RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Walk: Eartham and Slindon Woods

I went for a 3.5mile (5.7kms) ramble through some of the prettiest woodlands in Sussex at the end of November. There are no stiles, and the going is nearly all hard, some of it courtesy of the Romans.


LETTER: Reflecting past and future

Linden Homes and Miller Homes want to thank the members of Chichester District Council and the people of Chichester for working with us and resolving to grant planning permission for the first 750 homes at Whitehouse Farm on November 11.

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The Arabesque School of Performing Arts in Chichester began the show

Dance troupe wow at caravan park concert

It was all mince pies, sherry, dance and comedy at this year’s Rotary Club concert at Riverside Caravan Park.

Gatwick Police posted about the checkpoints on Twitter. Picture: Gatwick Police

Positive feedback for armed Gatwick checkpoints

Officers running armed police checkpoints at entrances to Gatwick airport today say they have received positive feedback from drivers.

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Chichester Hockey Club players and supporters at Lee Valley for the cup final / Picture RSK Ghowry

Chichester hockey heroes look back on a year to cherish

As Chichester’s men’s first team start their Christmas break, the club can look back on a momentous year, writes club chairman Simon Pierce. On the field the men attained the club’s playing high point, reaching the hockey equivalent of the FA Cup final, playing at the Lee Valley Olympic Hockey Stadium and losing bravely to Premier League side Beeston.

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Slindon Estate  Picture credit:  Project thanks to the Chamberlain family.

Book explores South Downs secrets

The fascinating stories discovered by a heritage project exploring the history of the South Downs National Park have been published in a new book

Oliver Norwood in action against Leeds. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Hughton delighted with performance and result

Brighton & Hove Albion took pole position in the Championship table last nigh after recording their tenth win from their last 14 league matches - a run of games that is yet to see them taste defeat.
Mydentist estimated the total amount of sugar the South East will consume at Christmas lunch. Picture: mydentist

South East set to eat 2,800 reindeers’ worth of sugar at Christmas lunch

People in the South East are set to munch their way through three quarters of a million bags of sugar during Christmas lunch, according to a study.

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TeamSport says it has identified the top Christmas party personalities. Picture: TeamSport

Are you dreading your work Christmas party?

Can’t stand the idea of going to your work Christmas party? If so, you’re not alone.

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COUNTY TRAVEL: Saturday, December 10

Keeping you up to date with travel news across the region.

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Greenfield gets gong as Chi ladies gear up for crunch game

Chichester City Ladies’ first team’s game against Shanklin was postponed.

Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

Console Corner: ‘Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

‘Tis the season to be jolly...well it is if you have a Sony machine after a superb line-up of free games were released for December.

Pompey boss Paul Cook Picture: Joe Pepler

Cook: Pompey job tougher than I ever dreamed

PAUL COOK admitted the Pompey job has been tougher than he ever dreamed it would be.

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Tomer Hemed celebrates scoring from the penalty spot. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Brighton beat ten-man Leeds to go top

Brighton & Hove Albion are sitting pretty at the top of the Championship table on 42 points after a 2-0 win over Leeds United this evening
Nyetimber Pirates are on a long einning streak

18 wins in a row! Pirates take the loot again

Nyetimber Pirates extended their lead at the top of the West Sussex premier division to five points with a 2-0 over local rivals Newtown Villa.

RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Eartham Woods is home to the sparrow-hawk

RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Eartham Woods is home to the sparrow-hawk

One of the raptor tribe (day-flying birds of prey) you may see in Earthham Woods and its surrounds is the sparrow-hawk, shown here in a photograph taken last month by Les De la mare of Bognor Regis.


LETTER: Plea to reject application

During 2015, an application was made to convert the former Thomas Eggar offices within the Corn Exchange, Baffins Lane, into a massive café/restaurant.

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Chichester College principal Shelagh Legrave (second left) is calling for an end to the strikes. Pictured with students and staff who have been affected

Train strikes causing chaos for Chichester students

The ongoing Southern rail strikes are having a ‘devastating effect’ on Chichester College and its students.

The senior women's race at Stanmer Park / Picture by Sara Ellis

Chichester runners in contention for cross-country honours

Sussex League cross-country running returned to Brighton after an absence of several years and organisers were rewarded with record numbers for the second fixture in a row with more than 600 runners in action.

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