Reading clinics with golden retriever give Arundel pupils a boost

The newest member of the team at Arundel CE Primary School has given the library a ‘pawesome’ boost.

Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert, centre, with staff and volunteers at Arundel Wetland Centre

Heart-to-heart over climate change at Arundel Wetland Centre

Wildlife workers in Arundel have had a heart-to-heart with their MP about climate change, including discussions about flooding.

David McBrearty from Cargill arriving at Batholmews' depot in Hailsham

National bike relay for farmers comes to Sussex

More than 70 grain and feed companies have joined forces to help farmers through difficult times.


Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson brings joy to children's hospice

Children at Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice were treated to a unique storytelling experience with a top author.


Ambrose Place hidden gardens

Hidden back gardens linked to the Regency terrace in Ambrose Place, Worthing, will be revealed at the annual National Garden Scheme open day.

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Liam and Lena Humphrey won their wedding reception in the Chichester Observer series

Wedding favours draw jeers but Littlehampton couple could be on to a winning streak

Newlyweds who gave out unusual wedding favours were heckled by their guests with cries of ‘rubbish’.

Artist's impression of the new building, seen from the car park, with the view of Arundel Castle retained

Lido expansion plans take giant leap forward

Expansion plans that will turn Arundel Lido into a community hub for the town have been approved.

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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’.

The new pool side, with the new two-storey building, housing a hall, gym and cafe

Arundel Lido expansion plans put to committee

Plans to improve Arundel Lido and bring a public gym to the town will be considered by South Downs National Park Authority.

Author and publisher Sandra Saer

Publisher celebrates 30 years in business

Author and publisher Sandra Saer has celebrated 30 years in the book industry, working as a one-man band.

Derek and Anne Moore are celebrating their golden wedding. Picture: Belinda Dickins

Long-standing volunteer celebrates golden wedding

A last-minute decision to go to a dance brought together a couple who are now celebrating their golden wedding.

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PICTURES: Hit the Downs MTB

More than 400 cyclists to the hills for this year’s Hit the Downs MTB.

These 12 new wholetime community firefighters have joined West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

WATCH: New West Sussex firefighters in action

New firefighters’ strong work ethic and sheer determination were highlighted at their passing out parade.

Each walker received a free water bottle and a finishing medal

Walk celebrates 25th anniversary

The sun shone for the 25th anniversary of the Sussex Snowdrop Trust annual walk at Arundel Castle Park.

The aim of the alliance is to bring people and organisations together to work towards a dementia friendly community

Dementia action includes open forum

An open forum for the Arun district is being organised for Dementia Action Week.

Princess Alexandra with information support volunteers, from left, Susan McMahon, Mags Fairbrother, Katy Laidlaw, Pat Willder and Richard Pittman

Information team wins top award

Volunteers for Alzheimer’s Society who provide information support in Sussex have won a top award from the charity.

The 1066 Harley Owners Group Chapter was pleased to contribute to Heads On and support its fantastic work

Bikers ride out to deliver cheque following year of fundraising

Bikers rode in convoy to take a cheque to Heads On, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s charity.

Arundel Lido has Arundel Castle as the backdrop

Free swimming to launch lido season

Arundel Lido is offering free entry for the day to launch the new season.

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PICTURES: Young Enterprise joint area finals

Students from Worthing and Chichester have been crowned area champions in this year's Young Enterprise competition.
Marsha Jones, a volunteer for Cruse Bereavement Care, hopes her story will encourage others to help the charity. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks180192-1

Essential service for the bereaved needs area leader

People often say to Marsha Jones that her volunteer work supporting bereaved people must be depressing.

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