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Have your say on major train timetable changes

Major changes to Southern and Thameslink timetables planned for 2018 have been published for a second round of public consultation.

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Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

To mark the life and work of the late MP Jo Cox, Bexhill and Battle Labour party hosted a lunch and afternoon workshop at the Emmanuel Centre in Battle.

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Union at centre of Southern dispute calls for urgent meeting with ministers

A rail union at the centre of a dispute affecting Southern train services is calling for an urgent meeting with the reappointed Transport Secretary.

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Students give solid support to Jez

Students at Ark William Parker proved they are in tune with the national picture when they voted overwhelmingly in favour of Jeremy Corbyn in a mock general election on June 8.

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General election count at Horntye Park, Hastings.
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Amber Rudd remains Home Secretary in cabinet reshuffle

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd has held on to her position as Home Secretary in the Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle.

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East Sussex County Council has achieved 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage and is working on more

Tory broadband coverage promise ‘broken’ claim Lib Dems

A Tory promise of universal superfast broadband coverage for East Sussex has been ‘broken’, according to the Lib Dems.

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Hove's Peter Kyle and Brighton Kemptown's Lloyd Russell-Moyle celebrate Labour's election success in the city, with city council leader Warren Morgan

GENERAL ELECTION: Labour vote surges across Sussex

Labour’s share of the vote surged across Sussex with the party taking Brighton Kemptown easily from the Tories and running them close in a number of areas.

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General election count at Horntye Park, Hastings.
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Peter Chowney reacts to ‘frustrating but incredibly good result’

Peter Chowney has reacted to a ‘frustrating but incredibly good result’ after losing out in the battle for the Hastings and Rye seat by 346 votes.

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Election count at Horntye Park

PICTURES: Hastings and Rye election count

Here's a gallery of pictures taken at the election count, which took place at Horntye Park sports complex.
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BREAKING NEWS: Amber Rudd holds on to Hastings and Rye seat

Amber Rudd has narrowly kept hold of her seat for Hastings and Rye in the general election 2017.

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Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd re-elected

RESULT: Amber Rudd narrowly holds on to Hastings and Rye

Conservative Home Secretary Amber Rudd has been re-elected in Hastings and Rye narrowly beating off the Labour challenge.

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Full recount called for Hastings and Rye

A full recount has been called for Hastings and Rye.

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PETER CHOWNEY: “It’s been a really good campaign”

Labour’s Parliamentary candidate Peter Chowney says it’s been ‘a really good campaign’ as he awaits the results of this year’s general election.

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Amber Rudd ‘hopeful but not complacent’

Tory Amber Rudd said she is ‘hopeful but not complacent’ after she arrived to the Hastings and Rye election count.

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GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Improved turnout in Hastings and Rye

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Improved turnout in Hastings and Rye

More people have turned out to vote in the 2017 general election than two years ago.

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Amber Rudd, Home Secretary with Theresa May

Is Home Secretary in danger of losing Hastings and Rye seat?

If exit polls are correct Home Secretary Amber Rudd could be in danger of being unseated by Labour in Hastings and Rye.

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Polling day

Horses, tandem bikes and celebrities...who says polling day is boring?

From campaigning while riding a tandem bike to riding a horse to a polling station, election day in Sussex has provided plenty of laughs for candidates and party activists.

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LIVE: Sussex general election results

Polling stations have closed – and now it is time to count the votes.

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BREAKING: Exit polls predict hung Parliament

BBC’s exit poll has predicted a hung Parliament, with the Conservatives losing seats to other parties.

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General election June 8

Your guide to election night in Sussex

Back in 2015 the Tories swept to victory, securing a majority in the House of Commons under David Cameron. Will Theresa May manage to do the same?

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