What became of Eastbourne girls’ school?

Boston House is now home to the VIth form of Moira House but was once a prestigious girls’ school in its own right.

Film review: Dunkirk (5 out of 5)

Film review: Dunkirk (5 out of 5)

I saw a comment earlier in the week along the lines that Christopher Nolan has reinvented the war movie - and that sums up Dunkirk for me.


LETTER: MP ‘somewhat disingenuous’

Our MP is somewhat disingenuous when defending his action in voting to keep the UK in the Single Market and Customs Union (Herald July 7).

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Beautiful yuyuan garden at night,traditional shopping area in shanghai, China. SUS-170806-161017001

Chinese whispers

Jeannine Williamson discovers culture and good fortune in China

Alton Towers

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You’ll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here’s how – but only if you’re brave enough.

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COMMENT: Solving Southern rail woes must be first priority

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has no hesitation in singing the praises of Nick Brown, Govia Thameslink Railway’s chief operating officer since the end of last year.

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New crackdown targets dog mess and street drinking

Street drinking and dog fouling will be the focus of new orders in Eastbourne – with potential fines of up to £1,000.

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Children fly free on the British Airways i360

British Airways i360 has said children can ‘fly free’ on the tourist attraction in Brighton to celebrate the start of the school summer holidays.

Isabelle Kennedy lost 10 stone to be crowned Slimming World's Young Slimmer of the Year. Photo: SWNS SUS-170721-152020001

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex teen named Slimmer of the Year after shedding almost 10 stone

A Sussex teenager has lost almost 10 stone after shunning weight loss surgery in favour of healthy eating – because she was too scared to go under the knife.

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Mick Cash of the RMT, Stephen Lloyd MP and Mick Whelan of the ASLEF union. SUS-170719-144319001

Rail strikes have cost the area £308 million

Rail strikes have made a huge multi-million pound dent in the local economy.

Bourne Out is organising the the Mardi Gras-style celebration - pictured with Mike Hopkins, principal of Sussex Downs College which is a sponsor

Eastbourne celebrates diversity with Mardi Gras-style Pride party

Eastbourne’s first ever Pride event will take place tomorrow (Saturday, July 22).

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LETTER: ‘Welcome’ isn’t issue for visitors

I am sure that if I visited any town in Germany, I would feel warmth at being faced with a sign declaring ‘Willkommen’ with no English equivalent.

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Police crime commissioner Katy Bourne with special constable Adam Godden, PC Ed Faulkner and PC Scott Franklin-Lester

Sussex PCC out with police officers in Eastbourne

Police officers made street-drinking their prime focus as they patrolled Eastbourne town centre with the county crime commissioner today (Friday July 21).

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The scales of justice

Court listings from the Eastbourne area

The following are court results for the Eastbourne area at Hastings Magistrates’ Court from June 23 – July 5.


LETTER: Pleased to back town’s Pride

I am looking forward to attending my first Pride in Eastbourne on Saturday July 22.

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EASTBOURNE VOLUNTEERS WITH HELEN BURTON: Focus on an exciting new social enterprise

This week I want to tell you about an exciting new social enterprise in Eastbourne. Goscombe Homes is delivering an initiative which provides stable housing for families at risk of homelessness and providing support across other parts of their lives.

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Fiddler on the Roof - Chichester Festival Theatre

If the choice of a female Doctor Who still has the power to shock and challenge, then we have not time-travelled as far as we hoped from Imperial Russia in 1905.

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Fire crews attended the incident on Susans Road

Cooker fire in Eastbourne

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire yesterday (Thursday) in Susans Road, Eastbourne.

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