Sunday, 17/12/2017 | 12:07 UTC+0
  • Tech trio wins University of Sussex-sponsored education prize

    A trio, whose app has helped millions of young Nigerians practice for important exams, has won the Future Awards Africa Prize for Education, sponsored by the University of Sussex. Oluyemi Imole, Akanji Gideon and the late Samson Abioye were named winners at a ceremony on Saturday (9 December) in Lagos, Nigeria. The winners founded a

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  • Eight people suspected to be involved in organised immigration crime were arrested across Sussex

    Eight people suspected to be involved in organised immigration crime were arrested on Wednesday morning (December 13) in warrants across the South by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU). The warrants took place in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, Eastbourne, Folkestone, Ashford and Plymouth. The arrests included: • Two 32-year-old men and a 29-year-old woman from Hastings

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  • Water Angels flutter into Crawley for Christmas this friday

    It might feel cold enough outside for snow angels but that won’t stop the Water Angels heading out in Crawley this Christmas. The Water Angels will be back in the town centre in December to ‘keep a good night good’ by handing out drinking water. Part of an award-winning campaign, the angels aim to reduce

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  • New Support for Tinnitus Sufferers in Marlow and Farnham Common

    A new group to support local people with tinnitus is being formed in Marlow and Farnham Common. One in ten people experience tinnitus, and it is estimated that over 2000 have tinnitus in Marlow and Farnham Common alone. The launch meeting featuring a talk by BTA Chief Executive David Stockdale will take place between 6.30-8.30pm,

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  • Sussex professor elected to press freedom body at UNESCO

    Ivor Gaber, Professor of Political Journalism at the University of Sussex, has been re-elected to represent the United Kingdom on an important press freedom body at UNESCO, the United Nation’s body responsible for developing and supporting freedom of expression. At its November meeting the governing body of UNESCO elected Gaber to sit for another four

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  • Growing concern for teenager Keziah Pateman who is missing from Brighton

    Police are concerned for missing teenager Keziah Pateman from Brighton. Keziah, 14, was last seen walking to school at 8.40am on Monday morning, (December 11). She is black, 5’ 3”, of large build and with black hair tied up in a bun. Keziah was wearing black leggings, a red puffer jacket with a fur hood,

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  • More good news for Pulse Business Energy

    Pulse Business Energy, part of the Arrow Group, is delighted to announce that it has been named a Winner for the Energy Buying Team of the Year in the Energy Awards 2017. The Energy Awards, are the benchmark for quality in the Energy business, celebrating innovation and best practice across the industry. The Energy Buying

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  • More than 140 boxes of smiles were given out in Bognor Regis

    More than 140 boxes of smiles were given out in Bognor Regis on Sunday as a group of teens aimed to harness the power of a smile. The 16 and 17 year olds gave out the boxes as part of their National Citizen Service (NCS) – a country-wide programme which helps young adults build their

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  • Sussex firefighters pull out all the stops for charity

    West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service’s 11 new wholetime recruits have pulled together to raise funds for a great cause, successfully hauling a 12-tonne fire engine around a four mile course at Ford Airfield. The trainee firefighters managed to complete the ambitious challenge in just 1 hour 20 minutes, despite the tough course – with

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