Head confident school is in place to improve

A headteacher is confident her school is “well-positioned” to improve following its latest Ofsted inspection.

This car came to the end of the road when its garage collapsed

Remembering the ill wind that blew no good in 1987

It was a bit blowy in the early evening of October 15 1987 but few realised exactly how severe the oncoming storm would be.
Young campaigners were up in arms after developers moved in to demolish woods at North Heath Copse in 1996

1996: Sports success, protests, maypoles and a very old well

Anyone driving along Pondtail Road in May 1996 may have found themselves face to face with a bunch of very young protesters.
Headteacher Nicola Davenport with some of her Leechpool pupils

Ofsted inspection announced? Show rehearsals must go on!

When faced with a visit from Ofsted, one headteacher had a tough choice to make. Should she scrap rehearsals for the school concert in favour of ‘normal’ lessons?
Sussex Health Care, the site of Orchard Lodge, Nr Warnham

Update: Orchard Lodge rated 'inadequate' by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has rated Orchard Lodge care home as 'inadequate' following an inspection in July.
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