Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

Eco homes are being sought to take part in a local energy campaign.

The badger cub, named Monty by Coastway Vets in Shoreham

UPDATE: Monty now with friends

The badger cub rescued in Steyning is now in the care of Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue in Surrey.

Monty the badger cub is just a few weeks old. Picture: Claire Bond, Photography by Bond

Care through the night saves rescued badger cub

This tiny badger cub has been rescued after getting lost in Steyning.

Waitrose in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Waitrose to scrap takeaway coffee cups

Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from its stores.

Vernon Hewitt, Roger Brown and Alec Harden, left, with some of the donors

Official opening for new play area and orchard

The new combined wild play area and orchard on Steyning Downland Scheme has been officially opened.


GALLERY: Steyning spring show

Flower show stalwart Alasdair MacCulloch amazed visitors with his wonderful blooms at Steyning Horticultural Society's spring show.


COUNTY NEWS: Seabirds and fish killed by plastic wash up on beach

After discovering seabirds and fish killed by plastic on the beach, a dog walker has called for us to stop throwing rubbish in our seas.

Councillor Jonathan Chowen submitted an alternative motion to reject the application. Photo by Derek Martin

Plan for 23-caravan holiday park rejected

An application for a 23-caravan holiday park in Cowfold was unanimously rejected by Horsham District Council on the grounds it ‘breaks from the district’s developmental plan’.

Barratt Homes staff working to give nature a home

Barratt Homes extends partnership with RSPB to continue helping wildlife

A unique partnership between the RSPB and Barratt Homes has been renewed and extended for another three years.

Robert Gosling with wife Emma and daughter Heather

COUNTY NEWS: Supermarket shelves ‘empty’ says father trying to buy water

A Sussex father said when he went to buy bottled water at supermarkets near him the shelves were ‘empty’.

Shane Green and wife Tracy

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Disgrace’ as Sussex family left without water for two days

A Sussex family said they have been left without water for two days which is a ‘disgrace’.

Kia Trainor Director of the Sussex office of the Campaign to Protect Rural England

Concerns for rural Sussex development

A public talk about how to protect our countryside from development takes place on Tuesday (February 27).

Green MEP Keith Taylor

Green MEP supports ‘brave’ Sussex activist ahead of court

Green MEP Keith Taylor is supporting ‘brave’ anti-drilling activist Dr Peter Whittick, who is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

Opening of the new eco-hut at Woods Mill Nature Reserve in July 2017. Picture: Miles Davies/Sussex Wildlife

Nature reserve closed due to ‘high winds’

The Woods Mill Nature Reserve, in Henfield, has been closed to visitors today due to high winds, according to the Sussex Wildlife Trust.

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.

You can bring a reusable coffee cup instead of getting a disposable one

People encouraged to produce zero waste for #PlasticFreeFriday

Can you spend a whole day without throwing away plastic?

Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

National park site monitored after felling concerns raised

National park site monitored after felling concerns raised

Residents concerned by tree felling in the South Downs National Park have asked Horsham District Council to monitor the site.

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