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VIDEO: Highlights of Horsham's Big Gig

Performers at the Big Gig festival wowed crowds this weekend.

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Jim Buttress

Jim Buttress to host charity evening

A special evening with renowned horticulturist and popular broadcaster, Jim Buttress will take place next Friday (June 22).

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Members enjoy a workout in the new training zone

Horsham Fitness opens new workout area

Horsham Fitness officially opened its new training zone at Horsham Rugby Club on Monday June 4.

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The  Essence of Fashion show at Warnham Barn

Essence of Fashion show raises more than £1,000

On Wednesday (June 6) evening at the beautiful venue of Warnham Barn at Rookwood Golf Club, The Essence of Fashion held a fashion show.

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Pupils learn about career paths after college

Collyer’s careers fair sets pupils on journey to getting jobs in the travel sector

Students attended Collyer’s recent travel and tourism careers fair in large numbers, to learn more about the post college world of employment and training in the fast growing industry.

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Harry Williams, Joshua Ray, Joseph Anderson, Lola Redford, Niya Spice and news group: Felix Frost, Leon Kill, Becky Jones, Leo Yuille, Sophie Williams, Aurelia Smith, Antonia Corbu and Eva Goin with Lizzie Williams

Pupils raise funds for Lizzie Williams’ Paralympic journey

Arunside Primary School in Horsham welcomed local paralympic athlete, Lizzie Williams, to the school.

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Pedal power: participants on the Horsham Wheels for All annual fund-raising bike ride from Shoreham to Horsham, using the Downslink cycle route.

Wheels for All raises funds towards new hand cycle

Riders made great progress and broke their personal best records when Horsham Wheels for All held its annual fundraising bike ride from Shoreham to Horsham, using the Downslink cycle route.

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Rev. Paddy Beresford, his wife Ann (and their grandson), and the artist Nikki Bridgman

St John’s church mural marks Reverend’s service

St. John’s church in Broadbridge Heath have commissioned local artist and book illustrator Nicola Bridgman to create a beautiful mural to be mounted on the church hall.

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Celebrating 25 years of WRAGs

Celebrating 25 years of WRAGs at the Floral Fringe Fair

Many of the best horticulturalists working in Britain’s gardens owe their success to training received on the Work and Retrain As a Gardener (WRAG) scheme.

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Adam uses his chilli sales to help stray dogs

Chilli entrepreneur supports stray dog charity

Ten-year-old chilli entrepreneur Adam Cort launched his ethical chilli business at the Floral Fringe Fair last weekend.

Environment

PICTURES: St Catherine's Midnight Walk

The St Catherine’s Hospice midnight walk hit the streets of Horsham on Saturday night.

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Eyed hawkmoths are a large moth with eye markings on its hindwings that it uses to startle predators.

Arundel Wetland Centre celebrates bug month with moth workshops

Pale hassock, flame-shouldered and light brocade sound like a fashion show but these creatures may eat the clothes instead of wear them.

These are moths found at Arundel Wetland Centre by reserve manager Paul Stevens on his wildlife surveys.

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A kestrel in flight

Woods Mill reserve marks 50 years of helping nature

Sussex Wildlife Trust is celebrating 50 years since the opening of the nature reserve at Woods Mill to the public on June 8 1968 with a programme of events running from now until March 2019.

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The cadets enjoying the fair

Steyning Cadets enjoy a day of fun and community spirit at Steyning Festival

On Monday May 28, army cadets from the Steyning detachment at Shooting Field, attended Steyning Festival - a two-week family event which includes fun and games, comedy and music acts, competitions, celebrity guests, art trails, shows, treasure hunts and many other family activities.

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Flight Centre triathlon at Cranleigh School raises thousands

Flight Centre triathlon at Cranleigh School raises thousands

The annual Flight Centre schools triathlon has returned for its third year, hoping to become the schools’ equivalent of the London Marathon.

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The winning designs from each year group for the Devine Homes garden competition with Louise Whitney, sales and marketing manager for Devine Homes

Billingshurst pupils take on garden design competition

The pupils at Billingshurst Primary School were set a task by Devine Homes to use their imagination to create a garden for their new show home at Hammond’s Mill, Amblehurst Green, Billingshurst.

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There will be 15 gardens open in the village

Kirdford open gardens to wow visitors

At this most colourful time of the gardening year there will be 15 gardens open, all within walking distance, in Kirdford on Saturday and Sunday June 9 and 10.

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Farlington pupils master building bridges

The year seven girls at Farlington School have displayed the results of their bridge-building challenge.

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Pupils celebrate the oustanding report

Catkins Nursery gets outstanding result

Horsham MP Jeremy Quin visited Catkins Nursery, off Blackbridge Lane, to congratulate them on their outstanding Ofsted report.

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Some of the employability students, Dan Goodyer, Charlotte Ellis, Phoebe Rosamond, Ed Pirie; James Howell, Tomas Williams, Patrick Smith and deputy principal Steve Martell.

Collyer’s students graduate employability course

Collyer’s students studying the new and highly regarded employability course have graduated from the year-long programme.

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