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Tuesday | Hailsham Today

Old soldier Bill lost for words at surprise birthday bash

Armed Forces Day this year had a special significance for Second World War veteran Bill Hudson ... because it was also his 96th birthday.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

England is showing parallels with Scotland of the 1980s

Yesterday I spoke at the Lewes Speakers' Festival, a small but perfectly formed festival of books in a charming East Sussex town.

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Sussex Express

Weddings return to Southover Grange in Lewes

Weddings and ceremonies will be able to return to an historic East Sussex location after two councils completed a 'land swap' deal.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Wedding

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hailsham Today

Newhaven wind farm go ahead welcomed by councillors

The decision to give the go ahead to the first wind farm off the south coast of England has been welcomed by council leaders.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Hailsham Today

Demand for greater road safety measures in East Sussex

Speaking at Tuesday's meeting of East Sussex County Council, she said the county has among the highest road casualty records in England according to the Public Health England 2014 Profile Report.

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Daily Mail

Peter O'Toole's A 4m will - and a mystery over why he left one...

Peter O'Toole's A 4m will - and a mystery over why he left one child with nothing: Actor's dying wishes... Assistant A 200,000, daughter Kate A 1.1m, son Lorcan A 760,000, daughter Patricia A 0 In a moving tribute to celebrate the life of Peter O'Toole, his daughters Kate and Patricia waltzed down the aisle at his funeral.

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Related Topix: Peter O'Toole, Celebrities, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Wedding, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, East Sussex County, England

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hastings Today

Police!Camera!Action! A chance to film our force

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.

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Hailsham Today

MP welcomes return of weddings at Southover Grange in Lewes

Lewes MP Norman Baker has welcomed the news that the town's Southover Grange is to be re-instated as a venue for weddings after some works have been completed.

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Sussex Express

Fire station breathes new life into derelict Newhaven town centre location

A new fire station shared with police and Lewes District Council staff will be built on an eyesore site in Newhaven.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

MoneyWeek

Do we really need so many charities?

We have 160,000 odd of them. Some are good . Some are bad . Most are middling. But they aren't particularly well watched and they endlessly duplicate each other's aims.

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Related Topix: Tax, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Hailsham Today

Consultation on Ringmer housing

A proposed mixed use of housing, leisure and open space in the heart of Ringmer will be the subject of a public exhibition later this month.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom

The Argus

MPs get a taste of life on the trains

Trains Minister Stephen Hammond with Simon Kirby MP at Brighton station as part of a campaign for improvements to the London-Brighton service Simon Kirby , MP for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven, was joined by Rail Minister Stephen Hammond on a service from Brighton to experience the conditions faced by commuters.

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Eastbourne Herald

Residents group is to call it a day

The Residents Association of Chyngton Estate has decided to call it a day after working for years to improve the area.

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Hailsham Today

Uckfield parking frees space for shoppers

Two schemes are being co-ordinated which aim to ensure visitors, commuters, shoppers, business owners and employees all have adequate access to car parks for the appropriate length of time.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Bell, CA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Argus

Former Bishop of Lewes to face two new sex abuse charges

A bishop will appear in court on further sex abuse charges after two new victims came forward accusing him of offences dating back 30 years.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Drink-drive gran who knocked down and killed cyclist 'thought she had hit a badger'

Alison Bowen had been drinking at lunch time when she fatally hit cyclist Paul Novak in her red Fiat Punto A drunk grandmother carried on driving for more than five miles after mowing down and killing a cyclist because she "thought she had hit a badger".

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sussex Express

Repair work to start at Splash Point in Seaford

A beauty spot rendered unsafe by storm damage should reopen within the next six weeks thanks to councils working together.

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Sussex Express

LGB Brass to play concert in Lewes to mark Great War

The Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Band will be presenting a concert to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War at 3pm on Sunday, July 20, at Lewes Town Hall.

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Newsday

Butler-Sloss criticism rejected

The Home Office has backed Baroness Butler-Sloss as the right person to lead an inquiry into allegations of historical child abuse, after claims about her over a previous review.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Criminal Defense Law

Fri Jul 11, 2014

BBC News

Boris school former head arrested

The former headmaster of a prep school attended by London mayor Boris Johnson, has been arrested on suspicion of historic sex assaults.

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