As I write, the countryside is in glorious full bloom and there is an upbeat feel around our part of West Sussex. Midhurst’s status at the heart of the South Downs National Park has been reinforced by the completion of the administrative offices for the SDNP Authority at Capron House in North Street.
Opening on the 25th June 2014, The Cyclist Refreshment Room is a new all-day dining concept, offering travellers and Brightonians, delicious uncomplicated food in the unique setting of the train station.
Ascot’s King George Weekend (Friday 25th to Sunday 27th July) is amongst the UK’s most important Flat meetings and this year’s event will be no exception with an attractive line up both on and off the track.
Following on from the spectacle of Royal Ascot, the summer’s flat racing season continues with the First July Weekend race meeting taking place this Friday 11th and Saturday 12th July at Ascot Racecourse.
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..
Julia Fisher is a writer and broadcaster with a particular interest in the Middle East and now, having moved to the country, is enjoying the new experience of country life, gardening (hopefully moving towards self sufficiency) and hen keeping.
He may be largely forgotten, but Maurice Tate was one of the greatest bowlers to have played for Sussex and England. As a new book resurrects the colourful cricketing legend, Adam Trimingham charts his momentous career and tragic demise
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.