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  • Moulsecoomb Forest Garden Project

    Looking for something to do with the kids thats lots of fun and free. Then visit the Moulsecoomb Garden Project behind Moulsecoomb station. Open to everyone 10am-3pm Tuesdays and Fridays Food to harvest, Woods to explore, and

  • Moulsecoomb Library is being Refurbished

    Moulsecoomb Library will be closed for the whole of September while refurbishment takes place. Work included is Installation of new flooring, Heater replacement, Shutter repairs, Window repairs , Extensive redecoration inside and out

  • Burger van overturned on the A259 Angmering

    The driver of the car towing the burger van escaped the crash and ran off leaving the scene of the accident on the A259 Roundstone bypass near Angmering. The accident happened at about 4.25pm, just past the Haskins Garden Centre, and

  • Hemingway’s Pub closure

    The local theme pub Hemingway's, at the top of Cuthbert Road, closed last week. Shuttering was placed on all the windows for security. Prominently located on Freshfield Road, it had been given a make-over as a tribute to Ernest Hemingway, with

  • Arafat double puts Sussex on top

    Two late wickets from Yasir Arafat put Sussex in charge on the second day of the crucial Championship match against Worcestershire at Hove. Arafat had Ben Smith and Vikram Solanki leg before in his second spell while Robin Martin-Jenkins and Luke Wright

  • Recycling bins installed on Brighton seafront

    Recycling bins have been installed on the seafront and more are planned for the city centre. The move is the latest stage in Brighton and Hove City Council's attempts to boost the city's recycling rate. Five pairs of recycling bins have been installed

  • Number of Sussex jobless back on the rise

    The number of people in Sussex on out-of-work benefits is back on the rise, figures revealed today. Statistics from the Department for Work and Pensions showed 30,621 people across the county claimed Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) in July - up by 173 from

  • New Season fever

    Having only just survived by the skin of our teeth at the end of last season, I have to confess that I was more than tempted to end my reign of seven years as a season ticket holder at the Albion before the beginning of this season. However, I

  • Brighton church becomes first eco congregation

    A church in Brighton has said more than a prayer for the environment. Stanford Avenue Methodist Church in Stanford Avenue has become the city’s first ever ‘Eco Church’. The congregation conducts themed church services on saving the planet's resources

  • Hunting ban

    I AM writing out of interest with regard to the fox hunting ban that has recently come under scrutiny again. The Conservative Party recently stated it was extremely likely that a vote for the Tories was a vote to bring back fox hunting. As the Conservatives

  • SATs verdict

    IN Emily-Ann Elliott’s article about SATs tests (The Argus, August 7), she looks at whether learning would be more effective without constant testing. Children are not constantly tested. They take very few SATs tests throughout their time at school.

  • Green lessons

    SCHOOLS could give gardening lessons, says The Argus (August 10). But it is a subject that never should have gone away in the first place. I attended a boys’ secondary school in Tonbridge, Kent, between 1952 and 1956. We had weekly lessons on all things

  • Train trouble

    ROBERT EVANS suggesting a heavy increase in train capacity on the Brighton line’s Balcombe Viaduct (Letters, August 5) overlooks the urgent need to have four tracks between Three Bridges and Brighton in order to separate the overloaded fast and stopping

  • Regeneration doesn’t have to include trashy designs

    IT IS a pity that The Argus (August 3) tries to peddle the myth that Brighton and Hove City Council is anti- development. To the contrary, the council appears to have encouraged all sorts of development projects. To its shame, though, a significant

  • No manners

    I WAS utterly disgusted by my recent train journey home from work on July 29. I got the 5.40pm train from Portslade Station. I am eight-and-a-half months pregnant and was travelling home from my job as a care manager. I expected the train to be busy

  • Dog disgust

    DOGS and food don’t mix. Anyone serving food in cafés or restaurants and allowing dogs on the premises must have a very low opinion of hygiene (The Argus, July 27). I wonder what else may go on in those premises and I would never eat there. Dogs and

  • Running in the family

    Regular readers of The Argus will recall Chloe the water-loving cat, whose delight at being washed touched hearts across the world. The moist moggy came to our attention after her owner, Phil Gardner, filmed her in the shower and posted the film on YouTube

  • Sussex jobcentres expanded amid "unprecedented" demand

    Jobcentres in Sussex are to be expanded amid "unprecedented" demand as people struggle to find work during the recession. Figures show that nine Jobcentres in the county have been earmarked for renovations to increase office space - even though nine

  • NHS Brighton and Hove in Facebook first

    An NHS Trust in East Sussex has turned to Facebook to help gain feedback from new mothers and their partners about ways to improve maternity care services. NHS Brighton and Hove is believed to be the first NHS Trust in England to use the social networking

  • Sussex teenagers fight for apprenticeships

    Hundreds of youngsters are having to compete for a handful of apprenticeships because employers cannot afford to take people on. The Government has come in for criticism because a £3 million campaign called Make Things Happen, fronted by The Apprentice

  • New Sussex invention helps babies sleep

    Sleepless nights for new parents could be a thing of the past thanks to a new invention. Lynda Harding, 44, has been working with researchers from the University of Brighton to develop and trial a mattress that replicates the soothing environment of

  • Another Project Completed...

    So today I've finished the backing track for another song ready for the vocals to go on at a later date. And it got me to thinking about all the unsung heroes of the music industry. The faceless writers who produce the stuff you all listen to.

