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Sussex politicians prepare for General Election

Voters are to go to the polls following the announcement of a snap general election.

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Union protest outside Parliament to mark year since start of Southern dispute

A rail union is set to protest outside Parliament to mark one year since the start of strikes on the Southern network.

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Are you registered to vote?

Are you registered to vote?

With the snap election set for June 8, it is important for you to make sure you are able to exercise your right to vote.

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General election is ‘a real opportunity’, says Lib Dem PPC

Lewes Liberal Democrats have welcomed this morning’s calls for a snap general election.

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Wealden MP seeks re-election

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has confirmed she will be seeking re-election following the announcement of a snap general election this morning (Tuesday, April 18).

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Theresa May calls snap general election

Sussex voters are set to head to the polls in June as Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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Could the Greater Brighton region become a Southern powerhouse?

Greater Brighton should be a ‘powerhouse’ for the south

The Greater Brighton region should be a ‘powerhouse’ in the south, boosting the economy in Brighton and Hove and its surrounding areas.

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More talks called a year into Southern dispute

Talks to end a dispute between rail bosses and Southern staff have been called for later this month, almost a year since the first strike action was held.

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Chichester's A27 scheme was cancelled in March, while Arundel and Worthing and Lewes projects are still planned

Scrapped A27 scheme cost £3.3m

Nearly £3.3m of public money was spent on Chichester’s failed A27 Improvement Scheme, the Observer can reveal.

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Lewes county council election candidates revealed

The candidates looking to become East Sussex county councillors for Lewes have been revealed.

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Wealden county council election candidates revealed

The candidates looking to become East Sussex county councillors for Wealden have been revealed.

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Southern train drivers reject second union deal

Southern train drivers have rejected a second deal negotiated by union leaders with rail bosses.

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The aftermath of Wednesday's attack in Westminster (photo by SWNS.com)

Sussex remembers victims of terrorist attack in Westminster

Tributes to the victims of a terrorist attack in Westminster have been paid by communities and politicians across Sussex.

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Sussex MPs caught up in Westminster lockdown after ‘terrorist attack’

Sussex MPs caught up in Westminster lockdown after ‘terrorist attack’

Sussex MPs have been caught up in a lockdown of Westminster following a suspected terrorist attack.

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Southern season ticket holders paid £10m compensation

Southern season ticket holders have received a total of £10m in compensation after repeated delays to trains.

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Abortion law change ‘would not protect women’, says MP

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield led opposition to a bill seeking to decriminalise abortion, saying it will ‘make women more vulnerable’.

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Southern agrees to talks if union suspends strike

Southern bosses have agreed to talks to end a dispute with staff if the RMT union calls off strike action planned for early April.

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BREAKING NEWS: Southern staff call fresh strike

Southern staff have called fresh strike action over the introduction of driver-only operation.

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COUNTY NEWS: Scotland dominates debate as Sussex hosts BBC’s Question Time

Sussex hosted BBC’s Question Time last night – but news north of the border dominated debate.

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‘No further action’ over Lewes election allegations, police say

Sussex Police have closed an investigation into allegations of election fraud in Lewes as there is ‘insufficient evidence’.

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