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Sally Brampton

Tributes paid to Sussex Sunday Times agony aunt Sally Brampton

Many are paying tribute this morning (Wednesday, May 11) to a well-known author and Sunday Times agony aunt from Sussex who has died.

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Three-day-old Digby somehow survived the journey from the M40

County news: Kitten survives 80-mile journey in digger

A litter of kittens travelled more than 80 miles across the country to Sussex in a digger but only one survived the journey.

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The classic Art Deco clubhouse at Wilmington, which was converted into flats

NOSTALGIA: The magnificent 1930s aerodrome at Wilmington

The existence of the in between the wars airfield beside the bustling A27 trunk road near Wilmington is a matter largely overlooked, writes Peter Longstaff-Tyrrell.

Bexhill Town FC back in the 1965 season

NOSTALGIA: Do you remember these squads?

I have been reading the article from last year regarding the passing of Don Pellett, the ex-manager of Bexhill Town FC in the 1960s and it reminded me that I have a picture of the team he put together for the start of season 1964-5.

Perfectly posed ... the group pictured in 1912

NOSTALGIA: The mystery of dapper Indians in 1912 Eastbourne

Eastbourne Local History Society regularly gets requests for information from all over the world – from family historians, researchers, academics and authors.

The Star Inn at Normans Bay in days gone by ... it was the scene of a long-forgotten battle between smugglers and blockade men

EASTBOURNE NOSTALGIA: Tales of murders, smugglers ... and the headless horseman

Gangs, stabbings and pitched battles with the law enforcers and a ghostly headless horseman. No, its not Sleepy Hollow but everyday reality on the Pevensey Levels at the start of the 19th Century, especially if you crossed the path of the Little Common Smugglers Gang, a ruthless crew led by George Gilham, writes Robert Stevens.

Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry: Does this depict King Harold being mortally wounded by an arrow in his eye at the Battle of Hastings?

NOSTALGIA: Descendants of invaders trace roots back to 1066 and all that

It’s October 13 1066. The ploughman is tilling the field, pigs are snuffling for windfall apples in the orchard and potatoes have yet to be discovered.

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Thomas (Tom) Bradley : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

Anthony Stanley (Ants) Teague : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

John Callow : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

Williams Alan : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

Mary Farnes : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

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