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County Championship - day 3: Just 45 over played as Sakande takes first four-day wicket

Just 45 overs were possible at drizzly Hove with Sussex’s Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire destined for a draw unless the rival captains can conjure up with a final-day run chase.
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Johanna Konta in action on centre court at Devonshire Park

Eastbourne tennis: Johanna Konta and Novak Djokovic light up Devonshire Park

There were no tears this time for British No 1 Johanna Konta as she advanced to the third round of the Aegon International Eastbourne.

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COUNTY NEWS: Businessman jailed for ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse of young woman

A company director has been sentenced to four months in prison for racially abusing a heavily-pregnant young woman in a pub

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Parents’ ‘relaxed’ attitude to kids’ sun safety

Parents in the UK have what is described as a “worryingly relaxed” attitude to their children’s safety as far as skin cancer is concerned, according to a new survey.

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Successful songwriting pair with “outstanding” live act

Denim jackets are back in fashion, Go West is back on tour... so break out the crimpers, pull on your ripped jeans and head to the Winter Garden this Friday July 21 to see this 1980’s legend live in Eastbourne.

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New two-lane bridge to be built at Exceat

A new two-lane bridge is being built at Exceat.

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Novak Djokovic on his way to victory against Vasek Pospisil on centre court at Devonshire Park

Eastbourne Tennis: Upbeat Novak Djokovic beats Vasek Pospisil to advance to quarter-finals

At last, after all the build-up, the will he won’t he arrive and then the washout of yesterday, Novak Djokovic finally completed his first match on the grass at Devonshire Park.

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People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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Police arrest man on suspicion of GBH after pensioner has heart attack

Police arrest man on suspicion of GBH after pensioner has heart attack

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident involving an 82-year-old man who suffered a heart attack while at the wheel of his car on June 25.

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Brighton Zip

COUNTY NEWS: Zip wire takes shape on Sussex seafront

A new visitor attraction is being constructed in Sussex this week, and is set to be open later this summer.

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Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits will spend 18 months of their lives mulling over what to eat, a study has found.

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Dave will have been fishing non-stop for seven days

Angler’s marathon fishing challenge at Pevensey Bay

An angler from Eastbourne is part-way through a week-long fishing marathon at Pevensey Bay to raise money for a cancer charity.

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Aidan O'Neill

Actor preparing for amazing role in One Man Two Guvnors

From Puck in Shakespeare, to Buttons in panto. From some major roles in some very edgy productions, to commercials for Oreo cookies – Aidan O’Neill will turn his hand to anything. Give him Two Guvnors, and Aidan is your Man.

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Laurent Koscielny

RUMOUR MILL: | Manchester United's bid for Morata stalls as Real Madrid up their valuation to nearly £80m | Milan interested in signing Koscielny | Barcelona furious after hot prospect Garcia agrees Man City deal | Everton will beat rivals to £25m signing of Keane | Perisic prepared to reject Inter Milan pay rise to land move to Old Trafford

Morata's value has gone up.
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Emergency services at the scene of the tragedy. Photograph by Nick Fontana

Woman who died in Seven Sisters Country Park fall is formally identified

A woman who tragically fell to her death at Seven Sisters Country Park has been formally identified.

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Novak Djokovic

Eastbourne tennis: Novak Djokovic, Johanna Konta, Angelique Kerber and Jelena Ostapenko all set for action

Fans will hope the weather will play ball at the tennis today following yesterday’s wash out.

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The first major cliff fall last week as hundreds of tons of chalk collapsed onto the beach below. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

New safety measures at Seaford Head after major cliff falls

New safety measures have been put in place to keep people away the edges of Seaford Head after a series of cliff falls.

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Special cinema screening for store’s guests

Around 30 guests enjoyed a special screening of the hit movie Mrs. Doubtfire, to showcase a new community space at the Tesco Extra store in Eastbourne.

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County Championship - day 2: No play at Hove

There was no play at Hove on Tuesday on the second day of Sussex's Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire.

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