COUNTY NEWS: Beagle aircraft factory remembered in new exhibit

It was a revival of the golden age of aviation and a local industry that created more than 1,000 jobs in a West Sussex town.

Amberley Castle

Chance to enjoy superb meal at top Sussex restaurant

Our superb lunch offer at Amberley Castle is back for the autumn and it’s better than ever. It gives you the opportunity to enjoy the culinary excellence of new head chef Conor Toomey with a sumptuous three course lunch plus a glass of champagne and tea and coffee for just £34.50 per person. There’s also a chance to win dinner and an overnight stay for two people.

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TRAVEL NEWS: Rail delays expected all weekend

Major engineering work this weekend will see services to and from London Victoria disrupted on both Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25.

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Marking 80 years of keeping the world cool

What do Star Trek and Crawley have in common?


Can you solve a wedding photo mystery?

Does anyone know who this happy couple were?

Galactic Funk Masters in 1984

So THIS is where Peter Crouch got his robot dance!

Despite the best efforts of footballer Peter Crouch during his goal celebrations, the robot dance hasn’t really been ‘a thing’ since the 1980s.

Secret Shore singers at Littlehampton Town Hall, recording their songs

Heritage project celebrates history, folklore and songs of the Sussex coast

The South Downs Society is celebrating the culmination of a two-year project looking into the history, folklore, and songs of the Sussex and Hampshire coast with the launch of a booklet and CD.


VIDEO: Chefs compete to cook Sussex’s best curry

Things got very heated on Sunday as chefs from across Sussex battled it out to see who makes the best curry.

Squadron Leader EM Donaldson commanding officer of No 151 Squadron in 1940

Meet ‘Teddy’ Donaldson – record breaker

Born in Malaya in 1912, ‘Teddy’ Donaldson, as he was known throughout his RAF career, was one of three brothers who would serve as pilots with the RAF.

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Museum marks 175th anniversary of Hayward’s Heath railway station

Throughout the autumn, to complement the celebrations in Haywards Heath, Cuckfield Museum is devoting much of its display space to join in commemorating the railway station’s 175th anniversary.

Horsham's police officers in 1969

Police, charity and a blind poet in 1969

The year was 1969, peace and love was about to find a home in Woodstock, Neil Armstrong was moments away from taking that first step onto the surface of the Moon – and four new policeman were taking to the beat in Horsham.

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Little Park: it’s just not cricket – well, it’s not JUST cricket!

Sitting here on a grassy bank looking across at what must surely be one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world, it’s hard to imagine this was the location of a major settlement that eventually evolved into what we now know as Arundel.

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Top chef Daniel Britten to show cooking skills at Cranleigh festival

Cranleigh Food and Music Festival organisers have announced a new headliner for 2016.

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Alistair Gibson and Helen Pattinson celebrate the new partnership between Emsworth Food Fortnight and Montezuma's

Let Emsworth’s food fun begin

This Saturday sees the start of British Food Fortnight – and once again Emsworth is embracing this national celebration.

How Crawley's new museum will look

Mother Nature at root of delay – but museum opening date is almost here

The Tree has stood in the centre of Crawley for more than 700 years and has seen generations of townsfolk come and go.

On the verge of an unbreakable screen

Sussex scientists on the verge of the unbreakable mobile phone screen

Sussex scientists are at an advanced stage of coming up with an unbreakable mobile phone screen.

It is key to eat healthy

Tips to keep hydrated

With Sussex set to see the highest September temperature it has experienced for more than 50 years it is key to keep hydrated.

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Valuable talk on dementia for club

Since we are all ladies of a certain age at Fryern Ladies’ Probus Club, we expected to find the topic of our recent meeting held at The Roundabout Hotel in West Chiltington of value and great interest and we were not to be disappointed.

Can PES come out on top after a decade in FIFAs shadow?

Console Corner: Can PES come from behind to win?

It’s that time of year again when Konami and EA put their dukes up and get ready to punch it out in the battle for football game supremacy.

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Special traditional workshop to celebrate National Lacemaking Day

Martlets Lacemakers group will be celebrating National Lacemaking Day on Saturday (September 10) by working lace in the traditional way using pillow and bobbins.

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