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Comic Peter Kay cancels tour - here’s how to get a refund...

Peter Kay’s first live stand-up tour in eight years has been cancelled due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’, the comedian has said.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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Video: How to make brandy butter

If you cannot imagine Christmas without a dollop of brandy butter on your mince pies then check out this short and simple homemade recipe from Iceland.

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Frosted Fairground at Dreamland in Margate

Frosty fun at the fairground

The run-up to Christmas can be hectic. There’s so much to plan for - presents, cards, visits to family and friends, not to mention getting to that carol service, nativity play and let’s not even talk about work…

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Munich - where the past and the future sit comfortably side by side

Mention the word Munich and reaction can be varied - some will think of the world-famous Oktoberfest drinking festival, football fans may well talk about Bayern Munich and others will recall the 1972 Olympics.

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Dublin Docklands. Dublin Castle. Photo: F�ilte Ireland

Delightful Dublin, the captivating capital of the ‘emerald isle’

Dublin, located at the mouth of the River Liffey, which flows into Dublin Bay and the Irish Sea, is the capital of the Republic of Ireland and a truly enchanting city where the locals enthral visitors with an infectious sense of humour and an exuberant zest for life.

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REVIEW: Petworth's angel is a heavenly treat

A row of books artistically arrayed above the fireplace included such heady titles as 'The History of Chair Making in High Wycombe'.

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Video: Why Magaluf is a safer and more family-friendly destination

In November 2015, the Palmanove-Magaluf Hotel Association, Calvia Town Hall and Meliá Hotels International pledged to transform the area of Magaluf through a collaborative five-year regeneration plan.

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Come and discover what is going on at the Museum and Art Gallery

People are invited to come along and discover what treasures Hastings Museum and Art Gallery contains at a special event on 25 November 25 from 10am-3pm.

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The awards trophy

Sussex food and drink grand finalists celebrate success

The grand finalists in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2018 were revealed today following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 15,000 public votes.
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Unique restaurant partnership celebrates its first ground-breaking year at Goodwood

Restaurants of note never stop pushing boundaries.

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More light on the Bluebell enigma

Former Hastings Observer news editor and award winning member of Hastings Writer’s Group Sandra Daniels has shared a piece she researched and wrote about record breaking angler and musical composer Bluebell Klean.

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Property: Period home that overlooks an ancient castle

Property: Period home that overlooks an ancient castle

Interested in a home that looks out directly over a castle? Well this house is for you.

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Property of the Week: Perfect home for the keen walker

Property of the Week: Perfect home for the keen walker

Keen walker? Then this property is the perfect home, with idyllic walks from your doorstep.

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REVIEW: White Horse at Chilgrove gallops to first place

From the row of neatly upturned Wellington boots to the array of hand made walking sticks, you know from the moment you cross the threshold of The White Horse that this is a true country pub.

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Local woman was angling legend

The hunt is on to discover the final resting place of Bluebell Klean - a Hastings character who was known for being an accomplished musician and composer as well as a brilliant sea angler.

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The old city of Basel invites you to a stroll. Copyright: Switzerland Tourism. Photo: swiss-image.ch/Gian Marco Castelberg & Maurice Haas

Basel - a city of contrasts

For those keen to take a break from the relentless stresses of life in the fast lane, consider a long weekend in Basel.

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Food for 2018

Waitrose has revealed the food you’ll be eating in 2018

Japanese ‘dude food’, Indian tapas and plant protein look set to become the big dishes of 2018 according to a new report.

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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.
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Recipe courtesy of Waitrose. Thousands of recipes can be found at www.waitrose.com/recipes

Recipe: Leek and garlic mushroom pasta

As it is World Pasta Day we thought we would share this recipe for a quick and simple pasta dish that does not use too many ingredients.

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