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VIDEO: 'Major milestone' as final wind turbine installed off Sussex coast

The last wind turbine has been installed at Rampion Offshore Windfarm in Sussex, six months after the first of the 116 turbines was put in place.
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Review: Go Ape, Tilgate Park

Go Ape at Tilgate is a hugely popular attraction in Sussex. It's one of 31 Go Ape Adventures in the UK and this August Bank Holiday, Mark Dunford and his family joined many others in living life more adventurously and swung through the trees. Here is what he thought of the experience.
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Check where to dispose of batteries safely

Householders in West Sussex reminded - dispose of old batteries carefully

More than 180 tonnes of batteries were thrown into rubbish bins by householders over 12 months in West Sussex.

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Flooding in West Sussex

Funds for flood prevention projects

Projects to protect communities against flooding have been awarded funding in Itchingfield, Haywards Heath, Petworth and the Manhood Peninsular.

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Tesco to ditch 5p bags in favour of new ‘Bag for Life’

Tesco will be scrapping the 5p single use carrier bags later this month, replacing them with a new ‘Bag for Life’ made from 94 per cent recycled plastic.

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Video: how we all can save £3 million

West Sussex residents are being asked to help save £3m.

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Davison pupils helps Clare Sutton deliver the milk bottle tops to Steve Deane

Schools support bottle top scheme

Plastic milk bottle tops have been put to good use, with the help of schools.

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Swarms expected in July

Honeybees usually swarm in July but Arundel Wetland Centre had two clusters appear early from its bug hotel in the meadow maze.

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Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

The Met Office has said the south will see the final peak in temperatures today as a band of heavy, thundery showers is expected tomorrow (Thursday) morning.

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Walkers gathered in the ancient woodland to see what could be harmed by an A27 bypass. Pictures: Boyd Norton

Last chance to see? A walk in the woods to protest possible bypass

Arundel residents have been shown on a guided walk where proposals for an offline Arundel bypass could harm rare wildlife.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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The South Downs Way at Houghton. Photo by Derek Martin

The South Downs Way is revealed as one of the UK’s favourite walks

The South Downs Way has been named as one of the UK’s best-loved walks, according to a new survey.

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Littlehampton Rain Garden has been shortlisted for an award by the Council for the Protection of Rural England. Picture: Scott Ramsey

Volunteers join forces for Littlehampton Rain Garden

Volunteers from Wick Village Traders Association and Wick Information Centre joined others from across Littlehampton to replant the Littlehampton Rain Garden.

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More than 20 protesters gathered outside County Hall to present the signatures to the county council

Council must take £100m out of fossil fuels, group says

More than 500 people have joined a Worthing environmental group’s call for West Sussex County Council to take its money out of fossil fuels.

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Cooler spells are expected next week

WEATHER FORECAST: Cooler spells expected next week

Cooler spells are expected in Sussex next week but don’t worry the sunshine is not going anywhere just yet.

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Kia Trainor, director of CPRE Sussex, and her son Oliver

Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

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The Arundel Wetland Centre grounds team rescues toads found scaling the perimeter fence. Picture: Paul Stevens

Toads scale fences to get to reedbeds

Spring is in the air at Arundel Wetland Centre and the ponds and ditches have become toad-aly romantic hotspots.

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Julie, 62, and Tony Upson, 63, on their woodland land in Tortington

A27 bypass to ‘sever’ ancient woodlands from Arundel?

Worried residents have raised concerns an A27 bypass at Arundel will ‘sever’ an area of ancient woodland from the town.

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A swarm of bees

What to do if you encounter a swarm of bees

Spring is coming, and with it comes an increase in the swams of bees taking up residence on trees and in roof spaces.

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