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Watch worth £15,000 stolen from elderly man in Littlehampton

A 77-year-old man had his watch stolen in Littlehampton last week. Detectives have appealed for witnesses after the theft of the £15,000 watch on Wednesday, June 16. The victim, aged 77, was reportedly approached by a woman, who 'gave him a hug and took his watch'.

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Watch worth £15,000 stolen from elderly man in Littlehampton

Drink driver leads police on 60mph pursuit before crashing into bollards

A video shows police pursuing 32-year-old Karl White - who was more than twice the legal limit A man has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for driving at 60mph while more than twice the legal alcohol limit. Karl White led police officers on a pursuit through Littlehampton before crashing as he attempted to squeeze between two bollards into a pedestrianised area.

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Drink driver leads police on 60mph pursuit before crashing into bollards

Watch: Footage released of police chase through Littlehampton

Watch: Footage released of police chase through Littlehampton Dashcam footage has been released showing police pursuing a drink driver through Littlehampton, who was twice over the legal limit. Karl White caught the attention of officers who were on a routine patrol in the town, when they noticed his car’s number plate did not match the make and model of the grey Citroen C8 he was driving, on February 9th.

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Watch: Footage released of police chase through Littlehampton

Watch drink-driver lead police on pursuit through Sussex before crashing into bollards

This video released by police shows what happened when a driver got behind the wheel of a car while more than twice the drink-drive limit. Karl White led police on a pursuit through Littlehampton, before crashing as he attempted to squeeze between two bollards into a pedestrianised area, said Sussex Police.

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Watch drink-driver lead police on pursuit through Sussex before crashing into bollards

Littlehampton mayor visits Armed Forces Breakfast Club

Littlehampton mayor Michelle Molloy has made an official visit to Arun Veterans and Armed Forces Breakfast Club, one of her three chosen charities for her year in office. The club has moved to a new venue, The Lamb pub in Rustington and 25 members aged from 30 to 101 were gathered for breakfast with the mayor.

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Littlehampton mayor visits Armed Forces Breakfast Club

Chestnut Tree House: Seven-year-old art lover plans walk to raise money for craft materials

A seven-year-old Littlehampton boy who loves art has completed a sponsored walk to raise money to buy craft materials for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. Proud mum Stacey Wedge said her son Connor came up with the idea himself, having learned all about the hospice when they were driving past it in Poling one day.

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Chestnut Tree House: Seven-year-old art lover plans walk to raise money for craft materials

Rustington cake sale: Home Instead Littlehampton hopes to bring joy with its charity cake sale

A care agency covering Littlehampton, Arundel and Goring is holding a cake sale to bring joy to the community. The Bring Joy Bake will be held at Churchill Court, off The Street, Rustington on Friday, June 25, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Sara Sangster, recruiter, said: “You are all invited to our brilliant event.

littlehamptongazette.co.uk ,  3d 0
Rustington cake sale: Home Instead Littlehampton hopes to bring joy with its charity cake sale

Fears construction of Lyminster Bypass will cause an increase in traffic

Lyminster & Crossbush Parish Council has welcomed the ‘long overdue’ delivery of the northern section of Lyminster Bypass, but has raised concerns over an increase in traffic. Earlier this month, the government announced £11.8m of funding had been granted to construct the northern section of the bypass, which, it said, will provide better access to Littlehampton and quicker journeys in the area.

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Fears construction of Lyminster Bypass will cause an increase in traffic

Amazon’s Littlehampton warehouse targeted by trade union protesters

Campaigners have unfurled a giant banner outside the Amazon warehouse in Littlehampton demanding more rights for the retail giant’s employees. Members of trade union Unite revealed the banner, which publicises a whistle-blowing hotline for workers, outside the Norway Lane depot on Thursday (June 17).

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Amazon’s Littlehampton warehouse targeted by trade union protesters

Littlehampton fox cub rescued after getting head stuck in concrete trap for 5 hours

The couple woke up to find the poor animal with its head stuck on Tuesday morning A local Littlehampton couple rescued a young fox cub from a concrete trap earlier this week. The fox had got her head stuck inside a concrete mosquito trap that was in the couple's garden.

