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ELECTION ANALYSIS: Should you be worried about Labour ‘doubling council tax’?

Conservative leaflets suggesting Labour would double council tax caused a stir last week when Labour figures criticised the claim ahead of next month’s Worthing Borough Council elections.

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Nathan Elvery joined the county council in 2016 on a �190,000 a year salary

Council boss: ‘Still far to go to tackle ugly underbelly of organisational culture’

A council chief executive challenged about spending decisions by a staff member has thanked her for reminding him ‘how far we still have to go in tackling the ugly underbelly of our organisational culture’.

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ELECTIONS: Worthing UKIP bids for your vote

Worthing residents will go to the polls on May 3 to elect their latest batch of borough councillors. The Herald has spoken to each party fielding candidates to get their thoughts and priorities ahead of next month’s election. A new statement will be added every day – and today (Thursday, April 19), by virtue of a random draw, UKIP has its say.

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Adur District Council leader Neil Parkin

ELECTIONS: ‘Non-effective’ opposition criticised as Tories ask voters to trust track record

Adur residents will go to the polls on May 3 to elect their latest batch of district councillors. The Herald has spoken to figures from every party fielding candidates to get their thoughts and priorities ahead of next month’s election. A new interview will be added every day – and today (Thursday, April 19), by virtue of a random draw, the Conservatives have their say.

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Museum transformation plans welcomed

Cultural experts have welcomed plans to transform Worthing Museum and Art Gallery into an attraction with regional and national appeal.

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Kevin Jenkins, chairman of East Worthing and Shoreham Conservative Association

Conservatives defend boycott of Adur elections hustings

Adur Conservatives have penned an open letter explaining why their election candidates will not be attending hustings events this month.

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ELECTIONS: Lib Dems on why they deserve a return to Adur District Council

Adur residents will go to the polls on May 3 to elect their latest batch of district councillors. The Herald has spoken to figures from every party fielding candidates to get their thoughts and priorities ahead of next month’s election. A new interview will be added every day – and today (Wednesday, April 18), by virtue of a random draw, the Liberal Democrats have their say.

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ELECTIONS: Worthing Conservatives make pitch for your vote

Worthing residents will go to the polls on May 3 to elect their latest batch of borough councillors. The Herald has spoken to each party fielding candidates to get their thoughts and priorities ahead of next month’s election. A new statement will be added every day – and today (Wednesday, April 18), by virtue of a random draw, the Conservatives have their say.

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RAF relay team faces tough challenges en route to Rustington

Relay team members have spoken of the challenges they faced carrying the RAF100 Baton to Rustington.

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Arundel MP meets man with prostate cancer ahead of £75m funding

MP Nick Herbert has welcomed the government’s £75m funding boost to help thousands of men with prostate cancer get treatment earlier and faster.

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‘What matters to you’ survey launched by county council

A survey asking residents and businesses for their views on all services provided by West Sussex County Council has been launched.

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Fire crews battle a fire in Bognor in 2015. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Fire service ‘will have to continually evolve’

A four-year strategy outlining how West Sussex’s fire and rescue service will use its resources to protect the public has been published for six weeks of public consultation.

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Labour's Les Alden

ELECTIONS: Labour ‘prepared to form minority administration’ if Adur Tories lose majority

Adur residents will go to the polls on May 3 to elect their latest batch of district councillors. The Herald has spoken to figures from every party fielding candidates to get their thoughts and priorities ahead of next month’s election. A new interview will be added every day – and today (Tuesday, April 17), by virtue of a random draw, Labour kicks off our coverage.

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ELECTIONS: Why the Liberal Democrats think they deserve your vote

Worthing residents will go to the polls on May 3 to elect their latest batch of borough councillors. The Herald has spoken to each party fielding candidates to get their thoughts and priorities ahead of next month’s election. A new statement will be added every day – and today (Tuesday, April 17), by virtue of a random draw, the Liberal Democrats kick off our coverage.

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Tim Loughton MP was among those who attended the event

MP ‘likely breached’ Data Protection Act over sharing UKIP councillor’s Lancing Beach Green survey remarks

An MP ‘likely’ breached the Data Protection Act after sharing a UKIP councillor’s survey remarks with Lancing Parish Council.

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UKIP's Gloria Eveleigh

UKIP urged Labour to stand aside in Adur poll after ‘helping’ Labour win by-election

UKIP figures urged Labour not to contest a Lancing election next month in return for stepping aside to help defeat the Tories last year, emails seen by the Herald have shown.

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Brooklands dredging completed as contractors praised for tackling challenging conditions

Dredging of Brooklands Lake has been completed after workers battled against poor weather to carry out the popular venue’s overdue revitalisation.

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Councillor Emma Evans by the charging post

‘Renting land enables me to stand again’, election candidate who moved away states

An Adur District Council election candidate who moved away from the district said she qualifies to seek re-election because she rents land in the area.

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ELECTION BULLETIN: Labour and Tories clash as campaigning officially begins

Adur and Worthing residents will go to the polls on May 3 in the latest round of local elections.

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Worthing ‘on brink of something special’ as partnership to develop town centre site backed

Worthing ‘on brink of something special’ as partnership to develop town centre site backed

Councillors backed a partnership with a specialist firm on Tuesday which is hoped will finally realise long-awaited development of a key town centre site.

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