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Retiring fire chief ends career with mix of ‘pride and sadness’

West Sussex’s retiring acting chief firefighter says he ‘couldn’t have wished for a better way’ to end his career.

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UPDATE: Driver injured after van hits tree

A driver became trapped in a van after it left a road and hit a tree.

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Tasers and spit hoods backed by Sussex Police bosses

Tasers and spit hoods backed by Sussex Police bosses

Tasers and spit hoods are worthwhile at a time when up to three officers are being assaulted every 24 hours, senior Sussex Police bosses have said.

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Police are looking to trace this missing rifle.

UPDATE: Hunt for missing rifle stolen in burglary

Police are hunting for a missing rifle after a series of firearms were stolen from a home.

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Man injured after tree uprooted by Storm Doris

A man was injured after gale-force winds uprooted a tree along a major road near Horsham.

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Police have released a second piece of footage

COUNTY NEWS: Armed robber in Santa hat assaults staff member

Police have released footage of second store robbery showing an armed robber wearing a Santa hat threaten a staff member.

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County news: Former ‘Masterchef The Professionals’ winner to open restaurant in Sussex

Steven Edwards, one of the youngest ever winners of MasterChef The Professionals (2013), is set to open the doors of his first restaurant, etch, in Sussex on Friday March 24.

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Rail bosses: Southern strikes ‘impotent and ineffective’

Strike action by Southern staff is ‘increasingly impotent and ineffective’, according to rail bosses.

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Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain is at an all-time low - thanks to our our SMARTPHONES.

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17-year-old Hurstpierpoint girl hospitalised after collision

A 17-year-old girl from Hurstpierpoint sustained serious leg injuries in a collision near Poynings yesterday, police have confirmed.

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Woman injured in A23 collision

Woman injured in A23 collision

A woman has sustained ankle injuries after a Smart car and a tipper lorry had been in collision on the A23 this morning (February 24), police have confirmed.

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From builder to top chef ... in just eight WEEKS

A builder who became a chef just eight weeks ago has won his way to the finals of a major cookery competition.

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Two men robbed the store of �2,500 at knifepoint

COUNTY NEWS: Shocking footage shows knifepoint robbery at store

Shocking police footage shows the moment two men brandishing an 11 inch knife robbed a store of £2,500.

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New phone scam

‘Can you hear me?’ – Residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Sussex are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK...

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Storm Doris closes Burgess Hill Cancer Research shop

Storm Doris forces town centre shop to close

Heavy winds blew the tiles off a town centre shop forcing it to close this afternoon.

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UPDATE: West Sussex pensioner cautioned for sending offensive messages to MPs

A pensioner has accepted a caution for sending offensive messages to Members of Parliament.

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Drugs found at Gatwick Airport.

Two arrests after £360,000 of cocaine seized at Gatwick Airport

Two men have been arrested after three kilos of cocaine was seized at Gatwick Airport.

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Lady Colin Campbell appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Thursday, February 23. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Lady C guilty of careless driving

Lady C has been found guilty of careless driving following a collision on the A27 last year.

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Sir Nicholas Soames chatting to some of the team at the advice centre last Friday (February 17). Picture: Citizens Advice

MP ‘deeply impressed’ after visit to Citizens Advice

The MP for Mid Sussex was left ‘deeply impressed’ after a visit to Citizens Advice in Haywards Heath.

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Family to sue after hospitals turned away dying mum

Legal action is being launched by the family of a woman who died from a brain haemorrhage after being turned away from at least three hospitals because of bed shortages.

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