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PCC's video log: Would you pay more to support policing in Sussex?

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has launched a county-wide consultation to ask the public if they would be prepared to pay more for policing in Sussex.

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On Your Marks: Lunges and skipping are my mortal enemies!

The first steps to my target to do a half marathon in six months are well and truly passed. I completed my first 5km run two weeks ago - The Poppy Run at Clapham Common.

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Wim Truter, KWV chief winemaker, at the tasting lunch

RICHARD ESLING: New wines from the old New World

The South African wines from KWV have been around for a long time – nearly 100 years in fact.

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

Taste of the Terrace: Yorwerth and Payne coming on changed the game

Sometimes I feel Crawley Town should issue a public health warning and this was one of those times.

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Steve Herbert

Fan’s view: Verheydt gives Crawley Town fans a rare treat - a goal!

The way us Reds fans celebrated Thomas Verheydt’s equalising goal on Saturday, you would be forgiven for thinking it was the winning goal in the play-off final!

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Rampion wind farm

Rampion announce a £4 million fund which will include supporting organisations working for benefit of Sussex people

Corporate social responsibility, as it is sometimes now termed, really began when Victorian industrialists started wanting to address the social ills of their age, including the poor living conditions of their workers.

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Rt Rev Mark Sowerby, Bishop of Horsham

Not as simple as good or bad

This coming Sunday the country will pause, and take stock of the sacrifice and ongoing dedication of many men and women in the service of their country.
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It's International Sherry Week

RICHARD ESLING: A good excuse to buy a bottle of sherry

The great British love affair with sherry seemingly dates back to the wars between us and the Spanish Empire in the 16th century.

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Spicy Vietnamese Style Salad with grilled Paneer

DAVID WOODS: Spice up winter with a salad that keeps on giving

If the winter blues have struck and you’re feeling a little gloomy, then this will perk you up.

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Crawley Town fan Geoff Thornton gives his views in his new column. SUS-150216-162912002

Taste of the Terrace: Crawley Town suffer another first round cup exit

For most of Crawley Town’s faithful band of travelling supporters (157 this time) the third long trip up north in three weeks was more enjoyable than it was rewarding.

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Debby Scott

On Your Marks: ‘It’s mostly a case of mind over matter’

At my first visit to the Tilgate parkrun (see last week’s column), I bumped into Debby Scott, who I knew through her husband James.

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Crawley Town players can hold their heads up high

Loud and proud was the order of the day at Wigan for Crawley’s first round FA Cup tie last Saturday.

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Do not assume the worst

Do not assume the worst

October, for me-and no doubt this month-was quite challenging for me.  Every week, nearly, there seemed to be something new thrown at me.
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Inside the winery at Chateau Laur, Cahors

RICHARD ESLING: Malbec – a powerful taste from a fragile grape

Most wine drinkers in this country will have come across the deep coloured, powerful flavoured red wine made from the Malbec grape.

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Crawley Town fan Steve Herbert

Fan’s view: As a club and a town, let’s give FA Cup a go in Wigan!

Exactly a year ago this week we had just lost 3-1 at Carlisle. I know this because it was the very next day that I wrote my first Reds column for the Crawley Observer.

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

Taste of the terrace: Crawley have the edge against Bognor and give valuable gametime for returning players

Facing Bognor Regis Town in the Sussex Senior Cup on Tuesday evening could have proved a godsend for Harry Kewell if he resisted the temptation to bring in fringe players.

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Ready to run round Tilgate Lake

On Your Marks: First attempt at a parkrun did not go to plan, but what a great event

If you have followed my column, you will know I am targeting to run a half marathon in six month’s time.

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Colin Bowman at Lincoln Cathedral SUS-171031-093256002

Bowman On The Road: Crawley Town look in good shape

Having followed Crawley Town FC’s meteoric rise from Non-League through League Two and One, the Broadfield team still have a place in my heart.

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

Taste of the Terrace: Crawley fail to find the net again

Consistency is the name of the game as Crawley Town failed to score for the fourth match running.

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Latest advice from the PDSA

How to cope with pet blindness

A pet losing their sight is life-changing, both for them and their owners, yet with some adaptation they can often continue to lead normal, happy lives.

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