TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, June 24

The main roads across the county are reporting no major incidents so far for motorists but there is disruption on some train services for thos planning to head up to London.

Adam Barton is bowled during Hastings Priory's defeat at Roffey last weekend. Picture by Steve Robards

‘Crunch time’ in Priory’s season

Hastings Priory Cricket Club is approaching what coach Ian Gillespie has called ‘crunch time’ in its Sussex Premier League season.

Uniworld S.S. Joie de Vivre Christening Ceremony with Godmother Dame Joan Collins. 27th March 2017. Paris.  Photo by Steve Dunlop SUS-170505-101056001

Take a trip on the Seine

Jeannine Williamson savours the delights of the Seine.

Police: 27 people killed in Sussex road collisions this year

Police: 27 people killed in Sussex road collisions this year

Motorists are being urged to take extra care after 27 people have died in Sussex collisions so far this year.

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Sussex Police Pride car. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-170623-162326001

Sussex Police defends £750 spend on Pride cars

Sussex Police has defended its decision to spend hundreds of pounds on livery for two of its cars for Gay Pride events.


Battle’s Big Weekend returns to the town

Battle’s Big Weekend will make a welcome return to the town with a programme of fun getting underway tonight (Friday June 23).

Emma Clifford (Tanya), Helen Hobson (Donna Sheridan) and Gillian Hardie (Rosie) in Mamma Mia!. Photo: Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

Win tickets to see Mamma Mia! in Brighton

Here is your chance to win a family ticket for four people to see MammaMia! when it comes to the Brighton Centre this summer.

Ben Brown / Picture by Phil Westlake

Brown is honoured to take Sussex CCC reins

Sixteen years after he first played for Sussex, Ben Brown says it is a “massive honour” to be named as their new captain.

Ben Brown. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Sussex name new captains

Ben Brown has been appointed Sussex captain for the remainder of this season’s Specsavers County Championship campaign.

Novak Djokovic

Can Eastbourne help Novak Djokovic get back on track in time for Wimbledon?

By Michael Stokoe

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Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

To mark the life and work of the late MP Jo Cox, Bexhill and Battle Labour party hosted a lunch and afternoon workshop at the Emmanuel Centre in Battle.

Keen table tennis player and cyclist Konrad Pieterse.

Table tennis community saddened by death of popular player

The Hastings & District Table Tennis League community has been plunged into sadness by the sudden death of popular player Konrad Pieterse.

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The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker jets off to the sunshine with a suitcase crammed full of more than £3,000 worth of tech, toiletries and tanning products, it has emerged.

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The Saltdean Lido opening event SUS-170621-164214001

COUNTY NEWS: Making a splash! Crowds turn out for Lido reopening

A Sussex Lido opened to much fanfare last weekend after a £3 million refurbishment and seven years of hard work by volunteers.

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Cars have been left covered in a layer of red dust

Why have cars across the UK suddenly been covered in dust?

People across the country will have woken up this morning to find their cars covered in a mysterious red dust.

Planning applications received by Rother District Council between June 6-12

Planning applications received by Rother District Council between June 6-12

RR/2017/1424/P: Park Farm Oast, Park Farm Lane, Bodiam TN32 5XA Construction of subterranean holiday let unit.


Thousands of customers advised to change password following Virgin Media router concern

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

Scene in Etchingham the day after Emma Beeney was struck by a generator that came off the back of a truck. Emma died at the scene. SUS-160908-125850001

Etchingham set to turn purple in memory of well-loved Emma

Villagers in Etchingham are holding a charity event next month in memory of a well-loved resident.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from May 17 - May 25.

Cast members of THE GIRLS with the ladies of the Pett WI. Sophie-Louise Dann is pictured in black far right

Bexhill actress starring in new West End play invites Pett WI friends to performance

An actress from Bexhill is starring in an award-winning musical comedy, based on the hit movie The Calendar Girls.

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