NOSTALGIA: Little angler’s eternal vigil by the river

She stands a forlorn figure in Victorian dress, writes Robert Stevens. A small girl with a cane in her hand looking into the depths of the River Rother, with a blank glaze in her eyes. An angler who never left the river.

River Island Dog

Perfect gifts to pamper pets

For the pet lovers in your life, or in fact your pet, Charlotte Pearson rounds up the gifts to make them smile.

Dobell suit

Suit up look sharp

For those wanting to look dapper, Charlotte Pearson talks to a man in the know.

Castle fit for a kid

A castle fit for a kid

We all know children’s imaginations mean they can conjure up the most amazing creations and visions in no time at all.

Broadband essential to everyday life

Broadband “essential” to everyday life

Nine in ten people now believe that a broadband connection is essential to their day-to-day life, ranking its importance alongside the likes of housing and food.

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

Celebrity chefs show you how to make exotic dishes at home

VIDEOS: Boring Brits? Think again! Celebrity chefs show you how to make exotic dishes at home

The majority of Brits jump at the opportunity to try new cuisine when they go on holiday, TV chef and author Phil Vickery and MasterChef finalist Emma Spitzer both use their time on holiday to expand their culinary knowledge, drawing inspiration from local chefs cooking regional dishes.


Festive treats for your home

Your home may also need a little attention over Christmas, with that in mind Melanie Adams, retail development manager at Brewers Home gives some tips on creating your perfect Christmas space.

Little Rose Designs

Show you care this Christmas

Bored of all the same old cards in the shops? Charlotte Pearson talks to a Hastings woman doing things differently.

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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Adele tribute Helen

Hello it’s me...Helen

Being a successful Adele tribute act can end up taking you all over the world as Charlotte Pearson discovers.

Lewes Prison was built between 1850 and 1854

NOSTALGIA: Where many infamous criminals met their end

Many infamous criminals have been tried at Lewes and many met their end on the hangman’s rope, writes Robert Stevens.

Jane Mather Picture: John Starns Photography

What to wear this Christmas

With the festive season upon us Charlotte Pearson gets advice on how to get through in style.

Inside Tales from Woodlandia

Walking in a winter wonderland

A Brighton bar shows Charlotte Pearson how it is bringing Narnia’s magical winter landscapes in from the cold.


Teenager reveals how basketball changed his life

Charlotte Pearson talks to a Brighton teenager about how basketball changed his life.

Picture: Alex Lake

Emmy the Great talks about returning to Sussex

Singer Emmy the Great talks to Charlotte Pearson about heading home to Sussex for her latest tour and connecting with her fans.

Ashdown Park Hotel

REVIEW: Victorian magnificence and service at Ashdown Park worthy of Downton itself

In a recent interview, the world’s leading trainer of Rolls-Royce chauffeurs Andi McCann said you should never underestimate the importance of the first few seconds at the start of a journey nor the closing moments.

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Behind the scenes

Going behind the camera

A Horsham screen writer tells Charlotte Pearson about the inspiration for his latest film.

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Sussex chef fights for his future on TV cooking show

A Brighton chef has cooked his way through the quarterfinals of Masterchef and into the knockout round of the BBC show.

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