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Whizzkid Oliver is on top of the world after passing exam

HE HASN’T even picked his GCSE options yet, but engineering whizzkid Oliver Milnes has become the youngest person in the world to clinch a top-level design qualification.

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Changes to how waste is binned to roll out across West Sussex

CHANGES in the way residents can dump their rubbish are coming into force.

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Top award for second year for university

A UNIVERSITY has gained national recognition for its outstanding achievement in retaining its students, for a second time.

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Campaign for Better Transport dismisses A27 bypass proposals

TRANSPORT critics are refusing to back options put forward to upgrade the A27 bypass around Chichester.

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Just one wet nappy can spoil recycling

A PUSH has been started by a local authority to increase recycling rates.

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Awards for airshow disaster rescuers

PEOPLE from across West Sussex were recognised for outstanding service to their communities.

Markwells Wood, Forestside near Rowlands Castle

Environmentalists’ outrage at proposal for South Downs oil drill

GREEN campaigners have criticised an application to drill for oil in the South Downs National Park.

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Consultation into A27 improvements to close

CONSULTATION into long-awaited improvements on the A27 will close today.

Louise Goldsmith, leader of West Sussex County Council

Council leader warns schools are facing a ‘perfect storm’ of funding woes

A COUNCIL boss is begging the government for more cash as the area’s schools face a ‘perfect storm’ of funding woes.

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Police appeal over missing Southbourne man

Police searching for a missing man from Southbourne have launched an appeal to find him.


Selsey Academy rebuilding work starts after devastating fire

Construction of a ‘temporary teaching village’ will start today on the site of The Academy Selsey, which was devastated by fire.

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An artist's impression of Welborne

Grammar school could be built as part of the Welborne development

A GRAMMAR school could be built in Fareham as part of a plan for a new 6,000-home estate.

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Councillor hails new Ukip leader following election

A COUNCILLOR says new Ukip leader Diane James is a ‘steady pair of hands’ after she was elected yesterday.

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New date set for pre-inquest hearing into air crash tragedy

A NEW date for the pre-inquest review into the 11 deaths following the 
Shoreham air crash has been set.

The Oving lights' future will be decided by the Government

Government to have final say over A27 Oving lights plans

Residents battling to save the Oving lights have scored a local victory – but face a war with the Government to succeed in their campaign.

Weather warning issued for Portsmouth

Weather warning issued for Portsmouth

THE Met Office has issued a weather warning for Portsmouth and much of the south today.

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Warning of disruption as paving is replaced in Chichester city centre

WORK to replace paving in a city centre is expected to take up to two months and cost £80,000.


Poets called to join open mic poetry night in Chichester

ASPIRING poets are being called to perform their own poems at an open mic event next month.

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WATCH: Driver calls 999 to complain about being chased by police

WATCH: Driver calls 999 to complain about being chased by police

A driver being chased by police cars called 999 to try and get them to leave him alone.

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Winners of the 'Best dressed' prize

The good old days are revived at Goodwood

Sir Chris Hoy and David Coulthard were among the well-known faces at the Goodwood Revival festival over the weekend.

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