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Fallen tree blocks East Sussex road

A fallen tree has partially blocked a road in East Sussex this evening (Monday, March 4).

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Rare dinosaur footprints go up for sale at Sussex auction

Rare dinosaur footprints are to go on sale at a Sussex auction.

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St Leonards salon starts offering 'silent appointments'

A salon in St Leonards has started offering ‘silent appointments to its customers.

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Water bill boycotters to stage first 'town hall' event in Hastings

In a sign of the growing revolt against water companies bill boycotters are due to stage their first ‘Town Hall’ event in East Sussex next week.

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See pictures of new St Leonards homes as development of 151 houses and supermarket on Ashdown House site takes shape

The first few houses of a new major development on the former Ashdown House site in St Leonards are starting to take shape.

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Winner confirmed in the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.

Curtis Phill Hsu, aged 19, has been crowned the winner of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.

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Main A259 through Hastings three week road closure starts today

A section of the busy A259 road that runs through Hastings Old Town will be closed between 7pm and 6am starting from today (Monday March 4).

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In pictures: This is what a horde of zombies and Suggs from Madness were doing in a Sussex Town

People were surprised to encounter a plague of scary looking zombies in the East Sussex town of Hastings recently

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Labour's Helena Dollimore unveils new plan to tackle soaring school absence in Hastings and Rye

Political opinion. This piece has been provided by the Labour Party. Labour's Helena Dollimore calls for more action to get children back to the classroom as figures show high school absence rates in Hastings and Rye

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Ice on rails: Southern says East Sussex train line is disrupted this morning

Southern Rail has announced that a train line in East Sussex is disrupted this morning (Monday, March 4).

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In pictures: Beautiful daffodils on show at famous Sussex woodland walk

Arlington on the South Downs is well known for its bluebell woodland walk which attracts thousands of visitors each year.

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The 10 smallest cities in the United Kingdom by population – and where Brighton and Chichester rank

Where do the Sussex cities rank alongside the country’s smallest cities based on population?

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Gardening expert to help growers' plants to flourish

Gardeners can bring their questions and queries to Alexandra Park Greenhouse on Saturday, March 9, when expert Rhod Jones will be offering advice.

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Cheapest and most sought-after Sussex areas to buy a property ranked

The most affordable local authorities in Sussex to own a property have been unveiled in a new study.

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16 Wetherspoons pubs in Sussex ranked from best to worst according to Google reviews - including pubs in Brighton, Eastbourne and Worthing

JD Wetherspoons operates almost 900 pubs across the UK, including 16 in Sussex, which are known for a budget menu and sometimes inhabiting historic buildings.

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Govia Thameslink: Taking the train for business up to 12 times greener than driving, according to new analysis

Taking the train on business with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is up to 12 times better for the environment than driving, according to analysis by the Rail Delivery Group.

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Sussex revealed as deadliest area in South East for pedestrians with highest recorded fatalities due to cars

A new investigation reveals that more pedestrians were killed by cars in the last three years in Sussex than anywhere else in the South East.

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Lego: Southern Water in race to get unique project off the ground which could hit toy shop shelves soon

Southern Water is closing in on 10,000 votes for a unique Lego project, ‘Sewer Heroes – Fighting the Fatberg’, which could hit toy shop shelves soon.

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'Dangerous sexual predator' from Richmond who raped teenage girls in Sussex and London jailed

A ‘dangerous sexual predator’ who raped two teenager girls in Sussex and London respectively has been jailed, the Metropolitan Police have reported.

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Locked up in Sussex: These are some of the criminals jailed in February 2024

Sussex’s judges, juries and magistrates were busy in February.