The Buttery is located about half a mile to the north of Steyning in a cluster of buildings on the Staplefields Farm which is of ancient origins, and the house is certainly documented in the early 17th Century. It is thought The Buttery is of Victorian origin, with its grey and red brickwork in Flemish bond and steeply pitched roof topped with a belfry.
At the outbreak of the war, Colonel Leonard Messel of Nymans in West Sussex was debarred from active service on account of his German ancestry. Keen to play his part, instead he devoted his time to training battalions of the Royal East Kent Regiment known as the Buffs. It was these young men who wrote to him throughout the war..
A report by charity Friends of the Elderly found that over five million older people in the UK are affected by loneliness, with more than a million (1 in 10 older people) saying they often feel lonely.
Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Sussex really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs
Worthing Theatres offers the best in high quality comedy, dance, film, live screenings, music, talks and theatre across its three venues: the Assembly Hall, the Connaught Theatre and the Pavilion Theatre.