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Capturing those perfect moments

Charlotte Harding meets a photographer capturing a family’s first few weeks.

Upper Beeding School 2002

Cheeky little monkeys of 2002 are all grown up now

Here are a few pictures from 15 years ago.

In Amberley, this well presented two bedroom house with garage has a benefit of stunning views of the South Downs (�325,000, Fowlers of Storrington)

PROPERTY NOTES: Spring local property market update

Spring may traditionally herald the start of the buying and selling season but it’s already in flow according to some of our top local agents.

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Bluebells at Angmering Park Estate. Photo by Lisa Jane

Best bluebell spots in Sussex – as chosen by our readers

Our readers have shared with us some of their favourite spots in the county to see these beautiful flowers.

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Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Pet owners stump up almost £3,500 in the first year of owning their animal, a survey has found.


Alexia Rowley - Parenting the role of a lifetime

Alexia Rowley on why having a child really is for the long term

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Byrd and Spry

Byrd and Spry’s how to guide - DIY decoration

Byrd and Spry’s Ella Turner shares her DIY Easter tips.


COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Fatboy Slim thrilled to be performing on ‘his doorstep’ at Wild Life

Sussex’s Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim) said he is thrilled to be performing on ‘his doorstep’ at this year’s Wild Life Festival.

Crews are urging people who smoke to take extra care to avoid a potential fire. Picture: WSFRS

Firefighters warn of smoking dangers

Firefighters this month are raising awareness of the dangers of smoking at home.

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The Autism Support Day is taking place in Crawley on Tuesday May 2

Public invited to Autism Support Day

Residents who wish to find out more about autism can speak to experts in Crawley next month.

Ian Mackenzie, who was looked after by St Catherine's Hospice in Crawley

Make your will and support hospice

Has making a will been sitting on your to-do list for a while?

A soaking for the headteacher

A wet day in the bright sun

The year was 2002, the month was July – so naturally everyone was a bit worried it would rain on the St Peter’s School fete, in Henfield.

Depiction of the Good Friday foot race c1879

Foot power instead of horse power – a tale of two Good Fridays

This Easter, the streets of Horsham will be throbbing with horsepower as Ferraris tour the Carfax.

The shopping centre will also be offering exclusive in-store discounts. Picture: Victoria Gibbs

25th birthday bash at County Mall

Crawley’s County Mall Shopping Centre will be celebrating its 25th birthday this month.

The popular event takes place on Easter Monday (April 17)

Popular Easter spectacle returns with 132nd parade

The historic and popular London Harness Horse Parade will once again be taking place at the South of England Centre in Ardingly – its 132nd event.

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The average UK homeowner moves out of their parent’s at 21, lives in seven houses and spends £26,295 on redecorating over their lifetime, according to new research.

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Early-purple Orchids are blooming earlier than usual. Picture: Picasa

Enjoy an orchid spectacle in June

Early-purple Orchids are blooming two weeks earlier than usual in Sussex.


Get out in the garden ready for spring

Stone Cross Nurseries explore the spring sensation which offers some of the biggest and best blooms in spring.

Adding colour to the garden

Video: Transform your garden into the outdoor space you’ve always wanted

Getting the garden ready for summer can be a daunting task after a long winter and it can be hard to find the time or motivation to get out there and tackle it in one go.

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Add a little ‘Scandanese’ to your home

Lucy Bryant learns about Anna Schmidt’s Scandinavian and Japanese influences for ALSO Home, ahead of their new showroom launch.

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