Capturing those perfect moments

Charlotte Harding meets a photographer capturing a family’s first few weeks.

Cabernet Franc from Hungary

RICHARD ESLING: Hungary for Cabernet Franc

No, it’s not a spelling mistake in the title.

Southdown under 10s

Football crazy boys in 1998

To paraphrase the late, great Bill Shankley – football isn’t a matter of life and death, it’s much more serious than that.

Paglia e Fieno, London Road, East Grinstead

Review: Paglia e Fieno, East Grinstead

‘Our method is a procedure used to get the best result from a single cut of beef. Start by choosing the best quality beef, treating it with respect and handling it in the correct way.’

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The Gurkha, London Road, East Grinstead

Review: The Gurkha, East Grinstead

The Gurkha Restaurant brings the taste of the Himalayas to East Grinstead.

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Almost a hundred residents came together to protest with banners and posters in Fox Hill in February. Picture: Derek Martin

“Still fighting after all these years”

Residents in Haywards Heath say they are ‘devastated but determined’ after fresh plans to build 151 new homes.

Bluebells at Angmering Park Estate. Photo by Lisa Jane

Best bluebell spots in Sussex – as chosen by our readers

Our readers have shared with us some of their favourite spots in the county to see these beautiful flowers.

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Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Pet owners stump up almost £3,500 in the first year of owning their animal, a survey has found.


Alexia Rowley - Parenting the role of a lifetime

Alexia Rowley on why having a child really is for the long term

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Byrd and Spry

Byrd and Spry’s how to guide - DIY decoration

Byrd and Spry’s Ella Turner shares her DIY Easter tips.

Richard Esling at Chateau LAuberdiere with Jean-Michel Morille and Pascal Houis

RICHARD ESLING: Muscadet re-invents itself

The French dry white wine produced in the Western Loire valley, not far from the Atlantic Coast, has been around for a long time, not just in France but also on the UK market.

White chocolate mousse with rhubarb panna cotta and rhurbarb pur�e

TONY STAPLES: Add a splash of pink to your chocolate dessert this Easter

Some flavours are just meant to go together and this Easter it is white chocolate and rhubarb, says Tony Staples, executive head chef at the Arora Hotel in Crawley.

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COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Fatboy Slim thrilled to be performing on ‘his doorstep’ at Wild Life

Sussex’s Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim) said he is thrilled to be performing on ‘his doorstep’ at this year’s Wild Life Festival.

Crews are urging people who smoke to take extra care to avoid a potential fire. Picture: WSFRS

Firefighters warn of smoking dangers

Firefighters will be making a visit to Burgess Hill this month to help raise awareness of the dangers of smoking at home.

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The Autism Support Day is taking place in Crawley on Tuesday May 2

Public invited to Autism Support Day

Residents who wish to find out more about autism can speak to experts in Crawley next month.

Ian Mackenzie, who was looked after by St Catherine's Hospice in Crawley

Make your will and support hospice

Has making a will been sitting on your to-do list for a while?

Royal Oak

How grisly murders in 1734 became the stuff of spooky legends...

It’s easy to complain about the rain – and we often do – but if it wasn’t for a sudden downpour in 1734, a multiple murderer may have escaped justice.

The shopping centre will also be offering exclusive in-store discounts. Picture: Victoria Gibbs

25th birthday bash at County Mall

Crawley’s County Mall Shopping Centre will be celebrating its 25th birthday this month.

The popular event takes place on Easter Monday (April 17)

Popular Easter spectacle returns with 132nd parade

The historic and popular London Harness Horse Parade will once again be taking place at the South of England Centre in Ardingly – its 132nd event.

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The average UK homeowner moves out of their parent’s at 21, lives in seven houses and spends £26,295 on redecorating over their lifetime, according to new research.

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