Local News

October 22nd, 2021

Enforcement team keeping the streets cleaner

More than 200 fines have been handed out to people dropping litter as part of a new crackdown by Adur & Worthing Councils which saw more enforcement officers on the street.

Extra officers were drafted in by Adur & Worthing Councils in June as lockdown rules were eased in a bid to encourage people to take rubbish home with them

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October 22nd, 2021

Adur & Worthing Councils’ strike gold for animal welfare

Adur & Worthing Councils have been recognised for their work and commitment to animal welfare.

Their dog warden service was awarded the coveted RSPCA Gold PawPrint Award, which recognises good practice in helping animals by local authorities in England and Wales that go above and beyond the basic requirements.

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October 18th, 2021


Local Conservative councillor Tim Wills was recently revealed by Hope Not Hate - a non-partisan organisation who research far right extremism - as being active in a fascist, white supremacist organisation, 'Patriotic Alternative'.
It was announced on Friday 15th that Wills had resigned his position as a Worthing councillor.

This news followed a protest of over 100 people on Saturday 9th October, an open letter calling for Wills to go, an online petition with over 700 signatories, and the announcement of a further planned protest outside the Worthing Council meeting on Tuesday 19th.

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October 15th, 2021

Children invited to become Marine Warriors

Children are being encouraged to learn about marine life and the beautiful Sussex coastline with the launch of Worthing’s new ‘Marine Warriors’ initiative.

The activity, created by Worthing Borough Council’s Coastal Office, aims to inspire kids to follow a fun and educational seaside trail to the rockpools, where they can explore, discover and learn about the beautiful world beneath the sea.

The Marine Warrior backpack, which is free to hire from the Coastal Office, contains a compass, magnifying glass, crabbing net, bucket and spade. All items have been carefully chosen as eco-friendly and sustainably sourced to highlight the plastic pollution crisis in our seas.

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