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COUNTY NEWS: Inflatable 5k fun run on its way to Sussex

Fun runners will make their way through giant inflatable obstacles at a 5k event in Sussex this summer.

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The West Pier (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

COUNTY NEWS: Pier ruins to be illuminated at night

A new lighting installation will see the ruins of the West Pier lit up each night, 40 years after it closed to the public.

Arts
Rail strike called

Rail strike called on day of Albion and Palace clash

A rail strike on match day could cause chaos as fans make their way to the Amex for an FA Cup clash in the new year.

Transport
Derek Chatten underwent a TAVI procedure at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals heart centre

Ten years of saving Sussex lives with innovative heart procedure

Doctors in Sussex have marked a decade since they first performed a heart valve procedure for patients deemed too sick, frail or elderly to undergo open heart surgery.

Health
Burning the Clocks Brighton (Photograph: Ray Gibson)

COUNTY NEWS: Popular lantern parade set to light up the streets

It’s an annual tradition marking the winter solstice, which sees thousands parade through the streets with handmade lanterns.

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ACORN members following the successful negotiations

COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education
Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education
A busy Brighton railway station (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Rail disruption to last ‘until the end of the day’

Southern said there will be delays on its services for the rest of the day, after a series of signalling problems and a power outage this morning (December 8).

Transport
Legal & General's Hove offices (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Hundreds of jobs under threat at Sussex insurance firm

Around 500 jobs are at risk at a Hove insurance firm, as Legal & General announced it has agreed to sell its mature savings business to a firm in Hertfordshire.

Business
Toys R Us in Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Which Toys R Us stores are set to close?

Toys R Us revealed which stores could close next Spring, after announcing a restructure yesterday (December 4).

Business
Host Danny Pike with The Snowman at the fundraising ball (Photograph: Graham Franks)

Half a million raised at fundraising ball for Sussex children's hospice

The tenth Snowman Spectacular Fundraising Ball raised over half a million pounds for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice.
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The Hove Toys R Us store (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Toys R Us to close 'at least 26 stores'

Retailer Toys R Us, which has a store in Sussex, said it is to close at least 26 stores next year.

Business
The BMW after the crash (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Major disruption after collision closes Rottingdean coast road

Police have closed the A259 at Rottingdean after a collision involving BMW and skip lorry this afternoon (November 29).

Transport
Daryll Rowe (Photograph: Sussex Police)

COUNTY NEWS: Hairdresser found guilty of deliberately infecting men with HIV

A man who set out to infect men in Sussex with HIV has been found guilty in the first case of its kind in the country, Sussex Police said.

Crime
The Brighton Centre

COUNTY NEWS: Conference centre to be used as shelter for rough sleepers

A room in a concert and conference venue will be transformed into a shelter for people sleeping rough this winter.

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A man being rescued from a tree beside the railway line (Photograph: Network Rail South East)

Man stuck up a tree causes rail disruption

A man trying to recover his drone managed to get stuck up a tree close to a railway line, and had to be rescued by emergency services.

Transport
Sammy Taylor was unable to board a Seaford to Brighton train

Disability festival organisers left stranded by Southern

Two organisers of Disability Pride were late for a committee meeting in Hove after they were unable to board a train from Seaford.
Transport
Police released CCTV of a suspect

COUNTY NEWS: Police appeal for information on 'surprised burglar'

Officers are investigating a burglary at a house in Sussex, in which intruders were disturbed by the owners returning home.

Crime
There are plans for a Rampion visitor centre in Brighton

Wind farm developer announces £4m funding pot and visitor centre

The developer of a 116-turbine wind farm off the Sussex coast will plough £4 million into the community, it was revealed today (November 7).

Environment
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