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What kind of property could you get for £19.5 million? Here’s one

An art modern home in West Sussex with seven bedrooms, tennis court and swimming pool, is on the market with a price guide of £19,500,000.

High Point

The ‘upside down’ house that is a Sussex High Point

Chance conversations can lead to plenty of things but having your property designed by the architect behind the Burj Al Arab might not be one you would expect.

From broken bones to new beginnings

From broken bones to new beginnings

WHEN Tim Bennett was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis and was forced to give up work, he knew he needed something else to occupy his time.
Make sure to check your change for any old pound coins

Last chance to spend your old pound coins

Today is your last chance to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless at midnight (Sunday, October 15).

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.
Property news

Revealed: The top ten most expensive streets to live on in West Sussex

Ever wondered what the most sought after part of the county is? Well, property website Zoopla has now revealed the top ten most expensive addresses in West Sussex.

The chocolate discs which make up the dress by Paxton Chocolate

Sussex chocolatier creates edible floral dress

Paxton Chocolate, a bespoke chocolatier based in Brighton, has designed and created a flower-inspired dress using chocolate for London’s Chocolate Show in October.

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.

Video: easyJet unveils plans for electric planes

Electric planes, drones checking the runway for problems and apps that will sort out all aspects of your flight.

Robin, Erithacus rubecula, perched on bowl of windfall apples in garden.

Less is more for wildlife in your garden this autumn

The autumn may encourage many gardeners to do a major tidy up to make eveything look neat and tidy for the next few months.

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Perfect time to sort out autumn colour in the garden

With the soil warm from summer and moist from autumn rain, now is the perfect time to get out in the garden and plant for brilliant autumn colour.

Hilda Craven

Dodging bombs and falling suitcases – welcome to the WRENs

Last week, 96-year-old Hilda Craven described her time growing up in Lower Beeding. This week we pick up her story in March 1942, after she was called up to the Royal Naval College Greenwich.


REVIVAL: Vintage fashion stars on the all new Revival Emporium runway

Fashion at the Goodwood Revival has long been a thing with ticket-buyers planning their vintage outfits from the moment they book their tickets.

Hilda Craven

Growing up in a coach house bothy

Hilda Craven was born in Surrey in 1921, the daughter of a mechanic/driver. Her family moved to Lower Beeding when she was five and she’s been in the area ever since. Now 96, she has shared her recollections of growing up in West Sussex and her service as a WREN during the Second World War. Her fascinating story starts this week and will conclude next week.
House of Colour

Colour co-ordination helping women rediscover their identity

Have you ever wondered if you could work harder on your look? Gina Stainer gets expert help on getting her colours right.

Children from Hillcrest Drive dressed as a pack of cards at Ashington fun day in 1996 SUS-170823-144056001

Fairytale theme made for fantastic fun day

In 1996, the Ashington fun day was all about fairytales.

Tangmere Flower Club chairman Jean Wright with her arrangement, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks171010-1

PICTURES: Tangmere Flower Festival

Tangmere flower arrangers produced a terrific floral celebration of Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday over the bank holiday weekend.

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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Are you satisfied with how your home looks?

Brits are renowned for being house proud, but now new research has revealed we’re a nation that is never truly satisfied with our homes.


Tips for growing your own

Mention growing your own fruit and veg and almost everyone will tell you how much better home-grown produce is than stuff you can buy in your local supermarket.

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