Duchess of Cornwall to visit South of England Show

The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the South of England Show in Ardingly, Clarence House has announced today (May 25).

Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton is backing the campaign to #AvoidBlackHenna

Atomic Kitten singer joins campaign to warn holiday-makers to avoid black henna tattoos

Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton is backing a British Skin Foundation campaign to #AvoidBlackHenna as summer approaches.

Ashleigh Kempson. Picture: Steve Robards

Ashleigh gives up her tablet and raises £400 for cancer

An eight-year-old girl from Burgess Hill gave up her tablet for three weeks to raise money for charity.

Up to 200 people attended the event. Picture: Steve Robards

Dementia Day draws 200 visitors for an ‘outstanding afternoon’

A Dementia Day in Haywards Heath attended by hundreds has been hailed as an ‘outstanding afternoon’.

Sonny Hamilton, who turns three on Monday

Make Sonny’s dream to walk come true

Family and friends are doing everything they can to make a toddler’s dream of being able to walk come true.

Over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend Wakehurst will open Pearcelands Wood for the Wild Wood festival

Wild Wood Festival at Wakehurst

Over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend Wakehurst will open Pearcelands Wood, a ‘magical ancient woodland’ for the Wild Wood festival.

Silver Sunday is a national celebration of older people and their contribution to communities. Picture: Derek Martin

Council offers grants to celebrate Silver Sunday

Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) is offering grants of £250 to help local groups celebrate Silver Sunday this October.

Burgess Hill Shed is opening its doors to visitors during the towns Summer Fayre on Wednesday June 7

Meet the Shedders during Summer Fayre

Burgess Hill Shed is opening its doors to visitors during the town’s Summer Fayre on June 7.

FINISHING TOUCHES: An exhibitor works on final preparations at the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London before the event opens to the public.

RHS concerned over garden ignorance

As the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show prepares to open its gates, new research has revealed the public’s worrying lack of knowledge about horticulture.


Postman Pat got the sack in 1994 and Fireman Sam was axed but these pupils had an exciting new adventure ahead – school days

Did you know Postman Pat, Fireman Sam, The Raggy Dolls and Knightmare were all axed in 1994?

Sarah Cooper and Luke Randall in the multisensory room at Chestnut Tree

Find out more about children’s hospice week

Children’s hospice week takes place from May 22 until 28, Charlotte Harding heads to Chestnut Tree House to find out more.


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Tips on how to buy art for your home

Tips on how to buy art for your home

Charlotte Hardings picks up some advice from a Brighton gallery manager on how to buy art for your home.

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Varietal blends

RICHARD ESLING: Great skill is needed for blending wine

Often misunderstood by the consumer as a technique in winemaking, blending is one of the greatest and most versatile of tools in the oenologist’s, or wine-maker’s, armoury.

Steve (right) giving the donation to James (centre) with the Pokemon themed car. Picture: Steve Willis Training Ltd

Pair take on charity car rally

Steve Willis Training Centres in Burgess Hill has seen one of its staff head off on the Scumrun 2017 charity car rally.

Holly and Kelly Willoughby. Picture: Empra

Holly Willoughby’s sister and former pupil to visit school

Holly Willoughby’s sister will be visiting Burgess Hill Girls School on Friday (May 19).

David Bedding with his family in hospital

Daughter’s heartache over battle to save dad

“When people say their lives have been cut in half – that is how I feel.”

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Wholewheat Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes. The Vegetarian Society

Quick and simple vegetarian recipes

National Vegetarian Week May 15 - 21 is all about getting stuck in and going veggie for the week.

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Alex Stedman with his mum, Liz, and dad, John

COUNTY NEWS: Beating cancer was ‘best feeling ever’, says Alex, 22

“I cried, I had been given a chance, it was the best feeling I have ever had.”

Steve Bird and town mayor Jacqui Landriani at the radio station's launch

Listeners urged to tune in to Burgess Hill Community Radio

Burgess Hill Community Radio is to broadcast on FM for the first time.

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