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The festive food you must NOT feed your pet

Pets at Home stores across Sussex are reminding pet owners not to make a dog’s dinner of the festive season.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

Health
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Winkle Club brings seasonal smile to local children

Sixty youngsters enjoyed a magical afternoon when Hastings Winkle Club held its annual Children’s Christmas Party on Saturday.

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Sussex Police sergeant sacked for sexual activity on duty

Sussex Police sergeant sacked for sexual activity on duty

A Sussex Police officer has been sacked after it emerged he had been spending parts of his night shifts visiting two women he was having sexual relationships with.

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‘Moments of silence and sharing stories’ at hospice Lights of Love special services

The annual St Michael’s Hospice Lights of Love remembrance services were held at nine locations across Hastings and Rother over three days.

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Giant octopus has now been named

A Giant Pacific Octopus at Blue Reef Aquarium, in Hastings now has a name following a hugely popular visitor competition.

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The woman attempting to rescue her dog at Brighton (Credit: Alessando Intini/SWNS)

COUNTY NEWS: Safety warning after woman attempts to rescue dog from the sea

A woman risked life and limb when she ran into freezing waters to rescue her dog.

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More parents fined as part of controversial Get a Grip campaign

Parents in East Sussex have been hit with fines and costs of more than £17,000 as a crackdown on poor school attendance continues under the controversial Get a Grip campaign.

Education
Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education

Video: County news - Bumper crowd as steam train arrives in Sussex

Steam train enthusiasts were out in force this lunchtime (Tuesday December 12) to watch locomotive Oliver Cromwell arrive in Sussex.

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RSPB talk will take a trip down
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RSPB talk will take a trip down memory lane

The Hastings and St Leonards branch of The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) present a meeting and talk at the Taplin Centre, adjacent to Healey House, 3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards on Friday (December 15), 7.30pm.

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Co-op makes generous donation to help support bereaved children

Customers and staff at the Co-op store in Ore raised an amazing £2,580.57 for Dragonflies, a local charity which provides help and support for children who are experiencing bereavement.

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COUNTY NEWS: Homeless man faces eviction from church graveyard

A homeless man who has been living in a tent in a church graveyard for the past six months is now facing eviction.

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Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Farmers across Sussex are being warned about a possible scam.

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Charity’s Snowflake promotion will help raise a big pile of the right stuff

The Sara Lee Trust’s Snowflake promotion has returned for a third year and the charity is inviting local residents to get involved to help support their work and raise vital funds.

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Thousands raised in just one week will help to educate young people

Generous supporters of Pestalozzi donated a massive £18,680.50 in just seven days to a Christmas appeal to fund the education of students from some of the most disadvantaged communities in the world.

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County News: Steam train visits Sussex

County News: Steam train visits Sussex

The Christmas Sussex Belle will be visiting Sussex today (Tuesday December 12).

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Frosted Fairground at Dreamland in Margate

Frosty fun at the fairground

The run-up to Christmas can be hectic. There’s so much to plan for - presents, cards, visits to family and friends, not to mention getting to that carol service, nativity play and let’s not even talk about work…

Outdoors
White Rock Theatre, Hastings.

Council committed to securing future of theatre

Hastings Borough Council has confirmed that arrangements are being put in place to secure the future of the White Rock Theatre until at least 2024.

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