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Friday, 12th March 2021, 6:00 am
Today's front page of the Hastings and Rye Observer SUS-211103-125056001

In this week’s paper, a man from Fairlight talks about his upcoming appearance in the latest series of MasterChef.

He will star in the show on Wednesday (March 17) on BBC One.

We lead on the story about a pedestrian who died following a collision in Hastings

Police have launched an appeal and the full story can be found in today’s Observer.

In other news in today’s paper, you can read the full story on more than 100 residents objecting to a plan to redevelop a site in St Leonards to provide 192 homes on a floodplain.

A road in St Leonards also may not be complete until 2023, it has been revealed this week.

* Got a story? Ring reporters Richard Gladstone on 07803 505794 or Stephen Wynn-Davies on 07393 754494.

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