Issues identified with wastewater pipes in Middleton

Work is underway to fix ‘misconnected pipes’ in Middleton-on-Sea to help improve our beaches, Southern Water has revealed.

Robert Gosling with wife Emma and daughter Heather

COUNTY NEWS: Supermarket shelves ‘empty’ says father trying to buy water

A Sussex father said when he went to buy bottled water at supermarkets near him the shelves were ‘empty’.

An artist's impression of the proposed new reservoir at Havant Thicket

New reservoir plans unveiled by water company

Proposals to build a major reservoir for the whole of the south east region have today been unveiled by Portsmouth Water.

Shane Green and wife Tracy

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Disgrace’ as Sussex family left without water for two days

A Sussex family said they have been left without water for two days which is a ‘disgrace’.


Arun urges residents to get in touch with litter concerns

Arun District Council is encouraging residents to get in touch if they have concerns regarding litter.

Bognor Regis Town Hall SUS-151105-110924001

Lib Dem and Labour wins in Bognor by-elections

It proved an interesting night at the polls as the result of three by-elections came in, and none of them were blue.

Kia Trainor Director of the Sussex office of the Campaign to Protect Rural England

Concerns for rural Sussex development

A public talk about how to protect our countryside from development takes place on Tuesday (February 27).

Green MEP Keith Taylor

Green MEP supports ‘brave’ Sussex activist ahead of court

Green MEP Keith Taylor is supporting ‘brave’ anti-drilling activist Dr Peter Whittick, who is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

From left, David Leighton, Josh Funnell, Mick Warren, MP Nick Gibb, Geoffrey Walker, constituency association chairman David Britton, Jill Long and Hilde Sicka

New committee plans to revitalise branch

The Littlehampton branch of the Bognor Regis and Littlehampton Conservative Association has a new committee with big plans for the future.

You can bring a reusable coffee cup instead of getting a disposable one

People encouraged to produce zero waste for #PlasticFreeFriday

Can you spend a whole day without throwing away plastic?

Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.


VIDEO: Rescued turtle finds a new home

A 13-year-old Poling girl is to fly to a paradise island to report on injured sea turtle that shares her name.

The new activity shelter and a large pond at RSPB Pagham Harbour

Pagham nature reserve becomes ‘living classroom’

A major project will turn Pagham Harbour into a ‘living classroom’.


COUNTY NEWS: Oil and gas firms go into partnership ahead of testing in Sussex

Oil and gas exploration company Cuadrilla has partnered with Angus Energy ahead of testing an oil well in Sussex.

Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.


COUNTY NEWS: Fears for children ahead of oil well testing in Sussex

Residents said the decision from councillors for fracking firm Cuadrilla to return to Sussex to test an oil well came as ‘no shock’.

MP Tim Farron

COUNTY NEWS: MP Tim Farron responds to news of fracking firm’s return to Sussex

The previous leader of the Liberal Democrats has responsed to the news that fracking firm Cuadrilla will return to Sussex to test for oil.

Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Green MEP slams councillors for backing fracking firm’s return

Sussex Green MEP Keith Taylor has slammed councillors for backing a fracking firm’s return to Sussex to test an oil well.


COUNTY NEWS: Group reacts to news of fracking firm’s return to Sussex

South East campaign group Friends of the Earth has reacted to the news of a fracking firm’s return to Sussex to test oil flow.

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