Record number of visitors at garden open weekend

Records were broken at Channel View garden in Goring as more than 400 people visited over one weekend.

Head teacher Thomas Moore and senior associate solicitor Gareth Collins with pupils at Bury Primary School

Tree gift fits perfectly with school’s environmental award

An oak has been planted at Bury Primary School as a permanent reminder of the important role trees play in the environment.


Crowdfunding campaign launched for second Arundel Bypass challenge

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to raise money for a second legal challenge to the Arundel Bypass plans.

The wonderful display of roses

PICTURES: East Preston and Kingston rose show

Congratulations go to those who took part in this year’s rose show, organised by East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society.

Eyed hawkmoths are a large moth with eye markings on its hindwings that it uses to startle predators.

Arundel Wetland Centre celebrates bug month with moth workshops

Pale hassock, flame-shouldered and light brocade sound like a fashion show but these creatures may eat the clothes instead of wear them.

These are moths found at Arundel Wetland Centre by reserve manager Paul Stevens on his wildlife surveys.

A snapping turtle. Pic: Sarah Standing

Warning after snapping turtle spotted at a Sussex yacht club

A harbour conservancy group has taken to social media to ask locals to be vigilant after a snapping turtle was sighted 'walking about' at the marina yacht club in Birdham, near Chichester.


VIDEO: ‘Invaluable’ sea turtle mission explained

Student Morgan Yates is spending half-term in the Maldives, working on a project for Brighton Sea Life Centre.


VIDEO: Residents protest trees facing the chop at Audi showroom

Campaigners against two ‘beautiful’ trees being felled are getting to the root of the issue by protesting.
Members of Ferring Conservation Group cleaning the beach. Thomas Kearns is left in front row

Beach clean encourages interest in litter issues

Dedicated members of Ferring Conservation Group met at Ferring Beach for the second beach clean of the year, to tackle litter issues in the area.

Councillor Paul Dendle has long-supported an A27 bypass at Arundel. Picture: Derek Martin

‘Abolish the South Downs National Park Authority’, Arundel councillor says

A district councillor has called for the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) to be abolished.

Chairman councillor Alan Gammon shakes hands with councillor Jacky Pendleton.

Arun chairman reveals his priorities for the year ahead

Sussex Day and shopmobility are among the key focuses for new Arun chairman.
Four trees on the Littlehampton Hospital site land in the town centre were chopped down - but Jan Lewis saved the final oak tree, pictured far left. Picture: Jan Lewis

Oak tree saved from the chop by ‘eco-warrior of Arun’

A tree has been saved from getting the chop after the self-titled ‘eco-warrior of Arun’ stepped in to save it.


GALLERY: Projects large and small highlight the growing action to help environment

Environmental issues are more important than ever, as demonstrated by the government announcing a deposit return scheme for plastic bottles, banning microbead products and aiming to ban plastic straws.

Billy Blanchard-Cooper, centre, with the Friends of Mewsbrook Park group

Mewsbrook Park group springs into life as new leadership found

A park group which was close to collapse is now flourishing after new leaders were found.

Blubells in Thakeham

Bluebells springing into season in Sussex

Sussex is home to some of the most beautiful woodland areas that the country has to offer, and with spring well underway it means one thing – bluebell season is here.


Extra teams will help mend potholes in West Sussex

Even more repair teams are being dedicated to tackling potholes in West Sussex, with an additional two ‘seek and fill’ gangs starting work soon.

Littlehampton Town Council launches its annual garden and allotments competition, in partnership with Ferring Nurseries

Gardens and allotments competition is ever growing

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


Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

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

Waitrose in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Waitrose to scrap takeaway coffee cups

Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from its stores.


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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