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‘Grim warning of imminent service collapse’ across Southern rail network

Government ministers were asked what action they were taking to avert the ‘imminent service collapse’ across the Southern rail network by MPs.

Politics

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex school gets its own dog

There is a new addition to the team at a school in Sussex which is giving students some paws for thought.

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Man jailed 15 years for child sex offences

A man has been jailed for 15 years after being convicted of 29 serious sexual offences against two young girls and a boy, say police.

Crime
Town centre car parks forced to close

Town centre car parks forced to close

Icy weather forced the closure of parts of car parks in Horsham town centre today.

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Lois Goossens celebrates her 100th birthday

Revealed: Secrets to a long and happy life

A love for life and ‘an active brain’ are the secrets to a happy old age - according to Lois Goossens.

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Simon Nicholls, a parent at the Brook School did the Pembrokeshire Iron Man triathlon in September and is raising money for an area of remembrance in the school grounds. Pic Steve Robards  SR1634192 SUS-161115-114917001

Ironman challenger raises funds for school garden

A Crawley dad has vowed to complete his Ironman challenge next year raising money to create a memory garden at The Brook School in Maidenbower.

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Five Oaks resident Anne Stevenson and head of business at Harwood Luke Sanson with one of the newly planted trees.ks16001227-2 SUS-161128-163740008

Horror turns to delight over village’s ‘millennium’ trees

Dismay has turned to delight over a group of ‘millennium’ trees which were ripped out to make way for a new car park at a local garage.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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Kelly-Marie Blundell, who led the campaign

COUNTY NEWS: Petition calling for Southern to be sacked to be handed to 10 Downing Street

A petition with more than 3,000 signatures will be delivered to Number 10 tomorrow (Monday, December 5) by Sussex campaigners.

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Southern trains

TRAVEL: Southern warns of ‘severe’ disruption to trains due to strikes

A train operating company is warning customers to expect ‘severe and significant’ disruption to Southern and Gatwick Express services every day from Tuesday (December 6) when industrial action by ASLEF and RMT unions begins.

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South East households purge more than six million bin-bags of stuff in preparation for Christmas

New research has found one in three people in the South East clear out at Christmas to create space for new gifts

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Money

South East’s 1.9 million Self Assessment customers urged to register for Personal Tax Account

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging the South East’s 1.9 million Self Assessment (SA) customers to register for a Personal Tax Account (PTA).

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Weather for the week ahead across Sussex

Today (Sunday, December 4) will see a dry and mostly sunny day across the county with only small amounts of cloud at times.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, December 4

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, December 4

The main roads across Sussex are clear for motorists this morning (Sunday, December 4) with no reports of congestion so far.

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Science fortnight at St Josephs Catholic Primary School

Laboratory work on science fortnight

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School has had an exciting two weeks filled with Science fun!

Village Voice
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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex police officer suspended after allegations of ‘selling threesome romps with woman’

A Sussex police officer has been suspended from duty after allegedly selling threesomes with a woman on an escort site while on sick leave.

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Money

Sussex public to beware of fake banknotes this Christmas

Crimestoppers is appealing to the public in Sussex for information on those making, buying or selling counterfeit banknotes.

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Travel News

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, December 3

The main roads across Sussex are reporting no congestion for motorists this morning (Saturday, December 3).

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Neil Wallis warms up, watched by family members and supporters.

Poolathon held in memory of Janet

Pool players took their cue from the courage of a Burgess Hill woman as they raised money for a hospice with a 24-hour marathon session.

Village Voice
From left: Andrew Brock, Christine Robinson, Stephen Hutton, Tim Briggs, Carol Hughes (on behalf of St Peter and St James), Howard Strongitharm and Andrew Strongitharm.

Your news: Heritage train was a huge success

A heritage diesel train, run to mark the 175th anniversary of the opening of the railway, raised nearly £6,000 for St Peter and St James Hospice in Wivelsfield.

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