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Drivers reminded of MOT changes that have come into force

The new MOT took effect yesterday (Sunday May 20), and motorists are being reminded again of the changes, which will bring cleaner, safer vehicles to Britain’s roads.

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Video: Charlie’s story reinforces Sussex hospice ‘Live For the Now’ message

This year, Children’s Hospice Week (May 21-27) is all about remembering that life is short and recognising the importance of making moments that matter.

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Velo South will give thousands a day to remember

Velo South - where you can see the cyclists on the day

A total of 15,000 riders will be taking part in the first Vélo South 100-mile closed-road event on Sunday September 23.

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Sally Gunnell OBE, who is riding for lead charity Age UK West Sussex

Velo South - West Sussex residents given second chance to take part

The full details of the route for the Vélo South 100-mile closed-road sportive have been released.

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Video: Blooming mass of colour at Arundel

A record 15,000 pom-pom headed alliums are in bloom at Arundel Castle, with magnificent bursts of purple, white, and amethyst hues.

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Your Sussex weather for the Royal Wedding and the bank holiday

Sussex is set to be bathed in sunshine for the Royal Wedding this weekend and the Bank Holiday at the end of the month.

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Video: Celebrity carpool karaoke for Sussex hospice

Singer and songwriter Chesney Hawkes took part in a carpool karaoke to raise awareness of the Sussex children’s hospice Chestnut Tree House.

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Undiagnosed dementia problem

Dementia - chance to help West Sussex care and support

People affected by dementia, including family and friends, are being encouraged to share their experiences of care and support.

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Free cream tea delivery for hundreds of elderly West Sussex residents

Free cream tea delivery for hundreds of elderly West Sussex residents

More than 500 elderly residents across West Sussex will be toasting the royal happy couple this weekend thanks to a special delivery to their own homes.

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Sussex businesses’ chance to learn about branding

South East businesses will get the chance to learn how to brand their businesses for international success with a masterclass in Brighton from a celebrated international marketing expert.

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In the lead up to Local Newspaper Week David Dinsmore (right) visited Johnston Press' Chichester publishing centre, and toured the newsroom before addressing assembled journalists. He's pictured with Editor in Chief Gary Shipton

NMA chairman warns of threat to local journalism from DP Bill Press Curbs

Attempts to use the data protection regime to stifle freedom of speech pose a grave threat to local newspaper journalism which does so much good in our society, News Media Association chairman David Dinsmore said today.

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Film review: Avengers: Infinity War (4 out of 5)

The previous 18 Marvel movies have been leading up to this long and all-encompassing storyline but has it been worth the wait?

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Sussex ‘Undiscovered’ winner Hattie Briggs talks about her success and influences

For former Sussex based 2017 winner Hattie Briggs the Fender Undiscovered competition was a gateway to success - and now the chance has arriveds for more artists to prove themselves.

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Chance to play on the same stage as UB40

Chance for local bands to play at major Haywards Heath concert in front of 5,000

Two aspiring local bands looking for their big break will get the chance to share a stage with music greats UB40 and The Gipsy Kings at Haywards Heath, in an exciting new competition launched by Boundless and Neil O’Brien Entertainment.

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Sussex weather warning issued for rain and snow

A weather warning has been issued for the whole of Sussex for heavy rain which could include some snow!

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Pothole concern for businesses

Pothole concerns for rural businesses

A major insurer has joined the pothole debate by urging motorists to take extra care as prolonged harsh weather and limited highway maintenance programmes are taking their toll on countryside routes.

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Sussex bids farewell to warm weather for a while

Following temperatures in the mid 20s for the past few days, it’s back to average or below average cooler days, and some chilly nights.

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Film review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (4 out of 5)

It’s no surprise that a conflict that impinged on just about everyone in the world, saw millions die, and dramatically changed the life of many more is still the source of ideas for films today.

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Sussex screenings for 50th anniversary of The Beatles Yellow Submarine

Sussex screenings for 50th anniversary of The Beatles Yellow Submarine

The Beatles’ legendary animated hit film Yellow Submarine is returning to cinemas across the UK on July 8 and tickets are now on sale for the Sussex screenings.

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A High pollen count is forecast for Peterborough this week

Warm weather brings ‘high’ pollen count and problems for Sussex hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘high’ pollen warning for Sussex this week, according to Met Office forecasts.

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