Strictly judge Bruno: ‘Southern rail has better timing than you’

A contestant on Strictly Come Dancing saw her timing compared to the punctuality of Southern train services during the weekend’s semi-final show.

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NHS ‘not rationing’ hospital treatments and operations

Hospital operations and treatments for West Sussex patients are not being rationed, according to health chiefs.

Labour's Michael Jones

Labour councillor vying to be town’s parliamentary candidate

A senior Labour councillor is looking to be chosen as his party’s next parliamentary candidate for Crawley.

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Alternatives to calling 999 highlighted by ambulance trust

Alternatives to calling 999 in non-life threatening or non serious situations are being highlighted by Sussex’s ambulance trust in the run up to the busy winter period.

Thameslink train

Have your say on weekend train timetable changes

A public consultation on weekend and late night timetable changes for Southern and Thameslink services has been launched.

Southern and Gatwick Express trains waiting to depart

Southern and Thameslink rail franchise to be split up

The franchise running Southern, Thameslink, and Gatwick Express trains is due to be split up when the contract is retendered in 2021, the Government has confirmed.

Dan Dobson and Nona Buckley-Irvine have both put forward their names as potential Labour prospective parliamentary candidates in Crawley.

More Labour candidates bidding to fight next general election

Two more Labour members have put their names forward as candidates to fight the next general election in Crawley.

Nona Buckley-Irvine, women's officer at the Crawley Constituency Labour Party (photo submitted). RjgHcwb9guoxk9kjID44

Move to ban alcohol from Crawley Labour meetings

A fresh bid to ban alcohol from Crawley Labour Party meetings has been launched by one of its members.

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn MP at The Charis Centre with Peter Lamb, Crawley 07-08-17. Pic Steve Robards SR1717996 SUS-170708-165757001

Council leader bidding to be Crawley’s next MP

Crawley’s council leader is hoping to be chosen as Labour’s candidate to face current MP Henry Smith at the next general election.

New wayfinding monolith signs proposed in Crawley

Plans to improve Crawley’s signs and wayfinding

Plans to spend £180,000 on modern and ‘eye-catching’ signs and wayfinding in Crawley could be approved next week.

Land to the East of Brighton Road, and the north of Parish Lane Pease Pottage. Pic Steve Robards SR1520657 SUS-150825-103438001

Pease Pottage homes largest development in a protected area

Hundreds of homes planned in West Sussex is the largest development recently allowed in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the entire country, according to a new report.

One of West Sussex's Household Waste Recycling Sites

Permit ID scheme could be introduced at rubbish tips

A permit scheme for certain vehicles using West Sussex’s rubbish tips could be introduced to stop ‘waste tourism’ from other areas.

Staff checking a gritter during Operation Snowflake preparations

West Sussex preparing for winter weather

Preparations for winter weather in West Sussex have seen gritters carry out dry-run rehearsals and the stockpiling of salt.

A South East Coast Ambulance Service crew

Ambulance trust to introduce new response standards

A new set of ambulance standards aimed at delivering the quickest response to the most serious 999 calls are set to be rolled out in Sussex from next week.

Billy Greening from AFC Southwater calling for all Sunday league games to kick off after the two minutes' silence on Remembrance Sunday

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Stop football kick-offs clashing with Remembrance Sunday silence’

A Sussex football manager is calling for kick-offs to be moved on Remembrance Sunday to avoid clashing with the two minutes’ silence.

Dave and Dawn Robinault. Dawn was forced to wait seven hours for an ambulance after breaking her hip

COUNTY NEWS: Seven-hour ambulance wait for broken hip

A woman’s seven-hour wait for an ambulance after breaking her hip ‘seemed like an eternity’, her husband has said.

A Southern Rail train

Southern train drivers vote to accept deal

Southern train drivers have voted to accept a deal over pay, terms and conditions, and driver-only operation.

A Southern Rail train

Two-day Southern rail strike begins

A two-day rail strike affecting Southern services has begun this morning (Wednesday November 8).

Crawley East Park/Matlhouse Road Crawley residents angry about poor lighting on footpath - pictured here with Michael Jones, Labour county councillor earlier this year

Improved street lights for ‘dark alleyway’

A ‘dark alleyway’ in Southgate used to cross the railway line is set to see improved street lighting installed by the county council.

One of West Sussex's rubbish tips

DIY charges at rubbish tips raised just £92,000

Charges for DIY waste at West Sussex rubbish tips suspended after six months raised just £92,000, the county council has confirmed.

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