PICTURES: Worthing Mosque open day

Members of the Muslim community in Worthing were delighted with the turnout for their open day, part of the nationwide Visit My Mosque Day initiative.
Shoreham and Southwick Rotary Club president Val Trevor administering drops to a baby in India

Rotary club president returns to India

Rotarian Val Trevor has made a return visit to India to continue her support for the End Polio Now campaign.

Nikki Dunsford and Andrew Wesby, back, with Kate Stoner, Bertie Atkinson, Nina Hayward and Keziah Israel

Spine-tingling tale launches Southwick Players’ new season

Southwick Players’ first production for the 2018 season is the Gothic ghost story The Turn of the Screw.


VIDEO: Tour of Highdown Gardens in winter, celebrating 50 years of council ownership

Highdown Gardens, an international treasure, has been cared for by the local authority for 50 years today.
Beer is off the menu for 40-year-old James Hughes for the whole year

No stopping James in his bid to give up alcohol

Stoptober turned into Dry January – and now there is no stopping James Hughes in his determination to give up alcohol for the whole year.

Lanterns made by Apron for last months Shoreham Light Parade

New Community Space is thriving

Six months on from opening, the Co-op Community Space in Shoreham is absolutely thriving.

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Chris and Gayle Sloggett with baby Jasper, now ten months

Dad makes marathon effort to thank special care baby unit

New dad Chris Sloggett is finishing his marathon ‘career’ on a high, on the course he had already dreamed of running.


VIDEO: Science fiction helps save medieval art

Duelling with LED sabres could save an ancient art from dying out.

Visitors to Worthing Mosque for a previous open day event

Mosque offers hand of friendship with open day

Worshippers at Worthing Mosque are inviting people of all faiths and none to join them for an open day.

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Organisers and speakers at Sow and Grow. Photo by Derek Martin DM1821352a

Seed swap proves inspirational for all ages

Inspirational talks, workshops for children and adults, and a wide variety of stalls helped make the annual Sow and Grow seed swap and spring fair a great success.


VIDEO: Valentine's Day fundraising success follows theft

Delicious cakes are on sale and sweet prizes are on offer in a Valentine's Day raffle at The Three Fishes in Worthing.
Rachael Howard was expecting �1,000 and could not believe it when a cheque for �30,000 was revealed

VIDEO: Three people in the same Littlehampton street win postcode lottery

Three neighbours from Littlehampton are celebrating after scooping £30,000 each with People’s Postcode Lottery.

The Bell Memorial Home in Lancing at the turn of the century

History of Lancing rings out, from The Bell to smuggling

“The Bell, The Bell!” was the likely cry as bulldozers smashed up the Bell Memorial Home in Lancing.

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Justin and Angela Moulding on their wedding day

Father-to-be fighting to recover from hypoxic brain injury

Four days after learning he and his wife were finally to have the babies they longed for, Justin Moulding suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.

Peggy Symonds is a big cat enthusiast and used to work in Harrods as a cat breeder

Cat enthusiast celebrates her 104th birthday

Former Harrods cat breeder Peggy Symonds has celebrated her 104th birthday.

Debbie and Mark Scott with Worthing deputy mayor Paul Baker and town crier Bob Smytherman

Bumper Christmas lights donation tinged with sadness

Debbie and Mark Scott have presented a cheque for £1,897 to Guild Care following a bumper collection at their annual Christmas lights display.

Volunteers planted the willow dome in the wild nature area on the Steyning Downland Scheme last Saturday

New play area gives children freedom to explore nature

The Steyning Downland Scheme has nearly finished its work creating a play area with a difference.

Sarah Jones was on Mount Everest for her 50th birthday

Birthday challenge fulfils a childhood dream

Having been fascinated with the world’s highest mountain since she was a child, Sarah Jones set herself the challenge of climbing Mount Everest to celebrate her 50th birthday.

Stewart Palzeaird, site excellence manager at Bidfood in Worthing, takes the freezer suits to The Salvation Army

Freezer suits given to homeless

Thermal freezer suits have been donated to the Salvation Army to help keep the homeless warm this winter.

The opening of the new purpose-built centre for Citizens Advice Shoreham in 2016. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks1600034-1

Advice service alters focus due to demand

Citizens Advice Shoreham is changing its service in response to increased demand for telephone and digital advice.

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