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Today's Battle Observer front page (Friday, September 30) SUS-160930-103651001
Today's Battle Observer front page (Friday, September 30) SUS-160930-103651001

In today’s Battle Observer, our top story is a preview of Battle Festival which kicks off on Saturday with the PUSH opera composed by the renowned Howard Moody.

A whole month of events and entertainment is lined up for this year’s celebrations – from a talk with author Peter James to film marking the 1066 anniversary.

Other stories inside include convicted sex offender and former Battle Scout leader Matthew J Lock’s sudden death, the sad news of the Saffron Gallery shutting, and MP Huw Merriman’s thoughts on his trip to a Jordanian refugee camp.

Our centre spread covers the second week of Rye Arts Festival, and from page 24 you can catch up with the latest news from your area with our Village Voice correspondents.

For the latest in entertainment and what’s on in Rye and the rest of 1066 Country turn to page 67.

The back page leads on Battle Baptists’ 5-0 win over Icklesham Casuals, plus Battle Cricket Club’s historic fixture with the French Barbarians.

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