Fletching contract halted as burial waste costs trip...
Record uptake for Lewes Cycle Challenge
13th century coin unearthed on Battle of Lewes site
Seaford Lifeguards new rescue boat set to be deliver...
New chairman for Wealden District Council
Almost tripling the cost of waste collection from burial grounds has led to Fletching Parish Council cancelling its contract with new contractor Kier.
A couple from Hailsham have been left frustrated at the “rough standard” of work to fix pot holes which they claim they have been complaining about for months.
Mezzo-soprano Linda Grace will perform a free lunchtime concert on June 14 at St Mary’s Church, Hailsham.
On the back of last year’s Tour de France win for Bradley Wiggins and team GB’s success at the Olympics, it’s no surprise that the uptake at this year’s Lewes Cycle Challenge looks set to be a record breaker.
The new mayor of Peacehaven Rachael Coles was elected at the annual town council meeting in Community House on Tuesday May 14.
A tiny but significant find has delighted investigators involved in the archaeological search at the site of the Battle of Lewes.
From the back pages, May 26: Robben’s late strike banishes pain of last year as German champions win at Wembley
Arjen Robben exorcised the ghosts of last season’s penalty miss against Chelsea to score the winner for Bayern Munich in the Champions League final. The Dutchman rolled in the decisive goal against Borussia Dortmund in the final few moments, having twice been denied in the first half. He also set up the opener for Mario Mandzukic. (Daily Mail)
Arsenal are growing increasingly confident they can finance a record-breaking move for Wayne Rooney. Sportmail exclusively revealed the Gunners’ interest in the unsettled Manchester United star last week. (Daily Mail)
At Piltdown Golf Club on May 5, the men played for the Southon Salver, which was won by Paul Bougon with 39 points, on countback from Ben Halsey, also on 39.
Speedway World by Richard Hudson – star packs up sport for good as Shields returns home to Down Under
Adam Shields is packing up speedway for good and will be returning to Australia.
Lewes Football Club are still aiming to install their new first team manager by the end of this month.
DAVID MOYES is weighing up a £15million bid for Barcelona midfielder Thiago. The new Manchester United boss sees the Spanish international, 22, as a possible replacement for the retired Paul Scholes. (The Sun)
Children at Harbour Primary School in Newhaven were learning how to be safe on the road this week.
Ivan Menchell’s The Cemetery Club, Seaford Little Theatre’ latest offering, is now a regular of the amateur repertoire: gentle, not edgy, no bad language, and not controversial about some issue du jour.
Following a successful UK tour last year, Less Than Kind, by former Brighton resident Terence Rattigan visits the Theatre Royal for a week long run.
This iconic waterside property commands outstanding views of Emsworth Harbour and has been beautifully restored, modernised and extended, providing a rare opportunity to live in this exceptional location.
The performances were so powerful and the story so amazing, there was a standing ovation for The Kite Runner on Tuesday May 21.
Thank you so much for giving us the space in your newspaper to express our extreme concerns over Vogt Solar’s draft plan for a 60 acre solar farm adjoining Ringmer and within the South Downs National Park (SDNP).
All of us involved in local politics try to make statistics work for us, but Lloyd Russell-Moyle has been somewhat overcreative in his assertion that Labour is now the second party in Lewes (letters, May 17).
Phoebe Griffiths, an American writer in the 19th century, commented that Sussex dialect had considerable similarities with the dialect of New England at the time. Some phrases were common to both, such as “you hadn’t ought to” or “you shouldn’t ought”
This week the Crypt Gallery in Seaford will be open every day for an exhibition of art, prints and photographs by Seaford artists.
WRAS was visited last week by Virginia McKenna and Chris Draper of Born Free Foundation.
- From the back pages, May 23: Chelsea in pole position to land £80m Ronaldo after former Real president Calderon dismisses United return
- Benefit fraudster to be sentenced
- From the back pages, May 26: Arsenal ready to break the bank and lure wantaway Rooney to Emirates
- VIDEO ‘Trevor the Seal’ pays a visit to Seaford beach
- Trevor gets the seal of approval from Seaford
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Weather for Lewes
Sunday 26 May 2013
Temperature: 6 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 17 mph
Wind direction: West
Temperature: 9 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 18 mph
Wind direction: South west