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Chichester Observer
Investigation into Sussex care homes widenedsite of Orchard Lodge, Nr Warnham. Pic Steve Robards SR1713869 SUS-170613-15463
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
site of Orchard Lodge, Nr Warnham. Pic Steve Robards SR1713869 SUS-170613-154636001 ‘Safeguarding concerns’ have now led West Sussex County Council to suspend new placements at eight care homes run by Sussex Health Care. A police investigation... Read more
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Chichester Observer
‘We’ll never give up’ say relatives of men injured at Sussex care homealso runs a string of other local care homes - two of which are currently at th
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
also runs a string of other local care homes - two of which are currently at the centre of an investigation by police and West Sussex County Council following ‘serious safeguarding concerns.’ Both Gary and Matthew have cerebral palsy and neither... Read more
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Sussex Express
School bus among 150 vehicles caught risking lives on level crossingincluding changing the level crossing from an automatic half-barrier system to
Sussex Express / Posted 2 days ago
including changing the level crossing from an automatic half-barrier system to a manual full-barrier system. Another option, being worked on with West Sussex County Council, is to change the road layout and move the nearby junction furth... Read more
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Chichester Observer
School bus among 150 vehicles caught risking lives on level crossinglevel crossing from an automatic half-barrier system to a manual full-barrier s
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
level crossing from an automatic half-barrier system to a manual full-barrier system. Another option, being worked on with West Sussex County Council, is to change the road layout and move the nearby junction further away. {*... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Music event supports Selsey businesses9 Wave 2 organised a big music event for its social action project as part of t
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
9 Wave 2 organised a big music event for its social action project as part of the National Citizen Service programme with West Sussex County Council. Violinist Joey Johnston, 16. Photo by Derek Martin DM17839410a Amy Tsim, youth support worker... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Teenagers work to bridge generation gaptraditional games were combined to bridge the generation gap. Young people on
Chichester Observer / Posted 3 days ago
traditional games were combined to bridge the generation gap. Young people on the National Citizen Service programme with West Sussex County Council wanted to help change perceptions for their social actioni project. Members of Team 8 Wave 2... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Funds for flood prevention projectsManhood Peninsular. In the latest phase of Operation Watershed £500,000 has be
Chichester Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Manhood Peninsular. In the latest phase of Operation Watershed £500,000 has been made available for groups to bid for by West Sussex County Council. Further projects still have time to submit applications for funding to protect properties from... Read more
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Chichester Observer
NCS team raises more than double its target1 Wave 2 chose the children’s hospice for its social action project as part of
Chichester Observer / Posted 4 days ago
1 Wave 2 chose the children’s hospice for its social action project as part of the National Citizen Service programme with West Sussex County Council Team 1 Wave 2 helping at an NCS music event in Selsey. Photo: Derek Martin DM17839442aa Chloe... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Rowan Way junction work – hope in sightno right turn options are among those being considered for the Rowan Way busine
Chichester Observer / Posted 7 days ago
no right turn options are among those being considered for the Rowan Way business park junction. In a statement, issued by West Sussex County Council, Simon Neville said: “We are in the process of exploring options to improve access and egress of... Read more
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Chichester Observer
POLL: What would you spend £2m on?and Littlehampton, which now stands at just more than £2m, has prompted renewed
Chichester Observer / Posted 8 days ago
and Littlehampton, which now stands at just more than £2m, has prompted renewed calls for extra work at Comet Corner. West Sussex County Council have said traffic lights at the junction would cost £2.3m but the ‘cost-benefit’ meant it was... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Tens of thousands confiscated from rogue car dealersfor advertising and selling hundreds of written off cars via Autotrader and Gum
Chichester Observer / Posted 10 days ago
for advertising and selling hundreds of written off cars via Autotrader and Gumtree. At the time of when they were jailed West Sussex County Council reported Munn was living at an address in Copthorne while Atrell lived in East Grinstead. Munn... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Ten of thousands confiscated from rouge car dealersfor advertising and selling hundreds of written off cars via Autotrader and Gum
Chichester Observer / Posted 10 days ago
for advertising and selling hundreds of written off cars via Autotrader and Gumtree. At the time of when they were jailed West Sussex County Council reported Munn was living at an address in Copthorne while Atrell lived in East Grinstead. Munn... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Warning after more than 800 scams reported to councilcouncil - Chichester Observer More than 800 scams, costing victims hundreds of