  • Armed police to search cars in Brighton

    Armed police will check every vehicle being driven into the heart of Brighton to try to prevent terrorist attacks during the Labour Party Conference. Residents or businesses wanting to drive near the Brighton Centre will have to apply for special

  • FOULSER

    FOULSER. Mum and Dad. We will always love you and never forget you. Dennis and Suzanne.

  • VAL DRAKE

    VAL DRAKE (nee Jenner) Happy Birthday love Mark, Ruth, Josh & Hannah xxxx

  • VAL DRAKE

    VAL DRAKE To a wonderful Mother and Nan. Happy 65th Birthday. All our love and kisses, Dee, Del, Harry, Danielle xxxx.

  • TEMPLETON

    TEMPLETON Nesta Married name Janet Ness Shaw. Many will remember her for her long association with H J Paris Ltd (Builders) and her work with charities and other local associations. She loved dogs in particular, but other creatures responded to her quiet

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY Have a great day. Enjoy your party All our love Mum and Dad xxx

  • BERRY

    BERRY.- Dolly (Amy Ada) passed away suddenly on 7th August 2009, much loved mum of Linda, nanny to Alex and Charlotte, and beloved cousin of Ruby Jones. Funeral service to be held at Downs Crematorium on 19th August at 1pm. Family flowers only, but donations

  • COX

    COX.- Hilda on August 7th 2009. Peacefully in a Nursing Home aged 89 years. Reunited with her late son Frank. Much loved mother of Jaccqi and Mandie. A dearly loved nan and great nan. Funeral service will take place at Worthing Crematorium, Findon on

  • Brighton man's unfit to fighting fit bid

    Gavin O'Mally-Richardson used to enjoy a quiet life. The 37-year-old, who described himself as “not particularly healthy”, smoked, ate what he liked and did not worry too much about exercise. But all of that has changed after he set himself a six-month

  • Argus comments - an explanation

    Today, New Media Age reports that the Daily Mail is to stop actively moderating reader comments - and by coincidence, one of our commenters, John Steed, has also asked us to clarify aspects of our policy, which is similar, so this seems like a

  • Woodingdean Crossroads to get £400k revamp

    A major traffic bottleneck and accident blackspot is set for a £400,000 revamp. Brighton and Hove City Council has revealed plans to overhaul the Woodingdean Crossroads outside the Downs Hotel in Woodingdean. The junction forms a key

  • Sussex v Worcestershire: Day 2

    WICKET: Worcs 71-4 (29.2) We might have just seen the critical moment of this match as Solanki is lbw plonk in the final over of the day to Arafat in a carbon copy of Smith's dismissal. And he knew it - shuffling off before the ump had his finger up

  • Tough night for Jake in cup exit

    Tommy Elphick has backed Jake Wright to come through a baptism of fire on his return to the professional ranks. The former Crawley and Bradford City defender was given a tough time by ex-Southampton winger Nathan Dyer on his away debut at

  • Thunder swoop for Bulgarian

    Worthing Thunder have gone Bulgarian for their third overseas signing of the summer. Power forward Petroslav Zafirov, 27, is heading west for Thunder’s second season in the BBL. The 6ft 8in former American college player has featured for Bulgaria’s

  • The changing face of allotments in Brighton and Hove

    Peep over the fence or boundary wall of your nearest allotments and superficially everything may seem much the same as it has been for years. But dig a little deeper and you will find a quiet revolution has taken place in the gardening world. Allotments

  • Slade: There's work to do

    Albion boss Russell Slade has admitted there is a lot of work to do after a convincing exit from the Carling Cup. They were out-classed by Championship side Swansea at the Liberty Stadium last night, the Welshmen winning 3-0. Goals by

  • Moment of magic from Jenkins sinks Dons

    A spectacular goal from Neil Jenkins secured Eastbourne Borough a battling victory at a packed Priory Lane last night. Borough were second best for much of the contest and were forced to cling on after Jenkins gave them the lead in stunning

  • Investigation after five farm fires

    An investigation is under way after five fires at farms in Sussex overnight. Firefighters were called to burning barns in Fletching, near Uckfield, Newick, near Lewes, and Cuckfield and Scaynes Hill, near Haywards Heath, overnight. Crews

  • Three injured in A27 van crash

    Three men were injured when a van crashed off the A27 near Worthing. The van is believed to have hit the central reservation of the eastbound carriageway, between Patching and High Salvington, before ending up on its roof in a ditch.

  • Albion well beaten in cup

    The Carling Cup has the capacity to be a great leveller. Albion know that only too well after knocking out Manchester City on penalties in front of a full house at Withdean last season. The Seagulls never looked like staging a repeat

  • Sussex seamers answer their critics

    Who said Sussex cannot bowl sides out? The county’s seamers answered a few of their critics at Hove yesterday as they hustled out Worcestershire for 256 on the first day of the crucial Championship match. None more so than the ever-improving

  • Raynor delighted by Reds' response

    Assistant manager Paul Raynor praised the response of his Crawley side after an impressive performance overwhelmed Forest Green 3-0 at the Broadfield Stadium last night. Reds should have won by a greater margin as they bounced back from their opening-day

  • Two quizzed over Worthing face slash attack

    Two men are being quizzed by police over a vicious attack where a man had his face slashed open. The 32-year-old victim was walking home from a family party with his girlfriend when three men approached him and cut him across the face. The blade