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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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WWT centre enable visitors to get close to fascinating animals, learn about amazing habitats and enjoy unique winter wildlife spectacles

Wetland Centre deal for Lottery players

National Lottery players are being offered two-for-one entry to Arundel Wetland Centre.

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Student Union officers at Worthing College with Worthing West MP Sir Peter Bottomley and East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton

‘It’s not all shouting at each other’ MPs tell students

Working behind the scenes to help residents is the real role of an MP, not just ‘shouting at each other on television’, college students have been told.

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VIDEO: 'Exciting' work to restore Brooklands lake to a 'family destination'

Councillors were given a close up look at the work being carried out at Brooklands lake on Monday.
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Volunteers working at the pond behind Tesco Extra

Pond restored to its natural state

Volunteers have worked hard to return a community pond behind Tesco Extra in Durrington to its natural state.

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Mayor Alex Harman holds the charter and Matt French holds the tree, right, watched by residents of Guardian Court. Picture: Derek Martin DM17113293a

Retirement estate celebrates tree charter

A retirement development in Worthing is helping the Woodland Trust to celebrate the launch of its new tree charter.

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Rampion wind farm

Rampion wind turbines begin to spin

The first of the wind turbines off the Sussex coast has started spinning and generating power.

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Working on the Littlehampton Rain Garden in Maltravers Road

Rain garden inspires further flooding schemes

Work to improve flooding in Littlehampton is being used as a blueprint for other schemes in the county.

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Blaise Cloran designed a more efficient method of diagnosing hepatitis

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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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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