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COUNTY NEWS: Main Sussex road closed after serious collision

A serious accident has closed one of the county’s primary roads this evening (Saturday, January 20).

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UPDATE: Missing teenager Yasmin found safe

A teenager from Eastbourne who went missing a week ago has been found safe and well today (Saturday, January 20).

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Useful self- help tips to ease the agony of sciatica

Don’t start the new year in pain with sciatica. There are steps you can take to help yourself and more that can be done to relieve the problem. Brighton and Hove Independent talks to Mr Shuaib Karmani, consultant orthopaedic and spinal surgeon at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove.

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COUNTY NEWS: ‘Drunk’ pilot arrested by police on flight

A British Airways pilot was escorted off a packed flight at Gatwick Airport by armed police moments before take-off after crew suspected he was drunk.

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Charity’s aim to raise awareness of bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is looking for work places and community groups to host a talk about bowel cancer, to raise awareness of the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.


Children in South East have no knowledge of grandparents’ skills, says study

Children in the South East have no knowledge or interest in what their grandparents did for a living, or what they used to do before they retired, according to the results of a new survey.

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

Engineering works are affecting some train services in the county today.

Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce team - Amy Lishman membership manager.  Photo by Liz Finlayson/Vervate

Amy Lishman: Learn how to network like a pro with some great tips

Networking. Generally something that people loathe but mostly everyone agrees they must do it. Here are my top tips to boost your networking success in 2018.

Chichester couple Jo Meeke and Matt Gurney lost their baby son, Puck, in March 2017, just hours after his birth. SUS-180117-110856001

COUNTY NEWS: Heartbroken parents ‘devastated’ as baby’s death found to be avoidable

A heartbroken Sussex mum has criticised hospital staff after an inquest found the death of her day-old baby boy last year could have been avoided.

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Police believe missing Eastbourne teenager has been seen with this man

Police would like to speak to this man as they believe he might be able to help them find missing Eastbourne teenager Yasmin Price.

Three of the puppies found abandoned just outside Brighton

Poorly puppies dumped outside rescue centre in freezing temperatures

An animal charity is investigating after four puppies were abandoned just metres from a rescue centre in Brighton.

Ex-sports coach denies historic sex charges

An ex-sports coach has been sent for trial on charges of historic sex assault in Brighton and West Sussex, police have said.

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Katy Bourne’s council tax increase plan agreed

A council tax increase of 7.8 per cent proposed by Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has been backed by a scrutiny group today (Friday January 19).

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Store recalls some pulled pork products due to salmonella fears

Pulled pork products are being recalled by a store following the discovery that they may contain salmonella.

Rose Tremains Sacred Country chosen for city-wide 'big read' as part of Brighton Festival (Photograph: David Kirkham)

Book for City Reads 2018 revealed

A city-wide book group during the Brighton Festival has unveiled the title of this year’s chosen tome.

Concern: Yasmin Price has been missing since Saturday

UPDATED: Have you seen Yasmin Price from Eastbourne?

Police are concerned for a missing teenager from Eastbourne.

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Warren Morgan: Seafront going from strength to strength

Regular readers of this column will know of my affection for our seafront and my belief that it is a key part of our economy and what makes Brighton and Hove the great place it is.

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Former band-mates in tribute to the ‘plastic fish’ drummer

The drummer of a Brighton punk band which found fame in the 1980s died last week at the age of 55.

New bicycle racks in Hanover

New cycle spaces set to pop up around Brighton and Hove

Two hundred new cycle parking spaces will have been installed in Brighton and Hove by the end of this financial year, the council said.

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Jo Ivens: Highs hopes for loneliness minister

At Impetus, we welcome the appointment this week of Tracey Crouch as the new government loneliness minister.

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