter Kyle

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex MPs urge Transport Secretary to invest in rail network

Two Sussex MPs, who head up a cross-party group on Southern Rail, have written to the Transport Secretary to ask for more funding in the south east.

Transport
Lee Cowen

Labour claims Lancing by-election victory

By-election victory for Labour last night saw the party gain its first district councillor in Lancing for 18 years.

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A Southern Rail train

Second Southern rail strike of week underway

A second rail strike affecting Southern train services this week began this morning (Thursday October 5).

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SECAMB vehicles SUS-140228-090646001

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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Brian Boggis

Backing for key homes blueprint

A blueprint outlining Adur’s housing and economic future has received the backing of a government inspector.

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Councillor Ricky Bower

NHS bosses lag behind in securing healthcare upgrades as new developments increase pressure

NHS bosses are lagging behind in identifying improvements to under-pressure health facilities in the face of approval of hundreds of new homes.

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Southern train

Latest strike affecting Southern trains today

The latest 24-hour strike affecting Southern train services started this morning (Tuesday October 3).

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Emma Evans, executive member for environment, with her husband Ant

Adur councillor shortlisted for national award

Emma Evans, an Adur district councillor known for her hard work in the community, has been shortlisted for a national award.

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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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News

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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