Bowman on the Road: Taylor is looking the real deal

Whoever, at Sussex Cricket, was responsible for bringing Ross Taylor to this club will probably be feeling a warm glow at this time.

Rail union has ‘full and frank exchange’ with secretary of state

Rail union has ‘full and frank exchange’ with secretary of state

The general secretary of the RMT met with the Transport Secretary yesterday for what he described as ‘a full and frank exchange’.

Film review: Dunkirk (5 out of 5)

Film review: Dunkirk (5 out of 5)

I saw a comment earlier in the week along the lines that Christopher Nolan has reinvented the war movie - and that sums up Dunkirk for me.

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Chinese whispers

Jeannine Williamson discovers culture and good fortune in China

Alton Towers

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You’ll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here’s how – but only if you’re brave enough.

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COMMENT: Solving Southern rail woes must be first priority

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has no hesitation in singing the praises of Nick Brown, Govia Thameslink Railway’s chief operating officer since the end of last year.

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Children fly free on the British Airways i360

British Airways i360 has said children can ‘fly free’ on the tourist attraction in Brighton to celebrate the start of the school summer holidays.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex teen named Slimmer of the Year after shedding almost 10 stone

A Sussex teenager has lost almost 10 stone after shunning weight loss surgery in favour of healthy eating – because she was too scared to go under the knife.

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Rye’s Festival Of The Sea has fun, food and a raft race

Rye’s former raft race and maritime festival that were lost to the town over the past few years are coming back under the new banner of Rye Festival of the Sea this weekend.


Join Sandy and Danny together on Hastings pier

Who wouldn’t enjoy an open air showing of Grease on Hastings Pier this weekend?

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Name those sharks

Visitors to Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium will have the chance to name their newest arrivals over the summer holidays – two black tip reef sharks.

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Bexhill is ready for a week long celebration

Bexhill Carnival kicks off this weekend with a programme of exciting events for all to enjoy.

Whats on
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VC hero Claude gets blue plaque

A Hastings born World War One hero has been honoured with a blue commemorative plaque on the Bexhill Road house where he was born.

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Record entries received for Battle Scarecrow Festival

Battle Scarecrow Festival kicks off today (Friday, July 21), with a record number of entries.

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Festival fever is heading to town

The inaugural Festival of the Sea is preparing to bring Rye to life when it lands in town this weekend.

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Fiddler on the Roof - Chichester Festival Theatre

If the choice of a female Doctor Who still has the power to shock and challenge, then we have not time-travelled as far as we hoped from Imperial Russia in 1905.

Theatre and Comedy
Virgins Lane NHW coordinator Amada Kerr (fourth from right), Senlac Rotarys coordinator Geoff Gander (third from left), 1066 Community First Responder Adam Streatcher (third from right), with members of the NHW and Senlac Rotary

Battle street receives a new defibrillator

A piece of life-saving equipment has been installed in a Battle street.

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from June 14 - June 19.

Purrfect interior design

Top 10 tips for purrfect interior design

With about half of UK households owning a pet (according to latest RSPCA figures) how can you live in interior design harmony with your furry friends?

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