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Green MEP supports ‘brave’ Sussex activist ahead of court

Green MEP Keith Taylor is supporting ‘brave’ anti-drilling activist Dr Peter Whittick, who is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

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From left, David Leighton, Josh Funnell, Mick Warren, MP Nick Gibb, Geoffrey Walker, constituency association chairman David Britton, Jill Long and Hilde Sicka

New committee plans to revitalise branch

The Littlehampton branch of the Bognor Regis and Littlehampton Conservative Association has a new committee with big plans for the future.

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Worthing Road Allotments has vacant plants available

Allotments available at town council sites

Tucking into something you have grown yourself is a taste that is hard to beat – and if you have an allotment you can grow your own to your heart’s content.

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You can bring a reusable coffee cup instead of getting a disposable one

People encouraged to produce zero waste for #PlasticFreeFriday

Can you spend a whole day without throwing away plastic?

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COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

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A coal tit is an unusual sight at Mewsbrook Park. Picture: Malcolm McCluskey G47058H8

Unusual sighting noted by Friends during bird survey

An unusual visitor was spotted in Mewsbrook Park during the annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey for the RSPB.

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VIDEO: Rescued turtle finds a new home

A 13-year-old Poling girl is to fly to a paradise island to report on injured sea turtle that shares her name.

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VIDEO: Amazing bird feeding technique spotted on River Adur

Clever little egrets at Adur Estuary Nature Reserve have learned a new trick - and attracted the attention of the BBC.

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Winner Laura Monica Carusato with fellow students, judges and lecturers from the University of East London. Picture: GreenSeas Trust

New bin makes waste disposal fun

An iconic litter bin inspired by passenger liners of the past has been created with the hope of reducing seaside waste.

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COUNTY NEWS: Oil and gas firms go into partnership ahead of testing in Sussex

Oil and gas exploration company Cuadrilla has partnered with Angus Energy ahead of testing an oil well in Sussex.

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Littlehampton Fort £40k crowdfunding bid launched

Volunteers working to repair Littlehampton Fort have launched a £40,000 crowdfunding bid.

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Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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Pollution levels for Worthing and Adur districts revealed

Air pollution across the Worthing and Adur districts is low according to a new interactive report.

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COUNTY NEWS: Fears for children ahead of oil well testing in Sussex

Residents said the decision from councillors for fracking firm Cuadrilla to return to Sussex to test an oil well came as ‘no shock’.

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MP Tim Farron

COUNTY NEWS: MP Tim Farron responds to news of fracking firm’s return to Sussex

The previous leader of the Liberal Democrats has responsed to the news that fracking firm Cuadrilla will return to Sussex to test for oil.

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Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Green MEP slams councillors for backing fracking firm’s return

Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor has slammed councillors for backing a fracking firm’s return to Sussex to test an oil well.

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COUNTY NEWS: Group reacts to news of fracking firm’s return to Sussex

South East campaign group Friends of the Earth has reacted to the news of a fracking firm’s return to Sussex to test oil flow.

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COUNTY NEWS: Application to test Sussex oil well is approved

An application to test an oil well in Sussex has been approved, despite thousands of objections.

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Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Green MEP calls on council to reject plans to test Sussex oil well

Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor is calling on West Sussex councillors to heed the overwhelming calls from their constituents and reject plans to test an oil well.

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