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Parents fear changes to school day will leave pupils ‘burnt out’

Schoolchildren will be ‘burnt out’ if plans for a new extended school day are approved, claim parents.

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Highly-acclaimed artist who inspired many, dies suddenly

Tributes have been paid to a well-loved artist who died suddenly last month.

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Hastings Magistrates Court

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from March 16 - March 23.

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Pier of the Year presentation to Hastings Pier. Photo by Sid Saunders. SUS-170704-094928001

New chief speaks out after pier’s ‘challenging’ first year

The CEO of Hastings Pier has spoken out about the attraction’s financial situation, after admitting to shareholders that the pier had faced a ‘challenging’ first 12 months.

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St Leonards parents desperate for more support for disabled daughter

The parents of a severely disabled teenage girl are begging for more support to help them cope with looking after their child.

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VIDEO: Mixed bag of weather for Bank Holiday weekend across Sussex

It looks like being a mixed bag of weather for the Bank Holiday weekend with cloud, rain and sunshine - but it will be warmer.

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Clock House withstands the test of time

This week, in his ongoing series, Ion Castro takes a look at Clock House landmark in Queens Road.

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Norman Cook - aka Fatboy Slim

VIDEO: Fatboy Slim trains for his Wild Life headline spot

Sussex’s Norman Cook – aka Fatboy Slim – has released a Rocky-inspired video of him in training for his headline spot at this year’s Wild Life Festival.

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Surgery accused of putting babies at risk over immunisation delays

An angry father has accused a doctors’ surgery of putting his daughters at risk after failing to give them potentially life-saving vaccinations on time.

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Solomon Curtis, who is looking to be selected as Labour's candidate for Brighton Kemptown (photo by William Shears).

St Leonards student’s bid to become an MP

A St Leonards student is bidding to become one of the youngest MPs ever elected to Parliament.

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The long tailback of cars on April 9

Petition launched in protest at road chaos in Hastings’ Rock-a-Nore

A petition has been set up, urging highways bosses at the county council to tackle traffic gridlock in Rock-a-Nore.

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Get ready for colourful May Day invasion

The Normans may be long gone but Hastings is all set to welcome a colourful bank holiday invasion on Monday when thousands of bikers, Morris dancers and green men and women arriving to celebrate May Day in style.

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Man stabbed in jaw in St Leonards

Man stabbed in jaw in St Leonards

A man was stabbed in the jaw during a dispute in St Leonards, police have said.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: National Stalking Awareness Week 2017

To mark National Stalking Awareness Week 2017, PCC Katy Bourne explains why it's so important to support the week, and what's being done in Sussex to help victims of this crime.

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Take the ‘30 mile, 30 day’ challenge for St Michael’s

St Michael’s Hospice is appealing for local people to take the ‘30 Miles in 30 Days challenge’.

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Nigel Clutton cut the ribbon to open Sarah's Orchard at Chestnut Tree House children's hospice

Sarah’s Orchard officially opened

Guests attended a private event at Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice to open the apple orchard, named Sarah’s Orchard in memory of former president, Lady Sarah Clutton.

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Pupils at St Peter and St Paul CEP School, Bexhill, participating in Restart a Heart 2016.

Schools invited to Restart a Heart

Schools and community groups are being invited to learn how to perform CPR.

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Car boot in Old Town on Sunday

Bag yourself a bargain at a boot sale right in the heart of Hastings Old Town this Sunday (April 30).

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On Yer Bike 2017. Photo by Sid Saunders. SUS-170424-065310001

Nearly 500 cyclists wheely like Roatary club challenge

Close to five hundred cyclists set their wheels in motion to take the annual Rotary Club of St Leonards Cycle Challenge last weekend.

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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