COUNTY NEWS: Tourist attraction to reopen after ‘technical fault’

A Sussex seafront attraction is set to reopen after three days of closure during English Tourism Week.

Harry Walker on the charge for Hastings & Bexhill against Old Williamsonians. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

H&B coach heaps praise on title-winning players

Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks paid tribute to his players after the rugby club was crowned league champions.

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St Michael’s hospice open day RN open day invite...

Registered Nurses interested in joining the St Michael’s Hospice team, are invited to an Open Day at the hospice on April 21, commencing at 10am.

Saint Etienne at DLWP in Bexhill

Saint Etienne’s lovenote to the Home Counties

That much-loved trio Saint Etienne takes to the DLWP stage this summer performing new music from their upcoming album Home Counties.

Museum Lab discovery day. Picture: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton and Hove

Events to mark English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week runs all this week so here we round up some of the events taking place.

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Charity fundraiser at the Rainbow Trout Girls just wanna have fun at Swop and Sip...

It’s official, girls do just wanna have fun particularly when it includes clothes and a tipple as proven at the Swap and Sip charity fundraiser held at The Rainbow Trout, Burwash last Friday, March 24.

Police attend an incident on Lower Park Road on March 28. Photo by Ion Castro. SUS-170328-142545001

Teenage cyclist seriously hurt in crash

A 14-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital following a crash in Hastings last night (Monday, March 27).

Cinema live at White Rock Theatre

All those massive tunes from movies

Hear all those Eighties and Nineties blockbuster soundtracks performed live at Hastings White Rock Theatre on Saturday April 22 by a talented cast of singers and musicians from West End shows.

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Hastings residents to run London Marathon for ‘great’ local charity

Three Hastings residents are stepping up to the mark to raise thousands of pounds for a local charity by running the London Marathon on Sunday, April 23.

Hurst Green Comedy Capers 2017

The legend of Camelot but told the Comedy Capers way

Following on from last year’s success, Comedy Capers return for another year with their new Hurst Green pantomime Camelot.

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Pets at Home to stop selling rabbits over Easter

Pets at Home is set to stop selling rabbits at all of its stores this Easter, in order to educate and inform children on the importance of responsible pet ownership.

Arundel Castle did not make the list. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Celebrating our tourist attractions in Sussex

In a list of the top 241 sites across the country, published by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), Sussex only had five attractions listed.

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The magic and wonder of opera

Opera South East will be performing Mozart’s The Magic Flute with the Sussex Concert Orchestra at Hastings White Rock Theatre on April 7th and 8th from 7.30pm.

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Jamie Busbridge scored three of South Saxons' goals in the 4-3 victory away to Kings & Alleyns.

Busbridge nets hat-trick in final game as skipper

Jamie Busbridge netted a hat-trick as South Saxons Hockey Club’s men’s first team finished its splendid season in style with a 4-3 win away to Kings & Alleyns.

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Police officers investigating the incident in February. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Pair rebailed following Hastings assault in which man died

Two men arrested on suspicion of murder following an assault in Hastings have been rebailed.

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Hastings Jazz April 2017

Folk-inspired jazz from Tony Woods Project

An evening of eloquent, melodic, folk-inspired jazz will be coming to Hastings next week in the form of the Tony Woods Project, described by one critic as “one of the most interesting and thoughtful groups on the British jazz scene.”

Peter is pictured second from left. Standing between him and the Mayor, Judy Rogers, is Joe O'Neil, Peter's friend, for whom Peter organised the ceremony for presentation of Chevalier de Ordre National de Legion d'Honneur in September last year. Picture by Roberts Photographic

Tributes paid to Hastings former RAF group captain

An RAF veteran, who played an integral part in the town’s veterans’ association, has died.

Johana Konta

Miami Open: Konta advances to quarter finals

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Search across Sussex for best use of redundant red telephone box

From coffee shops to book exchanges to food banks to defibrillators, the red K6 public telephone box is increasingly being used for more than just telephone calls.

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