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Most common birds spotted in West Sussex revealed

Nearly 10% more West Sussex people joined in the the 38th RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch than last year.

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Pick up a copy of this week’s Shoreham Herald for all the latest news, sport and entertainment from across the area.

A team of Albion legends turned out in aid of Chestnut Tree House children's hospice

Albion legends raise thousands for children’s hospice

A team of former Brighton and Hove Albion stars put on their boots again in aid of Chestnut Tree House – the children’s hospice for Sussex.

Southwick Community Centre

Southwick one of top five ‘most normal’ places in England

The town of Southwick has been included in a list of the top five ‘most normal’ places in England, compiled by data scientists.

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Angling warning

Sussex anglers warned about bringing back ‘unwanted invaders’

Globe-trotting Sussex anglers are being asked to minimise the risk of bringing unwanted invaders to Britain that could potentially damage fishing in rivers and lakes.

The Chinese airline is recruiting flight attendants globally

Chinese airline recruits globally at Gatwick

A Chinese airline is taking on flight attendants globally at Gatwick Airport as part of its international recruitment plan.

Sam Coleman, pictured third from left, with other Labour Party candidates for the May county council elections, Andy Batsford and Richard Sage, alongside party members Margaret Tippin and David Gee. Photo courtesy of Bexhill and Battle Labour Party

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Game of Thrones actor to stand for election

An actor from the hit TV series, Game of Thrones, is standing as a candidate in upcoming county council elections in Sussex.

Red Ted being read a bedtime story

Rescue dog sent to sleep every night with a bedtime story

Staff in Shoreham have found an unusual way to send a homeless hound to sleep each night – reading the dog a bedtime story.

University of Sussex

COUNTY NEWS: Westminster attacker studied at Sussex university

The Westminster attacker was a former student at the University of Sussex, the university has revealed.

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Residents have teamed up to gather their own data on nitrogen dioxide levels

Concerned residents team up to monitor air pollution levels

Residents in Lancing and Shoreham, who fear that air pollution levels are dangerously high, have teamed up to measure the extent of the problem.

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Chichester's County Hall SUS-160818-125926001

Council accused of ‘slumber on the job’ of duplicate payments

The county council has been accused of ‘slumber on the job’ when dealing with potential duplicate payments by UKIP councillors.

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'Wardy' died ten years ago after a sofa he was sleeping on caught fire

Football game for ‘Wardy’ a decade after fire tragedy

Family and friends of a talented young footballer from Goring who died in a fire are coming together ten years on.

The pathway leading to Shoreham Beach has been described as 'overgrown and unkempt'. Image from Google Earth

Rampion to fund ‘much-needed facelift’ to Shoreham Beach gateway

The walkway leading to the local nature reserve on Shoreham Beach is to receive a ‘much-needed facelift’ after Rampion Offshore Wind agreed to fund a landscaping scheme, a council spokesman said.

Michelle Riddy, 36,  feels the B&Q in Downland Business Park ignores disabled people even exist. Picture: Derek Martin

‘Disabled not welcome’, says B&Q customer in parking dispute

B&Q has apologised to a furious customer who feels ‘disabled people are not welcome’ at the Worthing store due to parking issues.

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COUNTY NEWS: Parrot accidentally poisoned pet dogs by feeding them grapes

A parrot called Peaches accidentally poisoned three pet dogs by mimicing the owner’s voice, calling the pooches over to her cage one by one and then feeding them grapes.

Yarn Bomb weekend on Hastings Pier. Photo by Sid Saunders. SUS-170327-075649001

COUNTY NEWS: Wonderful woollies take over Sussex pier

There are some amazing sights currently waiting to greet visitors to a Sussex pier.

The Weald School on fire yesterday evening

COUNTY NEWS: Firefighters return to scene of school fire

Firefighters have returned to a West Sussex school this morning as investigations into last night’s blaze continue.

Dudley the American bulldog who was found emaciated but is now back to his normal weight

Increase in West Sussex animal cruelty revealed in RSPCA annual report

A kitten died after ‘blunt force’ injuries to its head and abdomen, an American bulldog was ‘rescued’ after it lost half its weight, and 50 cats and kittens were discovered in squalid and completely unsuitable conditions at a house.


VIDEO: Cause of West Sussex school fire ‘under investigation’

The cause of the fire at a secondary school this evening is currently under investigation by the fire service.

The Weald School on fire yesterday evening

UPDATE: West Sussex school fire began in ceramics room

The fire at a West Sussex secondary school this evening began in the ceramics room.

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