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Video: How to make brandy butter

If you cannot imagine Christmas without a dollop of brandy butter on your mince pies then check out this short and simple homemade recipe from Iceland.

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Frosted Fairground at Dreamland in Margate

Frosty fun at the fairground

The run-up to Christmas can be hectic. There’s so much to plan for - presents, cards, visits to family and friends, not to mention getting to that carol service, nativity play and let’s not even talk about work…

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Munich - where the past and the future sit comfortably side by side

Mention the word Munich and reaction can be varied - some will think of the world-famous Oktoberfest drinking festival, football fans may well talk about Bayern Munich and others will recall the 1972 Olympics.

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Delightful Dublin, the captivating capital of the ‘emerald isle’

Dublin, located at the mouth of the River Liffey, which flows into Dublin Bay and the Irish Sea, is the capital of the Republic of Ireland and a truly enchanting city where the locals enthral visitors with an infectious sense of humour and an exuberant zest for life.

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New lease of life for former Mess Hall in Second World War

A garage workshop in Alfriston which was used as a Mess Hall for Canadian and British soldiers in the Second World War has been given a new lease of life by a developer.

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Trekking in Cambodia

We are all here for a good time not a long time so I am all for people getting their kicks and thrills however they see fit. That said, apart from when it starts to interfere with or upsets others. Some thrill seekers have been causing problems for our friends at the lifeboat station and the equally super coastguards. Last month a group of base jumpers were throwing themselves around at the beauty spot and one found himself at the foot of cliffs at Beachy Head with no way to get back up and about to be cut off by the tide. Cue a phone call from his buddies to the lifeboat and our crews were despatched out to bring him back to safety – all because some numpty hadn’t checked the tide times. All the crew are volunteers so you can imagine how delighted they probably were to be called out not to mention the huge cost to the charity, which relies on public donations. Fast forward a week and another incident involving base jumpers sparked alarm and upset and yet another call to the coastguard and lifeboat. This time a family watched what they thought was a person falling to their death over the cliffs. They didn’t realise it was a thrill seeker and were terribly upset. It might be an idea to have temporary signs – similar to the ones the model gliders use – up at the cliff top warning people such activities are taking place. And leave the lifeboat crews and coastguards to get on with saving lives.

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REVIEW: Petworth's angel is a heavenly treat

A row of books artistically arrayed above the fireplace included such heady titles as 'The History of Chair Making in High Wycombe'.

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Video: Why Magaluf is a safer and more family-friendly destination

In November 2015, the Palmanove-Magaluf Hotel Association, Calvia Town Hall and Meliá Hotels International pledged to transform the area of Magaluf through a collaborative five-year regeneration plan.

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Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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NOSTALGIA: Rare Beachy Head slides go under the hammer

Rare slides depicting the construction of Beachy Head Lighthouse were due to go under the hammer on Thursday.

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Appeal to bring Beachy Head slides home to Sussex

An appeal is underway to bring some rare slides depicting the construction of Beachy Head Lighthouse back to Sussex.

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NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne Operatic and Dramatic Society celebrates 100 years

2017 is a big year for Eastbourne Operatic and Dramatic Society as the group celebrates 110 years of entertaining the people of Eastbourne and beyond.

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Ted Hide and the fishing project at Causeway School

NOSTALGIA: Fishing history uncovered by project at Eastbourne school

Community Stuff, a registered company interest company in Eastbourne, has been awarded £8,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to deliver a heritage project with students from Causeway School.

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Sussex food and drink grand finalists celebrate success

The grand finalists in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2018 were revealed today following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 15,000 public votes.
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Unique restaurant partnership celebrates its first ground-breaking year at Goodwood

Restaurants of note never stop pushing boundaries.

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Property: Period home that overlooks an ancient castle

Property: Period home that overlooks an ancient castle

Interested in a home that looks out directly over a castle? Well this house is for you.

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Property of the Week: Perfect home for the keen walker

Property of the Week: Perfect home for the keen walker

Keen walker? Then this property is the perfect home, with idyllic walks from your doorstep.

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REVIEW: White Horse at Chilgrove gallops to first place

From the row of neatly upturned Wellington boots to the array of hand made walking sticks, you know from the moment you cross the threshold of The White Horse that this is a true country pub.

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The old city of Basel invites you to a stroll. Copyright: Switzerland Tourism. Photo: swiss-image.ch/Gian Marco Castelberg & Maurice Haas

Basel - a city of contrasts

For those keen to take a break from the relentless stresses of life in the fast lane, consider a long weekend in Basel.

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Food for 2018

Waitrose has revealed the food you’ll be eating in 2018

Japanese ‘dude food’, Indian tapas and plant protein look set to become the big dishes of 2018 according to a new report.

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