Goodwood Festival of Speed, Dame Vera Lynn memorial statue and A259 upgrade: here’s what’s in this week’s West Sussex Gazette

Wonderful West Sussex photographs, celebrating the anniversary of the South Downs National Park and a boost for Goodwood Festival of Speed are among the many highlights of this week’s West Sussex Gazette – in shops from today (Wednesday, June 23).

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 6:30 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 11:21 am
Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens by Katie's View Photography

Your 24-page county broadsheet, which has provided trusted news since 1853, includes:

- Campaign launched to fund Dame Vera Lynn memorial statue

- Your chance to win a ticket to Loxwood Drive-in Movies

This week's West Sussex Gazette front

- Composition marks national park anniversary

- Why Covid pilot status for Festival of Speed is good news for event

- Calls for changes after lorry collision brings Petworth to standstill

- Major changes to A259 proposed

- Talented photographer shares her favourite images of West Sussex

As well as more news and sport, the Gazette is home to a wide selection of columnists.

The Sussex Wildlife Trust provides expert insight into the county’s flora and fauna, answering your questions; get tips on the best wines from experienced wine consultant, agent, writer and educator Richard Esling; Tillington farmer Gwyn Jones guides you through the world of farming, including the latest issues affecting those providing food for our tables; and more.

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