Sussex Local News

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Responce To Airports Commission Announcement - Gatwick
Gatwick Airport Chief Executive Stewart Wingate responds to the announcement that a Thames Estuary airport has not been shortlisted by the Airports Commission.

County Councillor Heads New Police And Crime Panel - West Sussex
A West Sussex County Councillor has been chosen as Chairman of the Shadow Police and Crime Panel for Sussex (PCP). Brad Watson OBE heads the panel until it becomes the Police and Crime Panel, and starts work officially in November.

Summertime Of Easy Recycling - Top Tips
It’s a bumper summer for parties, picnics and barbecues, but don’t forget your materials for recycling need to be ‘clean, dry and loose’.

Major Highways Works Commence - East Grinstead
Major roadworks have started at the A22 London Road junction with Imberhorne Lane in East Grinstead. The works involve the upgrading of the traffic signal junction to provide capacity improvements.

Calling Potential Foster Carers - Chichester
Find out more about fostering children and young people and celebrate Foster Care Fortnight at a drop in session in Chichester this month.

School Is Making Waves With New Hydrotherapy Pool - Grove Park Special School
Grove Park Special School near Crowborough celebrated the official opening of a new hydrotherapy pool. A special educational needs school, which caters for pupils with a whole range of physical and learning disabilities, Grove Park project-managed the build with £400,000 of funding from East Sussex County Council.

Green Light For £2.3m Music Hub Bid - West Sussex
Government funding of £2.3m over three years for a Music Education Hub in West Sussex. The money will come from Arts Council England, who use Government and National Lottery cash to promote the arts.

Maidenbower Opens Its Doors - Crawley
West Sussex County Council’s Maidenbower specialist day service is set to open its doors in Crawley. Carers and people from the local area will be able to look around the centre on 3 May from between 10am to 6pm to see what is on offer.

Essential Work On Junction To Start - Worthing
West Sussex County Council is set to begin essential refurbishment work at a junction in Worthing in May. Existing traffic signals are being replaced at the junction of Tarring Road and South Street, next to the level crossing.

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    All about Sussex

    Sussex is one of the ancient counties of England, its name signifies 'South Saxons'. Historically Sussex was a Kingdom with its own monarch before being integrated into Wessex in 825. In the 1970s East and West Sussex were formed into seperate counties. The year 2000 saw Sussex gain a second city when Brighton was granted the same staus as Chichester. Sussex is dominated by its southern coast along which the bulk of the population live, the Downs and the Weald are also important geographic features.

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    The coastal plain

    Sussex together with Hampshire enjoys the most sunshine of anywhere in the UK, rainfall is below the national average. The sunny coastal conurbations have attracted the majority of the county's population. 1 in 3 Sussex residents live in the Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton corridor. East Sussex has a population of just over half a million, the County Council has its HQ in Lewes. West Sussex has 800,000 residents, the County Council is based in Chichester. 275,000 people live in Brighton and Hove.

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