Things to consider before planning a long car journey

Research shows just over a quarter of British motorists plan their journey ahead of time; mapping out routes, getting a breakdown kit and checking insurance cover.

A flamingo caused a bit of a flap after being spotted by police in Horsham town centre. Photo by Horsham Police.

COUNTY NEWS: Flamingo causes flap in town centre

Police became a bit ruffled after they spotted this feathered friend in the of a Sussex town.

Jessica Breach on her way to one of six tries / Picture:

Brilliant Breach reflects on dream England bow

Jessica Breach is the pride of Chichester - and in fact the pride of England - after scoring SIX tries on her debut for the national senior women's rugby union side
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COUNTY NEWS: Fire station issues safety message following house blaze

A West Sussex fire station has issued a safety message following a house blaze last Wednesday which left a man seriously burnt.

Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie: A fearsome player, now forging a reputation as one the world’s finest cricket coaches

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CHRISTMAS TERROR - Heavy police presence at Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the “rings of steel” protecting Britain’s Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

Jess Breach in her England under-20 days / Picture SJ Muirhead

Breach breaks into England women's senior rugby side

Chichester's Jess Breach has been called up by England's senior women's rugby union side, the Red Roses.
The War of the Worlds. Photo: Roy Smiljanic.

World famous musical announces Brighton dates

The iconic musical The War of the Worlds will be coming to Brighton next year.

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Sussex chief executive Rob Andrew.

Andrew calls Gillespie 'a great appointment' as Sussex hunt silverware

Rob Andrew hopes Jason Gillespie's appointment as Sussex head coach can help the county battle for silverware again.

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

Girls' football in booming in Sussex

Chichester is venue for new girls’ football centre

Brighton & Hove Albion’s official charity celebrated FA Girls’ Football Week by launching a series of new football development centres across Sussex, including one in Chichester.

Christmas concerns

‘Christmas 2017 set to be the most fraudulent on record’ warn Barclays

Barclays bank are warning shoppers to be extra cautious when buying gifts online after new data revealed that this Christmas looks set to be the most fraudulent on record.

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Housing plan to be unveiled for Bracklesham tourist park

Plans are being moved forward to turn Bracklesham’s South Downs Holiday Village into housing.

An image of the man, known as Raj, released by Sussex Police

Police seek waiter over sexual abuse claim at Felpham restaurant

Police are seeking a man who they want to speak to in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a restaurant in Felpham.

Jana Novotna

Jana Novotna, Eastbourne favourite and Wimbledon champion, dies aged 49

Eastbourne and Wimbledon tennis champion Jana Novotna has died from cancer, aged 49.

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Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group.

Lost in Paris

Film review: Lost in Paris (4 out of 5)

This relatively short (83 minutes), low budget, quirky movie is one of the funniest films I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this year.

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Jason Gillespie is Sussex's new head coach

Cricket: Sussex land Gillespie as new head coach

Sussex have appointed Jason Gillespie as head coach.
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Find a firefighter this Electrical Fire Safety Week

Firefighters are set to promote electrical fire safety during the festive season.

Crash on the A286

BMW involved in A286 crash at Henley

Police have released a photograph showing a BMW damaged in a crash on the A286 at Henley this morning.

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