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Residents fight developer as latest homes inquiry begins

Villagers fighting a protracted battle to save a green space from housing told an inquiry the site was the ‘wrong place’ for housing.

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This photograph of the first Thameslink train departing from Littlehampton to London Bridge, pictured at Goring-by-Sea, was sent in by John Vaughan. He said: "As and from Monday 11 December 2017 two important Littlehampton to London Bridge commuter trains (and evening return services) have been transferred to Thameslink operation from Southern, the first timetabled workings by that train opertaing company along the Coastway West lines. Photographed on a cold, wet and windy winter morning at 06.04 Class 700 No.700143 forming the very first such train, the 'driver only operated' 1H80, the 05.52 departure from Littlehampton, pauses at Goring by Sea station on its way to the Capital."

Thameslink trains arrive at more West Sussex stations

Thameslink trains are serving more West Sussex stations as a small number of services transferred from Southern earlier this week.

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Phil Bristow of Nsure

COLUMN: No great escape from flood claims

If the past few years are anything to go by, it is likely severe flooding will affect parts of the UK this winter.
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Passengers will hope Southern trains can start scoring a few more 9s and 10s

Strictly judge Bruno: ‘Southern rail has better timing than you’

A contestant on Strictly Come Dancing saw her timing compared to the punctuality of Southern train services during the weekend’s semi-final show.

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The faces of three Brighton councillors on the elfyourself Hanukkah video (Picture: SWNS)

COUNTY NEWS: Labour member apologises after suspension over alleged anti-Semitic video

A Labour Party campaigner has been suspended after posting an allegedly anti-Semitic video which showed three councillors doing a Hanukkah dance and wearing traditional Jewish clothes.
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Nigel Lynn, chief executive of Arun District Council

Nearly £3,000 pay rise for chief executive

Another pay rise for the chief executive at Arun District Council has been recommended by councillors.

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Arun District Council staff and councillors attended an event to learn about how they can help to keep vulnerable residents safe.

Staff ‘much better informed’ about safeguarding issues

Arun District Council staff and councillors attended an event to learn about how they can help to keep vulnerable residents safe.

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Proposed site for 100 new homes in Yapton, behind St Mary's Church and south of Ford Lane SUS-150713-103940001

Village faces latest controversial housing appeal

A village under pressure to accommodate hundreds of new homes is set to face its latest challenge from developers.

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Thameslink train

Have your say on weekend train timetable changes

A public consultation on weekend and late night timetable changes for Southern and Thameslink services has been launched.

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Southern and Gatwick Express trains waiting to depart

Southern and Thameslink rail franchise to be split up

The franchise running Southern, Thameslink, and Gatwick Express trains is due to be split up when the contract is retendered in 2021, the Government has confirmed.

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Delegates from Make Votes Count in West Sussex met with MP Nick Gibb SUS-171127-134954001

Campaigners for reform of voting system meet with MP

Campaigners for a ‘fairer’ voting system in British politics has thanked an MP for meeting them to discuss their views.

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An artist's impression of plans for the Littlehampton seafront shelter, which could become a cafe and kitesurfing school SUS-171121-142745001

Support grows for seafront café and water sports facility plans

A wave of residents have written in support of plans to build a water sports teaching facility and café on Littlehampton seafront.

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Swapping homes made easier for Arun social housing tenants

Social housing tenants across Arun should find it easier to swap homes after the district council joined the largest national mutual exchange service.

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Two Mid Sussex community projects have been awarded

COUNTY NEWS: Labour executive committee resigns over harassment claims

The leadership of the Bexhill and Battle constituency Labour Party (CLP) unanimously resigned this week due to allegations of ‘serious abuse and harassment’.

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One of West Sussex's Household Waste Recycling Sites

Permit ID scheme could be introduced at rubbish tips

A permit scheme for certain vehicles using West Sussex’s rubbish tips could be introduced to stop ‘waste tourism’ from other areas.

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Staff checking a gritter during Operation Snowflake preparations

West Sussex preparing for winter weather

Preparations for winter weather in West Sussex have seen gritters carry out dry-run rehearsals and the stockpiling of salt.

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Nick Herbert with Tim Lock

MP pledges support for animal welfare

Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has joined forces with farmers to pledge support for animal welfare.

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Arun Civic Centre, Littlehampton, home of Arun District Council

Target of 1,200 homes a year would be ‘completely unrealistic’ for Arun

Government proposals which could increase Arun’s housing target to 1,200 homes a year would be ‘completely unrealistic’, according to a consultation response from the council.

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Arun Civic Centre, Littlehampton, home of Arun District Council

AND or OR? Councillors decide to go with both

A council debate on using either ‘and’ or ‘or’ in new planning rule changes ended in a compromise of ‘and/or’ being agreed.

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