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Hastings student’s drawing to be on show at New York exhibition

A teenager is to have his drawing displayed at an exhibition in New York this weekend.

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Alex Coombs scored South Saxons' first goal and set up the fourth in the win over Horsham II.

Four-star Saxons rise into top three

South Saxons Hockey Club’s men’s first team moved up to third in the league courtesy of an away victory on Saturday.

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Things get heated between the two sets of players during the second half. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Common prevail in feisty cup clash

Little Common Football Club earned a comfortable victory in a replayed cup fixture tonight (Tuesday).

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Rob Cross will be making his debut in the 2018 Unibet Premier League. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross to face MVG in Premier League opener

World darts champion Rob Cross will face world number one Michael van Gerwen on the opening night of the 2018 Unibet Premier League.

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Injured Westfield captain Martyn Durrant is attended to by his team-mates. Pictures by Justin Lycett

Captain fractures ankle in five-star win

Westfield Football Club’s delight at a fifth straight victory was tempered by a serious injury to its captain.

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Action from the original meeting between Little Common and Ringmer back in September, a match which was abandoned due to a floodlight failure.

Common keen to seize second chance in cup

Little Common Football Club will be eager to make the most of a second chance in a home cup clash tonight (Tuesday).

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Action from the Macron East Sussex Football League Division Four match between new leaders Orington and Burwash. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Baptists sink Town to go five points clear

Battle Baptists strengthened their hold on top spot in the Macron East Sussex Football League by winning a third versus first encounter on Saturday.

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COUNTY NEWS: Couple living in filth as toilet blocked for a week

A miserable couple who have been trying to get their toilet unblocked for a week said they feel like 'second class citizens'.

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Johanna Konta

Australian Open: Konta blames lack of match fitness after surprise second round exit

Johanna Konta insisted her Australian Open loss to lucky loser Bernarda Pera was not a “massive catastrophe” as she contemplated an early flight home (writes Eleanor Crooks).

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Alexis Sanchez

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United’s deal to sign Alexis Sanchez worth £180 million after Chilean forward agrees four-year contract | Real Madrid targeting new attacking trio of Neymar, Eden Hazard and Robert Lewandowski | Chelsea target Andy Carroll tells West Ham he is unable to train | Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez will plead again with club’s owner for January signings | Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell desperate to leave Black Cats | Leeds United are linked with Rangers midfielder Josh Windass | Chelsea join Manchester City and PSG in race to sign Nice playmaker Jean-Michael Seri | Juventus want Hector Bellerin, Christian Eriksen and Mesut Ozil

Here are the latest transfer window stories in the media today.

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Press freedom - or a totalitarian Britain

Press freedom - or a totalitarian Britain

Heaven only knows what they would call me now in this at once sensitive and insensitive age. As Margaret Thatcher’s Press secretary for 11 years, I copped a lot of abuse and ridicule.

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Masked men steal safe from Ore flat

Masked men steal safe from Ore flat

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a flat in Ore on Monday evening (January 15).

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Ban for St Leonards builder found drink-driving on Christmas Day

A total of 195 arrests were made in Sussex during Surrey and Sussex Police’s Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving, which ran from December 1 to January 1.

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Police hunt for wanted man in St Leonards

Have you seen wanted teenager Connor Mackay?

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Firefighters’ quick response praised for saving Hastings business

Owners of a shop have thanked firefighters and the public for their quick response in saving their business from being destroyed.

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Reminder about self-assessment

Bizarre excuses for not filling in tax returns revealed

Aliens, vertigo and spilt coffee are just some of the excuses made for not completing tax returns on time, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have revealed.

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Flu warning at hospital as doctors ask people to stay away

Flu warning at hospital as doctors ask people to stay away

Senior doctors have issued a fresh call for people with cold or flu-like symptoms not to visit patients in hospital, as high flu rates continue.

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Calls for Bayeux Tapestry to come to 1066 Country

Calls have been made for the Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in 1066 Country after news that the world-famous artefact is set to leave France for the first time in 950 years

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Active Hastings Street Bites programme, summer 2017. SUS-180117-131049001

Help Active Hastings bag a grant

Hastings Borough Council’s Active Hastings team is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Not too late the have the vaccine

At-risk groups advised - ‘Not too late to have flu vaccine’

People aged 65 and over and those in at-risk groups are being advised it’s not yet too late to have the flu vaccine.

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