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An additional £540,000 is being committed by West Sussex County Council to the battle against potholes

An additional £540,000 is being committed by West Sussex County Council to the battle against potholes – that’s enough funding for at least 2,000 extra, larger-scale, high-quality repairs. The council has already completed 11,000 pothole repairs to date this year and this funding boost is in addition to extra resources announced in May. This was […]

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Public buildings in West Sussex are to benefit from the fastest and most reliable broadband connectivity

Public buildings in West Sussex are to benefit from the fastest and most reliable broadband connectivity as councils go ‘gigabit’. Thanks to collaboration between the county’s local authorities, supported by funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, gigabit-capable broadband services are to be built in key urban locations throughout West Sussex. The […]

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The family of Christina Abbotts have paid tribute to her as “sweet” and “loving”

The family of Christina Abbotts have paid tribute to her as “sweet” and “loving”. The 29-year-old was found dead at a flat in Highams Hill, Crawley after she failed to turn up to pre-arranged plans with friends in London on Friday night (May 25). Her family said: “Christina, our sweet loving daughter and best friend, […]

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Police in Eastbourne are investigating damage to bus shelters

Police in Eastbourne are investigating damage to bus shelters in the Sovereign Harbour area of the town in which frames and transparent panels were left smashed and broken. The vandalism is thought to have occurred between 3pm on Friday, 18 May and 9am the next morning. Shelters affected included one in Pacific Drive, opposite the throughway […]

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Please help us find missing Brighton teenager Felix Wheeler

Sussex Police are concerned for the welfare of 15-year-old Felix Wheeler, who has been missing from his home in Brighton since Thursday last week (17 May). Felix, who is considered vulnerable, is described as 4′ 11″, of slight build, and has brown eyes and short straight black hair, sometimes worn with a side parting. It […]

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Seven people have been arrested or charged across East Sussex in connection with burglaries

Seven people have been arrested or charged across East Sussex in connection with burglaries. Two people have been arrested in connection with a burglary at a flat in Warrior Square in St Leonards on April 23. A number of distinctive musical items were stolen including guitars and amps. On May 2, a call was received […]

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Fire service and Worthing and Adur Council working together to engage with local communities

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service is working with Worthing and Adur Council to engage with local residents and to assist with carrying out informative surveys. The event is running throughout the week in the Tower Road and Hurstfield area of South Lancing. The local council will be carrying out surveys to get residents’ feedback […]

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Mid Sussex District Council adds extra security to park pavilions

Mid Sussex District Council has installed new security measures at two community pavilions in Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath to help deter criminals. St John’s Park pavilion in Burgess Hill and Clair Park pavilion in Haywards Heath have experienced a number of break-ins over the past two years. The pavilions have been repeatedly targeted at […]

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Sussex residents urged to increase recycling in flats and shared housing

Recycling can be hard when space is limited or you’re new to the area, and often the recycling rates for flats and shared houses can be a lot lower than other properties. From now until March next year West Sussex County Council will be working in partnership with several district and borough councils to help […]

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West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service welcomed 12 new Wholetime Community Firefighters

The celebration at Horley Fire Station gave the new firefighters the opportunity to showcase their new skills to their family and friends, as well as the senior management team from the service and county councillors. The group have completed a 14-week intensive training course conducted at Horley Fire Station’s in-house training centre. The new firefighters […]