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REV DAVID FAREY: We all need to exhibit a little more tolerance

There has been a lot of comment made recently about the Church of England’s General Synod failing to receive the bishops’ report on sexuality.

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Sam Baldock celebrates his opener. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Baldock delighted with important goal

Striker Sam Baldock was more delighted with the importance of his opening goal in the 3-0 win against Reading tonight than the quality of it.

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Hughton: We were at our very best in victory over Reading

Chris Hughton said Brighton & Hove Albion were at their very best as they eased past Reading and back to the top of the Championship tonight.

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Reading's Liam Moore gets to grips with Glenn Murray in this evening's Championship clash at the Amex. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Six things we learnt from Brighton's 3-0 win over Reading

Are they on their way? Lucky charm and double figures. Here are six things we learnt from Brighton & Hove Albion's 3-0 win over Reading.

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Brighton & Hove Albion's Jamie Murphy clips the ball over Reading goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi to put his side 2-0 up. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Brighton 3, Reading 0: Impressive Seagulls soar back to the summit

Brighton & Hove Albion climbed back to the top of the Championship as they took advantage of a Newcastle slip-up with a convincing victory over Reading.

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Barclays has reported that debit card and ATM transactions have been affected nationwide

Barclays customers face fresh card problems as system crashes

Customers of Barclays Bank may be unable to withdraw money after its system crashed nationwide this afternoon.

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Is this the weirdest car you have seen? Parked in Fitzalan Road in Littlehampton on Wednesday afternoon.

POLL: Is this the weirdest car in the county?

Can anyone solve the mystery of the bra-leg car?

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The British Airways i360 is closed for repairs

COUNTY NEWS: i360 closed for repairs after breakdown

One of Sussex’s main attractions has been closed this weekend for repairs after a breakdown.

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Portland Avenue in Hove was closed while fire crews put out the car fire

PICTURES: ‘Drive-by arson attack’ closes road

A road was shut down last night due to a car fire, which witnesses described as a drive-by arson attack.

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TRAVEL: Roadworks in your area

Here are a round-up of the main roadworks across the county to help you plan your weekend.

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TREVOR WEEKS: A range of rescues, and well done to young fundraisers

A swan was admitted from Tanbridge Road Eastbourne on Tuesday night after being found limping, but the swan turns out to be quite old and the limp is more to do with the age of the swan than an actual injury.

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Ghost Recon is going openworld for the first time and it looks great

Console Corner: Ghost Recon goes openworld

The superb Tom Clancy Ghost Recon franchise is set for its first venture into an openworld setting when Wildlands launches next month.

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Tasers and spit hoods backed by Sussex Police bosses

Tasers and spit hoods backed by Sussex Police bosses

Tasers and spit hoods are worthwhile at a time when up to three officers are being assaulted every 24 hours, senior Sussex Police bosses have said.

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Lisa Smith was last seen in the town on February 10

Have you seen missing Lisa Smith from Uckfield?

Police are concerned about the welfare of missing 34-year-old Lisa Smith from Uckfield.

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Storm Doris caused plenty of problems across the UK SUS-170224-151009001

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Sussex got away pretty lightly, with a few trees uprooted and fences wrecked, as Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday.

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Police have released a second piece of footage

COUNTY NEWS: Armed robber in Santa hat assaults staff member

Police have released footage of second store robbery showing an armed robber wearing a Santa hat threaten a staff member.

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County news: Former ‘Masterchef The Professionals’ winner to open restaurant in Sussex

Steven Edwards, one of the youngest ever winners of MasterChef The Professionals (2013), is set to open the doors of his first restaurant, etch, in Sussex on Friday March 24.

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Rail bosses: Southern strikes ‘impotent and ineffective’

Strike action by Southern staff is ‘increasingly impotent and ineffective’, according to rail bosses.

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Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain is at an all-time low - thanks to our our SMARTPHONES.

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Robert Whitehead was the British inventor of the worlds first practical torpedo. His granddaughter Agatha married Austrian submariner Georg von Trapp and after her death their seven children became central to the von Trapp Family Singers of Sound of Music fame.

Torpedo inventor’s link with the von Trapp family

Last month I wrote about the Lampson family and how their wealth came about because of the 19th Century boom in the fur trade.

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