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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Rustington library to close for essential improvements

Self-service terminals are being installed at Chichester Library

Rustington library is set to close from 5pm on Friday May 18 while it undergoes a number of building improvements. The temporary closure, which will last nine weeks, will see new heating and lighting systems installed as well as state-of-the-art self-service machines fitted. Readers will still be able to borrow as many as 20 books […]


The final phase of the Splash Point Regeneration Project has now been completed with the opening of the new Beach Garden to the east of Splash Point. As a result of Worthing Council’s public consultation on the future of Splash Point the Worthing Society proposed that there should be a memorial dedicated to the RNLI […]

Paddick calls on Labour voters to support him over Livingstone

With just three days to go before election day, London Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Brian Paddick has called on Labour voters to vote for him as a positive alternative to Ken Livingstone. Ken Livingstone has run a divisive campaign and has been criticised by a number of Labour figures. These include Lord Alan Sugar, who […]

Work on junction at West Worthing crossing will impact on local businesses

West Sussex County Council is set to begin essential refurbishment work at the junction of West Worthing crossing with South Steet , Tarring in Worthing next month. Existing traffic signals are being replaced at the junction of Tarring Road and South Street, next to the level crossing. Maintenance work on the physical connections between the […]

Harman should explain why Sheffield Labour are choosing waste over local services – Hughes

Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader, Simon Hughes, joined Liberal Democrat councillors in Sheffield today to highlight more than £4m of wasteful spending by Labour locally. The figures were revealed while Labour Deputy Leader, Harriet Harman, visited the city, attempting to defend Labour’s waste on Sheffield City Council. Local Liberal Democrat councillors are campaigning to save Sheffield’s […]

UK has one of the most flexible labour markets in the world – Farron

Responding to comments by Liam Fox on employment rights, Liberal Democrat Party President, Tim Farron said: “The UK has one of the most flexible labour markets in the world and reforms to tribunals by Vince Cable have improved it even further. “I don’t believe that tearing up employment rights is going to pave the way […]

New website offers chance to buy historic West Sussex photos

Would you choose an unusual historic photograph of West Sussex to have hanging in your home? West Sussex County Council’s Record Office has some of the largest archives of historic pictures in the country. Now, for the first time, you can go online and browse the collections to buy a copy for yourself – or […]

EU pledge to help Cameroon stop elephant massacre

The European Union is rallying behind the Cameroon Government after the massacre of up to 350 elephants in one of the country’s national parks. Catherine Bearder MEP for South East England, has written to the Cameroon’s president Paul Biya to offer help to stop gangs killing elephants. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has […]

Won’t Vote Boris, Can’t Vote Ken?

London Liberal Democrat Mayoral candidate Brian Paddick has today launched a new leaflet appealing to voters who won’t vote for Boris Johnson but cannot bring themselves to vote for Ken Livingstone. A spokesperson for Brian Paddick said: “As we enter the final week before polling day it is clear that a large number of Londoners […]

Bowles launches campaign against tax-dodging multinationals

Last year big multinational companies operating in the developing world avoided paying taxes of approximately $165 billion to host governments. Sharon Bowles MEP  for South-East-England in the European Parliament, has launched a new campaign – ‘Own Up, Pay Up!’ – to shed light on the issue and to prevent future financial malpractice among EU multinationals. […]