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New Chichester Climate Change Forum established

A celebratory evening is being held at which people can find out more about climate change action and solutions in the area.

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Brent Lodge Wildlife Animal Hospital needs help with its hedgehogs. Picture: Steve Robards SR1526676

Urgent appeal to help hedgehogs

An urgent appeal for food for hedgehogs has been put out by Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital.

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The bin cancellation was announced by Crawley Borough Council earlier this morning (January 13)

Icy weather stops bin collection

Icy weather conditions have meant refuse crews in Crawley have been unable to make their usual rounds today (January 13).

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The stream, which flows through the town has been covered up since the second world war. Picture: Derek Martin

Application to restore historic stream

An application to open up part of the historic Teville Stream has been submitted.

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Wildlife survey is a great thing to do and takes just an hour

Wildlife survey is a great thing to do and takes just an hour

West Sussex residents are being urged to take some time out to count birds in gardens and parks for the world’s largest wildlife survey.

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Monitoring and improving the health of Sussex ponds

New award for inspiring young conservationists

A new competition has been launched to find the county’s most inspiring young conservationists.

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‘Undesirables’ leave town’s Peace Garden littered with debris

A call for action is being made over ‘undesirables’ who are littering a town’s Peace Garden with bottles, beer cans and drug wrappers.

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Calls for 2017 to be the ‘Year of the Village Green’

The Open Spaces Society, Britain’s oldest national conservation body, has called on local authorities and developers throughout England to make 2017 the Year of the Village Green, by voluntary registering their land as greens.

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Owners of former council offices told: Clean them up!

Owners of a town centre office block - once the headquarters of Horsham District Council - have now been ordered by the council to clean it up.

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Minister meets farmers near Lancing

Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom met with West Sussex farmers last week to discuss farming policy.

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The NatWest in Emsworth

Emsworth seeking a NatWest rethink

The people of Emsworth want NatWest to think again after the closure of the town’s last bank was announced.

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Outcry over changes to town centre sculpture

Controversy has erupted - again - over a major piece of public art on display in Horsham town centre.

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The new �31 million scheme will protect almost 2,500 homes and businesses

New flood defence scheme will protect 2,500 homes and businesses

Shoreham-by-Sea’s £31 million tidal walls flood scheme will protect almost 2,500 homes and businesses, Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced today on her visit to the site.

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Five Oaks resident Anne Stevenson and head of business at Harwood Luke Sanson with one of the newly planted trees.ks16001227-2 SUS-161128-163740008

Horror turns to delight over village’s ‘millennium’ trees

Dismay has turned to delight over a group of ‘millennium’ trees which were ripped out to make way for a new car park at a local garage.

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Bill and Louise Jones, right, plant a tree in memory of son Tom, with, from left, Toms grandfather Laurie Vinten, family friend Will Prior and their daughter Kitty Jones

Orchard planting adds seven trees to new site

More trees have been planted at the new community orchard for Emsworth and Westbourne.

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Tree warden Geoff King, left, and Portfield Primary Academy pupils Jessica Currie, Rose Webb and Cameron Webb with Chichester mayor Peter Budge

Jubilee diamond tree plaque unveiled

The formal plaque for The Tree Council’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration Project in Chichester has been unveiled.

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Polo patron wins fight for equestrian centre at Midhurst

Polo patron Nick Clarke and his daughter Hannah Hurvenes-Clarke, an international dressage competitor have won their long running battle with the South Downs National Park for an equestrian centre at Brackenwood on Telegraph Hill at Midhurst.

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Greenway and the final area of resurfacing still to be done

Anger over ‘U-turn’ on road resurfacing

County road chiefs have been accused of doing a U-turn over resurfacing a pothole-riddled street once dubbed ‘the worst in Horsham.’

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Fears of toxic pollution from waste incinerator

Concern is growing that toxic particles could be emitted over the countryside if plans go ahead to build a new £150 milllion incinerator on land north of Horsham.

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New plans for petrol station and M&S store

New proposals are being put forward to build a petrol station and M&S store on land off the A264 between Horsham and Crawley.

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