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Could spring tides be Moby Dig’s saviour?

Moby Dig, the digger stranded off the coast of Worthing Beach, is fast becoming a landmark. But could spring tides hold the key to its rescue?

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COUNTY NEWS: Driver warning to avoid Portsmouth as A27 closed after life-threatening collision

Drivers heading to Portsmouth have been warned to avoid the area after an A27 collision left a motorcyclist fighting for his life and closed a carriageway.

Transport 1
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New campaign to save hedgehogs from dying in horror garden accidents

A new bid to protect hedgehogs from being killed in garden mishaps is being launched today.

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Brighton man charged with Worthing rape

Brighton man charged with Worthing rape

A man has been charged with raping a woman in Worthing, police have said.

Crime

WHISPERING SMITH: A rose by any other name would smell as sweet...

I had a friendly email discussion with a reader last week who thought I should stop calling the Putting Green Café by its original name and refer to it by its new name, Lifestyle in the Gardens.

Opinion 1
A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after the A27 collision in Sompting. Picture: Sussex Roads Police

Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after A27 collision

A motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital after a collision on the A27.

Transport
Angry Lyminster residents have united to demand a better broadband service. Picture: Derek Martin

The village that broadband forgot battles internet hell

Documents which take hours to download – it sounds like a bad joke, but for residents of one village it is a daily reality as they live with hellishly slow internet.

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Harry Chestons daughter Suzanne Westcott and widow June Cheston open the new sensory room at Darlington Court

Sensory room opened in memory of late resident

Rustington care home Darlington Court has created a new sensory room in memory of a popular resident.

News
British Transport Police has released shocking footage of near-miss encounters of trespassers on railway lines to warn people of the dangers. Picture: British Transport Police

VIDEO: Railway trespassers dice with death in footage released by police

Police have released shocking CCTV footage showing several near misses on our railway lines to warn people of the dangers of trespassing.

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Shana Grice. Picture: Sussex Police

Twelve police staff investigated over stalking murder

Twelve Sussex Police staff are being investigated over the tragic murder of a 19-year-old woman.

Crime
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Secrets of ageing well revealed

If you thought older age was all about slowing down, think again.

Health 1
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Hospitals issue Bank Holiday A&E warning

Hospitals across the county have warned people to go to A&E only if absolutely necessary this Bank Holiday weekend.

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Drugs arrest causes train delays

Drugs arrest causes train delays

Train delays last night were due to a drugs arrest confirmed by police.

Crime
Nathan Freeman beat his personal best time at the London Mini Marathon wheelchair race. Left: Nathan and his twin brother Josh with Harry Winks, a player for Tottenham Hotspur football club. BnOIWQGheRS8SeEclIb4

‘Amazing’ wheelchair racer beats personal best in marathon

A wheelchair racer beat his personal best when he took part in a race at the London Marathon.

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Lindsay Frost (centre) with mayor James Stewart and other councillors at the Arundel annual town meeting

Adapt or risk falling into a trap, Arundel residents told

Is Arundel ‘too quaint, too affluent, and too dozy to adapt to modern life’?

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Creating arrangements at the spring flower workshop

Spring flower workshops success

The Flower Shop in Wick has held two very successful and fully-booked spring flower workshops.

Business
Photo by Eddie Mitchell

UPDATE: Rampion confirm Moby Dig will not be removed this weekend

Rampion have confirmed the digger stranded off Worthing Beach will not be removed this weekend, after photos showed diggers gathered on the beach at low tide last night.

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Police are looking for wanted woman Lara Green, 36. Picture: Sussex Police

Police search for wanted woman who dodged court

Police are searching for a wanted woman who did not attend court.

Crime
Horsham to Barnham line re-opened but delays for passengers still possible

Horsham to Barnham line re-opened but delays for passengers still possible

Following a fault with the signalling system earlier today (Friday April 28) between Horsham and Barnham all lines are now open.

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Leaked Tory emails reveal fallout of Arun cabinet ‘sackings’

Councillors who launched a failed bid to overthrow Arun District Council’s Conservative leadership have been ‘sacked’.

Politics
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