Young writers inspired by trip to theatre

Talented young writers watched a performance of Beauty and the Beast to end a term focusing on the classic story.

Arundel Walking Tours has gone from strength to strength, adapting for the benefit of guests and offering a variety of ways to discover the history of the town

History brought to life with turn-up-and-go tours

Postman Martin Alderton has turned his love for Arundel into a thriving business.

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Themes and emotions of The Snowman story  emphasising happy times and creating memories rather than the sad ending  made the character the ideal ambassador for a childrens hospice

Birthday patrons for Chestnut Tree House revealed

The Snowman heads up a list of new patrons preparing to help Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice celebrate its 15th birthday in 2018.

One of the watercolours featuring local landmarks and scenes

Everyone’s a winner for cancer charity

Artist Paul Winner is to donate 50 of his watercolours to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

The information kiosk enhances the character of a peaceful, rural area

Volunteers needed to care for information kiosk

The Wiggonholt Association is looking for volunteers willing to help clean the telephone kiosk information booth in North Stoke.

A total of 218 young people were nominated for this year's EPIC (Exceptional People in Care) Awards

Celebrating achievements of children in care

Exceptional children in care were celebrated at the annual EPIC Awards.

To round off a year of successful courses, 14 young people took on the tough challenge of completing FireBreak at Bognor Regis Fire Station

FireBreak graduates praised for enthusiasm

Students from a number of schools showed great enthusiasm in completing West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service’s FireBreak course.

The Village Friends Christmas lunch at Barnham Community Hall

Village lunch brings people together

Village Friends organised a lovely Christmas lunch for the elderly and housebound.

The 11 new firefighters were officially welcomed at the Pass Out Parade

Wholetime community firefighters join crews across West Sussex

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has officially welcomed 11 new firefighters.

Co-op Nyetimber Lane manager Daniel Hibbs, centre, presents the cheque to volunteer Margaret Russell and trustee Maureen Jenkins from 4Sight Vision Support, watched by store assistants Luke and Dawn

Co-op donation funds Braille newsletter

Services for people in the Bognor Regis area with sight problems have been given a boost from the Co-operative Community Fund.

Lady Emma Barnard, High Sheriff of West Sussex, left, meets twins during a visit to the Home-Start Family Group, accompanied by Jo Freeman, play lead Home-Start Arun

Double the fun for Home-Start

Home-Start volunteers across the area are supporting a record number of twins.

Friends Kelly and Alice will cycle from John OGroats to Lands End in May

Cross-country charity cycle follows rare miscarriage

Delighted to be expecting her first baby, Kelly Stocker was unprepared for the devastating news at ten weeks that she had suffered a rare form of miscarriage.

Rose Green Infant School Choir sang some Christmas songs at the party

Residents welcome MP and choir to party

Willowhale Farm Residents Association welcomed some special guests to the annual Christmas party.

Patrick Ong is selling his watercolours to raise money for Restoration of Hope

Art sale will help street children

Self-taught artist Patrick Ong has organised a sale of his paintings to raise money to help street children in Burundi.

The Three Moles in Selham has been named the Observer Pub of the Year 2017

Observer Pub of the Year 2017 winners revealed

The Three Moles in Selham has been named the Observer Pub of the Year 2017.

Pagham Parish Council chairman Ray Radmall with Susan Pyper, Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex. Picture: Steve Robards SR1729506

Queen honours ‘Mr Pagham’

A life of service to Pagham has been rewarded with an honour from the Queen.

WWT centre enable visitors to get close to fascinating animals, learn about amazing habitats and enjoy unique winter wildlife spectacles

Wetland Centre deal for Lottery players

National Lottery players are being offered two-for-one entry to Arundel Wetland Centre.

More than 20 members of Stagecoach South staff have clocked up 650 years' service in total

Bus company staff honoured

Stagecoach employees have been recognised for loyal service and commitment to passenger transport.

Pupils and staff from South Bersted CE Primary School with cabinet member Deborah Urquhart, far right

Eco warriors witness recycling first-hand

Prize-winning pupils from South Bersted CE Primary School have seen first-hand what happens to recycling in West Sussex.

The Rosemary Bell Academy of Dance takes great pride in its Christmas performance

Young dancers showcase talents in Christmas show

Dancers from the Rosemary Bell Academy of Dance will take to the stage on Sunday for their annual Christmas performance.

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