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The new Stanhoe Hotel, which stood well back from Marine Parade, and was listed in directories under Augusta Place

A child at the new Stanhoe

Following my article about the Stanhoe Hotel in last week’s Looking Back, I received an email from Clive Purser, a retired marine engineer who has lived in Worthing for over 60 years, which contained fascinating information that was entirely new to me – for he apprised me of the existence of a second Stanhoe Hotel, of which I had never heard.

Remembering Worthing’s fallen

The Worthing men who died in February 1915 while serving their country in the First World War.

The Chichester observation post on the tower at Graylingwell Hospital photographed in the mid 1950s, but illustrating what the wartime post would have been like. PICTURE: Courtesy of Tangmere Aviation Museum

Forewarned is forearmed

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Observer Corps, formed in 1925, to monitor and report all movements of aircraft locally.

Stephen Frank Humphrey is pictured third from left on the back row

First World War veteran from Steyning

Stephen Frank Humphrey, known as Frank, was born early in 1879 in Steyning District.

Collection of Royal Worcester porcelain

Oriental items up for auction at Bellmans

Next week, Bellmans Auctioneers are to auction a large and varied assortment of Oriental items as part of this month’s three day auction of Antiques & Interiors, which runs from March 18-20.

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