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Amazing assistance dogs demonstrate their skills

ALMOST £700 was raised at a Christmas coffee morning where a charity demonstrated the incredible skills of their highly-trained assistance dogs.

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Bill and Louise Jones, right, plant a tree in memory of son Tom, with their daughter Kitty Jones, centre, friend Will Prior, and Toms grandfather Laurie Vinten, far left, in the orchard

Family plants tree to remember beloved Tom

DOZENS of people from across Westbourne and Emsworth gathered to plant trees at a new community orchard.

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Warning: The hidden danger that could be in your child’s Christmas toy

People buying children’s Christmas toys are being urged to ensure any small ‘button’ batteries are securely fixed in place.

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REVEALED: Latest most wanted suspects in Portsmouth area

REVEALED: Latest most wanted suspects in Portsmouth area

Here are the latest faces police are looking for in connection with recent crimes in the Portsmouth area.

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A27 closed in Sussex after serious crash

A27 closed in Sussex after serious crash

A section of the A27 is closed near Polegate after a serious accident this morning.

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Engineers are at the scene. Picture: Sussex Road Police

A27 reopened after van smashes into showroom

Emergency services have now reopened the A27 in West Sussex after an accident that caused the major road to be shut for hours.

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Iris Seddon, 88, of Tryndel Way, Bognor Regis, was sentenced to 16 months prison suspended for two years after admitting causing the death of 92-year-old Dulcie Roberts by dangerous driving at Portsmouth Crown Court. PPP-160612-122437001

Pensioner spared jail after fatally reversing over 92-year-old

A PENSIONER who reversed into and killed a 92-year-old felt ‘scraping’ as she ran over the woman, a court heard.

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Mark Foster, left at the front, and joint owner Paul Simpson, holding the cake, and the staff at FPR Group Recruitment in Havant celebrate their 25th year in business  Picture Ian Hargreaves (161340-1)

Agency marks 25 years of helping people find work

A FIRM that helps 1,000 people a week find work has marked 25 years of business.

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Replacement faulty Hotpoint dryer turns out to be ongoing fire risk
FAULTY HOTPOINT REPLACEMENT DRYER FAILS TO FIX FIRE RISK PROBLEM
 
A Warblington family says they had a lucky escape when Hotpoint refused to refund them for a replacement tumble dryer that turned out to be as deadly a fire risk as the machine it replaced.
 
Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions says he took advantage of a ?99 offer by the company to replace his faulty appliance with a new one, after it was discovered excessive fluff could accumulate on the heating elements and catch fire.
 
Parent company Whirlpool announced a national safety recall in November 2015 covering millions of tumble dryers sold under the popular Hotpoint, Indesit, and Creda brands.
 
But he hit out at Hotpoint for not taking the issue seriously when his replacement machine stopped working. An engineer removed the heater assembly to reveal hazardous fluff accumulation on a heater element.
 
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Warblington family’s ordeal over faulty Hotpoint dryer

A WARBLINGTON family say they had a lucky escape – when Hotpoint refused to refund them for a replacement tumble dryer that turned out to be as deadly a fire risk as the machine it replaced.

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Members of the Spinnaker Chorus sing for shoppers in Chichester city centre

Chorus bursts into song in packed high street

SHOPPERS and tourists in an historic city were surprised when a flashmob burst in to song.

Portsmouth
Francis Emery's idea for his latest book, Down on Red Bucket Farm, came from spotting a mouse on his compost bin

FRANCIS EMERY: Comical musings about the countryside

AT SCHOOL I discovered the love of the written word, and in a school magazine, circa 1960, my first poem went to print.

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Fifth of meals on wheels customers only see another person every fortnight

A fifth of meals on wheels customers in West Sussex who responded to a recent survey only see another person once a fortnight.

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£1.5m Flip Out trampoline park to open in Chichester

£1.5m Flip Out trampoline park to open in Chichester

A £1.5m trampoline park is to be opened in Chichester

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Breakthrough in South Downs abandoned baby mystery

A woman who was abandoned in Sussex as a baby has unearthed new information which could solve the mystery of her parentage.

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Business trio appeal to create a ‘mini Center Parcs’ in Chichester

A business trio are fighting to create a ‘mini Center Parcs’ in Chichester after their plan was refused.

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From left, farmer Tim Hassell, executive chef Darron Bunn and master butcher John Hearn, outside the new restaurant 

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Unique restaurant opens on estate using farm’s meat

A NEW dining experience that celebrates organic beef, pork and lamb is due to open on the Goodwood Estate.

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Inside the Rolls-Royce Motor Car factory in Goodwood

Rolls-Royce named best UK company to work for

Engineering giant Rolls-Royce has been named the best company in Britain to work for.

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Robert Bridges. Picture: Sussex Police

Police seek man wanted for recall to prison

Police have confirmed they are searching for a man with Chichester connections who is wanted for recall to prison having breached the conditions of his release licence.

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Porvair managing director Tom Liddell, left, with Paul Simpson, the sales director of FPR Group recruiters

Recruitment deal signed for filtration business

AN INTERNATIONAL filtration business has renewed its agreement with specialist recruitment firm FPR Group.

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Aftermath of a fire on Bognor Regis seafront. Picture: Sussex By Air

Firefighters battle storm while putting out fire on Bognor seafront

FIREFIGHTERS were called to major blaze on Bognor Regis seafront in the early hours of this morning.

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