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Accessible transport challenge was ‘huge’

Adventurous Chris Button has travelled the length of the country by public transport to raise awareness of accessibility issues.

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Review: Go Ape, Tilgate Park

Go Ape at Tilgate is a hugely popular attraction in Sussex. It's one of 31 Go Ape Adventures in the UK and this August Bank Holiday, Mark Dunford and his family joined many others in living life more adventurously and swung through the trees. Here is what he thought of the experience.
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Jessica Jermain by the houseboats on the River Adur in Shoreham

Shoreham houseboats were ‘refused’ connection to sewer, owner says

Houseboat owners in Shoreham would be glad to connect to the sewage system – but Southern Water ‘refuse’ to make this possible, a houseboat owner has said.

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Check where to dispose of batteries safely

Householders in West Sussex reminded - dispose of old batteries carefully

More than 180 tonnes of batteries were thrown into rubbish bins by householders over 12 months in West Sussex.

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Flooding in West Sussex

Funds for flood prevention projects

Projects to protect communities against flooding have been awarded funding in Itchingfield, Haywards Heath, Petworth and the Manhood Peninsular.

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Tesco to ditch 5p bags in favour of new ‘Bag for Life’

Tesco will be scrapping the 5p single use carrier bags later this month, replacing them with a new ‘Bag for Life’ made from 94 per cent recycled plastic.

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GALLERY: Big Day Out

An unprecedented number of students and staff from Seaford College surged out into the community to help a variety of environmental and social causes.

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Video: how we all can save £3 million

West Sussex residents are being asked to help save £3m.

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Paul Robards, left and Brian Day in Cortis Avenue Wildlife Garden. Picture: Derek Martin DM17735023a

PICTURES: Cortis Avenue Wildlife Garden open day

Eight different species were recorded at the Big Butterfly Open Day in Worthing on Saturday.

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Davison pupils helps Clare Sutton deliver the milk bottle tops to Steve Deane

Schools support bottle top scheme

Plastic milk bottle tops have been put to good use, with the help of schools.

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Brick paths radiating from a wildlife pond

Glorious Goring garden has record year

Channel View in Goring broke its own nine-year record at this year’s annual summer opening.

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Swarms expected in July

Honeybees usually swarm in July but Arundel Wetland Centre had two clusters appear early from its bug hotel in the meadow maze.

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Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

The Met Office has said the south will see the final peak in temperatures today as a band of heavy, thundery showers is expected tomorrow (Thursday) morning.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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The South Downs Way at Houghton. Photo by Derek Martin

The South Downs Way is revealed as one of the UK’s favourite walks

The South Downs Way has been named as one of the UK’s best-loved walks, according to a new survey.

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Worthing Climate Action Network continues its call to West Sussex County Council to divest funds from fossil fuel firms

Cakes handed out as part of climate campaign

Worthing Climate Action Network offered free cakes to shoppers as it continues its campaign to reduce the impact of climate change.

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More than 20 protesters gathered outside County Hall to present the signatures to the county council

Council must take £100m out of fossil fuels, group says

More than 500 people have joined a Worthing environmental group’s call for West Sussex County Council to take its money out of fossil fuels.

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Pollinator project has positive effect

Fruit trees have been planted at Thomas A’Becket Junior School as part of a wider Worthing pollinator project.

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Cooler spells are expected next week

WEATHER FORECAST: Cooler spells expected next week

Cooler spells are expected in Sussex next week but don’t worry the sunshine is not going anywhere just yet.

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