Less well known than Dunkirk, definitely less successful but certainly no less courageous, the Dieppe Raid, as it came to be known, saw 5,000 Canadian troops, 1,000 British and 50 US Rangers launch an assault on the French Port.
Figures out today show that the number of people out of work is at a record low. In East Worthing & Shoreham the number of people who are unemployed has fallen by 927 – a 57 per cent drop – since 2010.
Today Network Rail launched a public awareness campaign for passengers travelling on the Brighton Main Line who may be affected by a major programme of improvement works designed to reduce delays and provide better journeys for passengers between the south coast and the capital.
I am calling on small shopkeepers across Worthing & Adur to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, which celebrates the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.
Given the lack of rain it was incredible that there were any entries at all at the Shoreham Horticultural Society Summer Show last week. But as usual the standard of the blooms was spectacular and always puts my garden to shame.
It is always a pleasure to visit the beautiful South Downs Way. I teamed up with Alan Johnson from the RSPB to go in search of Yellowhammers as I have been made the MP Species Champion for this bright yellow farmland bird.