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Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Very cold air from Siberia is set to hit Sussex later this week as daytime temperatures drop from today’s 10degC down to freezing.

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Anchors aweigh for historic boat

Two salvaged anchors donated by local residents are now gracing the display site of the Cyril and Lilian Bishop lifeboat.

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COUNTY NEWS: Family pays tribute to ‘loving son’ and ‘devoted grandfather’ after Barns Green crash

The family of a ‘loving son’ and a ‘devoted grandfather’ who died following a tragic incident at Barns Green level crossing in Horsham have paid tribute to them.

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Chance to have lunch with TV stars

Gogglebox and Big Brother fans are invited to join Lord Brett McLean’s business and community lunch club this Wednesday.

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Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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Icy winds set to hit Sussex

Icy winds set to hit Sussex

Sussex will be hit by very cold air from Eastern Europe by the end of the week, with temperatures dropping dramatically due to the wind chill factor.

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Lack of chicken means KFC temporarily closes across Sussex

KFC outlets across most of Sussex have been forced to close due to a lack of chicken.

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Popular Ale and Arty beer festival is set to make a return next month

Bexhill Rotary Club will be hosting its popular Ale and Arty Beer Festival at the De La Warr Pavilion once again on Friday and Saturday March 16 and 17 .

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Numerous drug-related arrests by Hastings and Rother police

A crackdown on illegal drugs supply in Hastings and Rother saw police arrest 17 people on suspicion of various offences during January, mainly involving heroin and crack cocaine.

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Award will make huge difference to students from Pestalozzi charity

A local educational charity has won £1,000 in the Big Give Christmas Challenge Awards announced last week.

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Wanted: Sussex participants for celebrity gameshow

Sussex participants wanted for celebrity gameshow

Producers of an ITV2 celebrity gameshow are looking for participants from Sussex for a ‘fun and energetic comedy show’.

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COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Boy, 15, and man, 72, die after level crossing collision

A 72-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy have died after a train struck their car at a level crossing in Sussex this morning, police have confirmed (Saturday, February 17).

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COUNTY NEWS: Father of helicopter crash victims thanks sons in emotional service

A father who lost his sons in the Grand Canyon helicopter crash thanked them for their love in an emotional prayer service attended by hundreds of people.

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COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Searches continue after ‘explosive device’ found at village square

A rest centre has been set up for evacuated residents after police closed a village square in Sussex due to a suspected explosive device.

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Works stopped at Ninfield school due to no money

Work to extend a village school has been stopped due to the county council running out of money.

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Call for nominations for English teachers in inaugural award event

Whether you’re applying for a job, giving instructions at work or even just asking for directions, the ability to communicate properly is essential.

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Campaigners slam ‘soaring’ cost of Hastings and Bexhill road schemes

Projected costs of two road projects have begun to soar, according to environmental campaigners opposed to the schemes.

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Innovative club for over 60s comes to Hastings

Older people in Hastings and St Leonards are being invited to put on their glad rags to enjoy a flamboyant cabaret-inspired experience this spring.

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Hospital launches Medication Passports to help its patients

Medication Passports have been launched at the Conquest Hospital to help people keep track of their medicines.

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Magistrates Court results

These are the results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for January 31 .

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