County news: When 2,000 tons of wood washed up

The timber on Worthing's beach in 2008
The timber on Worthing's beach in 2008

Can you believe it’s nine years to the day since Sussex’s beaches were covered in thousands of tons of timber?

The wood washed up on Sunday, January 20, 2008, and it remains one of the most astonishing seafront sights in Sussex in recent memory, as these pictures show.