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St Michael’s hospice Every little helps - Tesco donate £500 in gift cards

Hastings and Bexhill Tesco Express stores have donated £500 in gift cards to St Michael’s Hospice.

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It’s not all about the bass for Treble Clefs as they prep for music festival

Thriving local community choir, the Treble Clefs are rehearsing hard in the lead up to competing in the Hastings International Musical Festival.

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Strong winds forecast as Sussex is set to catch the edge of Storm Doris

Sussex may be set to miss the brunt of Storm Doris, which is forecast to batter a large part of the UK on Thursday (February 23), but winds could still hit 50-60mph.

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All aboard the Workshop on Wheels

It was standing room only for Hastings Mayor Judy Rogers when she boarded a local charity’s innovative Workshop on Wheels which aims to help the community brush up on it’s painting and DIY skills.

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Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug has been found in a number of schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Bexhill takeaway could face £60,000 fine for employing ‘illegal’ workers

A Bexhill business could face a potential penalty of up to £60,000 after three people believed to be immigration offenders were found working at its premises, the Home Office has said.

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Work set to start to keep Bexhill’s drinking water safe and clean

Work set to start to keep Bexhill’s drinking water safe and clean

Work will soon be carried out to clean water mains in north Bexhill to safeguard the quality of drinking water.

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Royal British Legion offering D-Day veterans tours to Normandy to pay their respects

The Royal British Legion’s travel arm is offering D-Day veterans free-of-charge tours to Normandy, but as the organisation has no database of D-Day veterans, it needs your help to spread the word.

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Sussex’s devolution bid ‘paused’

A bid to devolve powers from central Government to local authorities in Sussex has been ‘paused’.

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Young hockey players coached by England star

More than 50 keen young hockey players were able to learn skills from GB and England international Sam Ward when they took part in a successful Hockey Camp event at Horntye Park.


COUNTY NEWS: 22-year-old found with stab wound in flat

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital with a stab wound after police were called to a Sussex flat last night, a spokesperson said.


Supermarket recalls meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.


WEATHER: Overcast, with fog and some rain

A mostly grey and windy few days are forecast for Sussex, generally dry and mild, with a few rainy spells.

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Free holidays to New Zealand

New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, home to a world-leading technology industry, is welcoming tech talent from around the globe with a bold new recruitment initiative, LookSee Wellington, which launches this week.

Banana Moon Clothing have launched a competition to find the UK's most embarrassing school photo

Does Sussex have the UK’s most embarrassing school photo?

School photos can be cringeworthy, and the search to find the worst one is on in a national competition.

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COUNTY NEWS: Exercising 150 minutes a week could increase life expectancy by three years

Increasing your activity to 150 minutes a week could prolong your life expectancy by more than three years, according to Vitality health insurance.

The church in Newtimber ie putting on the special commemoration service tomorrow (February 18)

COUNTY NEWS: Short-term tenancies ‘unsettle’ families

One in eight parents in the East and South East of England blame short rental tenancies for making their children unsettled, according to a YouGov pol.

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COUNTY NEWS: 18 ewes killed in ‘sheep worrying’ incident

Eighteen sheep were killed after it is suspected they were panicked into running into a road by dogs on Sunday (February 12).

Travel news

Strike timetable on Southern services outlined

Southern Rail has released details of the trains it expects to run on Wednesday February 22, during the 24-hour strike by the RMT union.

Crawley Police station. Google street view image

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer sacked after sharing pornographic images at work

A police officer with Sussex Police has been dismissed after sharing pornographic images among colleagues, including a female supervisor who he compared to the women in the images, a spokesperson said.

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