Chichester Observer / Posted 13 days ago
council - Chichester Observer More than 800 scams, costing victims hundreds of thousands of pounds, have been reported to West Sussex County Council over the past year. New research by The Local Government Association, which represents 370... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Council states cost of traffic lights couldn’t be ‘justified’ for Comet Cornerstates cost of traffic lights couldn’t be ‘justified’ for Comet Corner News. Ph
Chichester Observer / Posted 14 days ago
states cost of traffic lights couldn’t be ‘justified’ for Comet Corner News. Photo: Shutterstock SUS-150807-174846001 West Sussex County Council has said the ‘cost-benefit’ of installing traffic lights at Comet Corner could not be... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Student nursing bursaries end, prompting recruitment and debt fearsare being stopped to make a predicted £800m saving which the government hope to
Chichester Observer / Posted 15 days ago
are being stopped to make a predicted £800m saving which the government hope to spend on opening new nursing positions. West Sussex County Council have been approached for a comment. Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you... Read more
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Chichester Observer
New cabinet member for health appointed at County Halland Orchard Lodge in Dorking Road, Warnham - were first raised in June. Sussex
Chichester Observer / Posted 15 days ago
and Orchard Lodge in Dorking Road, Warnham - were first raised in June. Sussex Police confirmed they were investigating as West Sussex County Council suspended placing people at both homes which care for young adults with physical and learning... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Double-amputee trapped in home for five months in ramp sagaI can but I feel like I wasted my time.” Now she is a wheelchair user, Barbara
Chichester Observer / Posted 15 days ago
I can but I feel like I wasted my time.” Now she is a wheelchair user, Barbara’s bungalow has to be adapted. She asked West Sussex County Council to install a temporary ramp in the meantime, but there has been no progress. Barbara was reduced... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Chichester College merger to benefit thousands of studentsportfolio of successful commercial businesses which operate alongside the colle
Chichester Observer / Posted 16 days ago
portfolio of successful commercial businesses which operate alongside the colleges. The merger has been welcomed by West Sussex County Council and Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership. Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Highways: ‘Chichester needs to rally behind our option to get A27 money back’residents or local councils, a situation unlikely to have changed in four month
Chichester Observer / Posted 16 days ago
residents or local councils, a situation unlikely to have changed in four months. Following an angry meeting last week, West Sussex County Council leader Louise Goldsmith told the Observer: “We haven’t come this far to be forced by Highways... Read more
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Chichester Observer
New project sees council team up with company to support food and drink producersNatural Partnerships CIC A new project is set to help food and drink producers
Chichester Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Natural Partnerships CIC A new project is set to help food and drink producers take their fare further afield. Funded by West Sussex County Council, which has commissioned food community interest company Natural Partnerships CIC as manager, the... Read more
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Chichester Observer
New contract awarded to help West Sussex people get back on their feet after illnessservice “works with customers and tailors support to help them get back on thei
Chichester Observer / Posted 17 days ago
service “works with customers and tailors support to help them get back on their feet in the best way possible for them.” West Sussex County Council has awarded a new three year contract, worth up to £15m, for the service to ECL (Essex Cares... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Chance to have your say about the future of adult social care in West Sussexto have your say about the future of adult social care in West Sussex There is
Chichester Observer / Posted 18 days ago
to have your say about the future of adult social care in West Sussex There is still time for people to help shape how West Sussex County Council delivers adult social care in the future. The council is considering a new approach where people,... Read more
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Chichester Observer
County councillor quits as deputy leader - Chichester Observer Leading West Sussex County Councillor Peter Catchpole
Chichester Observer / Posted 21 days ago
- Chichester Observer Leading West Sussex County Councillor Peter Catchpole has quit his position as deputy council leader and cabinet member for health. Mr... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Fire service takeover threat ‘has not gone away’but announced last month the governance of the county’s fire services will rema
Chichester Observer / Posted 21 days ago
but announced last month the governance of the county’s fire services will remain with East Sussex Fire Authority and West Sussex County Council respectively. However she would review the decision in two years’ time if the necessary... Read more
