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King Offa student wins competition to name new housing development

Local school children have taken part in a competition to name Barratt Homes’ new housing development at Barnhorn Green.

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Students complete inspiring Be the Change programme

Students from Bexhill Academy have graduated from the inspirational Be the Change programme.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from March 16 - March 23.

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Paul Read

Bexhill-born author pens his second novel months after first

A Bexhill-born author who was inspired to write his first novel after breaking both his legs in a hit-and-run has had his second book published.

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VIDEO: Mixed bag of weather for Bank Holiday weekend across Sussex

It looks like being a mixed bag of weather for the Bank Holiday weekend with cloud, rain and sunshine - but it will be warmer.

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Jennifer Logan

VIDEO: Fatboy Slim trains for his Wild Life headline spot

Sussex’s Norman Cook – aka Fatboy Slim – has released a Rocky-inspired viedo of him in training for his headline spot at this year’s Wild Life Festival.

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Former Bexhill vicar accused of child sex offences

Former Bexhill vicar accused of child sex offences

The former vicar of St Barnabas Church in Bexhill has been charged with non-recent sexual offences against a boy in Sedlescombe following a Sussex Police investigation.

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Jack in the Green 2016. Photo by Frank Copper. SUS-160305-064526001

Get ready for colourful May Day invasion

The Normans may be long gone but Hastings is all set to welcome a colourful bank holiday invasion on Monday when thousands of bikers, Morris dancers and green men and women arriving to celebrate May Day in style.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: National Stalking Awareness Week 2017

To mark National Stalking Awareness Week 2017, PCC Katy Bourne explains why it's so important to support the week, and what's being done in Sussex to help victims of this crime.

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Nigel Clutton cut the ribbon to open Sarah's Orchard at Chestnut Tree House children's hospice

Sarah’s Orchard officially opened

Guests attended a private event at Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice to open the apple orchard, named Sarah’s Orchard in memory of former president, Lady Sarah Clutton.

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Little Common School How does your garden grow?

Little Common School Year 1 children enjoyed a busy day at Wakehurst Place house and botanic gardens in West Sussex as part of their ‘How Does Your Garden Grow?’ topic.

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Pupils at St Peter and St Paul CEP School, Bexhill, participating in Restart a Heart 2016.

Schools invited to Restart a Heart

Schools and community groups are being invited to learn how to perform CPR.

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St George's Day parade in Battle. Photo by Roberts Photographic. SUS-170424-071507001

By George! Big turn-out for the annual parade.

Scouting and Guiding members from the Senlac area and Bexhill marched in Battle on Sunday to celebrate St George’s Day.

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

A new survey has revealed that 93 per cent of us believe the UK has an issue with arrears, with a quarter of Brits agreeing that debt is now just a part of everyday life.

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Your Bank Holiday weather across Sussex

As Sussex shivers in single figure temperatures today, the good news is that it will be getting warmer and next week could see the thermometer hit 20degC.

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Bexhill couple’s fear after narrowly escaping Paris terror attack

A couple have spoken of their fear after narrowly avoiding being caught up in last week’s terror attack in Paris.

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Southern talks with union to resume next week

Talks between Southern bosses and union officials aimed at ending a dispute affected train services are set to resume next week.

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Firefighters hold training exercise in Bexhill park

Firefighters were called to Egerton Park on Monday (April 24) - but there was no need for alarm as the crew were just taking part in a training exercise.

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Ray Elgar

Musician who played in many gigs in 1066 Country dies

A musician whose band played in thousands of gigs in Bexhill and Hastings over many years, has died aged 97.

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