Making school cool

Oct

26

2016

Making school cool

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Business and Investments

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Laura Cartledge discovers a design course with a difference. Many of us will have fond memories of teachers, some might even have helped paved our career paths. However, I would wager that few of us will have experienced classrooms graced by the calibre of internationally-renowned artists and designers...

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Mumma loves organics

Mar

2

2016

Mumma loves organics

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Charlotte Pearson meets a mother who has gone back to nature for her business. A baby’s skin is one of the most sensitive and delicate things there is, so it makes sense you would only want to use something natural on it. Mumma Loves Organics, based in Bognor Regis, was set up by Samantha Quinn to...

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Body beautiful

Dec

3

2015

Body beautiful

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Amie Gordon meets an artist who has shunned the traditional canvas. A Bognor Regis artist has moved beyond the typical easel and sketchbook – instead using people’s bodies as a canvas for her artwork. Elissa – Picture: Liz Pearce “I have always been an artist and designer and enjoy creating...

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A fine vintage

Aug

16

2015

Laura Cartledge discovers how the county works to keep the past alive and kicking.  Faye Spiller believes Sussex is a ‘hot bed’ for vintage and she is in a position to know. By Jenny Rutterford Not only does the Shoreham resident run the retro Johnny Loves June fairs in the country, but she’s...

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Royal standard

May

12

2015

Laura Cartledge believes making your bed wouldn’t be a chore if it involved linens from one Bognor Regis company.  When someone tells you their job includes ‘pillow testing’ it is hard not to be envious. However Heirlooms Ltd can’t be accused of napping on the job. The Bognor Regis fine linen...

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Spirit of adventure

Mar

12

2015

Spirit of adventure

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Motors and Gadgets

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Two friends, one car and 10,000 miles certainly adds up to an ‘epic trip’, as Laura Cartledge discovers. For two thrill-seeking friends turning 30 was never going to be marked with just a quiet pint down the pub. Alec and Steve “It was Steve’s idea really – between us we do come up with hair...

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It’s panto time

Dec

5

2014

It’s panto time

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Phil Hewitt rounds up the panto action taking place this Christmas. Marcus Collins They’re behind you! They’re in front of you! In fact, they’re all around you! Panto season is about to break out across the region with a wide range of Christmas productions to tickle your festive fancy. Worthing...

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Making an impression

Nov

14

2014

Making an impression

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Culture and Events, Travel and Lifestyle

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Laura Cartledge gets hands on and finds printmaking can add a personal touch to any occasion. Christmas and traditions go together like mince and pies. However, while a lot of the ingredients stay the same – chances are there will be a tree and turkey – each family will put its own stamp on the season. Handprinted...

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Sweet romance

Feb

9

2014

Sweet romance

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Food and Drink

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Laura Cartledge delves into The Sweet Jar and finds a pick ‘n’ mix story of sweets, love and hardwork. The bell jingles as you enter The Sweet Jar and already you know anything is possible. From the sandcastle made of fudge in the window to the technicolor treats lining the walls, it is a haven for...

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Vintage on wheels

Jan

18

2014

A Bognor Regis interior designer’s new business proves it not only has legs – it has wheels, as Laura Cartledge discovers. The new year can bring with it a get-up-and-go attitude, something Lucy Jayne Vintage Caravans, in Bognor Regis, has fully embraced. Lucy Jayne Grout “People are starting...

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