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‘General election a two-horse race’ - Lib Dem candidate

June’s general election is a ‘two-horse race’ between the Tories and the Liberal Democrats, according to one Crawley candidate.

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New offices planned for Manor Royal (photo from CBC's planning portal).

Start-of-the-art Manor Royal offices approved

A state-of-the-art new office building in Manor Royal which could create 1,000 new jobs has been approved.

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Suspending rubbish tip charges a ‘farcical U-turn’

Suspending rubbish tip charges introduced in West Sussex last year has been labelled a ‘farcical U-turn’ by Labour county councillors.

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Union protest outside Parliament to mark year since start of Southern dispute

A rail union is set to protest outside Parliament to mark one year since the start of strikes on the Southern network.

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Southgate residents calling for action to improve lighting on a path used by pedestrians to cross the railway line

‘Deep concern’ at poorly lit path to railway footbridge

Southgate residents have expressed ‘deep concern’ at a poorly lit path used to cross the railway line.

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Are you registered to vote?

With the snap election set for June 8, it is important for you to make sure you are able to exercise your right to vote.

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Henry Smith re-elected in 2015

Crawley MP welcomes snap general election

Crawley’s MP has backed the decision by Prime Minister Theresa May to call a snap general election.

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Theresa May calls snap general election

Sussex voters are set to head to the polls in June as Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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‘Intensely unpopular’ Gatwick flight path confirmed

An ‘intensely unpopular’ flight path for planes leaving Gatwick Airport has been confirmed as permanent by the aviation regulator.

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More talks called a year into Southern dispute

Talks to end a dispute between rail bosses and Southern staff have been called for later this month, almost a year since the first strike action was held.

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Rubbish tip charges suspended

Rubbish tip charges introduced in West Sussex last year have been suspended with immediate effect until a Government review has been concluded.

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Labour's Worthing Pier candidate Jim Deen at Teville Gate where waste has been dumped (photo submitted).

Government tells councils to stop rubbish tip charges

Charges at rubbish tips including those introduced in West Sussex last year should be stopped, according to the Government’s new anti-littering strategy.

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Crawley county council election candidates revealed

The candidates looking to become West Sussex county councillors for Crawley have been revealed.

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Underfunding of schools an ‘embarrassment’ for Tories

Underfunding of schools has been labelled a ‘continuing embarrassment’ for Conservatives both nationally and in West Sussex, according to opposition parties at County Hall.

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UKIP's Mike Glennon

Devolution a ‘white elephant chase’

Devolution has been labelled a ‘white elephant chase’ in West Sussex by UKIP councillors.

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Southern train drivers reject second union deal

Southern train drivers have rejected a second deal negotiated by union leaders with rail bosses.

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Natalie Brahma-Pearl has landed the role. Picture: Crawley Borough Council

New chief executive of council appointed

Crawley Borough Council has appointed a new chief executive.

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Council accused of ‘slumber on the job’ of duplicate payments

The county council has been accused of ‘slumber on the job’ when dealing with potential duplicate payments by UKIP councillors.

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The by-election will be held on May 4

Tory councillor stands down

A by-election will be held after Crawley Borough Council member for Maidenbower, Ken Trussell resigned.

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Funds to help introduce technology to residents at libraries

Innovative new projects to help residents use technology at West Sussex libraries have received a welcome funding boost.

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