Gatwick airline announces festive route

A Gatwick airline has announced a rather festive new route, just in time for Christmas.

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Ben McKelvey in Brighton

Brighton-based artist Ben McKelvey has been announced as the support act for The Overtones 2016 Christmas tour.

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Southern fares to rise by nearly two per cent

Southern fares to rise by nearly two per cent

Southern and Gatwick Express fares will rise by an average of nearly two per cent at the start of 2017.

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Jenson Button at this year's FOS. The date has been changed so F1 drivers and teams can come and wow the crowds.  Michael John Reed/REEDIMAGE PPP-160627-094420001

Goodwood Festival of Speed announces date change

The date of the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed has been moved because of a change to the Formula 1 calendar.

Stephen Bryant. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man sentenced to life for chopping off victim’s thumbs

A man from Sussex has been sentenced today (Friday, December 2) to life imprisonment after chopping off the thumbs of his victim.

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Haywards Heath residents’ vote ‘yes’ in Neighbourhood Plan referendum

Residents in Haywards Heath have voted in favour of using a Neighbourhood Plan to determine local planning applications.

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COUNTY NEWS: RNLI appeals to Sussex supporters to ‘opt-in’ before end of year deadline

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), is issuing an urgent reminder to people in Sussex to opt in to receiving communications from the lifesaving charity, before this new approach is adopted next year.

Budding Scientists Inspire New Ideas to Tackle Malaria

VIDEO: Budding scientists inspire new ideas to tackle malaria

Science-led healthcare company GSK challenged school children across the UK to come up with their own solutions to the problem posed by malaria and by doing so, they hope to ignite a real creative spark and enthusiasm for STEM subjects in school.


Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

Gatwick staff accepting the award. Picture: Pete Jones

Gatwick wins at Alzheimer’s Society awards

Gatwick Airport has been recognised for its ‘remarkable’ efforts to improve travel for people with dementia.

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Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Following nationwide investigations into sexual abuse in football, Sussex County Football Association is urging victims of abuse to come forward.


Making up for Brighton's "lack of pantos"

Music Theatre 2000 & Showtime Productions combine to make good the panto lack in Brighton this Christmas.

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What to wear this Christmas

With the festive season upon us Charlotte Pearson gets advice on how to get through in style.

Steve Waight, pictured at Worthing's election count in 2013

New director for waste and energy post ‘not a waste of energy’

West Sussex County Council is currently looking to hire a director for waste and energy.


Sussex woman jailed for perverting the course of justice

A Sussex woman has been jailed a year after her false statement almost saw the wrong person convicted of a firearms charge.

Southern Rail asked customers to tell the RMT how they feel

Southern season ticket holders to receive free month’s travel

Tens of thousands of Southern rail users are to be repaid the equivalent of a month’s travel for the extraordinary disruption they have suffered, the Government announced today (Friday 2 December).

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You could be chauffeured in the ultimate luxury car

To celebrate Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ world renowned White Glove chauffeur training, we are offering readers of our titles across Sussex the chance of a private chauffeured limousine for two people for the evening to take them to a champagne dinner at Chichester Festival Theatre and tickets to this year’s production of Peter Pan. In this special report, Editor Gary Shipton experienced the chauffeur training at Goodwood, the Home of Rolls-Royce, to understand what makes it the ultimate driving service and experience.


Music on film with Mick

Documentary film-maker Mick Csáky combines his passions for film and music in a lecture at Funtington Music Group in Chapel of the University of Chichester on the Bishop Otter Campus.

Glenn Murray and Sam Baldock celebrate the latter's equaliser during Albion's win against Fulham on Saturday. Picture by Phil Westlake

Swift return to Cardiff for Albion assistant

Having come from behind to win last weekend, Brighton will be hoping for an easier start to December when they travel to face Cardiff tomorrow afternoon.

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