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Events taking place across Sussex this July weekend

This weekend (Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22) is shaping up to be very busy with a plethora of events taking place across Sussex, ranging from Pride and fire station open days, to farmers markets and free tennis.

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Morrisons, Wick, is one of a number of Morrisons to take part. Photo by Derek Martin

Supermarket introduces ‘Quieter Hour’ to help create calmer shopping experience

Morrisons around Sussex have announced plans for a ‘Quieter Hour’ in store every Saturday.

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Weather warning as thunderstorm predicted to hit Sussex

We have been waiting for it for a while, but now the Met Office says the long overdue thunderstorm will likely hit Sussex later this week.

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Brewdog launches Dog Pawties

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex pub opens its doors for dog parties

Dog lovers can now throw their four-legged friends the ultimate birthday party – at a pub.

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Highways England are reviewing speed limits around roadworks

Speed limits could be increased but concern remains over road workers safety

Drivers could be allowed to travel at increased speed through motorway roadworks depending on what day of the week they are travelling, under new plans from Highways England.

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The Vamps are coming to Brighton

The Vamps announce Brighton Centre concert

The Vamps have announced that Brighton will be part of their Four Corners UK & Ireland 2019 Tour.

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Now you can trace which cow you are eating with M&S

Marks & Spencer has launched a summer-long food campaign that shines a spotlight on M&S’ beef traceability standards.

Environment
Blood bag

Blood donations are desperately needed – please do not give up

Potential donors are being urged to contact the priority appointment line if they have 0 negative or B negative blood as stocks are desperately low.

Health

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – how to get tickets and which Sussex garden designers are exhibiting

RHS Chelsea Flower Show starts today and there are a number of garden designers and nurseries from Sussex involved this year.

Lifestyle

Inflatable obstacle course comes to Sussex

The longest continuous inflatable obstacle course in the world, The Labyrinth Challenge, is returning to Sussex this summer and this year it’s even bigger.

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SUSSEX ATTRACTIONS: 21 gardens and parks to visit

Forget rainy bank holidays – this bank holiday weekend is looking set to be hot and sunny.

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RBS is closing branches

UPDATE: The list of RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland has revealed which of its branches across England and Wales it is closing.

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RBS is closing branches

RBS to close 162 branches and axe 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales.

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Salvage Hunters

Salvage Hunters coming to Sussex

Salvage Hunters, the award-winning Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, is heading to Sussex to record a special edition of the programme.

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Sussex runners take part in London Marathon

Runners from all over Sussex completed the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (April 22), raising money for a number of good causes.

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Dealing with exam stress

How to do deal with exam stress

Thousands of young people across Sussex are no doubt frantically revising ahead of sitting their GCSE or A-Level exams this summer.

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Sussex man wins MasterChef 2018

Sussex bank manager and father of two, Kenny Tutt, 36, has been crowned MasterChef 2018 Champion, it was announced tonight, becoming the 14th amateur cook to claim the title.

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Sussex’s MasterChef contestant: ‘My heart just dropped’

I don’t think I was the only one who shouted at the TV ‘you’ve forgotten your cauliflower’ as I watched MasterChef last night. And surely I was not the only one who cried ‘nooooo’ when his pudding collapsed or the one who punched the air with glee when he made it through to the final three.

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When do parents in East Sussex find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in East Sussex will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Sussex’s MasterChef finalist: ‘I did lose about a stone out in Peru’

From 25,000 entries to the final four – Sussex bank manager Kenny Tutt is in touching distance to the MasterChef final.

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