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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Illegal number plates across the UK

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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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.

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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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Tiger Lilly Watson was last seen yesterday (Monday, January 16). Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170117-152659001

Missing teenage girl ‘could be in Hastings or Bexhill’

A teenage girl is missing for the second time in a matter of days and could be with friends in the Bexhill or Hastings areas.

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The public toilets in Ore and the town centre could close

Petition against proposed Hastings toilet closures

Hundreds of people have signed a petition in protest at plans to close public toilets in Hastings.

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St Leonards career boost project for jobseekers

A project which aims to give jobseekers a career boost is being launched by a housing association in St Leonards next month.

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Buckswood School pupils Olivia Streeton and Thomas Bolton were offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Photo courtesy of Buckswood School SUS-170117-141103001

Hastings students celebrate Oxbridge universities offers

Two students from Hastings are celebrating after being offered places to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities.

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Beach becomes film set for lifeboat restoration project

People walking along the beach at Hastings on Saturday may have been surprised to encounter a troop of World War II soldiers.

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Blazes sparked by candles up by 55 per cent - warn firefighters

Blazes sparked by candles up by 55 per cent - warn firefighters

East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service is issuing a fire safety warning after figures show that incidents involving candles and matches have increased by a massive 55 per cent in the past year.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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