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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

Jumbo attraction ... here's one of the images, taken in Terminus Road, to whet your appetite

NOSTALGIA: Slide show and quiz delves into Eastbourne’s past

Be prepared for a trip down Memory Lane next week at the Eastbourne Local History Society Christmas slide show and quiz.

A fang of masonry ... all that remains of Bramber Castle

NOSTALGIA: Ancient echoes of the Ogre of Abergavenny’s atrocities

For William de Braose December was the cruellest month, the time when his children are supposed to haunt Bramber Castle, writes Robert Stevens.

Contactless cash withdrawals are being introduced across the UK

Get cash out with your phone: Bank launches contactless cash machines

Barclays is rolling out contactless cash withdrawals across the UK, becoming the first British bank to allow customers to withdraw money without inserting their bank cards.

The Willis Museum

REVIEW: Town reawakens its cultural heritage

Alice Sara Ott is not merely a celebrated classical pianist.

Top dining at the Tinwood Estate

REVIEW: Chichester vineyard brings a sparkle to pop-up restaurant

It’s hard to believe that one of the pre-eminent English vineyards located in the heart of Sussex was growing iceberg lettuces a couple of decades ago.

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Photo-punk: 40 images from the birth of punk

Charlotte Pearson talks to a Brighton photographer about his latest exhibition.

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