Ferring has a local inflation rate of over eight per cent.
This news was passed throughout the village in an official announcement by the chairman of the council.
Does this mean that inflation linked benefits such as pensions are due a big increase in April? Probably not.
If the parish council means that goods and services acquired within the village really cost eight per cent more than last year, why don’t they buy from Goring or Worthing and avoid what must be the profiteering local traders?
The rest of the country has inflation running at about two per cent.
What is unique about the financial state of Ferring?
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