The first performance at the new Brighton Open Air Theatre is taking place today in Sussex.
The grass stage carved out of a former bowling green was the brainchild of local playwright Adrian Bunting. Sadly he died of cancer two years ago before his dream could be fulfilled, but his friends and the local community got together to make sure his idea came to fruition. Andy Dickenson reports.
One businessman from Sussex received a massive response from death threats to messages of support - after displaying a 'Tory tax' sign.Read the full story ›
A World War Two prisoner who spent weeks in the dark, during his capture in Austria, made it his mission after his release to create a spectacular garden full of colour in the South.
Simon Parkin spoke to John Anderson, the Head Gardener at Exbury Gardens in Hampshire, to find out more.
A beautiful and historic Oxfordshire manor house with “the finest view in England” is being offered for free – but there is a catch.Read the full story ›
Half a million visitors are expected in Brighton over the next three weeks as the annual festival takes over the city.
This year it's in the middle of a general election - which organisers say will be reflected in some of the one hundred and fifty events.
A heartbroken lover is trying to win back his/her partner by leaving a series of love messages on lamp posts through Milford in Godalming.Read the full story ›
Nearly double the number of runners took part in the short course of last weekend's Brighton Marathon.
Almost two thousand people finished the 10k route, Another nine thousand two hundred and forty three people completed the full marathon route.
It's that time of year again when the residents of Hungerford in West Berkshire celebrate the ancient tradition of Hocktide.
During the day tutti men - or women - like this year, visit local homes and businesses to collect kisses in return for an orange. Hungerford is the only place in Britain to keep up this pagan ritual as Juliette Fletcher reports.
Hocktide festivities are underway in Hungerford, Berkshire. Hocktide day in Hungerford is the only place in the country that still celebrates the pagan tradition going back 650 years.