PICTURES: New children’s book focuses on self esteem

Social worker Phil Clarkson has drawn on his own experiences to write his first children’s book.

Joe Neale, Schoolsworks lead English teacher, with children from River Beach Primary School and Edward Bryant School at Chichester Festival Theatre

Young writers inspired by trip to theatre

Talented young writers watched a performance of Beauty and the Beast to end a term focusing on the classic story.

Arundel Walking Tours has gone from strength to strength, adapting for the benefit of guests and offering a variety of ways to discover the history of the town

History brought to life with turn-up-and-go tours

Postman Martin Alderton has turned his love for Arundel into a thriving business.

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Themes and emotions of The Snowman story ' emphasising happy times and creating memories rather than the sad ending ' made the character the ideal ambassador for a children's hospice

Birthday patrons for Chestnut Tree House revealed

The Snowman heads up a list of new patrons preparing to help Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice celebrate its 15th birthday in 2018.

Ali Golds has been recognised for channelling negative experiences into positive achievement

Businesswoman proud to be named among female groundbreakers of 2017

Entrepreneur Ali Golds has been named in a national review of the female groundbreakers of 2017.
The 11 new firefighters were officially welcomed at the Pass Out Parade

Wholetime community firefighters join crews across West Sussex

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has officially welcomed 11 new firefighters.

Gilly North with her portrayal of the Staffordshire Potteries around 100 years ago

Model railway wins best in show at international exhibition

A wonderfully accurate model railway layout illustrating smoking bottle kilns of the past has won best in show at Europe’s largest exhibition of its kind.


GALLERY: Brighton and Hove Arts Council Drama Awards 2017

The importance of youth in amateur theatre was highlighted at this year's Brighton and Hove Arts Council Drama Awards.
Kirdford Players take to the stage in aid of NSPCC

Mummers’ Play dates for village pubs

Kirdford Players are putting on a special Christmas production as part of its fundraising for the NSPCC.

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WWT centre enable visitors to get close to fascinating animals, learn about amazing habitats and enjoy unique winter wildlife spectacles

Wetland Centre deal for Lottery players

National Lottery players are being offered two-for-one entry to Arundel Wetland Centre.

More than 20 members of Stagecoach South staff have clocked up 650 years' service in total

Bus company staff honoured

Stagecoach employees have been recognised for loyal service and commitment to passenger transport.

Working on the Littlehampton Rain Garden in Maltravers Road

Rain garden inspires further flooding schemes

Work to improve flooding in Littlehampton is being used as a blueprint for other schemes in the county.

The Art Society Steyning chairman Ann Blakelock presents the award to Thomas Carey. Picture: Derek Martin DM17112363a

Grandma portrait wins award

Portraits of his grandma helped win student Thomas Carey an award from The Art Society Steyning.

Liz Lacey with her floral pictures. Pictures: Steve Robards SR1726696

PICTURES: Steyning Art Group annual exhibition

Visitors were impressed with the high standard of artwork at Steyning Art Group’s annual exhibition.

Bonding at the Aldingbourne Trust's Casino Royale employer ball

Employers praised for supporting people with learning disabilities

Aldingbourne Trust’s first employer ball proved to be shaken not stirred.

Winners Tam Thompson, Tracy Caldwell, Lissie Britten and Rowena Day

Rider ‘flabbergasted’ to be picked for national campaign

Pulborough horse rider Rowena Day has been chosen to feature in a nationwide campaign.

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Southwick actor H Reeves appears as The Curate in Rafe Spall's new horror filmThe Ritual

Horror film The Ritual features West Sussex actor

Southwick thespian H Reeves can be seen in a whole new light in Rafe Spall’s new horror film.

TV and Film

GALLERY: Steyning shop window winners revealed

Brightly-coloured fruits and teddy bears’ tea parties were among the entries for this year’s Steyning shop window competition.


PICTURES: Steyning pumpkin competition

Prize pumpkins were the talk of Steyning Farmers Market on Saturday.

Get involved as an employer or a champion and change attitudes to mental health

New fund launched to end mental health stigma

A new fund is launching today to coincide with World Mental Health Day.

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