Whether you're a sporting fan or not, you can't have failed to notice Wimbledon fortnight has just begun. And once again suppliers in the south east are making hay while the sun shines by sending their wares to the world-famous tournament.
But for the first time in Wimbledon's history, there'll be an English wine on the menu - and it's from Bolney in Sussex.
David Johns reports, speaking to wine maker Sam Linter and strawberry grower Marion Regan.
Kauto Star, who won the King George VI Chase a record five times, has been put down, the Racing Post reports.Read the full story ›
Seven people had to be rescued from the race on Saturday, which goes around the Isle of Wight. Sally Simmonds reports.
A group of sixth-formers from Kent have smashed a rugby world record by playing a non-stop game for 31 hours.Read the full story ›
The JP Morgan Round the Island race saw a dramatic rescue today as one sailor was airlifted to hospital after she was knocked unconscious. Sally Simmonds reports on the day's action.
A sailor has been airlifted to hospital after they were knocked unconscious on the Round the Island race on the Isle of Wight.
They were unconscious for a long period of time with head injuries and an air ambulance flew them to Southampton General Hospital.
In a statement the Skipper Tony Newburry, of Ragtime II said:
"A head injury was sustained on Ragtime II. The casualty became unconscious and was transferred to Southampton General Hospital by helicopter. The casualty is now conscious and understood to be responding well to treatment."
London Welsh is moving from the Kassam Stadium in Oxford to return to south-west London for the 2015/16 Championship season.Read the full story ›
Two cars owned by former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman sold for more than £82,000 at auction in West Sussex.Read the full story ›
The world’s largest matched fleet of 70-foot ocean racers is on the Solent in preparation for its debut in the 84th Round the Island Race.
The twelve Clipper 70s will be joined by four Clipper 68s on the start line tomorrow to compete against more than 1500 competitors.
Clipper Events has mustered the record breaking 16-strong entry in the RTI for a range of clients including the title sponsor JP Morgan Asset Management.
We are extremely excited and have been planning this for months now so we are ready to go.
Clipper Events skippers and staff have been extremely welcoming to us and it’s amazing that we are going to have all twelve of the Clipper 70’s out and racing against each other.
Clipper Events provides sailing hospitality, team development days and fleet racing. It was established alongside the Clipper Race by British yachting legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, who became the first person to sail solo non-stop around the world in 1968-9.