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Less is more for wildlife in your garden this autumn

The autumn may encourage many gardeners to do a major tidy up to make eveything look neat and tidy for the next few months.

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Perfect time to sort out autumn colour in the garden

With the soil warm from summer and moist from autumn rain, now is the perfect time to get out in the garden and plant for brilliant autumn colour.

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1984 airshow at Eastbourne

NOSTALGIA: Looking back to 1984 Eastbourne airshow

With the dust now settling on the 25th Eastbourne Airbourne I have been given access to some archive information for the Eastbourne Air Show that preceded Airbourne, writes Phil Gardner.

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NOSTALGIA: New book penned on history of Eastbourne

Historian and author Kevin Gordon has penned a new book on the history of Eastbourne.

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Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

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Redoubt history explored

The Redoubt Fortress took visitors on a trip down Memory Lane at a recent event.

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One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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Tips for growing your own

Mention growing your own fruit and veg and almost everyone will tell you how much better home-grown produce is than stuff you can buy in your local supermarket.

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Tales from battlefield as WW1 website reaches three years

The tale of one of World War One’s bloodiest battles is the 150th story to be published as a website tracing East Sussex’s role in the conflict marks its third anniversary.

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Gardening tips for gardens in August

Gardening tips for gardens in August

Garry Winwood of Stone Cross Garden Centre looks at how to help your garden through August.

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Gin a firm favourite after a chequered history

Gin a firm favourite after a chequered history

Sally Pavey speaks to a local couple about the renaissance of gin.

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NOSTALGIA: Take a trip down Memory Lane in Hailsham

A new book on the history of Hailsham has been published by former councillor, Town Crier and historian Eddy Powell.

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Unusual and quirky places to stay in the UK

Staycations have recently stepped up a gear. Instead of booking into a luxurious hotel people are starting to become a little more adventurous in their accommodation choices.

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Dukes picnic in Green Park

Champions League of picnics in Green Park with Dukes

By Derren Howard

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Viva La Isla Fuerteventura! - Island of the Eternal Spring

Fuerteventura, located only one hundred kilometres from the coast of North Africa, covers 640 square miles and is the second largest of the ‘Islas Canarias’.

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Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Whether you are a thrillseeker yearning for the great outdoors,or just fancy a more sedate break in calming surroundings, Britain’s 15 National Parks offer the chance to spend some time with nature.

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NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne educational establishment nearly two centuries old

Boston House is now home to the VIth form of Moira House but was once a prestigious girls’ school in its own right, writes Michael Ockenden.

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What became of Eastbourne girls’ school?

Boston House is now home to the VIth form of Moira House but was once a prestigious girls’ school in its own right.

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Chinese whispers

Jeannine Williamson discovers culture and good fortune in China

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Top 10 tips for purrfect interior design

With about half of UK households owning a pet (according to latest RSPCA figures) how can you live in interior design harmony with your furry friends?

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