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National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

Sussex residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

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New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

People should ‘fight their instincts’ and float rather than try to swim if they fall into water, according to new advice from the RNLI.

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Aldi recalls beer due to allergy fears

Aldi has recalled a range of gluten-free beer owing to an undeclared ingredient which could cause an allergic reaction.

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Brits unknowingly breaking law on road

Brits unknowingly breaking law on road

One in four motorists admit to regularly ‘taking risks’ on the road, a study has found.

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Avoid airline baggage charges this bank holiday

Video: How to avoid airline baggage charges this bank holiday

This May bank holiday, almost 17m Brits will be making the most of the long weekend and shall be embarking on a break overseas.

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Warning issued as torrential rain and lightning possible across Sussex

A Met Office warning for the South-East has been issued for torrential rain that could cause problems for drivers and lead to possible flooding on Sunday and Monday.

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Police name fatal Beachy Head crash motorcyclist

Police have named a motorcyclist who died in a collision near Beachy Head this month.

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Sherlock star Martin Freeman opens Lewes Depot cinema

Sherlock star Martin Freeman was guest of honour at private event in Lewes last night (Thursday) to launch the Depot cinema.

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PICTURES: Fire crews battle Lewes blaze

Firefighters have worked tirelessly through the night after a major fire broke out at a Lewes recycling centre on Thursday (May 25).
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ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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RUMOUR MILL: Rooney offered two huge £50m deals to leave Man United | Arsenal offer contract rebel Sanchez £270,000-a-week | Chelsea will accept £60m for Costa | Ronaldo could face five-year prison sentence for tax fraud | PSG and AC Milan want Stoke’s Arnautovic | Liverpool will have to pay up to £60m for RB Leipzig midfielder Keita

Big deals on offer for Wayne Rooney.
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UPDATE: A27 at Lewes re-opens after fire

Police have confirmed the A27 at Lewes has reopened following last night’s big fire at a recycling centre on the southern outskirts of the town.

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Roadworks lifted for the bank holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday, with 80 miles lifted across the South-East.

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PICTURES: Major fire closes A27 in Lewes

Firefighters are expected to work through the night after a serious fire broke out at a scrapyard in Lewes earlier this evening (Thursday).
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BREAKING: A27 closed after serious fire at Lewes recycling centre

Emergency services have been called to the scene of a major fire at a recycling centre in Lewes this evening (Thursday).
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The key looks for events this summer

From festivals to summer shows Charlotte Harding rounds up the key trends.

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Voters invited to Uckfield hustings

Candidates standing for Wealden in the general election are to share a platform for a hustings event in Uckfield tonight (Thursday).

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Peacehaven man died of opiate overdose

A Peacehaven man died of an opiate overdose, an inquest heard today.

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Latest forecast for your Bank Holiday weather

There will be plenty of hot sunny weather across Sussex in the lead up to the weekend before thunderstorms may develop in some places, according to the latest information from the Met Office.

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Rail passengers advised to check before they travel over Bank Holiday

Passengers in Sussex are reminded to check before they travel this Spring Bank Holiday weekend as Network Rail continues to rebuild London Bridge and the surrounding tracks as part of the Thameslink Programme.

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