Southern Rail services disrupted by RMT industrial action

Southern staff have begun their latest walkout in a dispute over driver-only operation on trains today (Wednesday February 22).

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Arun District Council chairman Stephen Haymes and volunteer Maureen Parker cut the cake

PICTURES: Hospice shop celebrates 25th birthday

Staff, volunteers and supporters at the popular St Barnabas House shop in Rustington celebrated its 25th birthday with a party.


Free holidays to New Zealand

New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, home to a world-leading technology industry, is welcoming tech talent from around the globe with a bold new recruitment initiative, LookSee Wellington, which launches this week.

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Strike timetable on Southern services outlined

Southern Rail has released details of the trains it expects to run on Wednesday February 22, during the 24-hour strike by the RMT union.

Budgens in Wick Street, Littlehampton is reportedly closing down. Picture: Google Streetview

Littlehampton supermarket at risk of closure

A supermarket in Wick Shopping Parade is at risk of closure after its operator went into administration.

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Quadruplet of major projects among best in the country

A quadruplet of major projects from across Adur, Arun, and Worthing are in the running to win a prestigious award.

Dan Purchese with Carol Ritchie at her buffet in Angmering railway station

Railway buffet owner takes rent reduction mission to Downing Street

One buffet owner’s quest to get compensation for the rail strikes has taken a step forward as a councillor plans to take the cause to Downing Street.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day .... with a free Subway

Subway has gone all romantic on us. To celebrate ‘customer appreciation day’ Subway is offering its customers one free six-inch Sub.

Rebecca, a registered childminder has co-organised the event

Dedicated childminders conference to fill ‘support gap’

A dedicated childminders conference is coming to Sussex next month to fill the ‘support gap’ left by council funding cuts.

Historic flooding at New Monks Farm. Picture supplied by Bill Freeman

Lack of ‘common sense’ over flood risk in New Monks Farm development

Plans to build IKEA and 600 homes on a Lancing floodplain were strongly opposed yesterday (February 8) as councillors and developers debated the prospect of flooding in Adur.

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Traffic along the A27 at Lancing. Picture Eddie Mitchell

A27 schemes ‘put at risk by £800m Government roads deficit’

An ‘£800m black hole’ in the Government’s road-building programme could put the A27 improvement schemes at risk for Chichester, Arundel, Worthing and Lewes, it is claimed.

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Party guests outside the shop at 5 Crown Yard Mews

PICTURES: Charity shop celebrations

Staff and volunteers at the Chestnut Tree House shop in Arundel – the charity’s first – have celebrated its 15th birthday in style.

Laura and her son William, 7, who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy

Mum ‘delighted’ after major retailer confirms disabled loo facility

A mum who has been campaigning to improve public toilets for disabled people has been left ‘delighted’ after a major retailer has confirmed it will install a changing places facility.

Beales expected to make loss

Beales expected to make loss

The owner of Beales in Worthing still expects to make a loss this year, despite recent sales success.

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ABC at the Department for Transport in December, urging immediate action on Southern Rail  CREDIT: Bradley Rees SUS-170202-141735001

Emily Yates: Passengers lead the call for rail justice

Parliament has failed in holding the Department for Transport to account – Southern Rail passengers have nowhere left to go but court.

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UPDATE: Mainline back on track after fatality

Southern Rail said services between Brighton and London are now back up and running after a fatality at East Croydon this morning (February 2).


COUNTY NEWS: ‘Major disruption’ after person hit by a train

There are cancellations and delays on the Brighton Mainline this morning (February 2), after a person was hit by a train in East Croydon.

The group of students are spending two weeks working in the town. Picture: Derek Martin

PICTURES: German students enjoy working in Worthing

A group of German students are spending two weeks in Worthing to gain work experience.

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Commuters start legal proceedings over Southern Rail crisis

A commuter group that raised £26,000 for a judicial review of the Southern Rail crisis has begun court proceedings against the government.

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County youngsters given the rare opportunity of start at Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that a record number of places are available for the company’s 2017 apprenticeship programme.

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