LETTER: Where’s the yucca gone?

I wonder if Newhaven Town Council could advise why they have removed a yucca plant from the Valley Ponds area?

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Jason Sutherland-Rowe (middle) is a member of the 'commuter's club'

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Commuter’s club’ find fun way to enjoy their journey

After a long day in the city, most people dread the gruelling commute home – but this group of commuters have found a fun way to look forward to it.

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Saltdean teen sentenced for selling fake Bestival tickets

A teenager who admitted selling thousands of pounds worth of fake festival tickets has been sentenced to 21 months in a young offender institution.

BT price hike for all broadband and TV users

BT price hike for all broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services as of April 2 as BT announces price changes.

Ruby Turner is at Horsham's Capitol on Saturday, January 21


Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

Theatre and Comedy
Katy Bourne at last year's election count with Michael Jones. The Labour runner up attempted to veto her plans for a council tax rise at a Sussex Police and Crime Panel meeting

Bid to veto Sussex PCC’s council tax rise fails

A bid to veto plans to increase Sussex Police’s share of council tax has failed.

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Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week.


LETTER: Grants handed out to groups

I am pleased to say that with the valuable support of local donors the Lewes Fund has been able to make grants this year to the following groups:

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Cash-strapped ambulance trust forced to take out loan

A cash-strapped ambulance trust has been forced to take out a loan as it heads towards the end of the financial year several millions of pounds in debt.

ATM fees could be on the way

ATM fees could be on the way

Bank customers could soon be forced to pay to withdraw their own cash at ATM machines, following a dispute over who maintains them.

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Joseph Moog. Picture by Paul Marc Mitchell

REVIEW: Young musicians delight Dome faithful with Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra

BPO, The Dome, January 15


LETTER: Conclusive result

No matter how you ‘hang, draw and quarter’ the numbers, it cannot be denied the outcome of the Referendum is conclusive.

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Fur trappers depicted at camp in the Canadian wilderness. Curtis Lampson (above right) was an American who made a fortune as a fur merchant after setting up business in London. He became a British citizen, acquired a large country estate in Sussex and was made a baronet in 1866.

Yank named Miranda who became a British barnet

Remember that Johnny Cash song, 'A Boy Named Sue'?

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man in the driving seat as he launches new video game

A Sussex dad is toasting the success of his latest video game which has been launched by a global entertainment giant.


Fisherman speaks of his experience seeing ‘magnificent’ dolphins

A fisherman who filmed around 20 dolphins swimming by his boat this week has said it was like ‘nothing he had experienced before’.

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The man received a cut which required hospital treatment

Young couple assaulted in late-night robbery

The shocking robbery of a young couple in the middle of the night has prompted a police appeal.

Court News.

Hailsham woman, 43, dies suddenly on Spanish holiday

A 43-year-old Hailsham woman died suddenly during a holiday on a Spanish island, an inquest has heard.

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Hellingly & Horsebridge news

Hellingly & Horsebridge

HELLINGLY CRICKET: Training starts tomorrow, Saturday, at Horsebridge Rec. There are four Saturday Elevens, women and girls, the Sunday Eleven, and mid-week cup and friendly matches, junior teams 10 to 19 years. If you would like to get involved turn up at 2pm to 3.15pm for under 11s, or 3.25pm to 5.55pm for U16s. £3 a session.

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Peacehaven news


BURNS NIGHT: On Saturday January 28 there will be a Burns Night in the main hall, Meridian Centre. Tickets are £12.50 and are available from Peacehaven Information Office.

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