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West Sussex Education Awards launched

Nominations have begun to roll in for the West Sussex Education Awards, which is organised by this newspaper and its sister titles.

Education
The woman attempting to rescue her dog at Brighton (Credit: Alessando Intini/SWNS)

COUNTY NEWS: Safety warning after woman attempts to rescue dog from the sea

A woman risked life and limb when she ran into freezing waters to rescue her dog.

News
Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education

Video: County news - Bumper crowd as steam train arrives in Sussex

Steam train enthusiasts were out in force this lunchtime (Tuesday December 12) to watch locomotive Oliver Cromwell arrive in Sussex.

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Open House staff 'devastated' after theft of charity minibus

Staff at Crawley Open House have been left “devastated” after thieves stole the homeless charity’s minibus.

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Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Farmers across Sussex are being warned about a possible scam.

Crime
St Mary's Church, Storrington

Homeless man faces eviction from church graveyard

A homeless man who has been living in a tent in a church graveyard for the past six months is now facing eviction.

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web standing-images. Traffic.

Update: A272 closed following accident

A traffic accident closed the A272 this morning (Tuesday December 12).

Transport
County News: Steam train visits Sussex

County News: Steam train visits Sussex

The Christmas Sussex Belle will be visiting Sussex today (Tuesday December 12).

News
Frosted Fairground at Dreamland in Margate

Frosty fun at the fairground

The run-up to Christmas can be hectic. There’s so much to plan for - presents, cards, visits to family and friends, not to mention getting to that carol service, nativity play and let’s not even talk about work…

Lifestyle
Shooting stars in Sussex skies due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever

Shooting stars in Sussex skies due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever

Sussex sky-watchers have the chance to see a spectacular display of shooting stars tomorrow and Thursday.

News
This photograph of the first Thameslink train departing from Littlehampton to London Bridge, pictured at Goring-by-Sea, was sent in by John Vaughan. He said: "As and from Monday 11 December 2017 two important Littlehampton to London Bridge commuter trains (and evening return services) have been transferred to Thameslink operation from Southern, the first timetabled workings by that train opertaing company along the Coastway West lines. Photographed on a cold, wet and windy winter morning at 06.04 Class 700 No.700143 forming the very first such train, the 'driver only operated' 1H80, the 05.52 departure from Littlehampton, pauses at Goring by Sea station on its way to the Capital."

Thameslink trains arrive at more West Sussex stations

Thameslink trains are serving more West Sussex stations as a small number of services transferred from Southern earlier this week.

Politics
Health watchdogs inspect care home following concerns

Health watchdogs inspect care home following concerns

A Crawley care home has been rated as ‘requiring improvement’ following an inspection by health watchdogs.

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Cold weather warning

Highways Agency warning over difficult driving conditions tonight and tomorrow

Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on their journeys this evening and into tomorrow morning, after the Met Office issued a yellow warning for ice.

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Passengers will hope Southern trains can start scoring a few more 9s and 10s

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.

Politics
Shop Well for Less?

Shopping programme looking for Sussex families

Are you worried about the amount of money you spend on shopping and need advice to cut your costs but not your lifestyle?

News
GP ‘hubs’ launched in new health service shake-up

GP ‘hubs’ launched in new health service shake-up

A new shake-up of health services is being made across Horsham, Crawley and Mid Sussex.

News
Police are appealing for witnesses

Teenage boy sentenced for sex offences against girls in Crawley

A teenage boy has been sentenced for sexual offences against three girls he went to school with in Crawley.

Crime
The faces of three Brighton councillors on the elfyourself Hanukkah video (Picture: SWNS)

COUNTY NEWS: Labour member apologises after suspension over alleged anti-Semitic video

A Labour Party campaigner has been suspended after posting an allegedly anti-Semitic video which showed three councillors doing a Hanukkah dance and wearing traditional Jewish clothes.
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