One man’s mission to save children from a slum

A PE teacher from Bexhill is helping to transform the lives of children living in one of the worst slums in Africa.


Naked female cleaners wanted to clean houses in Sussex for up to £65 an hour

A company specialising in naturist cleaners is looking to recruit in Sussex, offering up to £65 an hour.

Bill Lucas, 100, the oldest surviving British athlete of the 1948 London Olympic Games. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Oldest living Olympian celebrates his 100th

Celebrations have kicked off this week for the oldest living Olympian who has turned 100.

Gavin Cload on the ball for South Saxons against Old Williamsonians. Picture by Justin Lycett

Saxons edged out by high-flying rivals

South Saxons Hockey Club's men's first team was narrowly beaten by third-placed opposition in its first league game after the festive break.

James Brynin's parents Sharon and Efrem Brynin arrive for the inquest at Arundel Town Hall on January 16, 2017. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Soldier who killed Lance Corporal James Brynin will ‘forever have blood on his hands’, say family

The family of Lance Corporal James Brynin have expressed their ‘disappointment’ that the soldier who shot and killed him while on duty will face ‘no charges or punishment’ for his death.

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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County news: IKEA link to Sussex intensifies

Rumours of a first IKEA store in Sussex have intensified this week.

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BREAKING NEWS: Southern to restore full timetable

Southern is set to restore its full train service next week following the suspension of strike action by train drivers’ union ASLEF.


Public ‘misled’ over driver-only Southern trains - 1066 rail groups

The travelling public have been ‘misled’ over driver-only operated Southern trains, rail groups from 1066-country have suggested.

The Edge of Winter at Kino Teatr featuring artists such as Chiara Vinci

Take yourself right to the Edge Of Winter at Kino Teatr

​The Edge of Winter - at Kino Teatr in St Leonards - is a special event next weekend which combines contemporary and classical elements in a celebration of music, performance, film and couture inspired by winter.

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Albion celebrate their opening goal in their FA Cup third round win against MK Dons. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Lincoln win FA Cup replay to set up date with Albion

Brighton & Hove Albion will travel to National League leaders Lincoln City in the FA Cup fourth round.

Thomas Truax playing at Kino Teatr in St Leonards

Invention and creativity of amazing singer songwriter

Next Friday (Jan 27) sees Trash’d at Kino-Teatr in St Leonards with an astonishing performance from Thomas Truax at 7.30pm.

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Sussex high up illegal licence plate table

Sussex is high up the list of counties falling foul of the law by driving or keeping a car with an illegal number plate in 2015.

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Council tax rise could fund extra 100 Sussex Police staff

Increasing council tax could fund more than 100 extra officers and specialist staff for Sussex Police.

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Harry Stannard's 15th goal of the season couldn't prevent Hastings United from losing at home to Ramsgate tonight. Picture courtesy Scott White

United beaten on freezing night

Hastings United's footballers were beaten for the second time in three games as they lost 2-1 at home to Ramsgate tonight (Tuesday).
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Advice event on community-led planning in Sussex

Action in rural Sussex (AirS) and the East Sussex Rural Partnership are holding an event about housebuilding and infrastructure to help Sussex communities and businesses thrive.

Corey Wheeler on the ball for Bexhill United against Oakwood. Picture courtesy Jon Smalldon

Bexhill denied by last gasp leveller

Bexhill United’s footballers were denied a first victory since November by a last gasp equaliser on Saturday.

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Hastings named in multi-million pound education scheme

Hastings is to be named as one of 12 Opportunity Areas in a multimillion pound government scheme aimed at promoting social mobility.

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman’s struggle with being ‘allergic to WiFi’

A woman who says she is ‘allergic to WiFi’ and unable to receive NHS treatment has been forced to move out of her home because of her condition.

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LETTER: Thank you for care at hospital

Through your paper may I offer belated good wishes for a happy and healthy New Year to all members of the Ambulance Service and staff at the Conquest Hospital.

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