Quiz: How many birds can you identify?

The last weekend of January sees the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch get underway and the conservation charity is asking everyone to share details of the birds that live around them.

Weather warning

Snow and ice warning extended to cover all of Sussex

A Met Office weather warning for snow and ice has been extended this evening to cover all of Sussex.

TRAVEL ALERT: Two car crash blocks A23

TRAVEL ALERT: Two car crash blocks A23

The A23 has been blocked following a crash involving two cars this evening (January 16).


UPDATE: Firefighters tackle car blaze along village road

Firefighters battled a car fire along a village road this evening (January 16).

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is at The Capitol, Horsham, on January 25

Ten things to see in Sussex, January 19-25

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

Theatre and Comedy
Freya Kemp from Cumnor House Sussex in action for Sussex County

Haywards Heath pupil youngest to be selected for cricket programme

A Cumnor House Sussex pupil is one of eight girls to have been selected for the 2018 Sussex Cricket Girls’ Academy and Emerging Players Programme (EPP) - and at 12 years old is the youngest to make selection.

Churned up verge in North Street, Horsham SUS-180116-153000001

Shock at damage to town centre verge

A group of volunteer gardeners were left shocked when they discovered damage to a town centre grass verge on Sunday.

The final design for the skate park. Picture: Mid Sussex District Council

New skate park will bring ‘great joy to young people’

A new skate park in Haywards Heath will bring ‘great joy to young people’.

Hoodie in town centre bag snatch

Hoodie in town centre bag snatch

A hoodie snatched a handbag from an elderly woman in a mobility scooter in a town centre daylight theft.

Southern remain bottom for customer satisfaction in an annual rail survey run by Which?

Southern remains bottom for customer satisfaction

Customer satisfaction with Southern services is the lowest nationally for the third straight year, according to results from a new survey.

A previous young carers event. Picture: Derek Martin

Young carers event in Burgess Hill next month

Burgess Hill Youth will hold their next young carers event next month.


Cases of Alabama Rot confirmed in Sussex

Two cases of the deadly disease in dogs, Alabama Rot, have been confirmed in Sussex, according to a veterinary specialist.

Screenshot of Voldemort: Origins of the Heir

Fan-made Harry Potter prequel released on YouTube

An unofficial fan-made prequel to the Harry Potter film series looks at the early life of Voldemort, the iconic antagonist in the Harry Potter fantasy series written by J. K. Rowling.

Whats on

Met Office snow shower warning includes parts of West Sussex

Snow showers are forecast for parts of West Sussex overnight and tomorrow morning (Wednesday January 17).

Alexandra Watts from Burgess Hill with her husband Stuart and their children ten-year-old Harry, seven-year-old Amy and Isla who is four SUS-180115-130109001

Mum who survived cardiac arrests becomes accredited special needs photographer

A Burgess Hill mum who survived three cardiac arrests at the age of 36 has become what she believes to be the UK’s first special needs photographer of American accreditation.

Festival of Chichester patron Dame Patricia Routledge at the launch of last year's festival programme

Join the 2018 Festival of Chichester!

There is still time to join the festival fun as the Festival of Chichester heads towards the deadline for entries for 2018.

Brighton Festival Chorus

Brighton Festival Chorus recruiting new singers in anniversary year

Brighton Festival Chorus is looking for new members as it marks its 50th anniversary this year. Spokeswoman Marilyn Linehan said: ”There is an exciting programme of concerts, events and special performances planned.

LMCS Dick Whittington 2017

LMCS bring us Dick Whittington!

Littlehampton Musical Comedy Society are heading towards a complete sell-out as they take to the stage this week with the tale of Dick Whittington.

Theatre and Comedy
Leeroy Stagger by David Guenther

New album leaves "fog of depression" behind

Canadian singer-songwriter Leeroy Stagger says he has come “out of the fog of depression” with his new album Love Versus – an album which asks whether love is enough.

Nine-year-old Georgina Hogbin (R) who was a gold medalist in the under-nines with Eve Sandman, 10, who triumphed in the under-12s SUS-180116-103137001

Ski glory for girls in national contest

Triumphant pupils from Burgess Hill Girls delivered their best-ever results at the prestigious Independent School Ski and Snowboard Championships in the French Alps, bringing home a clutch of medals from the Slalom, Giant Slalom and Team Parallel individual and team events.

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