Author

Chance to nominate Sussex plumber who delivers exceptional service

Do you know a plumber or heating installer in Sussex who goes the extra mile?

News
Mel Giedroyc will be co-hosting the show

Eurovision Song Contest: ‘The Nation Decides’ in Brighton - how to get your tickets

Brighton will be hosting the UK national selection for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February.

Music
Sussex Police warning as work vans are targeted by thieves

Sussex Police warning as work vans are targeted by thieves

A large number of tools have been stolen from work vans across Sussex in the past few weeks, according to Sussex Police.

Crime
Risk map

World’s travel risks mapped

The past year has been tumultuous, with terror attacks taking place in Turkey, Manchester, London and Barcelona. The increasing threat from North Korea and widespread devastation caused by hurricanes in the Caribbean means that anyone planning an overseas trip in the next 12 months would be wise to pause and consider the risks involved.

Offbeat
Paddington 2

Film review: Paddington 2 (5 out of 5)

How do you improve on being the highest grossing independent family film of all time?

Arts

Video: Life hacks for less time in the kitchen

New research, released today, reveals that almost half of the nation (43%) cite cooking their evening meal as the number one task that detracts from their free time. Of those surveyed, over a quarter (28%) state that the time and effort it takes to prepare a meal often deters them from cooking and sees them turning to takeaways and unhealthy snacks instead.

Offbeat
Professor Richard Faragher and Dr Lizzy Ostler

Wine, chocolates and grapes provide breakthrough discovery on ageing

Red wine, dark chocolate and red grapes are proving to be the key to regenerating ageing skills cells.

Offbeat
Policing

Record number of animals reported loose on Sussex roads

The number of reports of animals on the loose on Sussex roads hit an all-time high this week, Sussex police report.

News
Murder on the Orient Express

Film review: Murder on the Orient Express (3 out of 5)

Having watched the 1974 film of Murder on the Orient Express at the cinema and in 2010 seen David Suchet as Hercule Poirot on the small screen, the question inevitably was always going to be - how will Kenneth Branagh’s version be different?

Arts
Met Office forecasters are warning drivers to expect difficult road conditions

Fog warning issued by Met Office for Sussex

Drivers across Sussex face overnight fog that is likely to last until late morning tomorrow (Friday November 3).

News
Plan ahead for the Christmas holiday period

Travelling by rail over Christmas? Southern announce service alterations

Rail passengers looking to travel over the Christmas and New Year period are being advised to plan ahead as engineering work and service alterations will mean a large amount of change.

News

Video: Brits face £1 billion phone bill to repair broken mobiles due to lack of insurance

A smartphone is one of the biggest personal lifestyle investments we make, however new research released today has revealed that approximately 2.4 million of us are currently walking around the UK with a cracked screen, as current repairs total more than £1 billion.

Offbeat
Be police at Hallowe'en

Police advice for trick or treaters and residents at Hallowe'en

As Hallowe'en approaches, Sussex Police have issued a guide for trick or treaters and residents with the message 'to be polite on Hallowe'en night'.

News
Thor: Ragnarok

Film review: Thor: Ragnarok (4 out of 5)

The team behind the Marvel franchise are clearly learning and adapting after each film.

Arts

Property of the Week: Four aces of grounds with Sussex-style home

A substantial Sussex-style property near Hankham village and set in around four acres of ground is on the market.
Lifestyle
Preventing social jet lag

How to avoid ‘social jet lag’ as the clocks go back

With the clocks going back on Saturday night (October 28), a sleep expert suggests the hour loss is staggered over two nights to prevent ‘social jet lag’.

Offbeat

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New research released today has revealed that the average Brit works 82% (299 days – 26 October) of the year just to cover their household bills – with more than a third (35%) admitting that they are only just managing to cope with rising costs.

Offbeat
Police warning as winter nights approach

Police warning as winter nights approach

Keep a light on and stay secure! That’s the message from Sussex Police as the clocks go back this weekend.

News
Evil under the Sun

Christie’s classic whodunits released as a DVD box-set

As the latest version of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is set to hit the big screen, four top film versions of the author’s work have been released as a box-set.

Arts
DVD review: Getting Any? (3 out of 5)

DVD review: Getting Any? (3 out of 5)

A bizarre and over the top comedy by acclaimed director Takeshi Kitano from 1994 has been released on Bluray for the first time.

Arts
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