Four-star Hastings triumph in thriller

Hastings United Football Club returned to winning ways with a high scoring away victory this afternoon (Saturday).

Action from Westfield's 5-2 win at home to Clymping last weekend. Pictures by Justin Lycett

Updated: Westfield clash with leaders postponed

Westfield Football Club’s match away to table-topping opposition today (Saturday) has been postponed.

Sam Beale on the ball against Sittingbourne. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings boss confident ahead of Thamesmead trip

Hastings United Football Club will be eager to halt a run of back-to-back Bostik League Division One South defeats when it travels to Thamesmead Town today (Saturday).

Rye claim the ball at a lineout against St Jacques Vikings. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Rye praised by table-topping Channel Islanders

Rye Rugby Club might have been well beaten by table-topping opposition on Saturday, but did at least earn plenty of praise for its efforts.

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Ezechukwu 'Eze' Ebuzoene is on trial with Getafe in Spain. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings ace enjoying trial with Spanish top flight club

A Hastings United footballer is enjoying his trial with a Spanish top flight club.

Alex Coombs scored South Saxons' first goal and set up the fourth in the win over Horsham II.

Four-star Saxons rise into top three

South Saxons Hockey Club’s men’s first team moved up to third in the league courtesy of an away victory on Saturday.

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COUNTY NEWS: Main Sussex road closed after serious collision

A serious accident has closed one of the county’s primary roads this evening (Saturday, January 20).

In the House with Huw Merriman

Bring Bayeux Tapestry to 1066 Country

This week saw the news that the Bayeux Tapestry could be coming to our shores. This, coming on the day when Prime Minister’s Questions took place, and a day before Theresa May was being visited by President Macron, I sensed the opportunity to try and put a bid in for the tapestry to be displayed at Battle.


All welcome to join as King’s Church Hastings opens new venue in Bexhill

A new local church officially launches in Bexhill on Sunday (January 21), when King’s Church in Hastings starts its new venue in the town.

A BA plane at Gatwick Airport. File photo

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Drunk’ pilot arrested by police on flight

A British Airways pilot was escorted off a packed flight at Gatwick Airport by armed police moments before take-off after crew suspected he was drunk.

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Charity’s aim to raise awareness of bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is looking for work places and community groups to host a talk about bowel cancer, to raise awareness of the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.


Children in South East have no knowledge of grandparents’ skills, says study

Children in the South East have no knowledge or interest in what their grandparents did for a living, or what they used to do before they retired, according to the results of a new survey.

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

Engineering works are affecting some train services in the county today.

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Film review: The Post (5 out of 5)

We all know that Steven Spielberg is a master of entertainment, with the likes of Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, and the BFG.

The 13th hole of the stunning Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya

Fairway to heaven

As distractions go, the 13th fairway of the Stadium course at the PGA Catalunya golf course must be among the best in the world.
Chichester couple Jo Meeke and Matt Gurney lost their baby son, Puck, in March 2017, just hours after his birth. SUS-180117-110856001

COUNTY NEWS: Heartbroken parents ‘devastated’ as baby’s death found to be avoidable

A heartbroken Sussex mum has criticised hospital staff after an inquest found the death of her day-old baby boy last year could have been avoided.

Turning the heating down will help reduce bills

Seven ways to save money this winter

Spent up families can get their finances back on track after the expense of Christmas and the New Year thanks to seven top thrift tips from a team of experts.

The puppies found abandoned in Brighton

COUNTY NEWS: Poorly puppies dumped outside rescue centre in freezing temperatures

An animal charity is investigating after four puppies were abandoned just metres from a rescue centre in Sussex.


Right diet and exercise vital for your pet

With a New Year comes a new start, meaning many of us are all too aware of the need to shed a few pounds for the year ahead.

The West Station clock

Conservation group set to open its doors

Bexhill Heritage, Bexhill’s new conservation group, is opening its doors to the public for the first time from Tuesday, January 23.

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