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The gift of time

‘Bank holiday.’ Sometimes these can be two of the sweetest words in the English language.
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From House to Home with Amber Rudd MP SUS-160526-130924001

Taking on crime - at home and abroad

It was a fantastic honour to be appointed Home Secretary last year. My first duty in this role, and the priority of any government, is to ensure the security of our country and the safety of everyone living here.

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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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The tablet wine list at the restaurant

A wine list for the 21st Century

There are wine lists and then there are wine lists.

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Life on Tapp with Blaise Tapp SUS-160516-112125001

A royal shift in mental health attitudes

Christmas has come very early indeed for political nerds - a full three years in fact - after our Prime Minister swapped her holiday hiking boots for running shoes.

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Life on Tapp with Blaise Tapp SUS-160516-112125001

Why are there still bullies around?

Nobody likes a bully and the act of bullying is something that people don’t ever willingly admit to.

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Alexia

Alexia Rowley - Parenting the role of a lifetime

Alexia Rowley on why having a child really is for the long term

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"Easter is the richer celebration and promise of the unimaginatively fertile reality of life beyond the grave"

A greater love and creativity

The Easter bunny, Easter eggs or an Easter bonnet parade (popular in the USA) all point us towards spring and new life.
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From House to Home with Amber Rudd MP SUS-160526-130924001

Hastings is now an Area of Opportunity

In 2016 we celebrated our rich history with a full calendar of festivals and events to mark the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings.

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Life on Tapp with Blaise Tapp SUS-160516-112125001

A storm in a chocolate teacup

This is the week when the nation winds down early for a four-day weekend which, for many, will involve visiting family and stuffing our faces with Hot Cross Buns and cheap chocolate.

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An Oromo family enjoying a trip to beach

Bringing communities together

Many Sussex people will have taken part in Red Nose Day 2017 last month which raised an astonishing £71 million

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Life on Tapp with Blaise Tapp SUS-160516-112125001

Health Warning: we are what we eat

One of the great fringe benefits of becoming a dad is that I was forced, at the age of 32, to grow up almost overnight.

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Volunteers with Hastings Furniture Service: Gerald, John, Adam and Brian. SUS-170504-103245001

Furnishing homes, reducing waste, creating opportunities

This month, RVA’s Community Champions are the team at Hastings & Rother Furniture Service, an organisation that has been making a difference to our local community for nearly 30 years.

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The Borough Leader with Cllr Peter Chowney

Looking for new sources of income

In the future, central government wants councils to become ‘self-financing’. So many councils, including Hastings, are having to find new ways to provide local services without government grants.

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Opinion: Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Opinion: Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Angela O’Hagan is a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. Here she looks at how a change in tax credits for parents who have more than two children is an attack on women’s rights.

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From House to Home with Amber Rudd MP SUS-160526-130924001

Steps we’re taking to tackle terrorism

Last week in Westminster we saw our emergency services at their very best. Their response to the terror attack was exceptional in both its speed and its professionalism.

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The Borough Leader with Cllr Peter Chowney

Hastings gets ready for the season

As we approach Easter and the first warm sunshine brings out the daffodils along with the new season’s tourists, Hastings starts to unfurl for the new season.

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Louise

Louise Margaret: Perils of 21st parenting

etc’s columnist on why parenthood is all about small victories

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Life on Tapp with Blaise Tapp SUS-160516-112125001

Come on girls, no need to get your knickers in a twist

It is fair to say that, right now, there are plenty of things in the world to get hot under the collar about.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log - Listen Live: Fraud and Elder Exploitation

On Thursday 23 March PCC Katy Bourne will hold the first of four public debates as part of her new 'Listen Live' programme.

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