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Every picture tells a story – and there were some good ones to tell in 1994

What do Lidl, the National Lottery and the film Four Weddings and a Funeral have in common? They all made their UK debut in 1994.

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Avoid airline baggage charges this bank holiday

Video: How to avoid airline baggage charges this bank holiday

This May bank holiday, almost 17m Brits will be making the most of the long weekend and shall be embarking on a break overseas.

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Sajid Khan (left) alongside two of his students, Ateef and Shabick  and volunteer Yousef

“I want people to feel better” – says muslim who sets up kind initiative

A man from Horley will be offering free drinks and snacks to the community in Crawley tomorrow (May 27) and said he ‘hopes to make people feel better’ in the wake of the attack in Manchester.

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The key looks for events this summer

From festivals to summer shows Charlotte Harding rounds up the key trends.

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Some of the winners pictured. Picture: Haywards Heath Town Council

In Bloom art competition winners revealed

The winners of this year’s Haywards Heath In Bloom art competition for care and nursing residential homes have been revealed.

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The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the South of England Show in Ardingly, Clarence House has announced today (May 25). Picture: Jennifer Munson Photography

Duchess of Cornwall to visit South of England Show

The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the South of England Show in Ardingly, Clarence House has announced today (May 25).

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Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton is backing the campaign to #AvoidBlackHenna

Atomic Kitten singer joins campaign to warn holiday-makers to avoid black henna tattoos

Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton is backing a British Skin Foundation campaign to #AvoidBlackHenna as summer approaches.

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Ashleigh Kempson. Picture: Steve Robards

Ashleigh gives up her tablet and raises £400 for cancer

An eight-year-old girl from Burgess Hill gave up her tablet for three weeks to raise money for charity.

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Up to 200 people attended the event. Picture: Steve Robards

Dementia Day draws 200 visitors for an ‘outstanding afternoon’

A Dementia Day in Haywards Heath attended by hundreds has been hailed as an ‘outstanding afternoon’.

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Sonny Hamilton, who turns three on Monday

Make Sonny’s dream to walk come true

Family and friends are doing everything they can to make a toddler’s dream of being able to walk come true.

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Over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend Wakehurst will open Pearcelands Wood for the Wild Wood festival

Wild Wood Festival at Wakehurst

Over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend Wakehurst will open Pearcelands Wood, a ‘magical ancient woodland’ for the Wild Wood festival.

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Silver Sunday is a national celebration of older people and their contribution to communities. Picture: Derek Martin

Council offers grants to celebrate Silver Sunday

Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) is offering grants of £250 to help local groups celebrate Silver Sunday this October.

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Burgess Hill Shed is opening its doors to visitors during the towns Summer Fayre on Wednesday June 7

Meet the Shedders during Summer Fayre

Burgess Hill Shed is opening its doors to visitors during the town’s Summer Fayre on June 7.

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FINISHING TOUCHES: An exhibitor works on final preparations at the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London before the event opens to the public.

RHS concerned over garden ignorance

As the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show prepares to open its gates, new research has revealed the public’s worrying lack of knowledge about horticulture.

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Postman Pat got the sack in 1994 and Fireman Sam was axed but these pupils had an exciting new adventure ahead – school days

Did you know Postman Pat, Fireman Sam, The Raggy Dolls and Knightmare were all axed in 1994?

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Sarah Cooper and Luke Randall in the multisensory room at Chestnut Tree

Find out more about children’s hospice week

Children’s hospice week takes place from May 22 until 28, Charlotte Harding heads to Chestnut Tree House to find out more.

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etc columnist: Louise Margaret

Happy birthday to me...

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Tips on how to buy art for your home

Tips on how to buy art for your home

Charlotte Hardings picks up some advice from a Brighton gallery manager on how to buy art for your home.

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Varietal blends

RICHARD ESLING: Great skill is needed for blending wine

Often misunderstood by the consumer as a technique in winemaking, blending is one of the greatest and most versatile of tools in the oenologist’s, or wine-maker’s, armoury.

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Steve (right) giving the donation to James (centre) with the Pokemon themed car. Picture: Steve Willis Training Ltd

Pair take on charity car rally

Steve Willis Training Centres in Burgess Hill has seen one of its staff head off on the Scumrun 2017 charity car rally.

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