Arundel Wetland Centre celebrates bug month with moth workshops

Pale hassock, flame-shouldered and light brocade sound like a fashion show but these creatures may eat the clothes instead of wear them.

These are moths found at Arundel Wetland Centre by reserve manager Paul Stevens on his wildlife surveys.

A snapping turtle. Pic: Sarah Standing

Warning after snapping turtle spotted at a Sussex yacht club

A harbour conservancy group has taken to social media to ask locals to be vigilant after a snapping turtle was sighted 'walking about' at the marina yacht club in Birdham, near Chichester.


VIDEO: World’s only tree-listener comes to Wakehurst

“We look at the way trees look but do not grasp how alive they are.”

The albino squirrel spotted in Lindfield. Picture: Tim Fairchild

Rare albino squirrel spotted in Lindfield

Middy reader Tim Fairchild sent in this picture of an albino squirrel, which he said he spotted when he was walking around Lindfield.

Blubells in Thakeham

Bluebells springing into season in Sussex

Sussex is home to some of the most beautiful woodland areas that the country has to offer, and with spring well underway it means one thing – bluebell season is here.


Extra teams will help mend potholes in West Sussex

Even more repair teams are being dedicated to tackling potholes in West Sussex, with an additional two ‘seek and fill’ gangs starting work soon.


Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

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

Waitrose in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Waitrose to scrap takeaway coffee cups

Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from its stores.


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.

Fire crews went door-to-door during the water crisis. Picture: WSFRS

Fire crews go door-to-door during water crisis

Firefighters handed out more than 2,500 bottles of water to residents who were struck by the water shortage.

A pothole in London Road, Burgess Hill. Picture: Steve Robards

CAMPAIGN: Help improve the surfaces of our roads

It’s National Pothole Day today. But this is very much a local issue too.


VIDEO: Water restored to 'almost all Sussex customers', says South East Water

South East Water has restored supplies to almost all of its customers in Sussex, a spokesman has said.

MP Soames apologises to residents left without water

MP Sir Nicholas Soames has apologised to residents who have been left without water.

Robert Gosling with wife Emma and daughter Heather

Supermarket shelves ‘empty’ says Cuckfield father trying to buy water

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

MP for Mid Sussex Sir Nicholas Soames

MP Soames ‘satisfied’ all steps being taken to return water supply

MP Sir Nicholas Soames is ‘satisfied’ all steps are being taken to return a reliable water supply in the district.

Shane Green and wife Tracy

‘Disgrace’ as Bolney family left without water for two days

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

Bolney CE Primary School has closed its doors today due to lack of water. Picture: Google Streetview

Bolney primary school closed due to lack of water

Bolney CE Primary School has closed its doors today due to lack of water.

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.

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