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Sussex cooks wanted for Gogglebox studio’s new show

Can you out-cook anyone? The team behind Gogglebox is looking for Sussex cooks for its brand new food contest.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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Garden charity launches photography competition

To celebrate 90 years of opening beautiful gardens, with several across Sussex, the National Garden Scheme is launching a photography competition today (Saturday May 27) to coincide with their Anniversary Weekend.

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TREVOR WEEKS: A week of all creatures great and small

Its certainly been a week of all creatures great and small. We have had our first gull chicks of the season which is now being looked after by Bird Aid at Hailsham.

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CCTV image of two men suspected to have been involved in the theft of a woman's cards and withdrawing large sums from her accounts.

Eastbourne police warning after thieves target Waitrose shopper

Police are urging shoppers to be alert after thieves stole a woman’s purse and withdrew around £2,000 from her accounts.

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Eastbourne police make arrests in connection with cocaine supply

Eastbourne police make arrests in connection with cocaine supply

Three men were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of cocaine in Eastbourne.

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National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

Sussex residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

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New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

People should ‘fight their instincts’ and float rather than try to swim if they fall into water, according to new advice from the RNLI.

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Aldi recalls beer due to allergy fears

Aldi has recalled a range of gluten-free beer owing to an undeclared ingredient which could cause an allergic reaction.

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Brits unknowingly breaking law on road

Brits unknowingly breaking law on road

One in four motorists admit to regularly ‘taking risks’ on the road, a study has found.

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Warning issued as torrential rain and lightning possible across Sussex

A Met Office warning for the South-East has been issued for torrential rain that could cause problems for drivers and lead to possible flooding on Sunday and Monday.

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Blast from the past ... happy faces at the carnival in 2015

Bumper crowd anticipated at the Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival

The Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival takes place tomorrow (Saturday, May 27) with organisers expecting thousands of spectators to line the seafront route of the parade.

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Eastbourne DGH receives vital funding for radiotherapy unit

Eastbourne hospital has received vital funding towards radiotherapy equipment for its new unit to treat cancer patients.

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Police name fatal Beachy Head crash motorcyclist

Police have named a motorcyclist who died in a collision near Beachy Head this month.

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Kevin and Karen Clifton will be visiting Eastbourne for a dance spectacular in July

Strictly Come Dancing stars head for Eastbourne

Two Strictly Come Dancing stars are visiting the town to throw a sparkling evening for charity.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sherlock star opens Sussex cinema

Sherlock star Martin Freeman was guest of honour at private event in Lewes last night (Thursday) to launch the Depot cinema.

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Travellers move to children’s play park

A group of travellers have been sighted at a children’s play park today.

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Inquest into the death of popular soloist from Eastbourne

The death of a “popular, intelligent and funny” Eastbourne man has highlighted the long term effects of drugs used by people living with HIV.

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PICTURES: Fire crews battle Lewes blaze

Firefighters have worked tirelessly through the night after a major fire broke out at a Lewes recycling centre on Thursday (May 25).
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ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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