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Hamper raffle helps pre-school

Love was in the air at The Co-op in Steyning for a Valentine’s hamper raffle supporting St Andrew’s Pre-School.

Business
Volunteers planted the willow dome in the wild nature area on the Steyning Downland Scheme last Saturday

New play area gives children freedom to explore nature

The Steyning Downland Scheme has nearly finished its work creating a play area with a difference.

Environment
Pupils and staff laid poppies on the graves in the war cemeteries

Trip to Ypres supports GCSE studies

Young historians have travelled to Belgium to show their respects to soldiers died in the First World War.

Education
Suzannah Stacey with one of her beloved podencos. Picture: Irene Allan

Vet’s heartbreaking death leaves rescue centre in crisis

A popular vet who moved to Spain to help set up a rescue centre has died suddenly, leaving the project in jeopardy.

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Worthing Rugby Club Minis are looking for support so more children can go on tour

Charity firewalk open to anyone aged ten or over

Worthing Rugby Club will be hosting a charity firewalk as part of its St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Rugby

VIDEO: New MS centre manager talks of hopes for the future

The Sussex MS Centre has a new manager, who is looking to a bright future with hopes of expansion.

Health

New mental health campaign rocks

Painted pebbles will be helping to spread the message in a new campaign to end mental health stigma.

Health
The new chancel roof at St Peter's Church, Upper Beeding

Bishop blesses new church roof

The new chancel roof at an Upper Beeding church has been blessed by the Bishop of Horsham.

News

PICTURES: Ball raises thousands for Guild Care

More than £5,000 was raised for Guild Care at the Not the New Year’s Eve Ball, held at Worthing Golf Club.

News
Dr Alex Rainbow at Steyning Medical Practice. Picture: Stephen Goodger S05582H13

Medical centre launches bid to build community network

A doctor is leading a campaign to build a community-wide network to help tackle loneliness and isolation.

Health

GALLERY: Wassailing at Steyning Community Orchard

Evil spirits were chased off by a crowd of more than 100 at Steyning Community Orchard’s annual wassail.

Environment
Jake Costin and Hannah Pheasant, left, present the cheque at St Barnabas House hospice

Mini takeover has a big effect

Little cars and big hearts took to the race track at Goodwood to raise money for St Barnabas House hospice.

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Pedalling around the one-way street set up at Upper Beeding Primary School

Year-one is on the move!

Wind and rain failed to dampen the spirits of enthusiastic year-one children keen to be on the move.

Education
Neil Graham, right, with the 24-hour survival backpack he carried everywhere

Firefighter returns from his biggest rescue mission yet

Specialist firefighter Neil Graham has returned from a three-week deployment to Bangladesh, helping combat a deadly diphtheria outbreak.

Health
Widow Margaret Peckham says being able to talk to people again has changed her life

New friendship service 'changed my life'

Members of the RAF family are now able to make new friends from the comfort of their own homes.
Health
Mythago Morris wassailing at Steyning Community Orchard last year

Wonderful wassail returns

Chanting, rattling and banging will help to ‘wake up the trees’ at Steyning Community Orchard.

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Neil Laughton, secretary of the Penny Farthing Club

Penny-farthing fun for pupils

Children found out just how high a penny-farthing is when they tried out the early bicycle as part of their On the Move project.

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