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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.

Lifestyle
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COMMENT: Solving Southern rail woes must be first priority

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has no hesitation in singing the praises of Nick Brown, Govia Thameslink Railway’s chief operating officer since the end of last year.

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New crackdown targets dog mess and street drinking

Street drinking and dog fouling will be the focus of new orders in Eastbourne – with potential fines of up to £1,000.

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Children fly free on the British Airways i360

British Airways i360 has said children can ‘fly free’ on the tourist attraction in Brighton to celebrate the start of the school summer holidays.

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Isabelle Kennedy lost 10 stone to be crowned Slimming World's Young Slimmer of the Year. Photo: SWNS SUS-170721-152020001

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex teen named Slimmer of the Year after shedding almost 10 stone

A Sussex teenager has lost almost 10 stone after shunning weight loss surgery in favour of healthy eating – because she was too scared to go under the knife.

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Rail strikes have cost the area £308 million

Rail strikes have made a huge multi-million pound dent in the local economy.

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Bourne Out is organising the the Mardi Gras-style celebration - pictured with Mike Hopkins, principal of Sussex Downs College which is a sponsor

Eastbourne celebrates diversity with Mardi Gras-style Pride party

Eastbourne’s first ever Pride event will take place tomorrow (Saturday, July 22).

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Police crime commissioner Katy Bourne with special constable Adam Godden, PC Ed Faulkner and PC Scott Franklin-Lester

Sussex PCC out with police officers in Eastbourne

Police officers made street-drinking their prime focus as they patrolled Eastbourne town centre with the county crime commissioner today (Friday July 21).

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Court listings from the Eastbourne area

The following are court results for the Eastbourne area at Hastings Magistrates’ Court from June 23 – July 5.

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EASTBOURNE VOLUNTEERS WITH HELEN BURTON: Focus on an exciting new social enterprise

This week I want to tell you about an exciting new social enterprise in Eastbourne. Goscombe Homes is delivering an initiative which provides stable housing for families at risk of homelessness and providing support across other parts of their lives.

Opinion
9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Fire crews attended the incident on Susans Road

Cooker fire in Eastbourne

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire yesterday (Thursday) in Susans Road, Eastbourne.

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Firefighters and rescuers clear a road after an earthquake on the Greek island of Kos Picture: (Kostoday.gr via AP)/Press Association

National: Two people killed in earthquake off coast of Greece and Turkey

TWO people have died and more than 120 have been injured in an early morning earthquake off the coast of Greek islands and Turkey.

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Video: Exodus Travels announces three-year sponsorship with parkrun UK

Today sees the announcement of parkrun UK securing three years of funding to continue to support Sussex parkrun, bringing local communities together and to celebrate the great outdoors.

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STEPHEN LLOYD MP: A break in the Southern Rail impasse?

I have often told people who ask me that the key to being an MP was not that we have a lot of power - we don’t - but we have ‘access’ to power and if you know how to use the access, you can move mountains.

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Head becomes women’s champ

Willingdon Community School hosted the first Department for Education Women in Leadership Launch Event for the East Sussex Region on Monday July 17.

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BREAKING NEWS: New restaurant chosen for Eastbourne’s iconic Wish Tower site

A French-style bistro chain has been chosen to operate the new Wish Tower restaurant.

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‘Constructive’ talks held to end Southern rail dispute

‘Constructive’ talks between the Government’s Transport Secretary and union bosses to end the Southern rail dispute took place today (Thursday July 20).

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MP’s claims on Southern dispute breakthrough ‘utterly ludicrous’ say Tories

Eastbourne’s Lib Dem MP has been criticised for ‘having the nerve’ to take credit for progress in the Southern rail dispute by his Tory opponents.

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