Here are the top stories of 2018

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.

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.

1. New platform offers affordable flights in private planes from Shoreham Airport

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.
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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

2. Dangerous Shoreham pothole leaves cyclist with a broken arm

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
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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.

3. Shoreham Beach boardwalk extension complete and open to public

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.
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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.

4. IKEA comes to Lancing

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.
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