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The fire started at around 8am on Sunday and raged for more than seven hours. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Likely cause of major school fire revealed

The fire service has this morning revealed the likely cause of a major fire at a Sussex secondary school.

The fire service said more than 75 per cent of the school building was engulfed by flames. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-160821-113609001

COUNTY NEWS: Huge fire devastates school video

Video footage the day after a fire ripped through a secondary school shows the full extent of the catastrophic damage.

A body was discovered in the sea near Hove beach on Sunday, July 31

COUNTY NEWS: Dead body found ‘floating in the sea’

There was tragedy at a Sussex beach yesterday afternoon when a body was found ‘floating in the sea’.

Police investigating the attempted rape of a woman on her way home in Brighton in the early hours of the morning have issued three CCTV stills of a man they would like to trace and interview. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Police issue photos of man after ‘attempted rape’

Police have issued photos of a man they want to speak to after an ‘attempted rape’ of a woman.

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Oh we do like to be beside the seaside ... having fun on the beach

NOSTALGIA: Celebration of summer in Eastbourne - the UK’s sunniest place

There’s still time to experience seaside holidays from the 1870s through to the 1970s at Eastbourne’s Redoubt Fortress.

Actor and author Dirk Bogarde's childhood holiday home was a short stroll from the village

NOSTALGIA: Alfriston - village of witchcraft, ghosts, movie-making and celebrities

Alfriston is a treasure trove of folklore stories, writes David Arnold. But one that is true concerns Ursula Welfare who was tried for witchcraft on 1st June 1580.

Shadowy figure ... the killer's identity has never been discovered

Nostalgia: Sussex man and the victims of Jack the Ripper

There’s a strong Sussex connection to one of the most notorious murderers in history. Jack the Ripper is the best-known name given to an unidentified serial killer who plied his grisly trade in the impoverished streets of London’s East End in 1888, writes David Arnold.

A Government minister was among those who learned to fly at Wilmington Aerodrome

NOSTALGIA: The Nazi emblem put audience in a spin at airshow

We continue our look back at the last garden party held at Wilmington Aerodrome on Saturday August 12 1939 before the outbreak of the Second World War.

Clayton Tunnel in the age of steam

NOSTALGIA: Anniversary of Sussex steam age rail disaster approaches

Next week will be the 155th anniversary of one of the worst disasters in Sussex which left nearly 200 people injured or dead, writes Robert Stevens.

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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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