Southern talks with union to resume next week

Talks between Southern bosses and union officials aimed at ending a dispute affected train services are set to resume next week.

Trippin at Printers Playhouse

New production is joint venture

Blackstar Theatre and Printers Playhouse have joined forces for new play Trippin’ which runs at the venue from May 4-6.

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Man attacked and robbed on Brighton’s Lower Esplanade

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted and robbed on the Lower Esplanade in Brighton early on Saturday (April 22).

Polegate Railway Station.

Southern Rail staff member ‘threw bucket of water at me’ – says vegan campaigner

A vegan campaigner has said a Southern Rail staff member threw a bucket of water at him in Polegate Station.


Vandals strike at former Hampden Park business

Vandals have caused damage running into thousands of pounds at an empty building in Hampden Park.

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Live performance from folk’s finest

Songwriter and celebrated fiddle player Nancy Kerr is one of English folk music’s top performers.

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How William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play has finally surfaced

The amazing Reduced Shakespeare Company returns next month to Eastbourne with an irreverent and breathtakingly hilarious celebration of Britain’s cultural heritage as seen through the eyes of three Americans wearing trainers.

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New online Eastbourne community group launched

Two Eastbourne friends have come up with a new online community group for people to connect, share news, events and recommendations.

Travel news

Bank Holiday rail work could cause problems for Sussex passengers

Passengers in the South-East looking to get away for the Bank Holiday weekend are reminded to check before they travel by rail as work continues on the Thameslink Programme and maintenance work takes place across the route.

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Actor taken to hospital after feeling unwell at Eastbourne show

A former soap star actor is recovering after being taken poorly during a recent show at an Eastbourne theatre.

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Acclaimed and eclectic film showing in two day festival

Film buffs should not miss Crossing The Screen On Tour at Printers Playhouse this evening (Friday) from 7.30pm running until 5pm tomorrow.

Haywards Heath Town manager Shaun Saunders. Picture by Derek Martin DM158457

Haywards Heath Town cleared following banned player claims

Southern Combination League Premier Division leaders Haywards Heath Town have been cleared of any wrongdoing following allegations of they fielded ineligible players earlier in the season.

The stricken vehicle

Van in trouble on Eastbourne seafront

A van with serious exhaust problems is currently causing delays in Eastbourne.

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Left to right: Sabrina Cooper with her mother Zena and daughter Natasha  (Photo by Jon Rigby)

End of an era as Eastbourne magic shop to disappear forever

A magic shop owner has said she believes supermarkets and the internet are to blame for her business closing.

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Vicar Of Dibley from Polegate Drama Group

Vicar of Dibley is back in Polegate

Polegate Drama Group is “delighted” to be producing the first showing of The Vicar of Dibley - Love is All Around at Polegate Community Centre from May 3-6.

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Leslie Street fire. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-170425-115322001

UPDATE: Fire at Eastbourne block of flats

Working smoke alarms saved the lives of residents who were evacuated after a fire at an Eastbourne block of flats on Saturday night.

John and Brandon Pohlhammer. Picture by Tom Dymond

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex father and son wow the judges on Britain’s Got Talent

A father and his son from Sussex performed in front of millions of viewers on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday evening (April 22).

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits are no longer using a PEN- with a third admitting they barely write anymore, according to new research.

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Police name motorcyclist who died in Polegate collision

Police name motorcyclist who died in Polegate collision

Police have released the name of a motorcylist who died after a collision with a lorry in Polegate.

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