One-time Hastings boy breaks Premier League record

A Hastings born and raised footballer has become the Premier League’s record appearance maker.

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The singer chosen by Adele will shine in Someone Like You

When previous X Factor finalist Katie Markham was selected by Adele to appear in the BBC Adele Special presented by Graham Norton, she never dreamed she would be both singing live with her idol and launching a brand new UK touring show all within a year.

La Serenissima at Vinehall School theatre

A Baroque start to new season of live performance

The 29th Season of concerts at the Chaplin Theatre, Vinehall School, opens with the ever-popular Baroque ensemble, La Serenissima, on Saturday october 7 at 7.30pm.

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Cakes to bake for Macmillan’s Coffee Morning

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning takes place this Friday so here are some scrumptious cake recipes from Waitrose for you to try.

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Chaz Ackerley takes on the Old Williamsonians defence. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B suffer first defeat as club remembers Len

Len Bolton was remembered at Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club on Saturday.

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Trailer: Let the right one in (Stables Theatre 20-28th Oct)

Oskar is a lonely, bullied teenage boy living with his mother on a housing estate at the edge of town; Eli, a girl who has just moved in next door.
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DVD review: Fires on the Plain (5 out of 5)

This is a brilliantly conceived vision of the end of the second world war, from a Japanese perspective, that pulls no punches.

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October meteor showers - how to watch them near you

Sussex stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due next week.

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Rounding off a successful summer with prestigious live performances

The winner of this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Kenny Broberg, will return to Hastings in October after a highly successful summer spent in his native America.

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Share your stories of the 1987 storm

This October sees the 30th anniversary of the Great Storm of 1987 which wreaked havoc and devastation across the county.


The Near Jazz Experience feeling joy and wide acclaim for album

St Leonards musician Simon Charterton has this month released a new album as part of his combo The Near Jazz Experience which is already wowing the nation.

Anti-choking sessions for schools across Sussex

Anti-choking sessions for schools across Sussex

School staff are being offered a free session on how to help someone choking.

Victims of fraud being targeted by ‘follow-up’ scammers promising refunds

Victims of fraud being targeted by ‘follow-up’ scammers promising refunds

Fraudulent letters claiming to be from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have been sent out to victims of fraud in an attempt to con recipients out of even more funds.

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Battle Festival’s eclectic arts mix through October

Battle Festival 2017 launches on Saturday October 7 with an outstanding free outdoor show to bring the whole community together, which will see a 20ft giant puppet move through the streets, along with choirs, musicians, actors and a children’s lantern procession.

Rhys Whyborne on the ball for Bexhill Town in a Macron East Sussex Football League fixture against Crowhurst last season.

New Hastings boss makes first signing

Rhys Whyborne has become Chris Agutter’s first signing as manager of Hastings United, according to the football club’s website.

Broaden your horizons during Learn Something New Week

Broaden your horizons during Learn Something New Week

Today marks the start of Learn Something New Week (25th – 29th September 2017), an annual awareness campaign that exists to stimulate a thirst for knowledge and supported by this newspaper.

Sunny spells are expected next week

WEATHER FORECAST: Sunny spells expected next week

Sunny spells are expected in Sussex next week.

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COUNTY NEWS: Body of dead kitten found in plastic bag on beach

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dead kitten was found in a plastic bag on a Sussex beach.

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Promotion chasers hoping for strong Sussex performance in final round of fixtures

Sussex Head Coach Mark Davis has offered reassurance to the sides battling for promotion from Division Two of the County Championship as his side prepare to host Nottinghamshire at Hove.

Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Thousands gather to see Jeremy Corbyn at Sussex rally

Thousands of people gathered to see Jeremy Corbyn at a rally in Sussex last night.

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