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Video: Leonardslee Gardens - a tour around the estate

A new restaurant, ‘farm shop’, delicatessen, special afternoon teas and more of a year-round garden experience - these are some of the plans as Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in Lower Beeding looks ahead to its 2019 opening.

Jennie Elliot with her grandchildren

‘Astounding support’ as community rallies for Horsham mum

The community has pulled out all the stops in a bid to help a Horsham mum suffering from cancer.

The month-long operation was launched by Surrey and Sussex Police last week. Picture: Sussex Police

Police arrest 42 as drink and drug-driving campaign kicks off

Police have arrested 42 people in the first week of a summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers in Sussex.

Do you drive in flip flops?

This is what the law says about driving in flip flops or bare footed

Summer is here and the weather continues to get warmer but the sunny conditions can make it uncomfortable to drive in a pair of sweaty shoes.


Heatwave to hit Sussex next week

Sussex is set to be hit by a heatwave as temperatures could exceed 30degC from mid-week.


History made at Leonardslee Gardens as first Pinotage vines planted

History was made at Leonardslee Gardens in Lower Beeding yesterday with the planting of the first commercial Pinotage vineyard in the UK.

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Controversial 100-mile cycle route outlined

Organisers of a major new sporting event have clarified the 100-mile route through West Sussex which will see the closure of a string of roads.


County calls for more powers to intervene over academies

West Sussex County Council has appealed for local authorities to be given more power to intervene when academies get into difficulties.
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Concern for missing Crawley man

Police are searching for a 58-year-old man who has been missing from his home in Crawley since June 2.


COUNTY NEWS: Hundreds attend funeral of Sussex soldier

“It was a fitting tribute to a brave soldier, loyal friend and loving family member.”

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with a hammer attack

Efit released after hammer attack near school

Police have issued an efit of a man they would like to speak to after a teenager’s skull was fractured in a hammer attack near a school.

Traffic congestion in Storrington

Air quality in Storrington condemned as ‘fourth worst in Britain’

High levels of pollution have led to Storrington having the worst air quality in South East England - and the fourth worst in Britain.


VIDEO: 60 vehicles stopped in high-tech police crackdown

More than 60 vehicles were stopped by police in Sussex last week as officers conducted a high-tech crackdown on road crime.
Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday June 21 edition)

5 reasons to buy your County Times

The latest edition of the County Times is out today and below we’ve listed five top reasons to buy a copy.

A helicopter woke people in Kenilworth early this morning

Reports of gunmen sparks Horsham woodland search

Police investigated reports of gunmen on the loose in a Horsham woodland.

It was nice weather for ducks at Pulborough's Duck Race in 2007

Pulborough duck race is back on this Sunday

Fun for all the family is on offer this Sunday with the return of Pulborough Duck Race ... after ten years.

Horsham's Causeway ... a proud emblem of the town

‘Let’s put the pride back in Horsham’

A rallying cry is going out to people in Horsham to spruce up the town following criticism that a number of areas have become rundown eyesores.

Restrictions on butterfly knives like this one will be extended under the new law

Zombie knives, death stars and 8 more things the new Offensive Weapons Bill will make illegal

Tough new measures are to be put in place to deal with offensive weapons, the Home Secretary announced yesterday.


Celebrating another year of great guiding

Girlguiding Sussex West celebrated last month and marked all our achievements in 2017 at the annual general review in Arundel Castle, the beautiful home of our patron the Duchess of Norfolk.

Emily Olliver with her medal

Towers pupil finishes third in biathle

A ten-year-old from Towers School in Upper Beeding has reached third place in a biathle in Madeira

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