May Walks for Chichester District

If you receive our magazine at home, you may have noticed we printed the Horsham district list of walks in our Arundel, Barnham and...

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Planning & Architecture at Ideal Home Show 2018

The Ideal Home Show has been a stalwart event for a home-owner's calendar since 1908 and has grown and developed as an exhibition ever...

The 400-600-600 diet

The governments new 400-600-600 calorie plan, launched at the beginning of March, has been designed to improve Britain’s health and reduce our waistlines. It’s an...

Your 10 Point Guide to Retirement

Almost 700,000 people in the UK are planning to retire this year. This is our suggested checklist of the 10 things anyone going into...

Thermal Imaging

I suppose that as we all get older we would like to think that we become wiser… I look back on more than 40...

How to keep healthy as you age

Staying Active As You Get Older Retirement can bring time for leisure, travel opportunities and interests to the older person. This is the time to...

Garden Designer John Brookes MBE – A West Sussex Treasure

Since Andrew Staib wrote this article, sadly John Brookes has passed away.  John is sitting in the large kitchen of his home called the Clock...

Ready to Invest? Here’s how to get started.

If you’re looking to get a better return from your money than you can from your bank account, then the time might be right...


Stairs occupy a central and very visible area of an average house. Moneys spent on the creation of an attractive stairway and entrance hall...

Pensioners in drawdown fear running out of money

Since the introduction of the new pension freedoms in April 2015, more and more retirees have opted to take flexible withdrawals from their pension...

March into your Vegetable Patch

March is the biggest month for sowing your seeds If you haven’t already done so you can dig in some well rotted manure into your...

Wall Tie Corrosion

I find that I have been writing short articles for Sussex Local’ for some 10 years... Doesn’t time fly! I recall that the first...


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