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Gardens and allotments competition is ever growing

Littlehampton Town Council has launched its annual garden and allotments competition, in partnership with Ferring Nurseries.

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Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

Eco homes are being sought to take part in a local energy campaign.

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Waitrose in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Waitrose to scrap takeaway coffee cups

Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from its stores.

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Families flock to view all the fun that Gaston Farm has to offer

Families have flocked to Slindon to enjoy all the fun of the farm – and some very cute new arrivals.

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Metal from left over wartime sea defences is being washed up on the beaches

Danger on the beaches from rusty wartime sea defences

Rusty metal from wartime sea defences is causing concern on Arun beaches.

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Lambing open days hit by rain

Drivers are being asked to stay away from Coombes Farm until the weather improves.

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PICTURES: Lambing at Coombes Farm

Lambing is in full swing at Coombes Farm, north of Lancing, and 800 ewes are expected to give birth during the season.
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Barbara Blake with her vase of narcissi, which won the Jack Hesling Trophy in a class for novice exhibitors

PICTURES: Rustington spring show

The Beast from the East has played havoc with spring flowers and early vegetables.

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GALLERY: Yapton spring show

Yapton Cottage Gardeners’ Society was pleased to claw something back from a difficult growing season ahead of its spring show.

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GALLERY: Great British Spring Clean in Wick

Volunteers have worked together to spruce up Wick for the summer season, clearing litter, sweeping pavements and washing shop windows.
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Nick Herbert MP wants a ban on the sale of ivory

UK must act on illegal wildlife trade, MP says

Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has renewed his call for measures to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.

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Trevor Waller, director of CC Solar, and his team receiving a commended award for the Regional Solar PV Installer of the Year at the Energy Efficiency South East Awards 2018

Energy efficiency award for solar installation company

A solar panel company based in Littlehampton has received an award commending it on its workmanship in helping to increase the use of renewable energy sources.

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Boogie dogs trust dog of the week

Dog of the week - Boogie

‘Cheeky’ beagle Boogie loves to explore new places, say staff at Dogs Trust Shoreham.

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CAMPAIGN: Council calls on public who are the 'eyes and ears' to report potholes

This picture shows a pothole being repaired in West Sussex – one of 250 on our roads which are fixed every day, and one of 35,000 repaired every year.
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Robert Gosling with wife Emma and daughter Heather

COUNTY NEWS: Supermarket shelves ‘empty’ says father trying to buy water

A Sussex father said when he went to buy bottled water at supermarkets near him the shelves were ‘empty’.

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An artist's impression of the proposed new reservoir at Havant Thicket

New reservoir plans unveiled by water company

Proposals to build a major reservoir for the whole of the south east region have today been unveiled by Portsmouth Water.

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Shane Green and wife Tracy

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Disgrace’ as Sussex family left without water for two days

A Sussex family said they have been left without water for two days which is a ‘disgrace’.

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Chris Tomlinson and Richard Crowhurst from Rampion Offshore Wind Farm made the presentation to Brighton lifeboat operations manager Roger Cohen, Littlehampton lifeboat operations manager Nick White, Shoreham coxswain Steve Smith and Shoreham operations manager Peter Huxtable at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat stations given £100,000 from wind farm fund

Rampion has made a £100,000 donation to the RNLI for lifeboat stations along the south coast.

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Arun urges residents to get in touch with litter concerns

Arun District Council is encouraging residents to get in touch if they have concerns regarding litter.

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