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£53 million building project for Hastings and Eastbourne hospitals

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Fresh two-day rail strike on Southern services

Politics 9
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Best foot forward Nurses walk 40 miles for charity

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A man died after a crash between a lorry and a car on the A21 on August 12. Photo by Dan Jessup SUS-160813-095627001

Fatal A21 crash victim named as St Leonards man

Transport

Health warning issued as heatwave settles across Sussex

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PICTURES: Flower festival at St Laurence Church

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Priory Meadow exploring ‘attractive’ options to replace BHS

Business

Hastings student set to study at Oxford University

Education
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Packed Hastings Week programme to be launched this weekend

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Arrest after attacking and ‘threatening to kill’ cyclist in St Leonards

Crime

Fatal A21 crash victim named as St Leonards man

Transport
Police news

Driver runs from Hastings crash after high-speed police chase

Transport
Police are appealing for information about last Friday's incident. SUS-160815-122133001

1066 Country MPs urge more investment in A21 following Sedlescombe crash

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The stretch of road in Kent Street where the collision occurred. SUS-160815-122118001

Calls to make A21 safer after Sedlescombe crash where St Leonards man died

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Serious collision in Sedlescombe

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Arrest after attacking and ‘threatening to kill’ cyclist in St Leonards

Crime
Katy Bourne

Katy Bourne's video log: Sussex PCC calls time on hate crime

Opinion 6
Students warned

Students warned about being 'mules'

Crime
Aria Majidi. Photo by Sussex Police SUS-160819-160946001

Wanted man ‘could be in Hastings’

Crime 2

Hastings student set to study at Oxford University

Education
The fire started at around 8am on Sunday and raged for more than seven hours. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Likely cause of major school fire revealed

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COUNTY NEWS: Huge fire devastates school

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Hundreds raised for charity by students

Education
Home secretary and MP Amber Rudd visit to National Citizen Service in Hastings SUS-160817-174549001

Students grow in government project

Education

Priory Meadow exploring ‘attractive’ options to replace BHS

Business
Shoppers bagging a bargain in the last day sales at BHS in Hastings. Photo by Michael Parmley SUS-160822-120500001

Shoppers grab bargains as Hastings BHS closes

Business
Sales plummet at Asda. JuliusKielaitis / Shutterstock.com

Sales plummet at Asda after worst quarterly performance on record

Business
The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

Business

Fresh two-day rail strike on Southern services

Politics 9
The Hastings and Rother WASPI group SUS-160818-090443001

Women fighting ‘unjust’ state pension age changes

Politics 2
Matthew Lock after being elected to serve St Helens ward at Hastings Borough Council in 2014

Ex-Hastings councillor charged with 28 child sex offences

Crime
The plot of land on West Hill Road that planning officers have given the green light to build on. Photo by Google Street View April 2016 SUS-160817-141450001

Controversial St Leonards houses proposal set for green light?

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Changes to Hastings Library refurbishment scheme agreed

Politics

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex drivers urged to be considerate during Harvest

Environment 7

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Offbeat 6
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People can nominate special tree for award

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Tooth decay ‘acceptable for children’ in South-East

Health
Hastings town centre defibrillator. SUS-160819-134649001

Volunteers donate life-saving defibrillator to town centre

Health

Surgery deemed ‘good’ in all areas after inspection

Health
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Friends of Conquest Hospital donate six-figure record sum

Health
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NHS remind people to stock up on medication

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