Shoreham plant sale best yet

Shoreham Horticultural and Allotment Society’s annual plant sale was its best yet.

Oliver Faragher is Deputy Member of the Youth Parliament for East Arun, Adur and Worthing

Oliver set to take a seat in Youth Parliament

Shoreham College student Oliver Faragher is looking forward to his first meeting as a Deputy Member of the Youth Parliament.

The outfall pipes in Lancing Beach will be removed. Photo: Rampion

Warning as work to remove outfall pipes in Lancing begins

Works to remove a disused outfall pipe from Lancing Beach will begin today, in a move which will help improve the beach environment, a Rampion spokesman said.

Blubells in Thakeham

Bluebells springing into season in Sussex

Sussex is home to some of the most beautiful woodland areas that the country has to offer, and with spring well underway it means one thing – bluebell season is here.


Extra teams will help mend potholes in West Sussex

Even more repair teams are being dedicated to tackling potholes in West Sussex, with an additional two ‘seek and fill’ gangs starting work soon.

Littlehampton Town Council launches its annual garden and allotments competition, in partnership with Ferring Nurseries

Gardens and allotments competition is ever growing

Littlehampton Town Council has launched its annual garden and allotments competition, in partnership with Ferring Nurseries.

Worthing mayor Alex Harman cuts the ribbon to launch Eco Open Houses Worthing. Pictures: Kate Shemilt ks180172-1

Eco homes open their doors

Transition Town Worthing has launched its fourth Eco Open Houses Worthing, in collaboration with Green Open Homes.


Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

Eco homes are being sought to take part in a local energy campaign.

The badger cub, named Monty by Coastway Vets in Shoreham

UPDATE: Monty now with friends

The badger cub rescued in Steyning is now in the care of Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue in Surrey.

Monty the badger cub is just a few weeks old. Picture: Claire Bond, Photography by Bond

Care through the night saves rescued badger cub

This tiny badger cub has been rescued after getting lost in Steyning.

Waitrose in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Waitrose to scrap takeaway coffee cups

Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from its stores.

Vernon Hewitt, Roger Brown and Alec Harden, left, with some of the donors

Official opening for new play area and orchard

The new combined wild play area and orchard on Steyning Downland Scheme has been officially opened.

Molly Stooks with her best in show orchid. Photo by Derek Martin DM1840413a

PICTURES: Findon spring flower show

Green-fingered gardeners produced a colourful display at Findon Village Gardens Association’s spring flower show, with entries up on last year.


Families flock to view all the fun that Gaston Farm has to offer

Families have flocked to Slindon to enjoy all the fun of the farm – and some very cute new arrivals.

Metal from left over wartime sea defences is being washed up on the beaches

Danger on the beaches from rusty wartime sea defences

Rusty metal from wartime sea defences is causing concern on Arun beaches.


Lambing open days hit by rain

Drivers are being asked to stay away from Coombes Farm until the weather improves.


PICTURES: Lambing at Coombes Farm

Lambing is in full swing at Coombes Farm, north of Lancing, and 800 ewes are expected to give birth during the season.
Children at Goring Primary School have been helping plant trees to improve their Forest School site

Pupils plant trees they requested to improve Forest School site

Children at Goring Primary School have been helping plant trees to improve their Forest School site.

Barbara Blake with her vase of narcissi, which won the Jack Hesling Trophy in a class for novice exhibitors

PICTURES: Rustington spring show

The Beast from the East has played havoc with spring flowers and early vegetables.


COUNTY NEWS: Seabirds and fish killed by plastic wash up on beach

After discovering seabirds and fish killed by plastic on the beach, a dog walker has called for us to stop throwing rubbish in our seas.

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