This is the first published
Electronic Newspaper for
Shoreham-by-Sea and the
Adur Valley & District, West Sussex, England
18 May 2001: Volume 3 Issue 16
St. Peter's Church
footpaths to Lancing
Ring are now open.
Sussex County Council announce most paths are now open, unless they are
inhabited or used by farm livestock, or farm animals are nearby. At first
it would seem that this applies to virtually every single path north of
both on the Downs or in the Adur
Valley, and the restrictions may still apply.
path from Old Shoreham to Bramber has
already started to be used.
Most Public Paths
Unless a path displays this notice
(red with white writing):
are welcome to use any public path if you:
on the path and leave gates exactly as you find them.
red "no entry" notices.
go near sheep, cows, goats, pigs, or deer.
go into any field if you canít easily avoid those animals.
you do come across them walk slowly away, retracing your steps if necessary.
leave waste food or litter anywhere and donít feed ANY animal.
dogs on short leads at all times and off all land where livestock are present.
disinfectant where provided.
your boots after each walk.
Floodline, Tel: 0845 988 1188
send any comments to: Andy Horton
appears this year there has been an increase in the numbers of Chaffinches,
Thrushes at the expense of Starlings,
which are still abundant. A Great Tit
in St. Mary's churchyard, Shoreham, was
seen in the strong breezy (Force 6) afternoon. This bird is reported to
be one of the commonest garden birds in Cornwall, but I have never found
it to be particularly common In Shoreham.
juvenile Owl was found on the ground close to the nursery in Lancing
Manor Park. It was picked up and put back in a nearby tree by the Adur
by Tim Clarke
is astonishing the rapidity the Dogwhelks
(a gastropod mollusc)
have colonised the relatively new rock sea defences on Southwick beach
(TQ 240 046) near the lock gates. Hundreds in mostly white and dirty grey
colours, but orange ones and purple ones also, but there were no signs
of striped specimens.
of the Beadlet Anemones were reddish-brown
and I saw none of the 'strawberry' variety.
(small bird) scuttled around the trunk of a tree at the top of Buckingham
Park, Shoreham. This is a rare sight and known only to me before from the
1 Breeding Birds (Link)
Skater flew into a garden in The Drive, Shoreham (TQ 219 063).
It was walking on the surface of the small pond, hardly, a remarkable event,
and it was probably the commonest species Gerris lacustris.
Manor allotments hosted two Linnets,
both birds with the distinctive red throat of the male. Under a tin sheet
there were two Grass
Snakes and four Slow
quick look at St
James' churchyard, Lancing, saw Speckled
and Holly Blue butterflies.
At home in Lancing a Comma
basked on a warm wall briefly.
and humid briefly, up to 21° C with the first butterflies
on the wing in Shoreham, including a Small
White Butterfly near the footbridge and
a Holly Blue Butterfly
fluttered rapidly across the Eastern Avenue railway crossing gates and
another one fluttered in the Community Centre grounds in Pond Road, Shoreham.
of the Week
| oevr, vr | n. Pl. pronounced same. L19. [Fr. = work.] A work of
art, music, literature, etc.; the whole body of work produced by an artist,
composer, etc. Cf. CHEF-D'OEUVRE.
FRY A general study of Cezanne's oeuvre. oeuvre de vulgarisation
| d vylarizasj~ | [= of popularization] a work attempting to make
an academic or esoteric subject accessible to the general public.
from The Oxford Interactive Encyclopedia
by The Learning Company, Inc. Copyright (c) 1997 TLC Properties Inc.
of the Week
am the Walrus (extract)
matter custard, dripping from a dead dog's eye.
fishwife, pornographic priestess,
you been a naughty girl you let your knickers down.
am the eggman, they are the eggmen.
am the walrus, goo goo g'joob.
in an English garden waiting for the sun.
the sun don't come, you get a tan
standing in the English rain.
I am the eggman, they are
am the walrus, goo goo g'joob g'goo goo g'joob.
and essential service with a full catalogue of books, CDs, videos,
on-line renewals, book ordering.
Adur Festival programme has been delivered to Adur residents and is available
at the Civic Centre with lots of exciting events, including World Oceans
Day, Glastonwick, Beach Dreams, Escape of King Charles II, Marlipins Museum
Exhibitions, Music Workshops and Performances including Richard Durant,
John Renbourne, The Hofners, Harry Strutters, as well as Adult Education,
Art Exhibitions and Talks, Special Religious Services, Comedies and
Adur Civic Centre
Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex.
4 June 2001 to 15 June 2001 weekdays.
you wish to contribute please contact:
first contact is:
will need details of your exhibits, so the preferred method of the first
communication is by EMail with full details.
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