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Riverford Organic ‘cooks-up’ support for local boy Sumner Malik

Self-confessed veg nerds, Riverford Organic Reigate, held it’s first Charity Master Veg Class on 23rd October to raise funds for local boy Sumner Malik. Sumner Malik, one of a triplet and one of the brightest and bubbliest young squash players in the local area, has been diagnosed with a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). DIPG is a terminal, paediatric form …

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The Great Storm 30 Years On

The Great Storm 30 Years On

The night of Sunday, October 15 marks 30 years since the UK’s Great Storm of 1987, in which 18 people were killed as winds reached speeds of 120mph. The highest gust in the UK was recorded at Shoreham-by-Sea. This month, RH History Uncovered looks back at the wild weather of that night. The storm made landfall in Cornwall, before tracking …

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Higher Education

Higher Education

“There is a fountain of youth – it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” Sophia Loren Although I left school more than 40 years ago without an A level to my name, I am …

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Sew Special – Knights Haberdashery

Sew Special

When Knights department store closed in early 2016 cries from local dressmakers could be heard – “Where will we buy our haberdashery supplies now?!” Happily for them, like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Knights Haberdashery lives on, each stage of its relocation process fitting together as neatly as a dress pattern, and it is now sitting pretty in the …

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Horsted Keynes Celebrates The Austen Family

Horsted Keynes Celebrates The Austen Family

The lovely Mid Sussex village of Horsted Keynes has been the home to several famous people – Land of Hope and Glory author Arthur Benson, former Prime Minister Sir Harold Macmillan and three relatives of Jane Austen – perhaps the nation’s favourite novelist. Sackville, John and William Austen were Rectors of St Giles Church in Horsted Keynes for 39 years, …

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COS Musical Theatre

COS Musical Theatre

For 60 years a Crawley group has been staging award-winning entertainment for the town and surrounding area – in its 60th birthday year I spoke to Charlotte Cosh, a member of COS Musical Theatre to find out more about the group and its diamond anniversary celebrations. Since 1957 COS Musical Theatre, previously known as Crawley Operatic Society, has been entertaining …

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Finance Company Build Big To Help Community’s Young

Earlier this summer more than 300 staff from Santander Consumer Finance beat the British weather as they volunteered their time to a building project based at Hindleap Warren Outdoor Education Centre on the Ashdown Forest to improve facilities for the community youth organisation – London Youth. The Hindleap Project started in early 2017 when a committee of 20 employees was …

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Felbridge Girl Guides Need You!

Felbridge Girl Guides Need You!

The 1st Felbridge Guides have been meeting since 1950 and form part of Girl Guiding 1st Felbridge (St John’s) which also includes Rainbow, Brownie and senior section units which offer activities for girls and young women aged 5 – 25. The group meet on Friday evenings during school term time at St John’s Church Hall, Felbridge. What Do Guides Do? …

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MAMMA MIA! Comes To The Brighton Centre

MAMMA MIA! Comes To The Brighton Centre

A mother, a daughter and three possible fathers, and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! will come to The Brighton Centre for a two and a half week run from Tuesday, August 15 – Sunday, September 3 as part of the show’s first UK tour. MAMMA MIA! is musical theatre producer Judy …

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Pulses Race Raises Thousands For Sussex Children’s Charity!

Sussex-based business management consultancy organisation, Business Pulse raised more than £3,700 for Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity (DVLCC) last month. The event was held in Pavilion Suite at the Lingfield Park Racecourse on Thursday, June 22 – the event was organised by Business Pulse’s founder Nass Elaheebocus, who is a long term supporter of DVLCC. Throughout the day, guests enjoyed …

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