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Crowdfunding model for community grants a ‘step into darkness’

A new crowdfunding model for community grants in West Sussex has been described as a ‘step into the darkness’ by councillors.

Members of Adur Residents Environmental Action

More funds needed to fight air quality ‘health crisis’

A committee has called for more funding from the county council’s public health team to help tackle the ‘public health crisis’ caused by air pollution.

Kia Trainor Director of the Sussex office of the Campaign to Protect Rural England

Concerns for rural Sussex development

A public talk about how to protect our countryside from development takes place on Tuesday (February 27).


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.
Dave and Trish Guildford from Littlehampton while in Ferragudo in Portugal, where they stayed for the winter

Retired couple find their place in the sun for TV show

A retired couple who swapped the rainy winter of Littlehampton for the sun-drenched Algarve are calling for others to follow in their footsteps.


Lancing man arrested after reports of a ‘stabbing’ in Bognor

A 26-year-old man from Lancing was arrested this morning on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a controlled class A drug after he was detained by members of the public, police have confirmed.


Video: Jodie Kidd voices support for hospice fundraiser

Limited places are available on Chestnut Tree House Hospice's fundraising Inca Trail.

Female members of the county council wearing suffragette rosettes. Picture: WSCC

Tributes paid to suffragettes but more needs to be done, county council told

As we mark 100 years since suffragettes won the first votes for women, one county councillor says more is yet needed to make female voices heard.

West Worthing level crossing

‘No full road closures’ as work starts at West Worthing level crossing

Temporary traffic lights will be in operation for a few hours a night as Network Rail carries out work at West Worthing level crossing, a spokesman confirmed.

Staff and volunteers at Dogs Trust Shoreham say the new training barn is a valuable addition to the centre

Tails wagging as Dogs Trust Shoreham unveils training barn

A new dog training centre has been unveiled at Dogs Trust Shoreham, to help owners to build stronger relationships with their pets.

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The A27 at Arundel has long been a controversial topic. Picture: Derek Martin

No need for ‘conspiracy theory mode’ yet, Arundel bypass group says

A prominent pro-bypass group has said there is no need to ‘relapse into conspiracy theory mode’ despite a lack of news on the Arundel A27 from Highways England.

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.


VIDEO: Self-taught Lancing scooter rider shows off his skills

A 17-year-old self-taught scooter rider from Lancing has said skateparks, like the one in Beach Green, 'mean a lot' to young people like him.

William Hallett and Barry Hearnshaw

Community rallies to support family of Barns Green crash victims

A surge of public support has been given to the family of the victims of a fatal crash in Barns Green.

West Sussex Dark Star brewery joins forces with Fuller’s

West Sussex Dark Star brewery joins forces with Fuller’s

Partridge Green based brewery Dark Star has today (February 20) joined forces with independent traditional family brewer Fuller’s.

Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Very cold air from Siberia is set to hit Sussex later this week as daytime temperatures drop from today’s 10degC down to freezing.

William Hallett was a talented footballer that played for Horsham Sparrows

Football community pays heartfelt tributes to ‘talented and enthusiastic’ Will

The local football community has come together to pay heartfelt tributes after the tragic death of ‘talented and enthusiastic’ Horsham Sparrows player Will Hallett.

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.

Electric charging points

West Sussex’s drivers are taking up electric cars, figures show

Electric car technology is advancing rapidly, and the latest figures suggest that West Sussex is getting on board the green revolution.

William Hallett and Barry Hearnshaw

COUNTY NEWS: Family pays tribute to ‘loving son’ and ‘devoted grandfather’ after Barns Green crash

The family of a ‘loving son’ and a ‘devoted grandfather’ who died following a tragic incident at Barns Green level crossing in Horsham have paid tribute to them.

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