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Body found in Chichester during search for missing Isle of Wight woman

THE FAMILY of a missing woman have been informed of the discovery of a body in Chichester.

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Portsmouth coastguard called to reports of a body near Chichester

Portsmouth coastguard called to reports of a body near Chichester

A COASTGUARD rescue team from Portsmouth was called to reports of a body at Bosham Quay near Chichester this afternoon.

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Emergency services on the scene

REGIONAL: Teenager and elderly man dead after a train collided with their car

A 15-year-old boy and 72-year-old man have died after a train struck their car at a level crossing this morning.

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Mourners gather at St. Matthews Church in Worthing, West Sussex, for the memorial service. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Hundreds of mourners attend service for Grand Canyon helicopter crash victims

The father of two brothers killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon has said he will remember the last hug he gave them for the rest of his life.

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Campaign to save roof

AN APPEAL has been launched to raise more than £5.8m to restore an historic cathedral’s roof.

People

VIDEO: Here is what you can watch at Chichester Festival Theatre this summer

Caroline Quentin in Me And My Girl, Penelope Keith in The Chalk Garden, Gary Wilmot in Flowers For Mrs Harris and Rufus Hound in Present Laughter, are several of the highlights in the 2018 Chichester Festival Theatre summer season.

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Stuart Hill (left) and his brother Jason Hill, who both died in the Grand Canyon helicopter crash. Picture: Family handout/PA Wire

Service to be held to remember West Sussex victims of Grand Canyon helicopter crash

A memorial service will be held to remember two brothers and a young woman who were killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon.

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Penelope Keith

REVEALED: Household names lined up for summer season at Chichester Festival Theatre

RUFUS Hound in Present Laughter, Penelope Keith in The Chalk Garden, Caroline Quentin in Me And My Girl and Gary Wilmot in Flowers For Mrs Harris will be among the highlights in the 2018 Chichester Festival Theatre summer season announced today.

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Stuart Hill (left) and his brother Jason Hill, who both died in a Grand Canyon helicopter crash. Picture: Family handout/PA

REGIONAL: Grieving parents’ tribute to ‘inseparable’ brothers killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

The British parents of two ‘inseparable’ brothers killed in the Grand Canyon helicopter crash said they feel ‘blessed to have had them’ in their lives.

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Councils join forces to offer Sussex residents cheaper energy

HOMEOWNERS are being urged to switch energy suppliers regularly by a unified team of councils to save money.

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Stuart Hill, who has been named as one of the victims. Picture: Sean Reeves/PA

REGIONAL: West Sussex couple named as victims of Grand Canyon helicopter crash

A Worthing receptionist is reportedly among three people who died in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon.

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The cold-call prevention company director was banned for six years

REGIONAL: Cold call prevention firm’s company director banned for nuisance calls

A COMPANY director of a firm selling a call-blocking service has been disqualified for six years – after making ‘distressing’ nuisance calls.

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Trevor Hunt

REGIONAL: ‘Dangerous’ man ‘beat friend to a pulp’ in frenzied attack

A ‘dangerous and callous’ man ‘beat his friend to a pulp’ leaving him with a life-changing brain injury.

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Tim Peake is being awarded the Freedom of Chichester. Picture: Peter Langdown

Tickets to see Tim Peake awarded Freedom of Chichester sell out - in just 11 minutes

Overwhelming demand saw free tickets for astronaut Tim Peake’s Freedom event snapped up in around 11 minutes this morning.

People

WATCH: ‘Former soldier’ behind £700,000 violent Goodwood House burglary

An ‘incredibly violent’ burglar with ‘specialist skills’ is behind a series of terrifying raids across the south including a robbery at Goodwood House, police have said.

Crime

Graduation event marks apprentices

A GRADUATION event to celebrate the achievements of the area’s top apprentices is to take place at a city centre cathedral.

Education
Louise Goldsmith, leader of West Sussex County Council

Council leader hits out at lack of government funding as fresh tax rise looms

A COUNCIL leader has given a stark warning to the government, saying vital services will be at risk if more funding isn’t pumped into local authorities.

Politics
Jo Meeke and Matt Gurney arrive at Crawley Coroner's Court as the inquest continues into the death of their newborn son, Puck, who died after complications during labour Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Doctor did not warn parents about labour complications before baby died, inquest is told

A doctor said he did not warn parents there was a small risk of their baby son dying if suspected complications during labour worsened because he was confident he would be born safely, an inquest heard.

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Paul Wilkins. Picture: Sussex Police

Missing ‘distressed and vulnerable’ man spotted on M27

A ‘distressed and vulnerable’ man who has missing for two days has been spotted on the M27, police have said.

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Farzeen Ansari said the driver's behaviour was 'outrageous'. Picture: Steve Robards

Disabled mum ‘humiliated’ after being told bus drivers gossip about her

A disabled single mum was shocked after a bus driver told her they all gossip about her in the staff room.

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