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Royal summer celebration for Festival of Chichester!

Conductor Jake Barlow is delighted to find himself in charge of a “hungry” choir as he approaches his first Festival of Chichester concert with the St Richard Singers.

Selsey boss Daren Pearce / Picture by Chris Hatton

Selsey, Chichester and Pagham unveil pre-season friendly line-ups

Selsey, Chichester City and Pagham have each announced a good-quality programme of pre-season friendlies.

Gary Charman celebrates a goal against Harlow in 2017 / Picture by Tim Hale

Muitt confirmed - more names to come, but Charman is off

Jimmy Muitt is staying with the Rocks – but Ollie Pearce is nearing an exit from Nyewood Lane. And wGary Charman has moved to one of the Rocks’ Bostik premier rivals.

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Could your rugby club be an award winner?

Sussex rugby clubs invited to bid for awards

Rugby clubs can enter the Crabbie’s 2018 National Rugby Awards, which give recognition to clubs at all levels and their members for their contribution to the game.

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Seamer Jofra Archer picked up one wicket for Sussex on day two at Arundel Castle. Picture by Neil Marshall

Smith battles to halt Sussex charge

Will Smith has the experience of playing in four championship winning sides but at Arundel Castle today he was cast in the role of match-saver as Durham replied to a massive Sussex score of 552.

The Venerable Edward Dowler, Archdeacon of Hastings

Holding it all together

One of the collects (concluding prayers) for the night service of Compline in the 1928 Book of Common Prayer goes like this:

Firefighters attempt to free the animals

Firefighters called to help trapped animal in Felpham

Firefighters were called to reports of a trapped animal at a property in Felpham this morning.

Sunset polo at Cowdray Park staged by Nic Roldan and photographed by Clive Bennett

Making polo history at Cowdray Park this weekend

For the first time in polo history, an All Star 40-goal match will be played in England, with Cowdray Park, in Midhurst, the chosen venue.

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VIDEO: Hundreds attend funeral of Bognor soldier

"It was a fitting tribute to a brave soldier, loyal friend and loving family member."


VIDEO: 60 vehicles stopped in high-tech police crackdown

More than 60 vehicles were stopped by police in Sussex last week as officers conducted a high-tech crackdown on road crime.
West Wittering celebrate a wicket against Wisborough Green

Middleton bowlers inspire big victory... Stirlands’ fine run goes on

There’s action involving Middleton, Chi Priory Park, Bognor, Stirlands, Pagham and West Wittering in our round-up of action from the top five divisions of the Susses League.

Onrush is a 'racing' game in the loosest sense of the word.. and that's no bad thing

Console Corner: Onrush review


Citizens Advice Bureau staff, Littlehampton, Luca Badioli. Photo by Derek Martin

Universal credit to take over benefits in Arun and Chichester

As the biggest-ever change to the benefits system is set to roll out in full across the area, the Citizens Advice Bureau has said it is on hand to help.

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Stephen K Amos and Simon Evans at Crawley comedy night

Comedy Beats are back at The Grasshopper, Crawley, on July 6 of with a show that “promises to be not only of the highest quality but also the best value yet”.

Theatre and Comedy
Monty and Laura Pic by Rachel Poulton

Vicky Meets…Monty Hawkins, drama student

For a child of thirteen to take their Grade 8 London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) Acting exam is highly unusual. Candidates are usually sixteen plus. For a child of Monty’s age to score 100% is even more astounding – much older students struggle to gain full marks and the much-coveted ‘Distinction’ result.

Theatre and Comedy
Bunnings is set to become Homebase

Chichester’s Bunnings to revert back to Homebase

Chichester’s new Bunnings store will become Homebase again, it has been confirmed, after the Australian owner reportedly sold the company for £1.


‘Stunning’ displays at horticultural society show

The smell of sweet peas filled the air at St Mary’s Centre last weekend.

A photo from last year's event

Lack of funding sees Birdman cancelled for this year

The International Bognor Birdman event has been cancelled for 2018 and the future events will be held every other year, the organising committee has announced.


VIDEO: Maiden century-maker Salt enjoys special moment

Sussex opener Phil Salt smashed a maiden first-class century on what proved to be a memorable day for two of the club's academy graduates yesterday.
Restrictions on butterfly knives like this one will be extended under the new law

Zombie knives, death stars and 8 more things the new Offensive Weapons Bill will make illegal

Tough new measures are to be put in place to deal with offensive weapons, the Home Secretary announced yesterday.

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