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.

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.

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.

Pupils and staff from South Bersted CE Primary School with cabinet member Deborah Urquhart, far right

Eco warriors witness recycling first-hand

Prize-winning pupils from South Bersted CE Primary School have seen first-hand what happens to recycling in West Sussex.

Volunteers working at the pond behind Tesco Extra

Pond restored to its natural state

Volunteers have worked hard to return a community pond behind Tesco Extra in Durrington to its natural state.

Mayor Alex Harman holds the charter and Matt French holds the tree, right, watched by residents of Guardian Court. Picture: Derek Martin DM17113293a

Retirement estate celebrates tree charter

A retirement development in Worthing is helping the Woodland Trust to celebrate the launch of its new tree charter.

Working on the Littlehampton Rain Garden in Maltravers Road

Rain garden inspires further flooding schemes

Work to improve flooding in Littlehampton is being used as a blueprint for other schemes in the county.

Blaise Cloran designed a more efficient method of diagnosing hepatitis

Worthing students in national final of new competition

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


VIDEO: Apple Day at Steyning orchard

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


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.

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.

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