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Santa Claus to consume a staggering 30,640 mince pies in Brighton and Hove this Christmas

Santa Claus to consume a staggering 30,640 mince pies in Brighton and Hove this Christmas

Santa’s famous red suit will be straining at the seams this Christmas thanks to the generosity of boys and girls in Brighton and Hove.

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11 New year’s resolutions you may want to try

11 New year’s resolutions you may want to try

As we enter 2019 you may be thinking about what you want to achieve in the next 12 months.

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11 activities to keep teenagers entertained around Brighton, Hastings, Rye, Crawley and Chichester this Christmas

11 activities to keep teenagers entertained around Brighton, Hastings, Rye, Crawley and Chichester this Christmas

Keeping teenagers active and busy during the Christmas holidays can be tricky so here are 11 activities around East and West Sussex that should stop them from uttering the phrase ‘I’m bored’.

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East Sussex pantomimes and Christmas performances: Everything you need to know

East Sussex pantomimes and Christmas performances: Everything you need to know

With plenty of Christmas plays and pantomimes taking place all across Sussex this winter, here is our guide to what is going on nearby so you can grab tickets for the whole family.

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Christmas Lights 2018: where to see Christmas light switch ons in Brighton and East Sussex

Christmas Lights 2018: where to see Christmas light switch ons in Brighton and East Sussex

As the nights draw in and Christmas approaches lights, trees and decorations will start springing up across East Sussex, bringing warmth and sparkle to the county.

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Everything you need to know about Brighton’s Christmas lights switch on

Everything you need to know about Brighton’s Christmas lights switch on

Brighton’s Christmas lights are as unique as the city – featuring festive phrases like ‘Ho Ho Ho’, ‘Fairy’ and ‘Twinkle’.

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Brighton Christmas lights switch-on date revealed

Brighton Christmas lights switch-on date revealed

Brighton’s unique Christmas lights will be switched on in style next month, with a street party to kick off the festive season in the city centre.

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Brighton businesses release Christmas single for children’s charity

Brighton businesses release Christmas single for children’s charity

A Hove recruitment firm has launched a Christmas song to raise cash for Rockinghorse children’s charity.

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Hundreds turn out for Christmas light switch-on

Hundreds turn out for Christmas light switch-on

Brighton city centre was lit up with sparkling lights this evening (November 16), as the big light switch-on event marked the start of the festive season.

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Ho ho ho! Big switch-on event for city’s Christmas lights

Ho ho ho! Big switch-on event for city’s Christmas lights

Brighton’s sky will be filled with twinkling lights and festive phrases after the big light switch-on event this Thursday (November 16).

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for