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Chichester Observer
A259 cycle route work to see 40mph limit put in placegiven that a 40mph speed limit will be in place for the A259 while the new cycl
Chichester Observer / Posted 21 days ago
given that a 40mph speed limit will be in place for the A259 while the new cycle route is created. The order, published by West Sussex County Council, states it will come into effect on Monday (July 31) and remain in force for 18 months or until... Read more
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Chichester Observer
‘We won’t be forced into wrong A27 solution,’ Louise Goldsmith insistsLouise Goldsmith insists - Chichester Observer West Sussex County Council lea
Chichester Observer / Posted 21 days ago
Louise Goldsmith insists - Chichester Observer West Sussex County Council leader Louise Goldsmith The leader of West Sussex County Council Louise Goldsmith has made clear... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Tory councillors receive £292k in responsibility allowancesSRAs, which equates to £292,787 a year, compared to £38,991 paid to five opposi
Chichester Observer / Posted 21 days ago
SRAs, which equates to £292,787 a year, compared to £38,991 paid to five opposition members. The figures were released by West Sussex County Council in response to a written question from James Walsh, leader of the Lib Dem group at County... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Man hit by train in Chichester is named32, of Lumsden Road in Southsea, died on Sunday morning, July 16, near the foot
Chichester Observer / Posted 22 days ago
32, of Lumsden Road in Southsea, died on Sunday morning, July 16, near the footbridge by Tesco Extra, a spokesman for West Sussex County Council said today. British Transport Police confirmed at the time that his death was no being treated as... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Three caravans and ‘loads of rubbish’ remain on Chichester fieldto have also left from the carpark.” A £1.25m transit site for travellers open
Chichester Observer / Posted 22 days ago
to have also left from the carpark.” A £1.25m transit site for travellers opened in Westhampnett in March 2015, managed by West Sussex County Council. Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live. Here are four ways you can be... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Travellers move in to Chichester parkDistrict Council added: “We are aware that a number of caravans have moved onto
Chichester Observer / Posted 23 days ago
District Council added: “We are aware that a number of caravans have moved onto Oakland Fields and we have referred this to West Sussex County Council, who manage such incidents on our behalf. “They are currently liaising with the police and are... Read more
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Chichester Observer
100-year-old trees removed outside Chichester Cathedralhave a serious root/lower stem decay which means they ‘present an unacceptable
Chichester Observer / Posted 23 days ago
have a serious root/lower stem decay which means they ‘present an unacceptable level of risk to the public,’ West Sussex County Council said. It is estimated the trees are between 80 and 100 years old and a county council spokesman... Read more
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Chichester Observer
A27 money ‘only available until September’ for ‘online option only’, says Highways CEOsays Highways CEO Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England CEO Here are the full minut
Chichester Observer / Posted 24 days ago
says Highways CEO Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England CEO Here are the full minutes of a meeting between Highways England, West Sussex County Council and Chichester District Council which were distributed at the end of last night’s A27 community... Read more
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Chichester Observer
A27 meeting descends into chaos after funding deadline shockworkshops had been established to try to find a common way forward that all res
Chichester Observer / Posted 24 days ago
workshops had been established to try to find a common way forward that all residents could sign up to. Led by West Sussex County Council the process culminated in a special meeting at Chichester College – but rapidly disintegrated as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Criminal probe launched after travellers stranded by Gatwick parking firmfor 10 years and claimed to keep vehicles in CCTV-covered secure compounds, has
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
for 10 years and claimed to keep vehicles in CCTV-covered secure compounds, has been suspended. Debbie Kennard, of West Sussex County Council, said: “Our advice to protect consumers is to always use a Gatwick Airport approved trader when... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Help at had to stop unwanted phone calls in West Sussexcalls from phone scammers posing as trusted authoritative figures requesting pe
Chichester Observer / Posted 28 days ago
calls from phone scammers posing as trusted authoritative figures requesting personal data or financial information. West Sussex County Council Cabinet Member for Safer, Stronger Communities, Debbie Kennard, said: “I can’t stress enough how... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Traffic lights plan for A259 near Bognor Road roundaboutfor the former fuel depot site between Springfield Park and the A27 Bognor Road
Chichester Observer / Posted 29 days ago
for the former fuel depot site between Springfield Park and the A27 Bognor Road roundabout. After years of planning, West Sussex County Council has formally submitted proposals to create the junction with a notice in last week’s... Read more
