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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.

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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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Members of Three Bridges Forum. From left: Mary Grace, Andrew Eley, Wendy Paton, John Cooban, Gill Cooban and Frank Halliday

Garden festival to celebrate 70 years of new town

A community group in Three Bridges is celebrating Crawley’s 70th anniversary of the new town with a garden festival.

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Cameron Masters and Kaylee Tomlinson with their two sons, Bobbi and Byron. Picture: Steve Robards

Couple left ‘high and dry’ in mouldy flat

A Crawley couple who fear their mouldy flat is putting their children’s health at risk believe they have been left ‘high and dry’ by the council.

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Police were alerted to the hand grenade pictured on Monday (April 24). Picture supplied by Jamie Burton

Hand grenade found on building site

Police cordoned off a building site in Crawley after a hand grenade was found by a resident.

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Your nature questions answered live by our expert

Our wildlife expert Richard Williamson will be on hand to answer your questions live in the first of a special weekly event next week

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Councillor Chris Mullins with Kate Oliver, chairwoman of the Friends of Worth Park group outside Ridley's Court. Picture: Jon Rigby

Historic park claims another award

Crawley’s Worth Park has added another award to its ever-growing collection.

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Almost a hundred residents came together to protest with banners and posters in Fox Hill in February. Picture: Derek Martin

“Still fighting after all these years”

Residents in Haywards Heath say they are ‘devastated but determined’ after fresh plans to build 151 new homes.

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Pollinator project has positive effect

Fruit trees have been planted at Thomas A’Becket Junior School as part of a wider Worthing pollinator project.

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Suspending ‘diabolical’ rubbish tip charges welcomed by Tory

Suspending ‘barmy’ and ‘diabolical’ charges introduced at rubbish tips in West Sussex last year has been welcomed by a Tory county councillor.

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Early-purple Orchids are blooming earlier than usual. Picture: Picasa

Enjoy an orchid spectacle in June

Early-purple Orchids are blooming two weeks earlier than usual in Sussex.

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Cooler spells are expected next week

WEATHER FORECAST: Cooler spells expected next week

Cooler spells are expected in Sussex next week but don’t worry the sunshine is not going anywhere just yet.

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The funds enable the council to install a district heating network in the town centre that will help to reduce energy costs

£1.4 million to power town centre heat network

Crawley Borough Council has been awarded £1.4 million to establish a town centre heat network which could reduce energy costs for homeowners.

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Three life-size cows have been added to the park. Picture: Jon Rigby

Three fun new additions to Worth Park

Worth Park in Crawley has three fun new additions.

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Kia Trainor, director of CPRE Sussex, and her son Oliver

Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

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Apart from working very hard for three days, the team enjoyed lots of cake, toasted marshmallows, hot drinks and laughter

Community works together to restore wetland

It has been wonderful to see the community working together to restore wetland in West Wittering.

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Ancient woodland destruction site sold

A site where ancient woodland was felled without permission near Albourne has been sold to a new owner.

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Flood risk groups are calling on villagers to help map flooding spots and identify sites for rain gardens

Public meeting to help map flooding hotspots in Hassocks

Hassocks residents are invited to a public meeting this Saturday (April 1) to discuss flooding in the village.

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