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PICTURES: New children’s book focuses on self esteem

Social worker Phil Clarkson has drawn on his own experiences to write his first children’s book.

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Lancing College Chapel, a Grade I listed building

Talk reveals history of iconic landmark

Find out how a determined curate came to inspire one of the great masterpieces of the Victorian Gothic Revival in the first of this winter’s series of lunchtime talks at the Marlipins Museum in Shoreham.

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Now at target, 9� stone lighter, Sam has launched her own slimming group

Sam starts slimming group after losing 9½ stone

Changing the way she ate enabled Sam Beaumont to lose a massive 9st 7lb in two years.

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Chris Darlington had many friends in the Worthing area in the 1960s and 1970s

Former mushroom firm boss remembered

A leading light in a family mushroom business in years gone by has died at the age of 78.

Business
Neil Graham, left, is one of five firefighters to be deployed to Bangladesh

Shoreham man joins team fighting diphtheria in Bangladesh

A specialist firefighter from Shoreham has gone to Bangladesh as part of the first deployment of the UK’s Emergency Medical Team.

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Work begins on Southwick Beach in March 2014, following the collapse of the promenade. Picture: Liz Pearce S09304H14

Topical talk looks at impact of storms

Winter storms that hit the south coast four years ago will be reviewed in the next Southwick Society Heritage Talk.

Environment
Peter James is author of 12 consecutive Sunday Times no.1s and his books have sold 19 million copies worldwide

Author hosts ‘evening with’ for charity

Bestselling crime and thriller writer Peter James will talk about his life and extensive career in aid of Care for Veterans.

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Arundel Walking Tours has gone from strength to strength, adapting for the benefit of guests and offering a variety of ways to discover the history of the town

History brought to life with turn-up-and-go tours

Postman Martin Alderton has turned his love for Arundel into a thriving business.

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Themes and emotions of The Snowman story ' emphasising happy times and creating memories rather than the sad ending ' made the character the ideal ambassador for a children's hospice

Birthday patrons for Chestnut Tree House revealed

The Snowman heads up a list of new patrons preparing to help Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice celebrate its 15th birthday in 2018.

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Standing Up 4 Sitting Down is Anchor's national initiative aiming to improve people's access to shops by increasing the amount of seating available

Supermarket signs up to seating campaign

Sainsbury’s at Lyons Farm has agreed to join the Standing Up 4 Sitting Down to help older shoppers.

Business
Blind Mate will be live in the function room at The Crown  and Anchor i n Shoreham oIJElqCBumhGZhbcetvP

Blind Mate show to launch in Shoreham

The month of love and romance will see singletons try to win a date and prize when the live stage show Blind Mate launches in Shoreham.

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Ali Golds has been recognised for channelling negative experiences into positive achievement

Businesswoman proud to be named among female groundbreakers of 2017

Entrepreneur Ali Golds has been named in a national review of the female groundbreakers of 2017.
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Everyone was appreciative of the efforts made by the students

Community party organised by students

The Student Union at Worthing College organised a fantastic Christmas party for senior citizens.

Education
Jean Atkinson, left, and Patricia Naisbit enjoying laughter yoga at Chesham House

Yoga class teaches benefits of laughter

Laughter yoga proved popular with older people at the Royal Voluntary Service’s Chesham House Centre in Lancing.

Health
Family pets is the theme for the Coastway Vets art competition

Arts competition helps vets celebrate 20th year in Shoreham

Children and young people have been digging out their sketchbooks over Christmas to take part in a vets’ art competition.

Business
The Scouts were given some hearty soup to help them cope with the harsh weather

Charity praises Scouts’ dedication

Scouts from Shoreham learned about homelessness before experiencing a night under the stars.

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Charlie Fielding on his road to recovery after suffering a spinal injury which has left him paralysed from the waist down

Sharks supporters help two-year-old Charlie

Sussex Cricket Foundation’s appeal to help a two-year-old Angmering boy has raised £707.

Cricket
A total of 218 young people were nominated for this year's EPIC (Exceptional People in Care) Awards

Celebrating achievements of children in care

Exceptional children in care were celebrated at the annual EPIC Awards.

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Shoreham Beach Primary School PTFA committe members with Sarah Willis from the Hyde Foundation, councillor Joss Loader and pupils

Hyde donation will fund sports equipment

Shoreham Beach Primary School PTFA has received £1,000 towards new sports equipment, as part of a new playground project.

Education
The 11 new firefighters were officially welcomed at the Pass Out Parade

Wholetime community firefighters join crews across West Sussex

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has officially welcomed 11 new firefighters.

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