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Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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Mythago Morris wassailing at Steyning Community Orchard last year

Wonderful wassail returns

Chanting, rattling and banging will help to ‘wake up the trees’ at Steyning Community Orchard.

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Pollution levels for Worthing and Adur districts revealed

Air pollution across the Worthing and Adur districts is low according to a new interactive report.

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COUNTY NEWS: Fears for children ahead of oil well testing in Sussex

Residents said the decision from councillors for fracking firm Cuadrilla to return to Sussex to test an oil well came as ‘no shock’.

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MP Tim Farron

COUNTY NEWS: MP Tim Farron responds to news of fracking firm’s return to Sussex

The previous leader of the Liberal Democrats has responsed to the news that fracking firm Cuadrilla will return to Sussex to test for oil.

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Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Green MEP slams councillors for backing fracking firm’s return

Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor has slammed councillors for backing a fracking firm’s return to Sussex to test an oil well.

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COUNTY NEWS: Group reacts to news of fracking firm’s return to Sussex

South East campaign group Friends of the Earth has reacted to the news of a fracking firm’s return to Sussex to test oil flow.

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COUNTY NEWS: Application to test Sussex oil well is approved

An application to test an oil well in Sussex has been approved, despite thousands of objections.

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Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Green MEP calls on council to reject plans to test Sussex oil well

Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor is calling on West Sussex councillors to heed the overwhelming calls from their constituents and reject plans to test an oil well.

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Dr Friederike G�nzel, senior lecturer in the University of Brighton's school of environment and technology, with the first-year civil engineering students

Close-up look at new tidal walls

First-year civil engineering students have been given a close-up look at the £31million defences being built in Shoreham.

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The exploration well in Balcombe. Picture: Steve Robards

COUNTY NEWS: Application to test Sussex oil well to be decided tomorrow

An application to test an oil well in Sussex is to be decided tomorrow.

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Work begins on Southwick Beach in March 2014, following the collapse of the promenade. Picture: Liz Pearce S09304H14

Topical talk looks at impact of storms

Winter storms that hit the south coast four years ago will be reviewed in the next Southwick Society Heritage Talk.

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Met Office releases New Year weather warning for Sussex

The New Year brings with it stormy weather as Sussex is warned to brace itself for strong winds and high tides.

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The information kiosk enhances the character of a peaceful, rural area

Volunteers needed to care for information kiosk

The Wiggonholt Association is looking for volunteers willing to help clean the telephone kiosk information booth in North Stoke.

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Goring and Ilex Conservation Group with the new noticeboard in Amberley Drive

Volunteers plant trees in Goring

A group of 15 community volunteers have planted 40 young trees in The Plantation, Goring.

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Watch what you put down the sink this Christmas

Experts issue warning over Christmas fatbergs and how to avoid them

It’s the time to eat, drink and be merry – but experts are warning people to dispose of Christmas leftovers carefully or face creating costly festive fatbergs.

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A report has been released by Water UK

COUNTY NEWS: Wet wipes most common reason for sewage blockages

A report by Water UK has revealed wet wipes are the most common reason for sewage blockages.

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Ex-NASA engineer reveals quickest way to defrost windscreens

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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WWT centre enable visitors to get close to fascinating animals, learn about amazing habitats and enjoy unique winter wildlife spectacles

Wetland Centre deal for Lottery players

National Lottery players are being offered two-for-one entry to Arundel Wetland Centre.

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Student Union officers at Worthing College with Worthing West MP Sir Peter Bottomley and East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton

‘It’s not all shouting at each other’ MPs tell students

Working behind the scenes to help residents is the real role of an MP, not just ‘shouting at each other on television’, college students have been told.

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