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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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William, Archie and Noah after sliding down the Slip and Slide mat

Review: UK’s first Water & Nerf Festival - Tilgate Park, Crawley

Sliding 50 metres down a hill on a water ringo, followed by a spot of dodgeball and then a bit of Nerf-ing. What could be more fun?

Lifestyle
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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Mums can try their hand at train driving

Mums can try their hand at pottery and train driving this Sunday as part of a special day of Mother’s Day activities at Amberley Museum.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Make-up tips

VIDEO: Pro make-up tips - glamorous ombre lips for autumn

After several seasons out of the spotlight, lipstick is certainly a big trend at the moment, as SS16 saw the nude lip reign supreme with the likes of Oscar De La Renta and Zac Posen showcasing it on the runway.

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Top tips

Top tips and advice to keep in mind if you are considering cosmetic surgery

Nearly half of all Brits (48%) have had or have considered having cosmetic surgery, according to a new report which examines the current health of the industry and puts forward recommendations to improve the patient experience.

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A Fast Track Guide for Freshers on preparing for University life with Olympian Iwan Thomas

A Fast Track Guide for Fresher’s on preparing for University life with Olympian Iwan Thomas

University is one of the most exciting times in many people’s lives, as teenagers get their first taste of freedom after moving away from the family home.

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Funeral songs

Adele Says – “Hello From The Other Side” Quite Literally

The UK’s leading funeral provider, Co-op Funeralcare has today released its 2016 funeral music charts, based on a study of over 30,000 funerals in the UK and research into what people would pick for their service.

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Surge in divorces after Brits admit cheating while on family holiday

Surge in divorces after Brits admit cheating while on family holiday

A heady cocktail of sun, sea, alcohol is behind a seasonal surge in divorces as nearly one in five Brits admit cheating on their partner while on holiday, new research shows.

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The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

Business
Revealed: Britains favourite feel-good tunes and movies. Photo: Shutterstock

Revealed: Britain’s favourite feel-good tunes and movies

If you want to feel good, wake up early, dance to a bit of Queen and drink more water.

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Orphan Aberdeen Angus calf adopted by Jersey cow

Orphan Aberdeen Angus calf adopted by Jersey cow

A Jersey cow at Fishers Farm Park near Wisborough Green has adopted an orphan calf in an action that has ‘absolutely melted our hearts’, said Fishers’ director Kate Rollings.

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New cycle lanes condemned as ‘dangerous’

New cycle lanes condemned as ‘dangerous’

Cycle lanes along a newly widened road are less than half the recommended width for a bike.

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Project to protect the Blackhorse Way Forum

An £8,200 project to provide seating and bollards at the Forum in Blackhorse Way, Horsham, is due to be completed this week.

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Horsham District Council proposals for Dinosaur Island at Southwater Country Park. Designs by playground designers Eibe SUS-141111-160824001

Dinosaur Island play area wins international award

Dinosaur Island, in Southwater Country Park, has won an award for Environmental Best Practice.

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Anne Collins.

Guides pay tribute to their ‘guiding light’

Anne Collins, a stalwart supporter of Guiding in Sussex, has died aged 77.

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A funfair attraction at last year's late night shopping evening

Henfield Living Advent

Henfield’s community will celebrate the build-up to Christmas with a ‘living Advent’.

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Horsham Sparks in the Park to celebrate Alice in Wonderland anniversary

This year’s Sparks in the Park community showcase will also mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland.

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Ashdown Park

HOTEL REVIEW: Stepping back into a world of Victorian grandeur

No-one did grandeur on the same scale as wealthy Victorians.

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