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County Championship - day 3: Just 45 over played as Sakande takes first four-day wicket

Just 45 overs were possible at drizzly Hove with Sussex’s Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire destined for a draw unless the rival captains can conjure up with a final-day run chase.
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Johanna Konta in action on centre court at Devonshire Park

Eastbourne tennis: Johanna Konta and Novak Djokovic light up Devonshire Park

There were no tears this time for British No 1 Johanna Konta as she advanced to the third round of the Aegon International Eastbourne.

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Sussex Futsal get ready for action at the FA Futsal Cup finals. Picture courtesy Joe Knight

Team reaches FA Cup final

The locally-based Sussex Futsal Club’s remarkable run in The FA Futsal Cup culminated with a runners-up finish.

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Paul Nessling is through to final qualifying for The Open.

Ace Nessling one stage from place in The Open

Golf star Paul Nessling is one stage away from playing in The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale.

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Bexhill wicketkeeper Malcolm Johnson leads the celebrations after the fall of an early Cuckfield wicket. Picture courtesy Andy Hodder

Bexhill beaten by leaders despite flying start

After some more encouraging recent results and performances, Bexhill Cricket Club’s first team was well beaten by the new Sussex Premier League leaders.

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Mark Davis saw off Stuart Bingham 4-0 en route to the last 16 of the Riga Masters.

Davis whitewashes former world champ

Snooker ace Mark Davis whitewashed a former world champion at the Riga Masters last Friday.

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Tom Gillespie scored a rapid half-century in Hastings Priory's victory over Brighton & Hove.

Priory sink Brighton to break home duck

Hastings Priory’s cricketers ended a run of three successive Sussex Premier League defeats with a very welcome first home league win of the season.

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Bluebell Ridge quiz night winning team, Tom's Tigwells

Quiz night is a big cat’s meow success

Animal lovers enjoyed some friendly competition when they helped raise £220 for the Bluebell Ridge Cat Rehoming Centre las Tuesday (June 27).

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St Marys School and 6th Form College Bexhill in Bloom 2017

St Mary’s vie for a prize in Bexhill in Bloom competition

Pupils at St Mary’s school and college, Wrestwood Road, Bexhill, have once again entered the Bexhill in Bloom School competition.

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Brighton law courts

COUNTY NEWS: Businessman jailed for ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse of young woman

A company director has been sentenced to four months in prison for racially abusing a heavily-pregnant young woman in a pub

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Lion President Rick Hough, Safiye,  Lauren Gale and Lion June Hough

‘Building bridges will bring us peace not walls’ is Sophie’s message

A Little Common school pupil won the Bexhill Lions club Junior Peace Poster competition and was presented with a medal, certificate and prizes at a special ceremony.

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Another chance to hear Lisa sing

Some of you festival types out there will have witnessed Lisa Mills’ mesmerising performance at last years Big Green Cardigan; now she is back for a more intimate gig for Mrs Yarrington’s Music Club.

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Sun safety

Parents’ ‘relaxed’ attitude to kids’ sun safety

Parents in the UK have what is described as a “worryingly relaxed” attitude to their children’s safety as far as skin cancer is concerned, according to a new survey.

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Novak Djokovic on his way to victory against Vasek Pospisil on centre court at Devonshire Park

Eastbourne Tennis: Upbeat Novak Djokovic beats Vasek Pospisil to advance to quarter-finals

At last, after all the build-up, the will he won’t he arrive and then the washout of yesterday, Novak Djokovic finally completed his first match on the grass at Devonshire Park.

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People not protecting themselves

People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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Brighton Zip

COUNTY NEWS: Zip wire takes shape on Sussex seafront

A new visitor attraction is being constructed in Sussex this week, and is set to be open later this summer.

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Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits will spend 18 months of their lives mulling over what to eat, a study has found.

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Laurent Koscielny

RUMOUR MILL: | Manchester United's bid for Morata stalls as Real Madrid up their valuation to nearly £80m | Milan interested in signing Koscielny | Barcelona furious after hot prospect Garcia agrees Man City deal | Everton will beat rivals to £25m signing of Keane | Perisic prepared to reject Inter Milan pay rise to land move to Old Trafford

Morata's value has gone up.
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Garry Blakeley

World music from Ensemble Paradisi in premier event

A new and exciting world music collaboration, Ensemble Paradisi, has its first live performance in Hastings on Saturday July 1.

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Choir’s Sussex by the Sea concert raises £1k for Heart Foundation

The recent concert at Christchurch Methodist Church, Bexhill performed by the Christchurch Singers, entitled ‘Sussex by the Sea’ received an enthusiastic response from the audience and raised more than £1.000 for charity.

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