Give golf a go at Goodwood

Golf At Goodwood, recently named England’s most welcoming golf club, is to host its annual academy open day this Saturday.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Film review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (4 out of 5)

It’s no surprise that a conflict that impinged on just about everyone in the world, saw millions die, and dramatically changed the life of many more is still the source of ideas for films today.

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The RSPCA is urging animal lovers to get fit SUS-180421-093328001

Sussex takes top spot for most walked dogs in region

The RSPCA is urging animal lovers to get fit by pledging to take 10,000 steps a day to raise funds for the charity.


Fraud alert issued for World Cup 2018 tickets

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be taking place from June 14 to July 15 and those wishing to buy tickets should avoid websites offering tickets at inflated prices.

Travel news

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, April 21

The county’s roads were clear of congestion as of this morning (Saturday, April 21) but anyone planning to venture out by train should know that some lines are closed due to engineering works.

The Chichester team at Andover / Picture by Stephanie Smith

Chichester athletes have tough start to track and field season

Chichester were edged out in their opening Southern Athletics League fixture of the season at Andover.

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A number of the prize winners. Picture: Anderson Entertainment

Winners of Business Awards crowned at lavish ceremony

Hundreds turned out in their finest evening wear for this year's Observer and Gazette Business Awards, in Arundel.
Luke Wright struck 88 / Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Wright denied century as Sussex and Leicestershire battle for control

Ben Raine took two wickets in two balls in the final session to wrest the initiative back for Leicestershire at the end of an absorbing first day of their Specsavers county championship match against Sussex at the Fischer County Ground.
Grant Radmore notched the semi-final winner for Bosham / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham buoyant after reaching another cup final

A late goal from Grant Radmore saw Bosham edge into another league cup final to leave opponents Cowfold wondering what might have been on a dramatic evening at Steyning.


Heads support cross-party inquiry into school funding

West Sussex headteachers have welcomed the launch of a new inquiry into school funding.

Ryan Purvis with Tymal Mills

Aldwick start cricket season with tribute to Ryan

Aldwick CC start their 2018 season on Sunday – subject to the April weather and the outfield being cut in time – with a memorial match for the talented Ryan Purvis, who died last October.

Health news

Sussex mental health trust had 262 serious incidents last year

The mental health trust for Sussex has defended the high number of serious incidents it recorded last year.


‘Fuel spillage’ closes Dell Quay Road

The road leading to Dell Quay is reportedly closed because of a fuel spillage.

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Crowdfunding website for community projects in West Sussex launched

A new way of funding community projects in West Sussex has launched where contributions can be made through a crowdfunding website.

Big leap in demand for free childcare in West Sussex, but there may be too few places

Big leap in demand for free childcare in West Sussex, but there may be too few places

There’s been a huge jump in the number of parents in West Sussex applying for the government-funded 30 hours a week of free childcare, according to new figures.

The fire service said it attends lots of fires caused by hand-held appliances being mistakenly left on

House fire caused by hair curlers left on

A house fire on the edge of Chichester was caused by a set of hair curling tongs accidentally being left on, the fire service said.

Vicky Palmer and Jack Benham

Vicky Meets… Vicki Palmer, Co-Op Store Manager and nervous abseiler

When you’re scared of heights chucking yourself off the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth is not the obvious thing to do.

Detectives are trying to trace a man who they want interview about the rape of a woman in a Chichester park. Picture: Sussex Police

Police release CCTV image after woman raped in Chichester park

Detectives are trying to trace a man who they want interview after a woman was raped in a Chichester park.

Selsey gained four points out of six this week - including a 2-2 draw with Midhurst / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Another nine-goal thriller, but Midhurst are on right end of it

It was a fine week for our two local SCFL division-one clubs - Selsey and Midhurst both recorded home victories.


Weekend weather for Sussex - and advice for London Marathon runners

As thousands prepare for the London Marathon on Sunday, including many runners from Sussex, the weather could play a leading role.

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