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Fan’s view: Crawley Town’s generosity makes fans feel appreciated

Firstly a great effort was made by all those that travelled to Newport County last Friday night.

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

Taste of the terrace: Crawley Town’s attacking substitutions bring better second half display at Newport

Nobody suggested that it would be easy to take any points away from a resurgent Newport County on a chilly evening at Rodney Parade and they were quite right.

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BLAISE TAPP: Is micro-cheating the first dumb trend of 2018?

BLAISE TAPP: Is micro-cheating the first dumb trend of 2018?

There must a point in everybody’s life when they say ‘I am not sure if I belong here anymore’, as if the world has moved into a different gear and left them behind.

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Right diet and exercise vital for your pet

With a New Year comes a new start, meaning many of us are all too aware of the need to shed a few pounds for the year ahead.

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Press freedom - or a totalitarian Britain

Press freedom - or a totalitarian Britain

Heaven only knows what they would call me now in this at once sensitive and insensitive age. As Margaret Thatcher’s Press secretary for 11 years, I copped a lot of abuse and ridicule.

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Pete Airey, myself and Tony Airey

On Your Marks: Getting over that tough festive period

It was always going to be a bit tough over Christmas and New Year.
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Gressingham duck with soy roots and fruits and plum and ginger sauce

TONY STAPLES: A luxurious meal to help you beat the January blues

Give yourself a plate of luxury to blast away the winter blues says Tony Staples, executive head chef at the Arora hotel in Crawley.

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RICHARD ESLING: Care needed in choosing wines with similar names

It’s one of those debates that will probably carry on forever.

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Scribbles from my Notebook

New Years Resolutions Are Not For Me.

First of all: happy new year!

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How to banish those New Year blues

Tinsel and turkey may seem a distant memory now and after the Christmas and New Year celebrations have faded, some people can feel a little blue as they get back into their normal routine.

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Steve Herbert

Fan’s view: Crawley Town’s mid-season break gives chance to recharge their batteries

The mid-season break that Crawley Town have encountered has come at the perfect time to recharge the batteries and assess the season so far.

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Ven Fiona Windsor, Archdeacon of Horsham

Taking time out to pause

The last of the turkey curry has been eaten, and just a tiny bit of Christmas cake left (well in my house at least!)

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

Taste of the Terrace: Crawley spring New Year surprise

Crawley Town are not renowned for springing big surprises and, by and large, what you see is what you get.

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

TASTE OF THE TERRACE: It’s bump and grind for Crawley in panto season

After two wins in a week Crawley Town fans came down with a mighty bump witnessing a Boxing Day performance against Colchester United as leaden as a stale Christmas pudding.

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Steve Herbert

Fan’s view: Six points from three games is perfect springboard for Crawley Town to start 2018

So we end 2017 exactly ten points from the play-offs and ten points above the relegation places on 30 points.

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Herb crusted cassoulet

DAVID WOODS: A colourful herbal remedy for a gloomy winter

For instant colour and flavour just add fresh herbs says David Woods, executive head chef of the Sofitel London Gatwick.

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

TASTE OF THE TERRACE: Festivities start early with Accrington win

Recovery from the debacle at Crewe Alexandra commenced a couple of days later as Crawley Town visited Hastings United in the Sussex Senior Cup.

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A selection of vinous treats

RICHARD ESLING: Wine treats for those on two legs or four

At the risk of being accused of ‘shutting the stable door’, I’m going to write about presents – wine related of course.

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Michael Neilson as Dame Dolly Dingbat in Snow White in Kettering. Picture by Alison Bagley

NEILSON’S COLUMN (December 2017): Christmas is a great time for people in show business

Christmas is a time when most people get home to see their families, but not in my case.

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Festive fizz

RICHARD ESLING: It’s time to choose the festive fizz

Red wines, white wines, pink wines, fortified wines, they all come out at this time of year, but the wines that are the supreme leaders when it comes to celebrations are the sparklers.

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