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Call for ban on cars dropping off or picking up pupils at school gates

A charity has called for cars to be banned from the school gates at drop off and pick up times in a bid to improve pupils’ health.

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Sussex volunteers needed to help dementia studies

Sussex volunteers needed to help dementia studies

Volunteers across Sussex are being sought to help with dementia studies.

Health
Drivers reminded of MOT changes that have come into force

Drivers reminded of MOT changes that have come into force

The new MOT took effect yesterday (Sunday May 20), and motorists are being reminded again of the changes, which will bring cleaner, safer vehicles to Britain’s roads.

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Video: Charlie’s story reinforces Sussex hospice ‘Live For the Now’ message

This year, Children’s Hospice Week (May 21-27) is all about remembering that life is short and recognising the importance of making moments that matter.

Health

Your Sussex weather for the Royal Wedding and the bank holiday

Sussex is set to be bathed in sunshine for the Royal Wedding this weekend and the Bank Holiday at the end of the month.

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Video: Celebrity carpool karaoke for Sussex hospice

Singer and songwriter Chesney Hawkes took part in a carpool karaoke to raise awareness of the Sussex children’s hospice Chestnut Tree House.

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Sussex businesses’ chance to learn about branding

South East businesses will get the chance to learn how to brand their businesses for international success with a masterclass in Brighton from a celebrated international marketing expert.

Business
In the lead up to Local Newspaper Week David Dinsmore (right) visited Johnston Press' Chichester publishing centre, and toured the newsroom before addressing assembled journalists. He's pictured with Editor in Chief Gary Shipton

NMA chairman warns of threat to local journalism from DP Bill Press Curbs

Attempts to use the data protection regime to stifle freedom of speech pose a grave threat to local newspaper journalism which does so much good in our society, News Media Association chairman David Dinsmore said today.

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Film review: Avengers: Infinity War (4 out of 5)

The previous 18 Marvel movies have been leading up to this long and all-encompassing storyline but has it been worth the wait?

Arts

Sussex ‘Undiscovered’ winner Hattie Briggs talks about her success and influences

For former Sussex based 2017 winner Hattie Briggs the Fender Undiscovered competition was a gateway to success - and now the chance has arriveds for more artists to prove themselves.

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Sussex weather warning issued for rain and snow

A weather warning has been issued for the whole of Sussex for heavy rain which could include some snow!

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Pothole concern for businesses

Pothole concerns for rural businesses

A major insurer has joined the pothole debate by urging motorists to take extra care as prolonged harsh weather and limited highway maintenance programmes are taking their toll on countryside routes.

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Sussex bids farewell to warm weather for a while

Following temperatures in the mid 20s for the past few days, it’s back to average or below average cooler days, and some chilly nights.

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Film review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (4 out of 5)

It’s no surprise that a conflict that impinged on just about everyone in the world, saw millions die, and dramatically changed the life of many more is still the source of ideas for films today.

Arts
Sussex screenings for 50th anniversary of The Beatles Yellow Submarine

Sussex screenings for 50th anniversary of The Beatles Yellow Submarine

The Beatles’ legendary animated hit film Yellow Submarine is returning to cinemas across the UK on July 8 and tickets are now on sale for the Sussex screenings.

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A High pollen count is forecast for Peterborough this week

Warm weather brings ‘high’ pollen count and problems for Sussex hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘high’ pollen warning for Sussex this week, according to Met Office forecasts.

Health
South East rail passengers urged to check before travelling ahead of May bank holiday

Rail disruption warning for May Bank Holidays

Rail passengers aiming to travel over the two May Bank Holiday weekends are being advised to plan their journeys well in advance.

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Millicent Simmonds in Wonderstruck

Film review: Wonderstruck (4 out of 5 stars)

There have been few (if any) films in recent years looking seriously at deaf people and the difficulties they can face.

Arts

Help on how to spot a Grand National winner

The Grand National, on Saturday, is a Great British sporting tradition, with millions of bets being placed and hundreds of thousands of office sweepstakes taking place across the UK.

Offbeat

Warm and sunny weather on the way for Sussex

Sussex looks set to be basking in above average temperatures of around 20degC by Wednesday next week.

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