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Chichester Observer
how we all can save £3 millioncost is huge. Over one year, throwing away all that recycling is costing £3m a
Chichester Observer / Posted 29 days ago
cost is huge. Over one year, throwing away all that recycling is costing £3m a year that we don’t need to be spending. West Sussex County Council is launching its ‘Think Before You Throw’ campaign to help residents make some quick wins and... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Traffic light plan for A259 Bognor Roadfor the former fuel depot site between Springfield Park and the A27 Bognor Road
Chichester Observer / Posted a month ago
for the former fuel depot site between Springfield Park and the A27 Bognor Road roundabout. After years of planning, West Sussex County Council has formally submitted proposals to create the junction with a notice in this week’s... Read more
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Sussex Express
Schools to receive extra £2.6bn over next two yearsworld-class education to every child in this country.” Michael Cloake, chairma
Sussex Express / Posted a month ago
world-class education to every child in this country.” Michael Cloake, chairman of the Children’s Select Committee at West Sussex County Council, and councillor for Worthing, said: "Following intensive work by West Sussex Conservatives... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Schools to receive extra £2.6bn over next two yearsworld-class education to every child in this country.” Michael Cloake, chairma
Chichester Observer / Posted a month ago
world-class education to every child in this country.” Michael Cloake, chairman of the Children’s Select Committee at West Sussex County Council, and councillor for Worthing, said: "Following intensive work by West Sussex Conservatives... Read more
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Sussex Express
Katy Bourne will not take over East Sussex fire servicewill continue to work closely, but the governance of Sussex’s fire services wil
Sussex Express / Posted 1 months ago
will continue to work closely, but the governance of Sussex’s fire services will remain with East Sussex Fire Authority and West Sussex County Council respectively. Phil Scott, Labour’s county council group leader on the East Sussex Fire Authority,... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Katy Bourne will not take over West Sussex fire serviceand fire services will continue to work closely, but the governance of West Sus
Chichester Observer / Posted 1 months ago
and fire services will continue to work closely, but the governance of West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service will remain with West Sussex County Council. Louise Goldsmith, Conservative leader of the county council, said: “We are delighted that Ms... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Katy Bourne will not take over West Sussex fire serviceand fire services will continue to work closely, but the governance of West Sus
Chichester Observer / Posted 1 months ago
and fire services will continue to work closely, but the governance of West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service will remain with West Sussex County Council. Louise Goldsmith, Conservative leader of the county council, said: “We are delighted that Ms... Read more
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Sussex Express
Katy Bourne will not take over East Sussex fire servicewill continue to work closely, but the governance of Sussex’s fire services wil
Sussex Express / Posted 1 months ago
will continue to work closely, but the governance of Sussex’s fire services will remain with East Sussex Fire Authority and West Sussex County Council respectively. Mrs Bourne said: “Through the process of preparing the report, the fire authorities... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Don’t become one of 800 victims of scams in West Sussex this yearthan 800 cases of actual and attempted scams have been reported to West Sussex
Chichester Observer / Posted 1 months ago
than 800 cases of actual and attempted scams have been reported to West Sussex Trading Standards since July 1, 2016, West Sussex County Council said. This came at a cost of £383,000 to residents. DM17632615a.jpg Scams awareness event at... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
New Lord Chief Justice appointedchildren, was educated at St John's College, Southsea, which was then a direct
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
children, was educated at St John's College, Southsea, which was then a direct grant grammar school, on a scholarship from West Sussex County Council. He went on to study law at Pembroke College, Oxford, and was called to the bar in 1980. In 1998... Read more
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The News and Star
New Lord Chief Justice appointedchildren, was educated at St John's College, Southsea, which was then a direct
The News and Star / Posted 1 months ago
children, was educated at St John's College, Southsea, which was then a direct grant grammar school, on a scholarship from West Sussex County Council. He went on to study law at Pembroke College, Oxford, and was called to the bar in 1980. In 1998... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Victim’s mother welcomes police review into Robert Trigg killingsone of the investigations, one about how the police handled complaints followin
Chichester Observer / Posted 1 months ago
one of the investigations, one about how the police handled complaints following the investigations, and a review by West Sussex County Council to see what lessons can be learnt across multiple agencies. Elizabeth Skelton, Miss Nicholson’s... Read more

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