Environment Eco

July 19th, 2022

Ice rink to return to Steyne Gardens this winter

The popular Steyne Gardens ice rink is to return to Worthing.

Worthing Borough Council has signed a new contract with Town Centre Ice Rinks Ltd for the attraction to return to the area this winter.

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July 7th, 2022

Worthing Borough Council to phase out harmful pesticides

Harmful weed killers are set to be scrapped in Worthing’s green spaces in a bid to halt the declining numbers of species of pollinating insects and the destruction of their natural habitats.
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June 21st, 2022

New Worthing Borough Council cabinet unveiled

The ruling group of Worthing Borough Council has confirmed its top team to transform the authority into a community-focused operation.

Council Leader Dr Beccy Cooper has appointed eight cabinet members - five of them women - to take the lead on a range of issues including citizen services, health and wellbeing and the climate emergency.

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June 6th, 2022

Highdown Gardens tree is vandalised

A conifer tree thought to be more than 50 years old at the world-famous Highdown Gardens has been vandalised.

The tree was stripped of all its bark at the end of last month (May 28/29), potentially exposing it to disease and pests with the damage believed to be deliberate as the exposed trunk and branches were engraved by a sharp object, while footsteps were also found at the base.

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