Shoreham's top stories of 2018 in pictures

As we begin 2019, we are taking a look back at the Shoreham Herald's biggest stories of last year.

Wednesday, 2nd January 2019, 1:22 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:28 am
Here are the top stories of 2018

Read on for the top 10 articles which captured your imaginations in 2018. For the full stories, copy the caption next to each picture and search for it in Google.

Published at the end of July, this story was the Shoreham Herald's most-read of 2018. Reporter Isabella Cipirska tried out a flight from Shoreham Airport to Brighton in a new scheme launched by Wingly - a company which connects private pilots and passengers to share the cost of flying in small planes.
An experienced cyclist broke his arm after swerving to avoid a huge and very dangerous pothole in the path at the Shoreham Toll Bridge, the paper reported in April
A new stretch of the popular boardwalk at Shoreham Beach was completed and was being enjoyed by residents and visitors, the Herald reported in September.
After 18 months of debate, protests and campaigning, planning permission was granted for a 600 home development and an IKEA in Lancing in early October.
Shorehams first cocktail bar, which is also a restaurant, opened up in the High Street and proved a hit with residents. Rocking Horse Shoreham specialises in a range of interesting and creative cocktails, as well as serving wine and beer.
Shoreham Allstars celebrated its ten year anniversary in December. The musical collective, managed by David OConnell, helps develop the talent of musicians aged eight to 20, creating bands covering many different styles.
In October, a Shoreham barber captured the 'amazing' moment 10 dolphins joined his boat trip off the Shoreham coast. Simon Gardner was enjoying a boat trip on Saturday with his friend and his 16-month-old son Etienne when they were joined by a pod of 'incredibly friendly' dolphins at around 9.30am. Picture: Sax Rohmer
In October, Adur District Council announced that a scheme to alternate the collections of perishable and non-recyclable waste with recycled waste could instead be introduced across the area.
A Shoreham musician released a Christmas single inspired by his experiences as a father-of-three to help raise funds for his daughters school. Tom Walker donated all profits from the download sales of First Christmas With You to Shoreham Beach Primary School in Shingle Road
The pilot involved in the Shoreham airshow tragedy has entered a not guilty plea to 11 counts of manslaughter by gross negligence. Andrew Hill, 53, of Standon Road, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court on Thursday, April 19