A 77-year-old man had his watch stolen in Littlehampton last week. Detectives have appealed for witnesses after the theft of the £15,000 watch on Wednesday, June 16. The victim, aged 77, was reportedly approached by a woman, who 'gave him a hug and took his watch'.
A video shows police pursuing 32-year-old Karl White - who was more than twice the legal limit A man has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for driving at 60mph while more than twice the legal alcohol limit. Karl White led police officers on a pursuit through Littlehampton before crashing as he attempted to squeeze between two bollards into a pedestrianised area.
Watch: Footage released of police chase through Littlehampton Dashcam footage has been released showing police pursuing a drink driver through Littlehampton, who was twice over the legal limit. Karl White caught the attention of officers who were on a routine patrol in the town, when they noticed his car’s number plate did not match the make and model of the grey Citroen C8 he was driving, on February 9th.
This video released by police shows what happened when a driver got behind the wheel of a car while more than twice the drink-drive limit. Karl White led police on a pursuit through Littlehampton, before crashing as he attempted to squeeze between two bollards into a pedestrianised area, said Sussex Police.
Littlehampton mayor Michelle Molloy has made an official visit to Arun Veterans and Armed Forces Breakfast Club, one of her three chosen charities for her year in office. The club has moved to a new venue, The Lamb pub in Rustington and 25 members aged from 30 to 101 were gathered for breakfast with the mayor.
A seven-year-old Littlehampton boy who loves art has completed a sponsored walk to raise money to buy craft materials for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. Proud mum Stacey Wedge said her son Connor came up with the idea himself, having learned all about the hospice when they were driving past it in Poling one day.
A care agency covering Littlehampton, Arundel and Goring is holding a cake sale to bring joy to the community. The Bring Joy Bake will be held at Churchill Court, off The Street, Rustington on Friday, June 25, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Sara Sangster, recruiter, said: “You are all invited to our brilliant event.
Lyminster & Crossbush Parish Council has welcomed the ‘long overdue’ delivery of the northern section of Lyminster Bypass, but has raised concerns over an increase in traffic. Earlier this month, the government announced £11.8m of funding had been granted to construct the northern section of the bypass, which, it said, will provide better access to Littlehampton and quicker journeys in the area.
Campaigners have unfurled a giant banner outside the Amazon warehouse in Littlehampton demanding more rights for the retail giant’s employees. Members of trade union Unite revealed the banner, which publicises a whistle-blowing hotline for workers, outside the Norway Lane depot on Thursday (June 17).
The couple woke up to find the poor animal with its head stuck on Tuesday morning A local Littlehampton couple rescued a young fox cub from a concrete trap earlier this week. The fox had got her head stuck inside a concrete mosquito trap that was in the couple's garden.
Councillors have agreed to spend £50,000 on a study to find out whether housing on the West Bank of the River Arun would be possible. The plans for 1,000 homes on the site, in Littlehampton, have been rumbling along for years, with the area identified as a strategic allocation in the Local Plan.
Part of the A259 is set to close for major night roadworks as part of the improvement scheme between Angmering and Littlehampton. From Monday (June 21), both carriageways will be closed from 8pm to 6am between the junction with the A280 Angmering Bypass and Station Road.
A talented young Littlehampton dancer has seen her dream come true with a highly-coveted place at the Royal Ballet School. Ten-year-old Elisa Stanciu would love to be a professional ballet dancer one day and has already seen success in her exams with The Boathouse Ballet School in Arundel. Elisa has now won a place on the Royal Ballet School’s Junior Associate programme, where she will receive training alongside her regular ballet classes.
FA Holland sponsored the trip, which was part of the new Elevenses, The Community Cuppa morning at the lido. Kim Maw, care manager, said: “A limousine was kindly arranged by FA Holland for our residents to travel into Arundel. This was thoroughly enjoyed by all who went.
Wins for Portslade, Littlehampton, Findon, Broadwater and Steyning - but defeats for Worthing, Goring and East Preston. All feature in this week's cricket round-up from across the Worthing Herald and Littlehampton Gazette patrch. Portslade v Ifield Sussex League div 3 east Portslade ones got back to winning ways but the twos, threes and fours all lost close games.
Littlehampton Golf Club’s over-55s team enjoyed a second round win in the County Team Foursomes. Littlehampton Golf Club’s over-55s team enjoyed a second round win in the County Team Foursomes. Four pairs playing foursomes matchplay, beat Ifield (Crawley) 4-0 to advance to the next round, in which they will meet Dale Hill, again at home.
Christopher Cole, 31, of Littlehampton is accused of murdering Sarah Clayton at seaside campsite A man accused of smothering his fiancé in their waterlogged tent denied murdering her in a fit of anger. Christopher Cole, 31, said he was frantic after returning to the tent to find Sarah Clayton, 21, cold and unresponsive.
Littlehampton residents have urged the county council to protect precious green space in the heart of the town. Land to the north of Littlehampton Academy has been earmarked for hundreds of homes, adjacent to an existing estate in Oakcroft Gardens, in the neighbourhood plan. Sara Pidgeon, 49, lives in nearby Meadow Way and relies on the thriving social community in the meadow when she walks her dog.
Hospitality traders are being forced to work with ‘one arm tied behind their back’ while social restrictions remain in place. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that next week’s planned easing of restrictions would be pushed back by four weeks to July 19. Businesses had been looking forward to operating at full capacity for the first time in months, but instead lose vital trading time in the busy summer months.