Small village schools are at risk of closure because of unfunded costs
On the outskirts of many English towns, adjacent to greenbelt and farmland, you will find small village communities situated around a local school, church and public house (the pub) – and many of these communities have been established for centuries.
LEGAL CORNER: Could your insurer open the door to driverless motoring?
Discussions about how soon driverless cars could become a common sight on our roads continue to prompt the airing of many different theories including the prediction that within ten years there will be no drivers, no road accidents, and no injuries.
RICHARD WILLIAMSON: East Dean to Brockhurst Bottom
I enjoyed this 3 mile (4.8kms) walk on a fine day in mid-January this year. It started in East Dean village which lies in a valley, surrounding the spring that feeds the river Lavant, just over a mile east of Singleton on the A286 down a minor road which then joins up with the A285.
We were shocked to hear last week that rough-sleeping in Brighton and Hove leapt 84% between 2015 and 2016, making it the local authority with the second highest levels of rough sleeping the country, after Westminster.
RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Full moon over the white woodland
The Met Office did warn us about snow over the South Downs in mid-January but I had to get into St. Richard’s Hospital to make a radio broadcast on Chichester Area Talking News just as the blizzard started at night-fall and so I set off into that swirling white chaos.
The term ‘personal representative’ is a generic term that applies both to an executor of a will and a court-appointed estate administrator — but what exactly does being a personal representative entail?