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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Sun Jul 20, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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".
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.