The decade that rocked

Sussex’s part in the musical heritage of 1960s Britain is reflected in a new book about The Beatles. Richard Houghton who compiled it is looking for fans of other iconic pop acts from the era to help him put together a series of ‘people’s histories’.


COUNTY NEWS: ‘Perfect girlfriend’ mannequin scares burglars

Shela Louise is not your typical security guard; six foot four, German, a snappy dresser – and made of plastic.


‘Animals on the A23’ causing delays

Animals on the road on the A23 are reportedly causing delays to motorists.

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COUNTY NEWS: Teenager sentenced for selling thousands of fake Bestival tickets

A teenager who admitted selling thousands of pounds worth of fake festival tickets has been sentenced to 21 months in a young offender institution.

Katy Bourne, Sussex Police crime and commissioner

Katy Bourne welcomes £5 police council tax rise

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne says she ‘welcomes’ confirmation of a £5 increase to the police’s share of council tax for next year.

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Football fixtures hit by the frost

Football fixtures have been hit by the frost from League Town down to the Southern Combination Football League today.
The Flying Scotsman, pictured here by Tim Williams

The Flying Scotsman comes to Sussex

Bluebell Railway has announced the ‘Flying Scotsman’ is coming to the line between April 13 and 19, 2017.

Travel news

TRAVEL NEWS: Buses replace trains in some areas

A reduced Southern rail service is in operation today, Saturday, January 21, and replacement buses are running in some areas.

Dev Patel in Lion

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

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It was another stunning display by Konta

Konta reaches fourth round of Australian Open after stunning display against Wozniacki

Eastbourne's Johanna Konta has made it through to the fourth round of the Australian Open.

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Billingshurst are hoping to be boosted by the return of Sri Lankan Will Dhanushka Mitipolaarachchi

Haynes takes the Billingshurst helm with ambitions of promotion

New Billingshurst captain Tom Haynes is the man tasked with leading the club back into the Sussex League Premier Division.

Your news: Upcoming guest speakers at Henfield Gardening Club

Your news: Upcoming guest speakers at Henfield Gardening Club

Henfield Garden Club has announced its timetable of upcoming winter speaker evenings:

The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

Anthony Knockaert slides home Albion's winner. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Hughton hails Albion's character after late win

Albion boss Chris Hughton hailed the character of his side after they snatched a late 2-1 win at home to Sheffield Wednesday this evening.

Anthony Knockaert fires Albion into the lead. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography).

Knockaert at the double as ten-man Albion beat nine-man Owls

Brighton & Hove Albion are back on top of the Championship as Anthony Knockaert's double gave them a 2-1 win at home to Sheffield Wednesday in a thriller at the Amex.
UPDATE: Police tape off Horsham Park following robbery

UPDATE: Police tape off Horsham Park following robbery

Police have taped off part of Horsham Park to investigate a robbery.

BREAKING NEWS: Police tape off Horsham park

BREAKING NEWS: Police tape off Horsham park

Police have been called to Horsham park this evening (Friday January 20).

Jason Sutherland-Rowe (middle) is a member of the 'commuter's club'

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Commuter’s club’ find fun way to enjoy their journey

After a long day in the city, most people dread the gruelling commute home – but this group of commuters have found a fun way to look forward to it.

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Craig Webb received 18 out of a possible 20 stars from the judges

COUNTY: Sussex man through on Gary Barlow’s talent show

Could it be magic? Sussex native Craig Webb is hoping so as he competes in a new UK-wide talent show on BBC One.

A touching tribute has been paid to Graham Taylor by Eddie Plumley

West Chiltington man pays tribute to former Wolves colleague Graham Taylor

A West Chiltington man has paid a heartfelt tribute to his former Watford colleague Graham Taylor, describing him as a ‘marvellous man’.

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