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Chance for West Sussex firms to bid for share of £2.4m grants

West Sussex firms still have time to apply for a share of £2.4m to help them grow and create new jobs.

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Brighton city airport

Shoreham Airport to close for one hour as a mark of respect for RAFA airshow memorial

On Monday (August 22), the skies above Shoreham Airport will fall silent for one hour, as a mark of respect for the anniversary of the Shoreham airshow accident.

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Brighton city airport

COUNTY NEWS: Airport to close for one hour as a mark of respect for RAFA airshow memorial

On Monday (August 22), the skies above a West Sussex airport will fall silent for one hour as a mark of respect for the anniversary of the Shoreham airshow accident.

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The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

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Dr Tim Kimber is a partner at The Park Surgery in Littlehampton and has been a GP for 29 years. Picture: Gerald Thompson

Injury service hangs in balance as contract deadline looms

A GP has expressed his fears for an important medical service after healthcare bosses have kept silent about renewing its contract.

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Store Twenty One is the latest casualty in Worthing's town centre

Store Twenty One to close

Store Twenty One is the latest casaulty in Worthing’s town centre after it announced its closure.

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Falmer station to close hours before Brighton and Hove Albion match

Falmer station to close hours before Brighton and Hove Albion match

Southern Rail has announced Falmer station will close from 5pm tonight (August 9), despite a Brighton and Hove Albion match this evening.

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UPDATE: Severe train delays as ‘all lines blocked’ to Littlehampton

Commuters may be facing severe delays this evening with all train lines to Littlehampton blocked.

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Fittleworth Medical Ltd's HR director Peter Waller, managing director Peter Hills, Amiri Construction managing director Grahame Pettit and project manager Lee Wilkinson with a CGI image of the new office being built on the A259 Courtwick Lane estate in Littlehampton.

Firm’s new head office construction begins on A259

The construction of a new two storey head office for the expanding Fittleworth Medical Ltd has commenced on part of the Courtwick Lane estate on the A259 in Littlehampton.

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Speeding to blame for most crashes in Britain, drivers say

Speeding to blame for most crashes in Britain, drivers say

Speeding causes the most crashes on the UK’s roads, according to British drivers.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex drivers urged to be considerate during Harvest

Sussex drivers are being urged to be careful and considerate on the roads now that Harvest is underway.

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Calls for Highway Code to be taught in schools

An insurance firm is calling on schools to teach the Highway Code after a survey showed more than 80 per cent of drivers don’t recognise basic road signs.

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TRAVEL: Major disruption to railway services across Sussex

Trains and shuttle services across the Southern network have been cancelled today (Saturday, July 30).

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A commuter took this picture of a cramped train

Sussex rail service tops nationwide overcrowding list

A Sussex rail service has topped a nationwide list of the most overcrowded trains – running more than 200 per cent over capacity – Government figures have revealed.

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Best4Chichester believe the improvements won't solve long-standing traffic issues

A27 improvements will only be a ‘sticking plaster’

All of the options being considered to upgrade the A27 will provide only a ‘sticking plaster’ solution to Chichester’s traffic woes.

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Average home price set to rise by £40,000 in 5 years

Average home price set to rise by £40,000 in 5 years

The price of a home will be about £40,000 higher in five years’ time, even though prices are expected to slow in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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Visitors viewing the A27 options at one of the public exhibitions. Picture Kate Shemilt ks16000863-5

Highways England apologises after reporter’s video of A27 event is deleted

A reporter working for the Chichester Observer had his material deleted by a Highways England representative at a public exhibition.

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Option 2 of the five options, would cost �280m, and include a new southern link road. Highways England copyright

West Sussex Growers back new link road A27 option

The biggest employer across the Chichester and Bognor Regis areas is backing Option 2 of the Chichester Bypass Improvement Scheme.

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Cyber crime

Advice for Sussex firms to keep hackers at bay

Sussex businesses are being advised to always download the latest software and app updates as soon as they are available.

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Councillor Francis Oppler

Councillor censured over ‘refusal’ to say sorry

A Bognor Regis councillor’s continued ‘refusal’ to apologise for a 2014 standards breach saw him publicly censured last week.

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