Thursday, 17/8/2017 | 9:59 UTC+1
  • Brighton mum and son share family battle with rare eye cancer

    Vision Express has revealed its new Burgess Hill store, with help from local childhood eye cancer survivors – two-year-old Hunter Hill and his mum, Louise. Diagnosed with a hereditary form of the rare eye cancer, retinoblastoma, when she was a young child, Louise Hill was left with just 10% vision in one eye and only

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  • Lewes roadworks co-ordinated to reduce disruption

    ROAD improvements in Lewes will take place at the same time as installation of fibre broadband cabling – to minimise disruption to residents. East Sussex Highways is resurfacing Fisher Street, Market Street and West Street, with work starting on Monday, August 21 2017 and due to last three weeks. The work was scheduled after consulting

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  • Police say missing teenager Chloe Henderson-Smith may be in Brighton

    A girl reported to be missing from Maidstone, Kent, may have travelled to the Brighton area. Chloe Henderson-Smith, 16, is last known to have been in the Tonbridge Road area of Maidstone at around 7.30am on Friday 29 July 2017. Police officers in Kent say she may have travelled to the Brighton or Winchester areas.

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  • Disadvantaged young people from Sussex get career boost

    More than 100 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds took part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) during 2016/17 – a 10 per cent increase on the previous year. The DofE together with Crawley-based Amey, which delivers highways and rail design services, has supported West Sussex County Council to achieve this increase. The County Council

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  • West Sussex festival SummerFest 2017 hailed a success

    The first West Sussex free music festival for 16-25 year olds with additional needs has been hailed a success despite the downpours. Summerfest 2017, held last Wednesday [9 August], featured live music, entertainment and a BBQ at Lodge Hill, near Pulborough. One mother and carer from Billingshurst said she arrived with a highly anxious daughter

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  • Thousands of youngsters descend on Haywards Heath as part of Play Day 2017

    More than 2000 local children and their families enjoyed free games, sports, art and competitions in Burgess Hill, East Grinstead and Haywards Heath as part of Play Day 2017. Mid Sussex District Council organised the Play Days, which this year were based around the theme of Wheels in Motion, to give local youngsters fun activities

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  • Sussex talent invited to enter Autism’s Got Talent

    It’s that time of the year again, Autism’s Got Talent 2018 has started their warm up phase and applications are now being welcomed from across the UK and as always talent from Sussex has been invited to come and get involved. The glitzy affair is organised by leading charity AnnaKennedyOnline and its founder Anna Kennedy

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  • Isle of Wight festival organiser arranging Anima event

    The organiser of the 1990 Isle of Wight festival is a collaborator on the first Anima event to be held at Brockenhurst Village Community Centre on Saturday 30th September 10 a.m.- 5 pm. Geoff Francis,a trustee of the environmental charity No More Dodos, was one of the team who we responsible for the enormously successful

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