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Littlehampton fox cub rescued after getting head stuck in concrete trap for 5 hours

Funding to see if Littlehampton West Bank development ‘is a runner or not’

Councillors have agreed to spend £50,000 on a study to find out whether housing on the West Bank of the River Arun would be possible. The plans for 1,000 homes on the site, in Littlehampton, have been rumbling along for years, with the area identified as a strategic allocation in the Local Plan.

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Funding to see if Littlehampton West Bank development ‘is a runner or not’

Angmering A259 closed for several nights for major roadworks

Part of the A259 is set to close for major night roadworks as part of the improvement scheme between Angmering and Littlehampton. From Monday (June 21), both carriageways will be closed from 8pm to 6am between the junction with the A280 Angmering Bypass and Station Road.

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Angmering A259 closed for several nights for major roadworks

Royal Ballet School: Littlehampton dancer wins highly-coveted place

A talented young Littlehampton dancer has seen her dream come true with a highly-coveted place at the Royal Ballet School. Ten-year-old Elisa Stanciu would love to be a professional ballet dancer one day and has already seen success in her exams with The Boathouse Ballet School in Arundel. Elisa has now won a place on the Royal Ballet School’s Junior Associate programme, where she will receive training alongside her regular ballet classes.

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Royal Ballet School: Littlehampton dancer wins highly-coveted place

In pictures: Littlehampton care home residents picked up by limo for Arundel Lido trip

FA Holland sponsored the trip, which was part of the new Elevenses, The Community Cuppa morning at the lido. Kim Maw, care manager, said: “A limousine was kindly arranged by FA Holland for our residents to travel into Arundel. This was thoroughly enjoyed by all who went.

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In pictures: Littlehampton care home residents picked up by limo for Arundel Lido trip

Cricket: Portslade, Littlehampton, Findon, Broadwater and Steyning find form

Wins for Portslade, Littlehampton, Findon, Broadwater and Steyning - but defeats for Worthing, Goring and East Preston. All feature in this week's cricket round-up from across the Worthing Herald and Littlehampton Gazette patrch. Portslade v Ifield Sussex League div 3 east Portslade ones got back to winning ways but the twos, threes and fours all lost close games.

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Cricket: Portslade, Littlehampton, Findon, Broadwater and Steyning find form

Littlehampton golfers chalk up county success

Littlehampton Golf Club’s over-55s team enjoyed a second round win in the County Team Foursomes. Littlehampton Golf Club’s over-55s team enjoyed a second round win in the County Team Foursomes. Four pairs playing foursomes matchplay, beat Ifield (Crawley) 4-0 to advance to the next round, in which they will meet Dale Hill, again at home.

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Littlehampton golfers chalk up county success

Seaford murder suspect denies killing fiancé, 21, in fit of anger on camping trip

Christopher Cole, 31, of Littlehampton is accused of murdering Sarah Clayton at seaside campsite A man accused of smothering his fiancé in their waterlogged tent denied murdering her in a fit of anger. Christopher Cole, 31, said he was frantic after returning to the tent to find Sarah Clayton, 21, cold and unresponsive.

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Seaford murder suspect denies killing fiancé, 21, in fit of anger on camping trip

Littlehampton residents fight to save meadow from housing development

Littlehampton residents have urged the county council to protect precious green space in the heart of the town. Land to the north of Littlehampton Academy has been earmarked for hundreds of homes, adjacent to an existing estate in Oakcroft Gardens, in the neighbourhood plan. Sara Pidgeon, 49, lives in nearby Meadow Way and relies on the thriving social community in the meadow when she walks her dog.

littlehamptongazette.co.uk ,  8d 0
Littlehampton residents fight to save meadow from housing development

Worthing and Littlehampton’s traders fear ‘time is running out’ after reopening delay

Hospitality traders are being forced to work with ‘one arm tied behind their back’ while social restrictions remain in place. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that next week’s planned easing of restrictions would be pushed back by four weeks to July 19. Businesses had been looking forward to operating at full capacity for the first time in months, but instead lose vital trading time in the busy summer months.

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Worthing and Littlehampton’s traders fear ‘time is running out’ after reopening delay