West Sussex

Volunteers celebrate Wey and Arun Canal's 200th birthday

BBC Sussex News Feed - 8 hours 58 min ago
A weekend of celebrations marks the 200th anniversary of a canal which once linked London to the south coast.

Crawley Town v Blackpool

BBC Sussex News Feed - 10 hours 34 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Crawley Town and Blackpool.

Billingshurst farm fined for polluting river

BBC Sussex News Feed - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 18:01
A dairy farm is ordered to pay more than £8,000 for allowing effluent to pollute an 8-mile (13km) section of a river.

UK should ditch the rhetoric and focus on the feasible, say trade experts

Sussex University News Feed - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 16:11
100 days after the UK voted to leave the EU, now is the time to ditch the rhetoric and start focusing on what is feasible, trade experts have said.

Sheffield Wednesday v Brighton & Hove Albion

BBC Sussex News Feed - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 15:48
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton & Hove Albion.

Craig Cachopa: Sussex batsman released early from contract to return to New Zealand

BBC Sussex News Feed - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 14:20
Batsman Craig Cachopa is released a year early from his Sussex contract for personal reasons and returns to New Zealand.

Terry Bridger: Pagham stand-off accused has cancer

BBC Sussex News Feed - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 13:49
A man charged with threatening to kill his wife and police officers in a 40-hour stand-off has been diagnosed with cancer and is too ill to attend court.

New play commemorating partition of India based on harrowing real-life stories

Sussex University News Feed - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 09:00
A play written by a University of Sussex academic who researches the India-Pakistan partition of 1947 is to premier in Crawley next week.

Second man arrested over Worthing and Lancing robberies

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 18:31
A second man is arrested in connection with a series of armed robberies in West Sussex.

Johanna Konta out of Wuhan Open after quarter-final loss to Petra Kvitova

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 16:15
Britain's Johanna Konta is out of the Wuhan Open, beaten 6-3 6-4 by 14th seed Petra Kvitova in the quarter-finals in China.

Man guilty of Biddenden widower burglary-murder

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 13:54
A man is convicted of murdering a pensioner and aggravated burglary at the home of a champion clay pigeon shooter.

Police hunt on the run convicted killer Mark Ryder

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 11:59
A convicted murderer who vanished from a bail hostel after being released on licence earlier this year is being sought by police.

'Thumbs up' for Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth artwork

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:35
The 11th artwork to sit on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth is to be unveiled later.

South East Coast Ambulance Service 'to be put in special measures'

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:11
An NHS ambulance trust that serves the South East of England is to be put into special measures following a damning report by inspectors.

Camber Sands deaths: Lifeguards to be reviewed

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:34
A review is under way into whether lifeguards should be deployed at a beach where six people recently died.

Whale skeleton rebuilt at Cambridge University museum

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 15:13
The skeleton of a giant whale is rebuilt after being dismantled and stored for three years during a museum refurbishment.

Skull found at sea: Artist's impression of man released

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 14:49
An artist's impression of a man whose skull was dredged up by fishermen two years ago is released in a bid to identify him.

Crawley student walks

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 14:18
A student from Crawley who had to have her legs and fingers amputated defied doctors' expectations and is learning to walk again.

Widow wins High Court frozen embryo case

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:38
The widow of a Falklands war veteran has won a High Court bid to keep frozen embryos that they created.

Sussex hospital drivers paid after eight weeks

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:08
Staff working for a sub-contractor which provides hospital transport in Sussex receive their wages after up to eight weeks without being paid.

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