Extra boat tour tickets up for grabs

Shoreham Port is releasing extra tickets for its behind-the-scenes boat tours.

Jack Delbridge, second from left, and Worthing Borough Council leader Daniel Humphreys, far right

Worthing and Lancing A27 route announcement delay criticised

When Highways England announced its vision for the A27 between Worthing and Lancing, it received a frosty reception.

East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton cuts the ribbon to open Vision Express at Tesco in the Holmbush Centre

Importance of eye tests highlighted

East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton is encouraging people to have regular eye tests after officially opening a new optician.


Demolition of Worthing's Teville Gate car park complete

The last standing piece of the multi-storey car park at Worthing’s Teville Gate has been demolished.

Dr John Godfrey SUS-180523-133459001

GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

Snippet from Worthing Herald of August 14, 1942, about Heinkel crash in Lyndhurst Road

Herald report on wartime aircraft crash in Worthing inspires book

A Worthing Herald report on a Second World War German aircraft crash has served as the inspiration for a new book by a Worthing author.

Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

Staff from Sussex Asphalte before the Worthing 10k

Roofing company marks 70th anniversary in style

Staff at a family roofing business took to the streets to raise money for charity as part of celebrations for its 70th anniversary.

Landlords Gary Bacon and Charlie Catchpole have taken over at the Chequer Inn, in Steyning. Pic Steve Robards SR1815755

Steyning pub reopens under new ownership

Two new landlords at a Steyning pub vowed to ‘refresh the food and restaurant’ at their new business as they completed the first few days in charge.

Oskar de Rocha and Kostya Petrov

COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

The team behind the Bistrot Pierre project on Worthing promenade at the public consultation in St Paul's Church in Chapel Road, Worthing

Plans for seafront bistro with retractable roof get unveiled

Plans for a seafront shelter to be transformed into a French bistro have been unveiled to the public.

Candle Scentral in South Street is to close down

Candle shop in Worthing to close down

The lights are set to go out on a candle specialist shop in Worthing after three years of trading.

Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

Geri Blake planted a marigold in a pothole on Portland Road, Worthing to get the attention of West Sussex County Council.

Frustrated resident plants flowers in pothole

A green-fingered resident fed up with the potholes in our roads has put the dent to good use.

WH Smith came bottom of the Which? customer satisfaction survey

WH Smith voted worst store on the high street in Which? survey

Britain’s highest and lowest rated high street shops by customer satisfaction have been revealed in a survey by the consumer brand Which?.


PICTURES: Communities together for royal wedding celebrations

Communities came together in a sea of red, white and blue to mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Helen Packham

'We all have a TED-worthy story'

Eighteen months ago, mum-of-two Helen Packham went from being a self-proclaimed 'housewife in hiding' with an anxiety disorder to sharing her story on the TEDx stage in front of 1,500 people.
Town centre road stays shut in June for £78,000 pipe upgrade

Town centre road stays shut in June for £78,000 pipe upgrade

A road in the town centre which has been closed due to roadworks is set to be shut until the end of June.

Take a flight from Shoreham to Battersea

Helicopter flights offered as alternative to Southern – for one week only

An energy drink company has decided to put on helicopter flights from Brighton to London in the first week of the new rail timetable.
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