Local News

October 30th, 2023

Grants available for warm welcome spaces in Adur and Worthing this winter

Last year a host of community groups and organisations across Adur and Worthing opened their doors to help residents struggling with the cost of living crisis keep warm.

Using funding from Adur & Worthing Councils, 29 venues including community centres, schools, churches, cinemas and museums offered people the opportunity to stay warm while socialising and taking part in activities. There was even the chance to watch films for free at Connaught Cinema in Worthing as part of its warm space offering.

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October 25th, 2023

Funding awarded to create community orchard at Worthing’s Cissbury Fields

A new community orchard is to be created at Worthing’s Cissbury Fields as part of a shared plan to nurture the space into a thriving environment for wildlife and visitors alike.

Following a successful grant application by Worthing Borough Council from the South Downs National Park Trust, 35 local variety apple and pear trees will be planted at one of the site’s six fields to create an orchard where locals can pick free fruit and connect with nature.

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October 25th, 2023

Learn how to use one of Adur and Worthing’s throwlines

People who live, work or visit Adur and Worthing are being invited to learn how to use some of the life-saving resources along the coastline.

As part of a move to make the waters a safer place, Adur & Worthing Councils’ coastal wardens will be running safety sessions to demonstrate how to effectively use the area’s throwlines.

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October 20th, 2023

Worthing launches sustainable planting scheme

Flowerbeds in Worthing are to receive colourful, environmentally-friendly displays all year round thanks to a new sustainable planting scheme.

Worthing Borough Council has long delivered a beautiful array of flowers in its parks, town centre and neighbourhoods by planting twice a year to bring colour and joy to those spaces.

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