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RICHARD ESLING: An authentic Spanish experience on your doorstep

The hubbub of the busy tapas bar surrounded me in a friendly atmosphere, as I sipped a top quality bone-dry manzanilla sherry, accompanied by the best Iberico ham that money can buy, freshly cut in front of me.

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My wife Mandi and I by the Brooklyn Bridge in New York last week

On Your Marks: A good way to get over jet lag + a FREE run night

There’s nothing quite like running round Tilgate Lake twice to get you over jet lag!

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Steve Herbert

Fan’s View: Crawley Town’s winning form pays dividends at the turnstiles

If the rest of League Two hadn’t noticed, Crawley’s steady rise from relegation contenders to promotion hopefuls, they certainly have now.

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Crawley Town fan Geoff Thornton gives his news in  his new column SUS-150216-162649002

TASTE OF THE TERRACE: Crawley back on the winning trail

If Crawley Town fans needed an antidote to the midweek reversal at league leaders Luton Town then the thumping of promotion hopefuls Lincoln City would have proved the ideal treatment.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

Recognising contributions to society

One of the big events coming up in Chichester is the ceremony in which Tim Peake will be granted the Freedom of the City.

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Only pink champagne will do for a very romantic evening

RICHARD ESLING: Pink champagne to fuel your passion

Despite the best efforts of our dear American President to convince us otherwise, ‘Fake Noos’ may not be such a new thing. When it comes to Saint Valentine and the origins of this much celebrated day of romanticism, there is much controversy as to its origins.

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Me on one of my runs

On Your Marks: Join me on a FREE run night at K2 Crawley

As part of my current On Your Marks challenge, myself and the fitness team at K2 Crawley are looking forward to hosting two FREE exclusive running workshops just for readers of this newspaper.

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Steve Herbert

Fan’s View: Kewell’s promise of a memorable season is coming true

At the start of the season at a fans’ forum Harry Kewell went on record as saying this season was going to be one to remember for us Crawley Town fans.

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Pina colada mousse with boozy pineapple and ginger cake

TONY STAPLES: Let the sunshine in with this pina colada mousse

Escape the gloom of February with this tropical island dessert. One taste and you will feel like you’re on holiday, says Tony Staples, executive head chef of the Arora Hotel.

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Ashley Highfield, CEO of Johnston Press Newspapers

Ashley Highfield: MPs need to vote against ‘harmful, backdoor threat to local and regional papers’

Last week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press. It is very much to be welcomed. There are real, long-term challenges facing our industry – not least the role of the role of the tech giants, Facebook and Google, who hoover up most ad revenue – profiting from journalism they do not produce - and preventing publishers from generating a fair return on their content.

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Crawley Town fan Geoff Thornton gives his news in  his new column SUS-150216-162649002

Taste of the Terrace: Karlan Ahearne-Grant marks home debut with another great goal

You can’t say I didn’t mention it last week.

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Top of the Range Cremant de Bourgogne

RICHARD ESLING: Burgundy not only shines but it sparkles too

There are two great wine regions of the world which vie with each other for first place in the World Wine Stakes.

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Owen Callaghan, fitness manager at K2 Crawley

On Your Marks: I have a new best buddy to help me reach my target

There are 94 days left. That’s 2,256 hours before I take on the Run Gatwick Half Marathon.

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Crawley Town fans John Davis with his children Jake, Jed and Jasmine who live in Rotherham at the Chesterfield game. 'Picture by Steve Herbert SUS-180502-190815002

Fan’s View: Harry Kewell is an Aussie godsend as the bad times become a thing of the past

To say that we’ve had some hard times in recent seasons would be an absolute understatement.

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Champagne Jelly served here with caramelized white chocolate mousse red velvet hearts, panna cotta and sorbet

DAVID WOODS: Champagne jelly is a sweet end to a romantic meal

If you’re popping the question this Valentine’s Day, then do it with champagne.

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The Armagnac Masterclass with Amanda Garnham of BNIA

RICHARD ESLING: Armagnac – one of France’s well-kept secrets

Armagnac. “Cognac’s little brother. A more rustic type of brandy. A rougher spirit from south west France.”

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Liam Barrett

On Your Marks: Fellow cricketer 'Bazza' is taking up a similar challenge

Part of the joy of taking up this challenge of a half marathon is seeing how many people do similar events.

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Steve Herbert displaying his Crawley Town colours in the French Alps SUS-180130-011144002

Fan’s view: Turnaround in form makes it a great time to be a Crawley fan

What a turnaround of form, from all the early season doom and gloom and lack of goals, to a team that is scoring and winning for fun.

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Crawley Town fan Geoff Thornton gives his news in  his new column SUS-150216-162649002

TASTE OF THE TERRACE: Kewell wins over the fans as Crawley Town deserve two shock wins

As footballing shocks go this result registered high on the list.

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