TONY STAPLES: Turn tomatoes into a versatile, tasty compote

A tasty tomato compote is the perfect partner for pan-fried scallops, says Tony Staples, executive head chef of the Arora Hotel in Crawley...

A great selection of Rhone Wines

RICHARD ESLING: Push the boat out for wines from Northern Rhone

Six pages of close type in a wine list, with around 60 wines per page, and that’s only the red wines from one region of France.

Maia Peters

PLUMPTON COLLEGE: Building confidence

From African land snails and leopard geckos to sugar gliders and ferrets, a day on the animal care course at Plumpton College Netherfield Campus is always varied!

Storm Doris caused a bit of a stir

February - a month of changes in the weather

February was another changeable month with a marked contrast between a mainly cold first half, especially from Sunday the 5th to 12th and a notably warm second half, especially from the 13th to Saturday the 26th.
Life on Tapp with Blaise Tapp SUS-160516-112125001

Come on girls, no need to get your knickers in a twist

It is fair to say that, right now, there are plenty of things in the world to get hot under the collar about.

Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log - Listen Live: Fraud and Elder Exploitation

On Thursday 23 March PCC Katy Bourne will hold the first of four public debates as part of her new 'Listen Live' programme.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

A struggle worth undertaking

So now we know.  Theresa May has given up crisps for Lent.

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George Stroud

Plumpton College: Finding my roots

I really wanted to advance into further education, but didn’t know what I wanted to do when I finished school.

Paradoxe de Malbec

RICHARD ESLING: Revolutionary wine from south-west France

Think of a wine made from the Malbec grape variety, and immediately your mind turns to full- bodied, tannic red wines, perhaps from Cahors in South-west France or otherwise from Latin America – Argentina or Chile.

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Scribbles from Lydia Wilkins

Exams are upcoming, but here's why I'm not panicking

(As a disclaimer, in case any teachers-including any of my lecturers-are reading this, I am not advocating not revising, and therefore not preparing, for exams. Simply, I think students should take them seriously, but have a plan!)

Alex Rowley on why we can never really have parenting sussed

Alexia Rowley on why the only constant with children is change.

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A Victorian family

Support for bereavement counselling services

My grandmother Nell, who was born into working class London in 1895, was never quite sure how many brothers and sisters she had.

Ven Dr Edward Dowler, Archdeacon of Hastings

An honest look at ourselves

This week many Christians around the world have been celebrating Ash Wednesday.

Wines for under �6 per bottle

RICHARD ESLING: Drinkable wines can be found for under £6 per bottle

The vexed and eternal question of “how much do you have to pay to get a decent bottle of wine?”

Chicken and herb roulade on spinach and coconut puree with a spicy jus

DAVID WOODS: Try a new chef’s chicken dish that has amazed top judges

Chicken is so versatile but still has the ability to impress. David Woods, executive head chef of the Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel, reveals a winning recipe...

Life on Tapp

How can bad drivers exploit a legal loophole to keep on the road?

We are a nation of motorists, a tribe so wedded to the idea of car ownership that we see getting behind the wheel as a human right.
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RICHARD ESLING: A look at the changing world of wine

One of the great things about wines and the wine industry is that there are constant changes and innovations which means there are always new things to discover.

Blaise is concerned that we may lose sight of good old fashioned common sense to mob rule

In the clamour for instant justice we shouldn't give way to mob rule

If I could sum up the 21st Century so far I would describe it as the era during which the world lost respect for almost everything.

etc columnist Louise Margaret

Why the good old-fashioned cluttered look will always prevail

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Katy Bourne

Katy Bourne: Hate crime will not be tolerated

Sussex’s police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne on the rise of hate crimes since the Brexit vote.

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