School celebrates links with China

Chinese partners have welcomed the opening of the Confucius Classroom at Bohunt School Worthing.

Social worker Phil Clarkson has written his first children's book about building self esteem

PICTURES: New children’s book focuses on self esteem

Social worker Phil Clarkson has drawn on his own experiences to write his first children’s book.

Lancing College Chapel, a Grade I listed building

Talk reveals history of iconic landmark

Find out how a determined curate came to inspire one of the great masterpieces of the Victorian Gothic Revival in the first of this winter’s series of lunchtime talks at the Marlipins Museum in Shoreham.

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People attending a dementia training session as part of the St Barnabas House's Six Steps+ programme

Learn more about dementia

Dementia Friends champion Lucy Ashton is passionate about changing people’s perceptions of the condition.

Now at target, 9� stone lighter, Sam has launched her own slimming group

Sam starts slimming group after losing 9½ stone

Changing the way she ate enabled Sam Beaumont to lose a massive 9st 7lb in two years.

Chris Darlington had many friends in the Worthing area in the 1960s and 1970s

Former mushroom firm boss remembered

A leading light in a family mushroom business in years gone by has died at the age of 78.

Neil Graham, left, is one of five firefighters to be deployed to Bangladesh

Shoreham man joins team fighting diphtheria in Bangladesh

A specialist firefighter from Shoreham has gone to Bangladesh as part of the first deployment of the UK’s Emergency Medical Team.

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.

Peter James is author of 12 consecutive Sunday Times no.1s and his books have sold 19 million copies worldwide

Author hosts ‘evening with’ for charity

Bestselling crime and thriller writer Peter James will talk about his life and extensive career in aid of Care for Veterans.

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Arundel Walking Tours has gone from strength to strength, adapting for the benefit of guests and offering a variety of ways to discover the history of the town

History brought to life with turn-up-and-go tours

Postman Martin Alderton has turned his love for Arundel into a thriving business.

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Themes and emotions of The Snowman story ' emphasising happy times and creating memories rather than the sad ending ' made the character the ideal ambassador for a children's hospice

Birthday patrons for Chestnut Tree House revealed

The Snowman heads up a list of new patrons preparing to help Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice celebrate its 15th birthday in 2018.

Standing Up 4 Sitting Down is Anchor's national initiative aiming to improve people's access to shops by increasing the amount of seating available

Supermarket signs up to seating campaign

Sainsbury’s at Lyons Farm has agreed to join the Standing Up 4 Sitting Down to help older shoppers.

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Blind Mate show to launch in Shoreham

The month of love and romance will see singletons try to win a date and prize when the live stage show Blind Mate launches in Shoreham.

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Ali Golds has been recognised for channelling negative experiences into positive achievement

Businesswoman proud to be named among female groundbreakers of 2017

Entrepreneur Ali Golds has been named in a national review of the female groundbreakers of 2017.
The Rev Sara Jane Stevens and her husband Bob Stevens with Worthing town crier Bob Smytherman

Community Christmas Day dinner success

Volunteers served up a community Christmas Day dinner for 41 people who would otherwise have been alone.

Staff from Plum Pudding visited Northbrook MET and the illustration degree students dressed in purple in their honour

Student’s book illustrations impress top agency

Degree student Sophie Richards has been awarded a prize for best illustration by a top agency.

Everyone was appreciative of the efforts made by the students

Community party organised by students

The Student Union at Worthing College organised a fantastic Christmas party for senior citizens.

Jean Atkinson, left, and Patricia Naisbit enjoying laughter yoga at Chesham House

Yoga class teaches benefits of laughter

Laughter yoga proved popular with older people at the Royal Voluntary Service’s Chesham House Centre in Lancing.

The Scouts were given some hearty soup to help them cope with the harsh weather

Charity praises Scouts’ dedication

Scouts from Shoreham learned about homelessness before experiencing a night under the stars.

Sir Peter Bottomley MP and West Sussex Federation of Small Businesses chairman Ann Swain with SJM Electrical Services owners Steve and Jacki Mant and their three children

Bumper batch of sensory toys donated to hospice

Small businesses in Worthing, their customers and friends donated sensory toys for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice at Christmas.

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