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Win tickets to see Mamma Mia! in Brighton

Here is your chance to win a family ticket for four people to see MammaMia! when it comes to the Brighton Centre this summer.

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St Leonards man jailed for 27 years after triple stabbing

A man who was found guilty of three counts of attempted murder and affray was sentenced to 27 years imprisonment on Tuesday (June 20).

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Brown is honoured to take Sussex CCC reins

Sixteen years after he first played for Sussex, Ben Brown says it is a “massive honour” to be named as their new captain.

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Sussex name new captains

Ben Brown has been appointed Sussex captain for the remainder of this season’s Specsavers County Championship campaign.

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Novak Djokovic

Can Eastbourne help Novak Djokovic get back on track in time for Wimbledon?

By Michael Stokoe

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Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

To mark the life and work of the late MP Jo Cox, Bexhill and Battle Labour party hosted a lunch and afternoon workshop at the Emmanuel Centre in Battle.

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Keen table tennis player and cyclist Konrad Pieterse.

Table tennis community saddened by death of popular player

The Hastings & District Table Tennis League community has been plunged into sadness by the sudden death of popular player Konrad Pieterse.

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The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker jets off to the sunshine with a suitcase crammed full of more than £3,000 worth of tech, toiletries and tanning products, it has emerged.

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COUNTY NEWS: Making a splash! Crowds turn out for Lido reopening

A Sussex Lido opened to much fanfare last weekend after a £3 million refurbishment and seven years of hard work by volunteers.

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Cars have been left covered in a layer of red dust

Why have cars across the UK suddenly been covered in dust?

People across the country will have woken up this morning to find their cars covered in a mysterious red dust.

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Hastings Borough Council planning applications - received between June 6 -12

Hastings Borough Council planning applications - received between June 6 -12

HS/TP/17/00131: 1x Horse Chestnut - Reduce crown by 2 linear metres 1x Beech - Reduce crown by 2 linear metres. 1 Kildare Close, Hastings, TN34 2UA

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Thousands of customers advised to change password following Virgin Media router concern

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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The scales of justice

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from May 17 - May 25.

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Football

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United make £62m bid for PSG star Marquinhos | Liverpool told Aubameyang will cost £63m | Terry considering offer from Aston Villa | Lyon agree £16.7m fee for Chelsea striker | Conte prepared to sell Matic to Red Devils | Paris St-Germain offer world record £119m for Mbappe | Manchester City's belief is growing that they can land Sanchez in £50m deal

Marquinhos and Aubameyang will cosy £60m+ each.
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Dr Rob Marshall

Getting together has never been so important.

So now we know! Brighton kick off their first ever Premier League campaign with a home game against Pep's Manchester City. What a day that will be!

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Konrad Pieterse

Family pay tribute to 'extremely caring husband and father'

The family of a Bexhill man who died in a collision near Fairlight last week have paid tribute to ‘an extremely caring husband and father’.

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Hastings Observer letters

Politicians need to open their eyes

From: Derek Stocker, Duke Street, Bexhill

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Hastings Observer letters

Flower beds are labour intensive

From: Stephanie Donaldson, Croft Road, Hastings

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Hastings Observer letters

Hold government to its rail promise

From: Lianna Etkind, Campaign for Better Transport, Wharf Road, London

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Hastings Observer letters

Thank you for care at hospital

From: Tim Harris, Sedgewick Road, Bexhill

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