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Freezing fog weather warning issued from Sunday evening

The Met Office has issued a warning for the South East of England that areas of dense fog will affect journeys from this evening.

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A demonstration by passengers at Brighton Station last year. Picture Eddie Mitchell

The latest on Monday’s Southern rail strike

Rail passengers face further disruption on Monday because of strike action.

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MP pays tribute to ‘fantastic work’ of mental health service staff after visit

Amber Rudd MP visited the Hastings Sanctuary Service, run by Turning Point, on Friday (January 13).

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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell leading the march

Defend the NHS march brings Brighton to a standstill

A colourful and noisy NHS march brought Brighton city centre to a halt.

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TRAVEL: A259 remains closed due to gas leak

The A259 Littlehampton Road in Ferring remains closed in both directions because of a gas leak.

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Woman flown to hospital after receiving emergency treatment in Hastings

A woman has been flown to hospital by air ambulance after being given emergency treatment in Hastings this afternoon.

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Girl, six, recognised for bravery through illness

A brave six year old has been chosen as this month’s Outstanding Young Person of the Month Award winner.

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Rye children’s choir is something to sing about

Youngsters in the local area have the chance to put their vocal chords to the test and join the Rye Area Children’s Community Choir which has just been launched.

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Katy Bourne, Sussex Police crime and commissioner

Katy Bourne welcomes £5 police council tax rise

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne says she ‘welcomes’ confirmation of a £5 increase to the police’s share of council tax for next year.

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Simon Kenny, 61, of Old Hunt Stables in Catsfield, near Battle, East Sussex. Picture Central News

Judge from Catsfield facing jail over £1m fraud

A district judge and his assistant are facing jail for stealing £1m from clients of their law firm in Selsey to fund their lavish lifestyles.

Crime
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Chance to view steam giants

There will be an opportunity to view giant Edwardian steam engines when a monthly Open Day takes place at Brede Waterworks on Saturday February 4 from 10am - 4pm.

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The Flying Scotsman, pictured here by Tim Williams

The Flying Scotsman comes to Sussex

Bluebell Railway has announced the ‘Flying Scotsman’ is coming to the line between April 13 and 19, 2017.

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TRAVEL NEWS: Buses replace trains in some areas

A reduced Southern rail service is in operation today, Saturday, January 21, and replacement buses are running in some areas.

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FEATURE: The beating heart of our hospitals

The pharmacy is undoubtedly the beating heart at the centre of our local hospitals, responsible for reducing pain, fighting infections and improving the quality of life for thousands of patients with long-term illnesses.

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Jason Sutherland-Rowe (middle) is a member of the 'commuter's club'

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Commuter’s club’ find fun way to enjoy their journey

After a long day in the city, most people dread the gruelling commute home – but this group of commuters have found a fun way to look forward to it.

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Ambulance called near Battle Abbey

Emergency services were called to a footpath near Battle Abbey this afternoon (Friday, January 20).

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‘Fearless adventurer’ who held top jobs across the world, dies aged 74

Georgina Ann Knott, (née Payne) who has died aged 74, was a fearless adventurer and woman of her time.

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Katy Bourne at last year's election count with Michael Jones. The Labour runner up attempted to veto her plans for a council tax rise at a Sussex Police and Crime Panel meeting

Bid to veto Sussex PCC’s council tax rise fails

A bid to veto plans to increase Sussex Police’s share of council tax has failed.

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Cash-strapped ambulance trust forced to take out loan

A cash-strapped ambulance trust has been forced to take out a loan as it heads towards the end of the financial year several millions of pounds in debt.

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Van owners urged to ensure vehicles are secure after spate of thefts

Police have seen a rise in reports of vans being targeted while parked overnight within the Hastings, Rother and Eastbourne areas.

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