etc columnist Louise Margaret

Why the good old-fashioned cluttered look will always prevail

An artist's impression of the Post Office was published in the Herald pn Saturday, January 21, 1950

NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne town centre Post Office is on the move

This is the history of the last Crown Post Office building in Eastbourne – commonly referred to as Langney Road Post Office but officially named Eastbourne Terminus Road, writes Lionel Jones.

A simple memorial service is held each February at St Peter's Church in Folkington to commemorate those who died

NOSTALGIA: Wartime crash victims remembered at downland church

A memorial was held last weekend in remembrance of the 23 British and Commonwealth aircrew who died on February 6 1945 when an RAF Dakota KG630 crashed in thick mist on the South Downs half a mile west of Folkington, en-route to liberated France.


etc columnist - Alexia Rowley

Now love really is in the air

Kennedy Space Center

Head to Florida for a taste of the Sunshine State

Award winning travel writer, Jeannine Williamson, experiences an eventful break in Florida.

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Catching up with Kate Winslet’s yoga teacher

Charlotte Harding finds out how yoga can enrich every part of your life.


Do something different this Valentine’s Day

Laura Cartledge rounds up a go to guide for Valentine’s Day.


Spring gardening tips

Garry Winwood of Stone Cross Garden Centre with tips on how to bring colour to your garden.

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The latest bathroom trends

Charlotte Harding hears about some of the top new bathroom design trends to look out for.

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Wedding suits for all seasons

Eastbourne’s Dobell talks Charlotte Harding through four key looks for grooms.

Labour of love: The light and airy kitchen at the unusual property

NOSTALGIA: Towering achievement to create a unique home beside the sea

In the early 1800s a string of Martello towers were built along England’s east and south east coasts in response to a widespread belief that Napoleon was threatening to invade this vulnerable coastline, writes Elizabeth Wright.

Aspinal of London

100 years of women’s workwear

Lucy Bryant looks at Aspinal of London’s deconstruction of ‘The History of Women’s Workwear’ and how to emulate each decade today.


Eastbourne play raises PTSD awareness

Shell Shock, the play that challenges mental health stigma, made its preview at Printers Playhouse in Eastbourne last week.

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Ideal Home Show gets makeover for 2017

The Ideal Home Show, sponsored by Zoopla, is returning to London’s Olympia with a fresh face, new interactive features and four brand-new live theatres.

Picture: Jacqui Mcsweeney

Behind the scenes at milliners Lomax and Skinner

Charlotte Harding finds out more about a very special Lewes millinery business.

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Say cheese in an Airstream photobooth

Forget the traditional photo booths, Charlotte Harding has found one with a vintage twist.

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor on family life and touring

Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor talks to Charlotte Harding about her latest album and how she manages family life with touring.

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Olly Murs talks to etc Magazine

To say Olly Murs is excited about his 2017 tour is an understatement, as Charlotte Harding discovers.

Edwardian heroine ... Dolly Shepherd

NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne’s pioneering female parachutist was an inspiration

I wanted to write and say thank you to the people of Eastbourne that have been in contact with me and to the ones I have met since the publication of my letter regarding Mrs Elizabeth Sedgwick, writes Debra Wallace.

Priory Barn

Headline grabbing home in Lewes

Laura Cartledge learns about the challenges and successes of one Lewes build.

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