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Planned road closure scrapped as Shoreham’s flood defence scheme progresses

A planned road closure has been scrapped and a popular footpath has partially reopened as Shoreham’s major flood defence scheme takes another step towards completion.

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Ex-NASA engineer reveals quickest way to defrost windscreens

Ex-NASA engineer reveals quickest way to defrost windscreens

With frosty mornings well and truly here, one man has revealed the quickest way to clear your windscreen in the mornings.

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WWT centre enable visitors to get close to fascinating animals, learn about amazing habitats and enjoy unique winter wildlife spectacles

Wetland Centre deal for Lottery players

National Lottery players are being offered two-for-one entry to Arundel Wetland Centre.

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VIDEO: 'Exciting' work to restore Brooklands lake to a 'family destination'

Councillors were given a close up look at the work being carried out at Brooklands lake on Monday.
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Rampion wind farm

Rampion wind turbines begin to spin

The first of the wind turbines off the Sussex coast has started spinning and generating power.

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Working on the Littlehampton Rain Garden in Maltravers Road

Rain garden inspires further flooding schemes

Work to improve flooding in Littlehampton is being used as a blueprint for other schemes in the county.

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Rampion Wind Farm

Wind farm visitor centre location criticised

News that a visitor centre for the new Rampion wind farm would be sited in Brighton was met with criticism from Herald readers.

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Final Turbine Installation at Rampion SUS-170922-094935001

Wind farm builders to launch £4m community fund and create visitor centre

Rampion, which was responsible for building the wind farm off the Worthing, Lancing and Shoreham coast, is to launch a £4 million fund to benefit communities across Sussex.

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Bonfire makers are asked to keep a lookout for nesting hedgehogs

How to keep hedgehogs and other wildlife safe this Bonfire season

Bonfire-makers are being asked to take steps to save nesting hedgehogs from a terrible fate this Autumn.

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West Sompting Adur Local Plan

West Sompting development would fund ‘exciting benefits’, groups say

A community farm, a nature trail and an orchard are some of the ‘exciting benefits’ the proposed development at West Sompting would fund.

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Members of Adur Residents Environmental Action in Shoreham high street

Council report sets out actions to combat pollution in Adur

The council is working to secure more ‘meaningful’ strategies from developers to mitigate pollution from new developments in Adur.

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Residents campaigning against the controversial plans in 2013

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Cuadrilla are not wanted’ say residents

Residents are gearing up for another battle after Cuadrilla announced it plans to submit a new planning application to test its oil well in a Sussex village.

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The exploration well in Balcombe. Picture: Steve Robards

COUNTY NEWS: Cuadrilla to submit new application to test oil well

Oil and gas exploration company Cuadrilla says it plans to submit a new planning application to West Sussex County Council to flow test and monitor its existing exploration oil well at its site in Sussex.

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Students carry out a litter pick on East Beach as part of a pilot project being run by the GreenSeas Trust

Litter pick forms part of a beach bin project

Littlehampton beach is the focus for a pilot project that could help solve a marine environmental crisis.

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VIDEO: Apple Day at Steyning orchard

Families turned out in force to take part in Steyning Community Orchard’s annual Apple Day.

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VIDEO: Autumn Countryside Show at open air museum

More than 7,500 visitors enjoyed this year's Autumn Countryside Show at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum.

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John Newnham oversees millions of records of observations from many sources

Database manager shortlisted for two awards

Comprehensive records of wildlife seen in the Sussex have earned two national award nominations.

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Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

A new campaign to increase the recycling of dangerous, yet potentially precious batteries has been launched across the UK.

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Which stunning image do you think should win?

Which stunning image do you think should win?

Sussex Wildlife Trust has chosen 12 stunning images to feature in next year’s calendar and is now asking the general public to vote for the overall winner.

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Medmerry nature reserve is named in the trail plans

New 43-mile nature path would link East Head to Shoreham

A nature trail could be built along the 43-mile stretch from East Head to Shoreham by Sea, provding better access to coastal areas.

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