GALLERY: Big Day Out

An unprecedented number of students and staff from Seaford College surged out into the community to help a variety of environmental and social causes.


Video: how we all can save £3 million

West Sussex residents are being asked to help save £3m.

Paul Robards, left and Brian Day in Cortis Avenue Wildlife Garden. Picture: Derek Martin DM17735023a

PICTURES: Cortis Avenue Wildlife Garden open day

Eight different species were recorded at the Big Butterfly Open Day in Worthing on Saturday.

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David  Allen at Meadowgate Nursery. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170987-1

First-timer wins at Hampton Court

Grasses were showcased to their full glory at RHS Hampton Court and won a silver gilt medal for a Sidlesham grower in his first year at the show.


GALLERY: Rare and Traditional Breeds Show

More than 600 animals and their breeders gathered at the Weald and Downland Living Museum for its Rare and Traditional Breeds Show on Sunday.

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Davison pupils helps Clare Sutton deliver the milk bottle tops to Steve Deane

Schools support bottle top scheme

Plastic milk bottle tops have been put to good use, with the help of schools.

Brick paths radiating from a wildlife pond

Glorious Goring garden has record year

Channel View in Goring broke its own nine-year record at this year’s annual summer opening.

The Puppy Party and their completed snow dog with the Pallant House Gallery learning team, Seal Primary Academy's head teacher and Chichester District Council cabinet members

Pupils’ Puppy Party tackles dog fouling

Pupils from Seal Primary Academy in Selsey have teamed up with Chichester District Council to encourage dog owners to clean up after their pets.

Pupils from Great Ballard School join South Downs rangers to help release water voles. Picture: South Downs National Park

Children help return water voles to Meon Valley

Schoolchildren from Eartham were given hands-on conservation experience when they helped release water voles into the River Meon.


Swarms expected in July

Honeybees usually swarm in July but Arundel Wetland Centre had two clusters appear early from its bug hotel in the meadow maze.

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

The Met Office has said the south will see the final peak in temperatures today as a band of heavy, thundery showers is expected tomorrow (Thursday) morning.

Walkers gathered in the ancient woodland to see what could be harmed by an A27 bypass. Pictures: Boyd Norton

Last chance to see? A walk in the woods to protest possible bypass

Arundel residents have been shown on a guided walk where proposals for an offline Arundel bypass could harm rare wildlife.

Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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The South Downs Way at Houghton. Photo by Derek Martin

The South Downs Way is revealed as one of the UK’s favourite walks

The South Downs Way has been named as one of the UK’s best-loved walks, according to a new survey.

The public are invited to the minute's silence today (June 6) at 11am

‘Food laced with poison’ found around popular dog walking sites

Dog owners are being urged to remain vigilant after a series of incidents of food laced with poison being found around popular dog walking sites in Burgess Hill.

Concerned residents by the public access way which is near a busy bypass. Picture: Steve Robards

Mums call for action over path to bypass

Three Haywards Heath mothers went through every parents’ nightmare after their children strayed towards a busy road.

Littlehampton Rain Garden has been shortlisted for an award by the Council for the Protection of Rural England. Picture: Scott Ramsey

Volunteers join forces for Littlehampton Rain Garden

Volunteers from Wick Village Traders Association and Wick Information Centre joined others from across Littlehampton to replant the Littlehampton Rain Garden.

Worthing Climate Action Network continues its call to West Sussex County Council to divest funds from fossil fuel firms

Cakes handed out as part of climate campaign

Worthing Climate Action Network offered free cakes to shoppers as it continues its campaign to reduce the impact of climate change.

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Downland Community School in Hassocks. Picture: Liz Pearce

‘Serious burst’ water main affects residents and schools

Residents in Mid Sussex may be experiencing water supply problems after a ‘serious burst’ on a large water main in the area, said a South East Water spokesman.

Warnham Park in Horsham

Gardens exclusively open for hospice

A number of gardens in Sussex will be opening this spring for St Catherine’s Hospice in Crawley.

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