VIDEO: 'Major milestone' as final wind turbine installed off Sussex coast

The last wind turbine has been installed at Rampion Offshore Windfarm in Sussex, six months after the first of the 116 turbines was put in place.
Chris Button travelled the length of the country by public transport to raise awareness of accessibility issues

Accessible transport challenge was ‘huge’

Adventurous Chris Button has travelled the length of the country by public transport to raise awareness of accessibility issues.

Recent fly tipping in Chilgrove. New cameras could be installed where people are known to dump waste to catch offenders in the act

Fines for litter droppers and dog foulers proposed for Chichester district

A major crackdown on the growing scourge of littering and fly tipping across the district is being proposed.


Review: Go Ape, Tilgate Park

Go Ape at Tilgate is a hugely popular attraction in Sussex. It's one of 31 Go Ape Adventures in the UK and this August Bank Holiday, Mark Dunford and his family joined many others in living life more adventurously and swung through the trees. Here is what he thought of the experience.
Marilyn Wyers and Brian Rodgers, left, won the prize for best whole plot, measuring ten rods, while Sue and Dave Nagle won best half plot, measuring five rods

Allotments are a very special place

Prize winners at Felpham Allotments are an inspiration to other plot holders.

Check where to dispose of batteries safely

Householders in West Sussex reminded - dispose of old batteries carefully

More than 180 tonnes of batteries were thrown into rubbish bins by householders over 12 months in West Sussex.

Flooding in West Sussex

Funds for flood prevention projects

Projects to protect communities against flooding have been awarded funding in Itchingfield, Haywards Heath, Petworth and the Manhood Peninsular.

Bognor Regis MP Nick Gibb with Wave 1 Team 2, one of the nine groups of young people from Arun on this year's NCS programme

Arun NCS team welcomes MP visit

Bognor Regis MP Nick Gibb has visited a team of young people on the National Citizens Service programme with West Sussex County Council.


Tesco to ditch 5p bags in favour of new ‘Bag for Life’

Tesco will be scrapping the 5p single use carrier bags later this month, replacing them with a new ‘Bag for Life’ made from 94 per cent recycled plastic.


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.

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.

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.

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