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Investigation over child abuse claims into former Bishop of Chichester was ‘wholly inadequate’

A review into the Church of England’s handling of the case of the late bishop George Bell will reportedly criticise the inquiry that led to him being named as a paedophile as inadequate.

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Peter Webb taught at Christ's Hospital School in Horsham. Picture: Google Maps

Former private school teacher to be sentenced for sexually assaulting three schoolboys

A former teacher at a top private school is due to be sentenced for a string of sexual offences.

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David Cotton. Picture: Sussex Police

Burglar caught by police with stolen jewellery in rucksack

A MAN caught shortly after burgling a house has been jailed for 27 months.

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Poppy the cat was thought to have been killed by the so-called 'UK cat killer' in Southsea in April

There are fears the ‘UK cat killer’ has struck in Sussex

There are fears that the notorious ‘UK cat killer’ may have struck in Sussex.

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Police sergeant sacked for having sex on night shifts

A Sussex Police officer has been sacked after it emerged he had been spending parts of his night shifts visiting two women he was having sexual relationships with.

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Christmas Concerts at Chichester Festival Theatre

REVIEW: Christmas Concerts at Chichester Festival Theatre

Christmas comes around far too early.

Gigs and Music

Rolls-Royce hosts jazz night to raise cash

THE headquarters of luxury manufacturer Rolls-Royce transformed into a jazz club to raise money.

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West Street. Picture: Google Maps

Cracks have been appearing in this city centre road - just weeks after it was resurfaced

REPAIRS are needed to a city centre road just weeks after being completed.

Travel 1

WATCH: Patient waiting pays off for the lucky few who meet the Queen

Hundreds of people spent hours in the cold just to catch a glimpse of The Queen in Chichester today - and for the lucky few who got to speak to her it was especially worth the wait.

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Chichester Festival Youth Theatre members Evie Carter, 15, (left) and Gemma Sangster, 19, who performed to The Queen

Teenagers describe performing for royalty - ‘to do a dress rehearsal in front of the Queen was just surreal’

‘I just imagined I was speaking to my mum and dad’.

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The Queen visited Canine Partners in Heyshott, and recieved gifts. Picture: Steve Robards

AS IT HAPPENED: The Queen’s visit to Chichester

Large crowds have been out in Chichester today as the Queen pays a visit to the city.

West Sussex

Serial killer Levi Bellfield ‘admits killing mother and daughter’

Serial killer Levi Bellfield has made a ‘detailed’ confession to the brutal hammer murders of a mother and daughter, lawyers acting for a man twice convicted of the killings claim.

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Her Majesty the Queen.

Picture: Malcolm Wells

The Queen to visit Chichester tomorrow

LARGE crowds are expected to greet the arrival of Her Majesty The Queen tomorrow when she visits Chichester for the first time in 27 years.

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Sian Phillips and Derek Griffiths in Driving Miss Daisy. Picture by Nobby Clark

REVIEW: Driving Miss Daisy at Chichester Festival Theatre

Alfred Uhry’s slice of life in the southern states over 20-some years takes brief root at the Festival Theatre this week.

Theatre

WATCH: Top Gear accolade for 'silent' Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce staff in West Sussex have been boosted by a new accolade.
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Stockbridge Road, Chichester. Picture: Google Maps

Two women killed in car crash

TWO women were killed when the car they were travelling in hit a wall and parked cars.

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The Wipers Times. Picture by Alastair Muir

REVIEW: The Wipers Times at Chichester Festival Theatre

The First World War is no easy tale to tell when so many have been told before in so many ways.

Theatre
A busy newsroom  - one of the most invigorating places in which you'll ever work

Breaking news: would you like to become a journalist?

Have you always dreamed of being a journalist? Reporting the news that can make a real difference in your community?

News
Belinda Lang as Stephanie Abrahams in Duet For One. Picture: Robert Day

REVIEW: Duet For One, Chichester Festival Theatre

The Chichester winter season continues apace with the Birmingham Rep-supported Duet For One by Tom Kempinski.

Theatre
Tim Gudgin with an award he received from the BBC in 2012 to mark his 60 years of  service

Tributes paid after radio volunteer and ‘voice of football’ dies

THE man who was known as ‘the voice of football’ and a much-loved radio presenter has died.

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