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Costa coffee shop to open in Broadwater

Coffee lovers will have reason to celebrate on Saturday when a new Costa store opens in Broadwater, creating eight jobs.

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Drink-driver found slumped over wheel of mum’s car banned from roads

Drink-driver found slumped over wheel of mum’s car banned from roads

A drink-driver found slumped over the wheel of his mother’s car on Christmas day with the engine still running has been banned from the roads.

Crime

VIDEO: Couple living in filth as toilet blocked for a week

A miserable couple who have been trying to get their toilet unblocked for a week said they feel like 'second class citizens'.
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Fantasy vs Reality? Residents have reported shocking conditions at the supposedly idyllic Lakeside Holiday Park

COUNTY NEWS: Leaking sewage, floods and rats at Sussex lakeside paradise

Residents at an idyllic lakeside resort are being plagued by leaking sewage, flooding and overflowing rubbish, the Observer can exclusively reveal.

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Justin Hopper

American author documents South Downs journey

An American author has written a book documenting his journey across the striking landscape of South Downs Way to discover his family’s heritage.

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Wood washed up on Worthing seafront, January 2008

Free pull-out: 2,000 tons of timber, ten years on

This week’s Herald features a special eight-page supplement looking back to January, 2008, when thousands of tons of timber hit our beaches.

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A section of the Bayeux Tapestry

COUNTY NEWS: Calls for Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex

Calls have been made for the Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex after news that the world-famous artefact is set to leave France for the first time in 950 years

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The council bought the site for �3.5million

Council buys Union Place for £3.5m in bid for ‘a better Worthing’

A key site in Worthing has been bought by the council for £3.5million.

Business
Not too late the have the vaccine

At-risk groups advised - ‘Not too late to have flu vaccine’

People aged 65 and over and those in at-risk groups are being advised it’s not yet too late to have the flu vaccine.

Health
Marie Juden, 71, from Tarring said abuse from car drivers when she is on the road has gotten worse. Pictured in Chatsworth Road.

Scooter user tells foul-mouthed drivers to ‘grow up’

A mobility scooter owner has told drivers and cyclists to ‘grow up’ after receiving abuse while out on the road.

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Durrington High School earned an impressive fifth place in the 2017 Rock Challenge Southern Premier Final

Young performers are ready to rock

Students aged seven to 18 are busy finalising their routines ahead of the performance challenge of their lives.

Education
Warning about Avian flu

Warning over avian flu

With a case of Avian Flu confirmed at a swannery in Dorset, West Sussex Trading Standards are urging poultry keepers to take precautions now, if they haven’t done so already.

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Ebay pages selling the goods

Concern old Sussex Police uniforms could be used by criminals

Sussex Police has been criticised for selling off uniforms on eBay to plug a £26.5million funding shortage over fears the equipment could be used by fraudsters targeting the elderly.

Crime
Carol Wrobleski is facing charges before the NMC

COUNTY NEWS: Nurse practitioner faces misconduct hearing over man’s death

A nurse practitioner has been accused of misconduct while working at a surgery in Sussex.

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An aerial shot showing New Monks Farm. Supplied by Geoff Patmore. SUS-170123-121542001

Updated plans submitted for controversial IKEA build

Members of the public are being urged to have their say on revised plans to build 600 homes and a new Ikea superstore in Lancing.

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Family recording bird visits, Big Garden Birdwatch event

Quiz: How many birds can you identify?

The last weekend of January sees the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch get underway and the conservation charity is asking everyone to share details of the birds that live around them.

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Weather warning

Snow and ice warning extended to cover all of Sussex

A Met Office weather warning for snow and ice has been extended this evening to cover all of Sussex.

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Daniel Yeomans was arrested in Richmond Road, Worthing. Picture courtesy of Google Streetview

Steyning man found at wheel 14 times over drug drive limit

A Steyning man has been convicted after being found at the wheel of his car more than 14 times over the drug drive limit, according to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

Crime

VIDEO: Boy overcomes prejudice to donate mohawk to child cancer patients

A determined 10-year-old with an unusual hairstyle overcame prejudice to grow his hair for children with cancer.

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