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Protest over meat being on menu at animal sanctuary

An ongoing campaign against meat being on the cafe menu at an animal sanctuary saw a demonstration outside the venue on Bank Holiday Monday.

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Police vehicles at the scene of the tragedy near Heron's Ghyll

Great-grandmother, 91, died after car hit tree

The final moments leading to a car crash which claimed the life of a 91-year-old great-grandmother will remain a mystery, an inquest heard last week.

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Priory School's uniform rules have come in for criticism by parents

Parents hot under the collar over school uniform policy

Angry parents are mounting a challenge to the ‘gender neutral’ uniform policy at Priory School in Lewes.

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Caroline Wright: The challenges of living with a chronic illness

Woman’s life blighted by devastating scourge of ME

Caroline Wright thought she had caught a bad cold or, at worse, a dose of flu.

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Taking the initiative: Liz Owen and campaigners at Ringmer Library

Village campaigners plan to run the library themselves

With Ringmer Library set to close on Saturday, May 5, committed campaigners have been working on a scheme to keep the service in the village.

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'Social and community value': The former Turkish Baths in Friars Walk, Lewes, which were opened in 1862

New era dawns as tenant is chosen at Turkish Baths site

A new chapter is set to begin at the former Turkish Baths in Lewes after tenants were selected for the site.

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Judy Parkinson, project director of Dementia Drawing, with one of the images on display at Depot Cinema in Lewes. Photograph: Belinda Crawford

Dementia initiative seeking votes for £50,000 in funding

Sussex-based Dementia Drawing, which provides stimulation for those afflicted by memory loss, is seeking to secure £50,000 of National Lottery funding.

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Canon Will Pratt and his wife Linda at his retirement party

Death of former vicar ‘who always saw best in people’

The widely-admired Canon Will Pratt, Vicar of St Mary the Virgin Church in Ringmer for 14 years, has died at the age of 70.

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Community Action Newhaven staged a protest demonstration at the proposed site earlier this month

1,000 individual objections as port plant scheme debate looms

The controversial plans by Brett Aggregates Ltd for a concrete plant in Newhaven are due to be discussed at a meeting on Wednesday, April 4.

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'Single-minded': Anna Campbell. Photograph by Katie Vandyck

Syrian air strike victim honoured by animal rights organisation

Anna Campbell, the Lewes woman killed in Syria while fighting alongside the all-female Kurdish armed unit YPJ, is being honoured by the international animal rights organisation PETA.

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Anna Campbell's father Dirk and sister Rose led the tribute. Photographs: Peter Cripps

Candlelit vigil for Lewes woman killed in Syria

A moving candlelit vigil was held on Cliffe Bridge yesterday evening (March 19) in tribute to a Lewes woman killed in Syria.

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Anne Hilton: 'A supremely professional reporter'

Warm tributes after death of newspaper stalwart, aged 80

Anne Hilton, former assistant editor of the Sussex Express, has died at the age of 80.

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Concern: Bishop Mark Sowerby

Bishop hits out over East Sussex library closures

The Bishop of Horsham, Mark Sowerby, has expressed his disappointment that more than a quarter of libraries in East Sussex are to close.

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The brickworks has been part of village life for more than 300 years

Brickworks allays concerns over ‘pollution’ complaint

Complaints about a ‘sulphurous odour’ said to emanate from a brickworks at Chailey have been the subject of an investigation.

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Cllr Vic Ient: 'The housing crisis is a Conservative creation'

‘Don’t blame local councils for housing shortage’

Local authorities should not take the blame for the housing shortage, a Lewes Liberal Democrat councillor said this week.

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Concern ... the site earmarked for homes

Controversial plan for new homes defended by council

Newick Parish Council has published an online letter to residents concerned about development plans in the village.

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The Cuilfail Tunnel

Warning of road delays as tunnel closes for cleaning

The Cuilfail Tunnel in Lewes will be closed to traffic from 8pm this evening (Friday, March 9) until 6am tomorrow morning while cleaning work is carried out.

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The unveiling will take place at Seaford Railway Station. Image: Google Maps

Plaque to honour soldiers from the West Indies

A blue plaque will be unveiled in Seaford on Monday (March 12) to celebrate the British West Indies Regiment.

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Lewes Railway Station

Man and children in altercation outside railway station

British Transport Police were called to an altercation involving a man and a group of children outside Lewes Railway Station on Tuesday (March 6).

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Now: Aron Penfold with his bride Emma

Bonfire stalwart weds 50 years on from his parents

There was a symmetry to the marriage on Saturday of Lewes Bonfire stalwart Aron Travis Penfold.

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