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Worthing students in national final of new competition

Girls from two Worthing schools have reached the national final of a new science-based competition.

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Icy blast set to hit England

Ex-NASA engineer reveals quickest way to defrost windscreens

With frosty mornings well and truly here, one man has revealed the quickest way to clear your windscreen in the mornings.

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The Dont Ditch Fairtrade day of action at Sainsbury's Local in Goring. Picture: Derek Martin DM17103352a

Day of action in Fairtrade campaign

Fairtrade campaigners gathered support from shoppers in a day of action in Goring.

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West Wittering Flood Defences secretary David Suttle and chairman Keith Martin with Oliver Chipperfield, chairman of the Friends of Chichester Harbour

Final step for flood defences

The charity West Wittering Flood Defences is being wound up after the successful completion of the project.

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Bonfire makers are asked to keep a lookout for nesting hedgehogs

How to keep hedgehogs and other wildlife safe this Bonfire season

Bonfire-makers are being asked to take steps to save nesting hedgehogs from a terrible fate this Autumn.

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Keith Taylor, Green MEP, at the site of the Broadford Bridge exploratory drilling site (photo courtesty of Keith Taylor's office).

Green MEP to host Horsham meeting on UK energy policy

A Green MEP will host a public meeting in Horsham to discuss the UK’s energy policy next week.

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Residents campaigning against the controversial plans in 2013

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Cuadrilla are not wanted’ say residents

Residents are gearing up for another battle after Cuadrilla announced it plans to submit a new planning application to test its oil well in a Sussex village.

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The exploration well in Balcombe. Picture: Steve Robards

COUNTY NEWS: Cuadrilla to submit new application to test oil well

Oil and gas exploration company Cuadrilla says it plans to submit a new planning application to West Sussex County Council to flow test and monitor its existing exploration oil well at its site in Sussex.

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Students carry out a litter pick on East Beach as part of a pilot project being run by the GreenSeas Trust

Litter pick forms part of a beach bin project

Littlehampton beach is the focus for a pilot project that could help solve a marine environmental crisis.

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Lady Caroline Egremont presents the CPRE Sussex Countryside Awards' New Sussex Landscapes plaque to Angela Tester, Danny Surridge and Terry Ellis

Rain Garden wins landscape award

Littlehampton Rain Garden, an innovative scheme to alleviate flooding, has been celebrated at the CPRE Sussex Countryside Awards 2017.

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Residents protesting outside Crouchland Biogas Litd at Plaistow in 2014

Villagers win their campaign against Crouchland expansion at Plaistow

A government planning inspector has thrown out appeals from Crouchland Biogas who were seeking planning permission for their controversial ‘unlawful’ expansion at Crouchland Farm in Plaistow.

Environment

VIDEO: Apple Day at Steyning orchard

Families turned out in force to take part in Steyning Community Orchard’s annual Apple Day.

Environment

VIDEO: Autumn Countryside Show at open air museum

More than 7,500 visitors enjoyed this year's Autumn Countryside Show at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum.

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John Newnham oversees millions of records of observations from many sources

Database manager shortlisted for two awards

Comprehensive records of wildlife seen in the Sussex have earned two national award nominations.

Environment
Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

A new campaign to increase the recycling of dangerous, yet potentially precious batteries has been launched across the UK.

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Which stunning image do you think should win?

Which stunning image do you think should win?

Sussex Wildlife Trust has chosen 12 stunning images to feature in next year’s calendar and is now asking the general public to vote for the overall winner.

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Medmerry nature reserve is named in the trail plans

New 43-mile nature path would link East Head to Shoreham

A nature trail could be built along the 43-mile stretch from East Head to Shoreham by Sea, provding better access to coastal areas.

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Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Following news that the South Downs is regarded as ‘high risk’ when it comes to Lyme disease we look at what it is and the symptoms.

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Huge swathes of countryside marked high risk for Lyme disease due to tick infestations

Huge swathes of countryside marked high risk for Lyme disease due to tick infestations

Huge swathes of stunning English countryside are being invaded - by killer ticks.

Environment

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.
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