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Man completes solo Channel swim for air ambulance service

A keen sportsman has completed a solo swim across the Channel for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust.

News
Chance to take part in a new quiz show

Enter the BBC’s new game show without leaving your house

The BBC is seeking new contestants to enter their new game show, The Button, which will see households compete for cash prizes without leaving the comfort of home.

Offbeat
Lancing's Crown Post Office in North Road, Lancing

New occupier will be sought for Lancing’s Post Office building

The Royal Mail has confirmed it will look for another occupier for its North Road building once the Post Office leaves in October.

News
Jamshid Piruz has had his jail term slashed. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Police federation hit out on killer’s ‘lenient’ jail sentence

The Police Federation of England and Wales have hit out on a killer’s ‘lenient’ jail sentence after he attacked police officers with a hammer in Sussex.

Crime
Edinburgh

Funniest jokes of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe revealed

A joke about the new pound coin has been named the funniest of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Offbeat
The new bake-off line-up

The Great British Bake Off 2017: meet the contestants

The wait for The Great British Bake Off is nearly over and now the contestants for this year’s show have been revealed and they include a scientist, an architect and a former Officer in the Royal Artillery.

Offbeat
Product warning

Cot mobile recalled over choking fears

A cot mobile has been recalled by its manufacturer due to fears that a part could present a choking hazard.

News
There has been fierce debate on how to improve the A27 at Arundel. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: A27 bypass route options finally unveiled

Potential routes for an A27 bypass have been revealed by Highways England this morning.

Transport
Ferring resident Pam Kasey has a 61-year-old cactus. Photo by Derek Martin

PICTURES: Grandmother’s cactus is as old as her nephew

Chris Bowles has more in common with this cactus than a few spines on his chin – it was a present to celebrate his birth.

News
Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

Offbeat
The CPS has new guidance on prosecuting hate crime offences

Online hate crime to be treated as seriously as offline offences

Online hate crime is set to be treated as seriously as offences committed face-to-face, according to new guidance.

Politics
Caroline Bennett. Pic by Rosey Purchase.

Arundel Festival: happy return to musical

Felpham-based Caroline Bennett is relishing the chance to return to Chess – The Musical, this time with the Arundel Players for the Arundel Festival.

Theatre and Comedy
The Jungle Book

New take on The Jungle Book

Spectacular street-dance and breathtaking circus combine to bring Kipling’s classic Jungle Book crashing into the 21st century.

Theatre and Comedy
Sussex Under-17 Girls celebrate a wicket (Photo: Dave Burt Photography)

Sussex u17 Girls reach national final

Sussex have qualified for the finals of the Royal London ECB Girls Under-17 County Cup next week.

Cricket
Bill

Arundel Festival: eight plays in a day!

You can see a different play a day over eight days; or you can see the whole lot in one day.

Theatre and Comedy
Hertfordshire police officers taking a wheelchair out on the streets to test drivers' parking. Pictures: Hertfordshire Constabulary

Could a pushchair be used to fight dangerous parking in Shoreham?

Could a creative way to keep pavements safe for prams and wheelchairs work in Shoreham?

Crime
Can you help police? Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Teenager who ‘tragically’ died in A264 collision is named

Police have named the teenager who died in a collision last Thursday as they appeal to the public for information.

News
Chess cast. Photo by Rosey Purchase

Chess is Arundel Festival production

The Arundel Players bring Chess – The Musical to town for their Arundel Festival production.

Theatre and Comedy
La Cage aux Folles

Adrian relishing his UK theatre debut in La Cage aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles isn’t just Adrian Zmed’s first time on the UK stage. It was pretty much his first time in the country.

Theatre and Comedy
Gallery Trail

The 2017 Arundel Gallery Trail is under way!

The 2017 Arundel Gallery Trail, the 29th since 1988, looks like being another vintage year, promises spokesman James Stewart

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