Events taking place across Sussex this July weekend

This weekend (Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22) is shaping up to be very busy with a plethora of events taking place across Sussex, ranging from Pride and fire station open days, to farmers markets and free tennis.

Whats on
The BA flight forced to make an emergency landing. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-180720-074250001

COUNTY NEWS: Chaos for passengers as BA flight makes emergency landing at Gatwick

A British Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport in the middle of the night.

Little Street, in Bognor Road, Chichester

County news: Little Street to open Sussex centre

A child-size town for children to play at real-life roles from a construction worker to a doctor is set to open in Sussex this month.

Leigh Walton (pictured left) with debt adviser Rachel Dawson

Help for those with debt

By 2010, single parent and carer Leigh Walton was caring for her ill mother, her adult son with autism and her daughter.

Carpenters Gold is at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, on Friday, July 20

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, July 19-26

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex

Theatre and Comedy
Steve Sidwell. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Former Brighton star admits injury may force him to retire

Former Albion midfielder Steve Sidwell admits the back injury which saw him miss the majority of last season could force him to retire.
Ben Brown / Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Brown keeps claiming victims as Sussex beat Gloucs - report and reaction

Skipper Ben Brown equalled a Sussex wicketkeeping record with six second innings catches as his side claimed a thrilling 28-run Specsavers County Championship win over Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.
Sussex CCC
Actors in one of the short films about HIV stigma

Campaign launched in Brighton to tackle HIV stigma

A Brighton-based charity has launched a campaign to erase stigma around HIV.

Two more tremors have been recorded in Newdigate (Image: British Geological Survey)

COUNTY NEWS: Houses shake as region hit by more earthquakes

Houses shook for a few seconds as the region was hit by yet more earthquakes today (July 18).

Performers in Pavilion Gardens during Fringe City at Brighton Fringe (Image licensed by Creative Commons via Wikimedia)

Funding bid to boost Brighton’s creative and digital sector

A funding boost for the creative and digital sector could be on the cards in Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area.

Cllr Gill MItchell

Parks in Brighton and Hove handed national awards

Seven of Brighton and Hove’s parks have been handed Green Flags – marking them out as some of the best open spaces in the country.

Morrisons, Wick, is one of a number of Morrisons to take part. Photo by Derek Martin

Supermarket introduces ‘Quieter Hour’ to help create calmer shopping experience

Morrisons around Sussex have announced plans for a ‘Quieter Hour’ in store every Saturday.

The Vale dos Vinhedos

Brazilian wine has great potential

Brazil makes wine? This was the universal response when I suggested a tasting of wines from Brazil for one of the Arundel Wine Society monthly meetings.

Model and publican Jodie Kidd is spearheading a new Long Live the Local campaign SUS-180719-131115001

County news: Save our pubs says supermodel-turned landlady Jodie Kidd

Supermodel Jodie Kidd has struck a new pose - by launching a campaign to save Britain’s pubs.

Toilets at Peter Pan's playground in Madeira Drive

Plans to charge 30p for toilets in Brighton and Hove scrapped

Councillors rejected a proposal to charge the public 30p to use some of the city’s public toilets.

HMOs in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean

Council approves conversion of family homes for student accommodation

Three former family homes will become student houses after approval from Brighton and Hove planners.

There are loads of activities for families across Sussex this summer

What’s on over the summer holidays in Sussex?

There are activities taking place for the whole family across Sussex during the summer holidays, here is a handy list of what’s on. From archery to counting butterflies, there is something for everyone.

Hungry Shark World on console supports 4k display

Console Corner: Hungry Shark signals change of tide in video gaming world

An announcement from Ubisoft this week has signalled a real change of tide in the world of video games.

England fans could not hide their frustration following the World Cup semi-final extra-time defeat to Croatia

Ian Hart: Thoughts of what might have been in Russia!

Before a ball was kicked I think every England fan around the globe would have a taken a last-four finish. But as I left Moscow in the early hours of Thursday morning, I doubt I was the only person with thoughts of what might have been?
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Sneak peak behind the scenes ahead of snail trail

Fifty unique giant snails are being painted ready to hit the streets of Brighton and Hove in September.

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