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ELECTION 2017: Voters with learning disabilities are being excluded from this election

There are more than 1m people with learning disabilities in the UK and the number is expected to increase. These are people who face exclusion from society more than ever – particularly when it comes to voting. Not enough is done to enable their participation in the most basic democratic right available to British citizens.

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COUNTY NEWS: Lightning storm caught on dashcam

In a piece of amazing footage, a Sussex driver’s dashcam captured part of last night’s lightning storm.

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Enjoy day on a farm to aid charity

Little Gate Farm at Beckley will once again be opening for the national Farm Sunday event on June 11 from 11am-5pm.

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ELECTION 2017: Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

ELECTION 2017: Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017. It is fair to say that, although perhaps somewhat unfair on the pollsters, the EU referendum and US presidential election have exacerbated – rather than healed – the widespread loss of public faith in the polls induced by the 2015 general election debacle.

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Police remain at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: “We need the public’s help to defeat terrorism”

The police need the public’s help to defeat terrorism, a top Sussex Police officer has said.

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Police remain at the scene this morning. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Terror arrest in Shoreham as Manchester attack probe continues

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in Sussex on suspicion of terror offences.

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This loggery is an ultimate home for a stag beetle (pictured with a model of a beetle)

Call to Sussex gardeners - save our stag beetle

The call has gone out to help save stag beetles in Sussex.

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WEATHER: Flood warnings and sunny days

WEATHER: Flood warnings and sunny days

A week that begins with flood warnings is set for a sunny finish.

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Damien Pestell and his Breakfast Butty Van on tour

Political chats over breakfast butties

A Heathfield entrepreneur has found an innovative way to bring home the bacon.

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Do you know how to protect yourself from 'smishing'?

Fraudsters trying to steal your identity by text message

Fraudsters are trying to steal your identity by text message, a national anti-fraud group has said.

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Trust is brightening up station platforms

Canterbury Oast Trust, which run the Mariners in Rye, has become a station partner for Rye and Ham Street stations.

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Walk To School Week has been a great success in Hastings. Picture: Hastings Borough Council

Walk to school week a success

Do you remember walking to school?

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Lifeboat in late-night rescue

A stricken motor boat was rescued in the dark last night by the RNLI.

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British Airways hopes to run flights from Gatwick on Sunday after yesterday's computer issues led to mass cancellations

British Airways hopes Gatwick chaos is behind it

British Airways hopes to run a ‘near-normal’ amount of flights from Gatwick today as it recovers from yesterday’s computer chaos.

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The motorcyclist, a 39-year-old man from Heathfield, sustained fatal injuries

COUNTY NEWS: Motorcyclist dies in collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcylist died in a collision yesterday afternoon.

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Bomber crew to be remembered

The annual service to remember the crew of a World War II bomber which crashed in Netherfield will take place at the village War Memorial on Sunday (May 28).

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Firefighters and ambulance crew worked to rescue a woman trapped after a collision. Pictures: Nick Fontana

COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Firefighters free woman trapped after collision

Firefighters and ambulance crew successfully freed a woman trapped in a car.

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Travellers are advised to keep checking their flight status

UPDATE: British Airways cancels ALL FLIGHTS on Saturday

British Airways has cancelled all its Gatwick flights for the rest of today and is telling customers not to come to the airport.

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Eastbourne RNLI was called but later found the yacht was able to travel under its own steam

COUNTY NEWS: Injuries after yacht hits wreck

Two people were injured after their yacht ran aground on a wreck this morning.

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Do you have what it takes to cook up a storm on BBC's latest competition? Picture: BBC

Sussex cooks wanted for Gogglebox studio’s new show

Can you out-cook anyone? The team behind Gogglebox is looking for Sussex cooks for its brand new food contest.

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