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Royal British Legion offering D-Day veterans tours to Normandy to pay their respects

The Royal British Legion’s travel arm is offering D-Day veterans free-of-charge tours to Normandy, but as the organisation has no database of D-Day veterans, it needs your help to spread the word.

WASPI Hastings and Rother 'paint the town purple' in Hastings Old Town, Photo by Roberts Photographic. SUS-170220-130409001

WASPI women turn Hastings Old Town purple

A group of women painted the town purple last week to raise awareness of the Government’s changes to State Pensions.

JPCT 210214 The South Downs. Photo by Derek Martin

Sussex’s devolution bid ‘paused’

A bid to devolve powers from central Government to local authorities in Sussex has been ‘paused’.

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Young hockey players coached by England star

More than 50 keen young hockey players were able to learn skills from GB and England international Sam Ward when they took part in a successful Hockey Camp event at Horntye Park.


COUNTY NEWS: 22-year-old found with stab wound in flat

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital with a stab wound after police were called to a Sussex flat last night, a spokesperson said.


Supermarket recalls meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.


WEATHER: Overcast, with fog and some rain

A mostly grey and windy few days are forecast for Sussex, generally dry and mild, with a few rainy spells.

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Free holidays to New Zealand

New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, home to a world-leading technology industry, is welcoming tech talent from around the globe with a bold new recruitment initiative, LookSee Wellington, which launches this week.

Banana Moon Clothing have launched a competition to find the UK's most embarrassing school photo

Does Sussex have the UK’s most embarrassing school photo?

School photos can be cringeworthy, and the search to find the worst one is on in a national competition.

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COUNTY NEWS: Exercising 150 minutes a week could increase life expectancy by three years

Increasing your activity to 150 minutes a week could prolong your life expectancy by more than three years, according to Vitality health insurance.

The church in Newtimber ie putting on the special commemoration service tomorrow (February 18)

COUNTY NEWS: Short-term tenancies ‘unsettle’ families

One in eight parents in the East and South East of England blame short rental tenancies for making their children unsettled, according to a YouGov pol.

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The 18 dead ewes after being worried near Boreham Bridge. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170217-160756001

COUNTY NEWS: 18 ewes killed in ‘sheep worrying’ incident

Eighteen sheep were killed after it is suspected they were panicked into running into a road by dogs on Sunday (February 12).

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Strike timetable on Southern services outlined

Southern Rail has released details of the trains it expects to run on Wednesday February 22, during the 24-hour strike by the RMT union.

Crawley Police station. Google street view image

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer sacked after sharing pornographic images at work

A police officer with Sussex Police has been dismissed after sharing pornographic images among colleagues, including a female supervisor who he compared to the women in the images, a spokesperson said.


Warning over scam HMRC calls in Hastings

People living in the Hastings and St Leonards are warned to beware of a telephone scam where they are accused of owing HM Revenue and Customs money.

Thieves target motor repairs and garages in Hastings

Thieves target motor repairs and garages in Hastings

Motor businesses and garages in Hastings have been targeted by burglars stealing tools, diagnostic equipment and car parts recently, police said.

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Half Term Activities at Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings.13-02-17. Photos by: Tony Coombes. SUS-170215-105524001

Half-term fun at shopping centre

Half term got off to a flying start for families visiting Priory Meadow shopping centre, where a traditional fairground style chair-o-plane ride was the star attraction this week.


COUNTY NEWS: Man convicted of raping Sussex woman after drugging her

A man has been given a prison sentence for raping a woman after he gave her a ‘date-rape’ drug during a night out in Sussex.

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Signs of spring - snowdrops have started to appear

Even milder weather set to arrive in Sussex

Above average mild weather is due to arrive in Sussex over the weekend, with Monday seeing a top temperature of 14degC.

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