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Worthing students in national final of new competition

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

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Rampion Wind Farm

Wind farm visitor centre location criticised

News that a visitor centre for the new Rampion wind farm would be sited in Brighton was met with criticism from Herald readers.

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Icy blast set to hit England

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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Final Turbine Installation at Rampion SUS-170922-094935001

Wind farm builders to launch £4m community fund and create visitor centre

Rampion, which was responsible for building the wind farm off the Worthing, Lancing and Shoreham coast, is to launch a £4 million fund to benefit communities across Sussex.

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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.

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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.

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West Sompting Adur Local Plan

West Sompting development would fund ‘exciting benefits’, groups say

A community farm, a nature trail and an orchard are some of the ‘exciting benefits’ the proposed development at West Sompting would fund.

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Members of Adur Residents Environmental Action in Shoreham high street

Council report sets out actions to combat pollution in Adur

The council is working to secure more ‘meaningful’ strategies from developers to mitigate pollution from new developments in Adur.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Portuguese Man-of_war on Shoreham Beach. Photo contributed by @Shorehamport

PICTURES: Portuguese man-of-war spotted on Worthing beach

A dog walker has alerted the council after spotting a dead Portuguese man-of-war in Worthing, as other sightings of the jellyfish are noted in Shoreham and Chichester.

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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.

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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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Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

A new campaign to increase the recycling of dangerous, yet potentially precious batteries has been launched across the UK.

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Which stunning image do you think should win?

Which stunning image do you think should win?

Sussex Wildlife Trust has chosen 12 stunning images to feature in next year’s calendar and is now asking the general public to vote for the overall winner.

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Medmerry nature reserve is named in the trail plans

New 43-mile nature path would link East Head to Shoreham

A nature trail could be built along the 43-mile stretch from East Head to Shoreham by Sea, provding better access to coastal areas.

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Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Following news that the South Downs is regarded as ‘high risk’ when it comes to Lyme disease we look at what it is and the symptoms.

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Huge swathes of countryside marked high risk for Lyme disease due to tick infestations

Huge swathes of countryside marked high risk for Lyme disease due to tick infestations

Huge swathes of stunning English countryside are being invaded - by killer ticks.

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VIDEO: Colourful mural showcases Worthing's marine life

A new 25 metre mural, depicting Worthing's varied marine life, celebrates the fishing heritage of the town.

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