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COUNTY NEWS: Town has surprise visit from Jeremy Corbyn

A West Sussex town had a surprise visit from Jeremy Corbyn yesterday.

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Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Thousands gather to see Jeremy Corbyn at Sussex rally

Thousands of people gathered to see Jeremy Corbyn at a rally in Sussex last night.

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Pay award for police officers ‘insulting’

A pay award for police officers has been branded ‘insulting’ by the chair of Sussex Police Federation.

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New 500 home development allocated for Hassocks

A site north of Hassocks has been allocated for 500 new homes and a primary school.

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A Southern Rail train

Southern close to deal with train drivers

Southern is close to agreeing a final deal with its train drivers in a dispute over pay and working arrangements.

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The number of complaints received by water companies in England and Wales has been revealed this week

Sussex water firm tops complaints list for fifth year in a row

A Sussex-based water company has topped the list of complaints across the industry for the fifth straight year.

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A Southern Rail train

More Southern rail strikes called

Another two days of Southern rail strikes have been called in a dispute over driver-only trains.

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Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have gone from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'.

Doctors to be quizzed by health scrutiny committee

Senior doctors from across West Sussex will be questioned on making services more effective by the county’s health scrutiny committee.

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NEW Thameslink 700 TRAIN ARRIVES AT BRIGHTON STATION SUS-160620-105904001

Last of old Thameslink trains withdrawn from service

The last of the old Thameslink trains have been withdrawn from service as the rollout of cutting-edge replacements nears completion.

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Bognor Regis' rubbish tip is one of those closed for two days a week

Earlier winter opening times at rubbish tips confirmed

Earlier winter opening hours at West Sussex’s rubbish tips have been confirmed by the county council following a review of service demand.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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DM16148627a.jpg. Littlehampton Household Waste Recycling Site. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-161016-122511008

Earlier winter hours at rubbish tips

Rubbish tips in West Sussex are set to open an hour earlier this winter than 2016, as part of proposed changes.

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A Southern Rail train

September’s second Southern rail strike begins

A second rail strike affecting Southern train services in a week starting this morning (Monday September 4).

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Southern train

Latest Southern RMT strike today

The latest strike by RMT members affecting Southern services began this morning (Friday September 1).

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Churchill Service Solutions staff are being ballotted on strike action

Southern train cleaners could strike

Southern’s train cleaners could strike over pay and working conditions, a rail union has said.

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Burgess Hill waste and recycling centre. SR1720260. Pic Steve Robards SUS-170828-114140001

Option to close rubbish tip for part of week ‘not acceptable’

Closing Burgess Hill’s rubbish tip for part of the week ‘would not be acceptable’ according to one of the town’s county councillors.

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Gary Markwell, county councillor for Arundel and Courtwick

COUNTY NEWS: Councillor slams ‘vicious attacks’ on founders of Tories’ answer to Momentum

A West Sussex county councillor has criticised what he described as bullying of party activists who launched the Tories’ answer to Labour’s grassroots campaign network Momentum.

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UPDATE: Council to tackle rise in anti-social behaviour

A councillor has expressed his concerns following a rise in anti-social behaviour in Southwater.

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Southern train

No deal reached with Southern train drivers

No deal has been reached between rail bosses and Southern train drivers over pay, terms and conditions, and the introduction of driver-only operation (DOO).

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Artist's impressin of a proposed new home for Sheddingdean Baptist Church (photo from MSDC's planning portal).

Council to lease land for new Burgess Hill church

Plans for a new church in Burgess Hill could move one step closer to fruition if a lease on the land is agreed.

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