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Fan’s view: Great to see so many young fans in East Stand

Just think, it could be worse – we could be Crystal Palace fans, no points and no goals and now Roy Hodgson as their saviour, hilarious.

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Crawley Town season ticket holder Geoff Thornton

TASTE OF THE TERRACE: Crawley Town fans restless after team looks short of craft

Crawley Town dropped into 20th place after conceding a single goal win to bogey side Notts County and the final whistle saw supporters’ spirits at a low ebb.

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Patrick Schmitt MW Editor of The Drinks Business

RICHARD ESLING: Restaurant wine lists should be both affordable and interesting

Last week, I was invited to a fascinating evening at the Institute of Masters of Wine in London.

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Slow-Cooked Jamaican Chuck Beef and Sweet Potato Pepper Pot

DAVID WOODS: This hug in a bowl has a sweet and spicy kick

Kick back and relax with this bowlful of spicy flavours, says David Woods, executive head chef of the Sofitel London Gatwick.

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Blaise Tapp

Opinion: Rules are rules when it comes to uniforms

As somebody who adopts a permanently dishevelled look, I really don’t have much room to talk about the appearance of others.

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Rt Reverend Richard Jackson, Bishop of Lewes

Rejoicing in our shared humanity

I have been fortunate recently to attend events organised by followers of other faiths.

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Crawley Town fan Geoff Thornton gives his views in his new column. SUS-150216-162912002

TASTE OF THE TERRACE: Crawley Town show fighting spirit at Stevenage

Crawley Town returned from Tuesday’s match at Stevenage with a hard-earned point and a lot of credit.

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Katy Bourne

Katy Bourne’s September video log: First Sussex-wide service for victims of stalking

A support service for victims of stalking in Sussex is to be commissioned by Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne following the success of a pilot project in Brighton & Hove to understand the demand for specialist support.

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Crawley Town fan Steve Herbert

Fan’s view: Luckily I missed Crawley Town fail to take their chances

Football is a game of chances, if you take them then usually you get a result. Unfortunately on Saturday at Colchester Crawley failed to take theirs.

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The late Duke of Richmond and Gordon with his wife the Duchess

An extraordinary and wonderful man

It is with great sorrow that we have heard the news that His Grace the Duke of Richmond and Gordon died on 1st September, after a short illness.

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Varietal Labelling  or not!

RICHARD ESLING: Labels aren’t just about looking pretty

Choosing a bottle of wine from the shelves of your local wine store or supermarket is not always an easy task.

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Crawley Town season ticket holder Geoff Thornton.
Picture by Steve Robards

TASTE OF THE TERRACE: Harrold’s odd departure paves way for Roberts to excel

Crawley Town can no longer use the number nine shirt following the baffling manner in which Matt Harrold’s services had been dispensed with.

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Reds fans Bruce Wells and Glenn Moore with their Crawley Town flag in Malta for the England game last week. Picture by Steve Herbert SUS-170409-110845002

Fan’s View: Roberts stars in ideal winning follow-up

After last week’s fantastic away win at top of the table Swindon, it was imperative that Crawley Town recorded back-to-back league victories at home to Yeovil on Saturday, and that’s exactly what happened.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

Education to nurture virtue

It’s been a rather typical English summer.
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Sampling wines at Stopham Vineyard

RICHARD ESLING: English wine in the ascendancy

Another very successful Arundel Festival has just come to a close, when thousands of visitors had the opportunity to enjoy the many events and exhibitions which took place over the ten-day event.

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Tomato gazpacho with torn olive bread

DAVID SMITH: A stylish starter for those with too many tomatoes

Surrounded by a glut of tomatoes and not sure what to do with them? Then try this delicious starter from senior sous chef David Smith at the Arora Hotel, Crawley...

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Warren Feeney, Harry Kewell and Selim Gaygusuz speaking to Crawley Town supporters at the Fans' Forum. Picture by Graham Carter SUS-170823-104440002

TASTE OF THE TERRACE: Harry Kewell wins over the Crawley Town fans

Harry Kewell made a great impression at the Fans’ Forum that followed Crawley Town’s defeat by Cambridge United.

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Crawley Town fan Steve Herbert

Fan’s view: The feelgood factor is back at Crawley Town after superb display

We have lift off! Crawley Town’s stunning 3-0 win at high-flying Swindon on Saturday finally got Reds season up and running.

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Some red wines for your burgers

RICHARD ESLING: Pick a wine for National Burger Day

Are you ready for one of the year’s great culinary events, which takes place this week?

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Crawley Town fan Steve Herbert

Fan’s view: Harry Kewell may come under fire at tonight’s fans’ forum after four straight defeats

You can’t beat a bit of consistency in football.

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