Drink-driver found slumped over wheel of mum’s car banned from roads

A drink-driver found slumped over the wheel of his mother’s car on Christmas day with the engine still running has been banned from the roads.


COUNTY NEWS: Couple living in filth as toilet blocked for a week

A miserable couple who have been trying to get their toilet unblocked for a week said they feel like 'second class citizens'.

The 2017 community orchestra. Picture by Alison Willows

Musicians of all ages and abilities wanted for community orchestra

Classical music group Ensemble Reza are excited to be running their Community Orchestra for a third year.

Robert Eggleston

Traditional music shows to say farewell to Martlets Hall in Burgess Hill

The Martlets Hall has been part of Burgess Hill’s live arts scene since the 1970s but it is closing in June to make way for a town centre revamp.

Fantasy vs Reality? Residents have reported shocking conditions at the supposedly idyllic Lakeside Holiday Park

COUNTY NEWS: Leaking sewage, floods and rats at Sussex lakeside paradise

Residents at an idyllic lakeside resort are being plagued by leaking sewage, flooding and overflowing rubbish, the Observer can exclusively reveal.

Eleanor Tiernan

Laugh away the January Blues with Barnstormers Comedy at The Capitol, Horsham

Barnstormers Comedy is back at The Capitol for a January Blues busting night of stand-up.

Theatre and Comedy
Ariel Othellos student Becky Tyler. Picture by Stephen Candy Photography

Ariel Drama Academies aim to build on their 2017 successes

Ariel Drama Academies are looking with optimism to 2018 after exciting times and successes last year.

Theatre and Comedy
Dames David Abbott and Don Stewart cast a spell. Picture by Phil Dennett

Burgess Hill Theatre Club presents a lively, witty and colourful panto

Cinderella, Burgess Hill Theatre Club, Martlets Hall, until January 27

Theatre and Comedy
Plans for the Lower Graylingwell site (photo from CDC's planning portal).

‘Anger’ at approval of 160 Graylingwell homes

‘Angry’ residents said they felt ‘let down’ by the approval of 160 homes at the Lower Graylingwell site in Chichester.

Music teacher on child sex charges

Music teacher on child sex charges

A music teacher has been charged with historic child sex offences alleged to have happened at locations in Warnham and South London, say police.

Covers Chichester team with their jumpers

Staff don festive jumpers to support hospice

The team at Covers showcased their favourite festive jumpers to raise funds for charity.

A section of the Bayeux Tapestry

COUNTY NEWS: Calls for Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex

Calls have been made for the Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex after news that the world-famous artefact is set to leave France for the first time in 950 years

The juniors at Arun Volleyball Club

Volleyball club are out to net successful spell

Arun Volleyball Club enter a new year in thriving fashion.

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Glenn Murray's late goal against Palace goes in - and VAR proved it did not brush his arm / Picture by PW Sporting Photography

COLUMN: It's beginning to look like VAR might just work...

For the past few years the use of VAR in football has been spoken about and whether or not it should be introduced into the Premier League.
From left, Yvonne Copeland, Charles Ashe, Ray Cobbett, Brendan Gibb-Gray and Malinda Griffin

Residents clash with developer over Emsworth homes

Frustrations have been aired over a proposed development of 49 new homes.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Hawth at Crawley announces prestigious link up with world-famous orchestra

The Hawth Theatre, Crawley, has become one of only seven Principal Residencies for the world renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO).

Not too late the have the vaccine

At-risk groups advised - ‘Not too late to have flu vaccine’

People aged 65 and over and those in at-risk groups are being advised it’s not yet too late to have the flu vaccine.

Marie Juden, 71, from Tarring said abuse from car drivers when she is on the road has gotten worse. Pictured in Chatsworth Road.

COUNTY NEWS: Scooter user tells foul-mouthed drivers to ‘grow up’

A mobility scooter owner has told drivers and cyclists to ‘grow up’ after receiving abuse while out on the road.

Rihanoff & Maloney

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney team up in Worthing

Good friends Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney deliver a new musical spectacular on a tour which brings them to the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing on January 26.

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