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Furniture from Stringfellow’s legendary nightclub goes on sale in Sussex

Furniture from a nightclub owned by legendary impressario Peter Stringfellow is to be sold in Sussex next week.

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UPDATE: Village gridlocked after car flips onto roof in crash

UPDATE: Village gridlocked after car flips onto roof in crash

A village road is currently gridlocked following a three vehicle crash in which one car flipped onto its roof.

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Pets at Home to stop selling rabbits over Easter

Pets at Home is set to stop selling rabbits at all of its stores this Easter, in order to educate and inform children on the importance of responsible pet ownership.

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Chris Tod. Picture: Stephanie Grant

Long-serving curator ‘will be sorely missed’

Scores of people turned out for Steyning Museum’s annual meeting last week to bid farewell to long-serving curator Chris Tod.

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Orville Campbell (right), 50, and Hugh Barrington Wilson (left). Photo: National crime Agency

Two jailed after 2 kilos of cocaine seized at Gatwick railway station

Two men have been jailed after a National Crime Agency surveillance operation led to the seizure of almost two kilos of cocaine at Gatwick airport railway station.

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Museum Lab discovery day. Picture: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton and Hove

Events to mark English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week runs all this week so here we round up some of the events taking place.

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Pet store puts a ban on the sale of Easter bunnies

A ban on the sale of Easter bunnies has been put in place by a major chain of pet shops.

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Computer boss ‘tried to meet young girls for sex’

Computer boss ‘tried to meet young girls for sex’

A man who possessed more than 400 indecent images of children and attempted to meet young girls for sex has pleaded guilty to 14 charges, police have said.

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Arundel Castle did not make the list. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Celebrating our tourist attractions in Sussex

In a list of the top 241 sites across the country, published by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), Sussex only had five attractions listed.

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Outrage as bedridden woman, 98, is ruled ineligible for care funding

A woman has been left outraged after being told that her 98-year-old bedridden mother, who suffers from dementia and can barely move, does not qualify for healthcare funding.

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Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Search across Sussex for best use of redundant red telephone box

From coffee shops to book exchanges to food banks to defibrillators, the red K6 public telephone box is increasingly being used for more than just telephone calls.

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How many of Britains wild mammals have you seen?

Call for Sussex volunteers to help wildlife survey

Volunteers across Sussex are being sought to record any sightings of wild mammals they see in their gardens or local green spaces.

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Missing Slinfold teen found

A teenager who was missing for almost two weeks has been found.

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From left, OFTEC Chairman Nick Hawkins, Director Commercial Operations at Kingspan Environmental; OFTEC CEO Paul Rose; FPS Training & Technical Manager, Tony Brown; FPS Marketing & Events Manager Dawn Shakespeare; and FPS President, Duncan Grant.

Warning over safety of households’ oil storage tanks

Some of the 21,000 oil tanks used by households across Sussex may be close or at the end of their 20 year design life.

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The inspection was carried out by Her Majestys Inspectorate of Constabulary (HIMC) and HM Inspectorate of Prisons. Picture: Sussex Police

Detainees in Sussex ‘treated with respect’ but safety concerns remain

Most prisoners in Sussex are treated with respect but concerns remain over jail cell safety, an inspection of Sussex Police has found.

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Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust premises at Hellingly. The trust has launched a recruitment drive for more nurses

‘Nursing crisis’ sparks recruitment drive

A ‘nursing crisis’ at an NHS trust running mental health and learning disabilities services in Sussex has sparked a national recruitment campaign.

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First dedicated coroner’s court for West Sussex opens

West Sussex’s first dedicated coroner’s court has opened.

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Missing boy found miles from home

Missing boy found miles from home

A missing 13-year-old boy has been found safe miles away from his home, a week after he went missing.

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Witness appeal to post office burglary

Witness appeal to post office burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses after intruders broke into Hurstpierpoint Post Office and stole cash from the cash machine.

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