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Wine auction in Burgundy is all about charity and taste

• By Richard Esling BSc DipWSET

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Marc and Miranda

Sayce & Bull: here to serve individuals and families sensitively, respectfully and compassionately

There is no doubting that when someone close to you passes away, dealing with everything that follows is arguably the hardest thing that one must do in life.

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The Borough Leader with Cllr Peter Chowney

We need to build a better future

In the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, there were some glimmers of good news on housing. The news that letting agent fees for tenants are being abolished is welcome. This was an unfair system whereby both landlords and tenants were being charged for the same thing. But there was little else to benefit people who can’t find adequate housing, especially those in the private rented sector.

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Amber Rudd MP

Amber Rudd: Domestic violence must never be ignored

Today (Friday 25 November) is White Ribbon Day which highlights the global movement to put a stop to violence against women and girls.

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Life on Tapp

Elderly care is an age-old dilemma

Gandhi once famously said that you can judge a country’s greatness by how it treats its animals, a sentiment that us Brits have long taken to heart.

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Rt. Revd. Mark Sowerby, Bishop of Horsham

Hospitality to the stranger

Driving the roads of Sussex at present, I pass lots of new housing, freshly occupied or under construction, some ready and waiting for the first occupants to move in.

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Sussex PCC's video log: The alarming scale of elder abuse across Sussex

Two Sussex Elders' Commission members appeared alongside Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne on BBC Radio 4’s You & Yours recently talking about the rise in fraud against older residents.

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The Borough Leader with Cllr Peter Chowney

Fighting to combat child poverty

Leader, Hastings Borough Council

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Chestnut Tree House

A visit from Chester Bear

Our Eastbourne shop recently held a fun day, with children’s games and a visit from our cuddly Chestnut Tree mascot, Chester Bear.

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Blaise Tapp

You've a snowflake’s chance in hell of us keeping quiet over Trump

Am I an honorary snowflake? That is the question I have been asking myself during these first few days of what are bound to become known as the Trump Years.

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Our poppy is not a political symbol: Armistice Day Comment

Wembley tonight will be no place for the neutral.

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Amber Rudd MP

We will remember them

This weekend we will pause to remember those who have given their lives serving our country in the armed forces.

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Richmond railway bridge

How Thomas Brassey gave the world the rail thing

Thomas Brassey made East Sussex his home towards the end of an extraordinary career in which he rose to become the greatest builder of railways the world has ever known.

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Cite du Vin

A taste of the future at Bordeaux’s Cité du Vin

If you ever needed another excuse to visit the fabulous city of Bordeaux (as if!), then this is it.

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Grey Owl

The first celebrity conservationist

This weekend Sussex will resound to the sound of fireworks, something that would have delighted the young Archibald Stansfield Belaney.
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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

Demonstration of unity

The recent meeting in Rome between Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby should have shocked us more than perhaps it did.

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Vineyards near Gevrey Chambertin

The golden hills of Burgundy

Last week I was visiting vineyards in Burgundy, where some of the best, and most expensive, wines of the world are made.

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The Borough Leader with Cllr Peter Chowney

Fighting On The Home Front

This week, the government announced it was supporting a private member’s bill to require all councils to do homelessness prevention work, and to find accommodation for all people from their area who are made homeless. On the face of it, that’s good news, as long as the government gives councils extra funding to deal with the additional homeless people. But it’s only half the story.

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New wines of Chile

A new focus on the wines of Chile

If you ever thought that Chilean wine was all about inexpensive, mass produced wines, made from Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere, with little character, think again.

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A dramatic sunset in Lewes, Delaware, USA. The town is home to several impressive lighthouses and a lightship is a visitor attraction in the harbour.

Delaware's Sussex County in America has its own Seaford and Lewes

A warship of the Royal Navy once bombarded the town of Lewes in Sussex County in the US State of Delaware.

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